Innovators and Disruptors: a History of Change from Antiquity to Present



This evening series explores A History of Change through an analysis of a fascinating array of innovators and disruptors: from political, social, medical, environmental, technological or artistic innovators that are game-changers in all sorts of ways to human actors who disrupt conventional and contested concepts such as sovereignty, liberty, democracy, constitution, state and revolution.

In this series, Trinity’s specialists in the Classics, History of Art and Architecture and History bring you the story off innovation, change and disruption in history from antiquity to the present day.

Date, Time, and Place

Mondays 7-8 p.m. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, this course will be live on Zoom at least in the first semester. Lectures will not be recorded.


This lecture-only module comprises of one lecture per week for eight weeks over two terms (16 lectures in total) commencing in September 2021 and recommencing in January 2022.

Course Fees

€180 for the full course or €95 per term/Concession €90 for the full course or €45 per term. * The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is a Social Welfare pension or payment, Jobseekers, Health Board or a government-sponsored employment scheme.


Please check our website after 16 August for updates on enrolment dates and term dates.

Applications in person and by post for 2021-22 courses are suspended.

You may apply online or by phone* as follows:

ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at AFTER enrolments open for each term.

By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’ to 087 257 2015* and you will receive a call back.

Please note that the phone will be very busy during the application period and staff continue to work from home so there may be a delay in replying to your call. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

* Text only phone.