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World History

Can we understand our present if we do not understand our past? From Europe to Asia, and the medieval period to the modern day, explore the events and characters that have shaped our world. WEA Sydney offers the chance to study in a relaxed environment and our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport.

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The Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

One of the longest existing conflicts of our era: we look at the roots and causes of the conflict. Although efforts have been made by the two parties to reach a peaceful resolution to the conflict, a solution is unlikely to happen any time soon. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. This course requires... [More]
$192 Limited / $173

<p>One of the longest existing conflicts of our era: we look at the roots and causes of the conflict. Although efforts have been made by the two parties to reach a peaceful resolution to the conflict

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14 Jun

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Three Jews Walk into a Bar – The History of the Jokes Jews Used to Tell about Themselves

Jewish humour is one of the distinctive art forms of the 20th century. Over one evening, we trace the various attitudes and forces – religious, cultural, linguistic and political – that drove the rise and eventual decline of what we think of as the Jewish joke. Also you will hear some classic Jewish jokes. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>Jewish humour is one of the distinctive art forms of the 20th century. Over one evening, we trace the various attitudes and forces – religious, cultural, linguistic and political – that drove the

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19 Jun

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Famous Faces of the Transformational Sixties

The 1960’s were arguably the most transformational decade in history. Over four weeks we will look at the people that made it so, the famous and not so famous, the politicians, musicians, movie stars, activists, revolutionaries, writers, and artists, and all against the backdrop of the political and social movements of the time. If you think you... [More]

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