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Discover the Best of South America

From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural wonders that invite travellers setting for incredible adventures. South America´s diversity doesn't end with geography. Across the continent you will... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural

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27 Jul

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Power and Poetry in Renaissance Italy

Comparing four women who lived between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries, this lecture shows the various means by which people navigated the world of diplomacy and politicking within Renaissance Italy. In an era when women had limited opportunities for engagement with public life, the strategies used by these women to negotiate, or claim and... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Comparing four women who lived between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries, this lecture shows the various means by which people navigated the world of diplomacy and politicking within

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30 Jul

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What Can Voters Do About "Pork Barrelling"?

There is an unspoken covenant between tax-payers and government that we expect our taxes to be used first and foremost for the good of our people and country, hopefully in an efficient manner. Yet the list of rorts grows month by month, as the Auditor-General reports on unsatisfactory decision making by MPs in power. What can we do between... [More]
$29 Limited

<p>There is an unspoken covenant between tax-payers and government that we expect our taxes to be used first and foremost for the good of our people and country, hopefully in an efficient manner. Yet

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05 Aug
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Can the United States Still Win Wars?

In 1940 the army of Greece was larger than the US’s. Within five years the US had created the most powerful defence system in world history. But it has not had a good record of winning wars, and among its defeats have been Vietnam, Iraq and now Afghanistan. What is going wrong? What are the omens for future conflicts? DELIVERY MODE Online... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>In 1940 the army of Greece was larger than the US’s. Within five years the US had created the most powerful defence system in world history. But it has not had a good record of winning wars, and

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06 Aug

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Cabinets of Curiosities - Personal Museums of the 17th & 18th Century

Cabinets of Curiosities or Wunderkammer were important private and personal collections owned by scholars, nobility and royalty. Many of the prized objects came through the trading ports of the Dutch East India Company with exotic objects but also natural and made-made being prized. Although traditionally the collectors were male, in The... [More]
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<p>Cabinets of Curiosities or <em>Wunderkammer</em> were important private and personal collections owned by scholars, nobility and royalty. Many of the prized objects came through the trading ports

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06 Aug

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Charles Krauthammer and The Unipolar Moment: The USA as the World's Sole Superpower

Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) was an American political commentator who wrote one of the most influential articles of the late Cold War period, called ‘The Unipolar Moment’. In this article, published shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Krauthammer argued that the world no longer had two dominant poles (the USA and the USSR), but... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) was an American political commentator who wrote one of the most influential articles of the late Cold War period, called ‘The Unipolar Moment’. In this article,

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09 Aug

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A Visit to New Orleans

New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. We look at its early settlement, the French Quarter and the Garden District. We discover the need for the Levees, take a ride on the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife

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10 Aug

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The Wall Turns 60

"Nobody has the intention to build a wall!" - and it yet it came overnight: 13 Aug 1961 marked the day when everything changed and nothing would ever be the same again in Berlin. Today, it has been gone for longer than it ever stood, but it has left it marks and is still standing - physically in a few memorial spots, but also in many people's heads... [More]
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<p>"Nobody has the intention to build a wall!" - and it yet it came overnight: 13 Aug 1961 marked the day when everything changed and nothing would ever be the same again in Berlin. Today, it has been

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13 Aug

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In the Footsteps of Don Quijote: Exploring Castilia - La Mancha

Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and sweeping pastures, it has always been an important agricultural zone, but also includes historically important places such as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites... [More]
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<p>Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and

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17 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and

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17 Aug

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Remembering 1921: 100 Years Later

1921 was dominated by the impact of World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1919-1920. The newly established Weimar Republic in Germany was floundering under the savage clauses of the post WWI Treaty of Versailles. The race riots in Tulsa, Oklahoma shocked the world. Communist Parties were formed in several nations in the wake of the Russian... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>1921 was dominated by the impact of World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1919-1920. The newly established Weimar Republic in Germany was floundering under the savage clauses of the post WWI

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23 Aug

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