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The Russian Revolution: Seen through the Poetry and Art of Vladimir Mayakovsky

2017 marks the centenary of the Russian revolution, the dramatic change of the social system opened up ways for new artistic expression. Poetry, prose, fine arts became more accessible to the working class and changed their function from purely “elite arts”, viewed only by intellectuals, into the art for the masses, art of action, movement, dynamics. Mayakovsky is a true representative of the modernist movement, continuously trying and propagating new, sometimes radical, forms of... [More]
$105 Limited inc GST / $94
The Russian Revolution: Seen through the Poetry and Art of Vladimir Mayakovsky

<p>2017 marks the centenary of the Russian revolution, the dramatic change of the social system opened up ways for new artistic expression. Poetry, prose, fine arts became more accessible to the

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Unsolved Australian Murder Mysteries

Explore some of the most fascinating cases that have baffled Australians for generations, and see if you can see some solutions. Form your own opinions based on the evidence that will be presented. Be prepared to meet some pretty unsavoury characters. COURSE OUTLINE Cases that are probably solved: Boxing Day Murders/the Gatton Mystery Beaumont children Bogle Chandler Hilton bombing Case that are probably not solved after all: Pyjama Girl Wakool Crossing Cases that are definitely... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST / $63
Unsolved Australian Murder Mysteries

<p>Explore some of the most fascinating cases that have baffled Australians for generations, and see if you can see some solutions. Form your own opinions based on the evidence that will be presented.

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The Mavericks that Shaped Australia

Take a look at Australian history through the lens of the wonderful mavericks it inspired. The people who said ‘no’ to convention, often took on the establishment and managed to attract the attention of their contemporaries. Most of them fought for a cause and often paid for that courage. But Australian society was invariably better off because of what they did, and now these extraordinary people are part of our national DNA. In two sessions, I would like to celebrate them and find... [More]
$86 Limited inc GST / $77
The Mavericks that Shaped Australia

<p>Take a look at Australian history through the lens of the wonderful mavericks it inspired. The people who said ‘no’ to convention, often took on the establishment and managed to attract the

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Classic Journeys: Hume & Hovell

The rough route established by Hamilton Hume and Captain William Hovell, the first white explorers to travel overland from Sydney to the Victorian coast in 1824 would later form part of the blue print for one of Australia’s busiest roads. We follow their journey from Appin to Port Phillip Bay. SUGGESTED READING The Old Hume Highway: History begins with a Road, RTA Publications Bypass: The Story of a Road, Michael McGirr, Picador, 2007. Journey to Kosciuzko, Frank Clune, Angus &... [More]
$48 Limited inc GST
Classic Journeys: Hume & Hovell

<p>The rough route established by Hamilton Hume and Captain William Hovell, the first white explorers to travel overland from Sydney to the Victorian coast in 1824 would later form part of the blue

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Understanding the Holocaust - Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

What prompts certain people to step up and display remarkable goodness in the face of evil? How do ordinary people commit unspeakable crimes? We can learn from the perpetrators, the bystanders and the upstanders. What are we all prepared to do and where do we draw our own line in the sand? Please note: Course fee includes entrance fee admission to the Sydney Jewish Museum. This course will stop taking enrolments on close of business 11th January 2018. [More]
$78 Limited inc GST / $70
Understanding the Holocaust - Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

What prompts certain people to step up and display remarkable goodness in the face of evil? How do ordinary people commit unspeakable crimes? We can learn from the perpetrators, the bystanders and

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Connections Through Time: The Migrant and The Ship Minerva

On 11 January 1800 the ship Minerva arrived in Australia. On board were normal prisoners, Irish political prisoners, the 102nd Regiment, free settlers, crew and their wives and children. Throughout their time in the Colony, they would continue the connection they forged on board. It was a migrant connection and it set up a pattern we still follow today. This course tells you something about those connections through time. [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Connections Through Time: The Migrant and The Ship Minerva

On 11 January 1800 the ship Minerva arrived in Australia. On board were normal prisoners, Irish political prisoners, the 102nd Regiment, free settlers, crew and their wives and children. Throughout

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