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Victor Davis Hanson: The Dying Ideal of American Citizenship

Victor Davis Hanson’s book of 2021, The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America, seeks to explain the decline and fall of the once cherished concept of American citizenship. Hanson, a classicist and military historian, argues that the concept of “the citizen” has been one of America’s... [More]
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<p>Victor Davis Hanson’s book of 2021, <em>The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America</em>, seeks to explain the decline and fall of the

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27 Jun

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Ben Chifley's Open Secret

Australia's first postwar prime minister ran the country very largely from his room in the Hotel Kurrajong in Canberra, with the help of his long-time secretary/companion. The media all knew about his relationship with her and perhaps with her elder sister, but were silent because of their respect for one of Labor’s greatest leaders. Today we look... [More]
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<p>Australia's first postwar prime minister ran the country very largely from his room in the Hotel Kurrajong in Canberra, with the help of his long-time secretary/companion. The media all knew about

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28 Jun

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Great Cities of Japan - Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi was the Capital of the great warrior clan Ouchi who traded with China. With their wealth they created a city in the image of Kyoto. They were open to all cultures, welcoming Francis Xavier, the first Jesuit in Japan. The clan was patron to one of Japan’s greatest artists Sesshu (1420-1506) who designed an impressive garden in the city.... [More]
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<p>Yamaguchi was the Capital of the great warrior clan Ouchi who traded with China. With their wealth they created a city in the image of Kyoto. They were open to all cultures, welcoming Francis

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28 Jun

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Hadrian's Wall - Barrier or Community?

Hadrian's Wall is a famous World Heritage site that attracts thousands of visitors each year with multiple archaeological digs being conducted annually. But why was the Wall built - commencing in 122 AD and in use until around 410 AD when the Romans abandoned the Province of Britannia? This course will address the political and military aspects of... [More]
$24 Limited / $22

<p>Hadrian's Wall is a famous World Heritage site that attracts thousands of visitors each year with multiple archaeological digs being conducted annually. But why was the Wall built - commencing in

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29 Jun

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Heroes or Traitors: Three Cold War Spies

Gordievsky, Vetrov and Penkovsky were three high-ranking Soviet spies who turned ‘double agent’ and gave secrets to the West. Spying has always been part of warfare, but the long Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West was unique because it was predominately fought by spies, not armies. The weapons in this clandestine war were lies,... [More]
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<p>Gordievsky, Vetrov and Penkovsky were three high-ranking Soviet spies who turned ‘double agent’ and gave secrets to the West. Spying has always been part of warfare, but the long Cold War between

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01 Jul

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Owen Jones - The Visionary of Victorian Design

Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones asserted the fundamental role of colour and the underlying global interconnectedness of aesthetics via design throughout all cultures. Jones found support... [More]
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<p>Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones

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01 Jul

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A Taste of Modern Standard Arabic

This 8-hour "taster" course offers an introduction to the alphabet, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn to read the primary consonants and vowels of the Arabic alphabet in the context of several key everyday words and greetings. Snippets of grammar (grammatical gender, adjectival phrases, nominal... [More]
$149 Limited / $134

<p>This 8-hour "taster" course offers an introduction to the alphabet, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn to read the primary consonants and vowels of

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04 Jul

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Modern Greek Beginners 1 - 8 Day Intensive

This 8-day, 16-hour intensive is designed to cover all of the content of a “Modern Greek Beginners 1” 9-week course. It is suitable both for complete beginners and also as a continuation course for students who completed the 3-day intensive “A Taste of Modern Greek”. It will teach the alphabet and pronunciation system in its entirety, elementary... [More]
$255 Limited / $230

<p>This 8-day, 16-hour intensive is designed to cover all of the content of a “Modern Greek Beginners 1” 9-week course. It is suitable both for complete beginners and also as a continuation course for

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04 Jul

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Leipzig - City of Bach, Bartholdy and Medieval Fur Trade

Medieval Leipzig was a main hub of the European fur trade, as well as a major book publishing and sales centre in later years. The city’s international trade importance was even kept alive during post-WWII socialist rule in East Germany, which ultimately led to the downfall of the GDR in 1989. But Leipzig was also a major cultural centre with... [More]
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<p>Medieval Leipzig was a main hub of the European fur trade, as well as a major book publishing and sales centre in later years. The city’s international trade importance was even kept alive during

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04 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>Medieval Leipzig was a main hub of the European fur trade, as well as a major book publishing and sales centre in later years. The city’s international trade importance was even kept alive during

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04 Jul

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The Art of the East India Company - Indian Painting After the Mughal Empire

As the East India Company extended its sway across India in the late eighteenth century, many remarkable artworks were commissioned by Company officials from Indian painters who had previously worked for the Mughals. Celebrate the work of a series of extraordinary Indian artists, each with their own style and tastes. Explore botanical art,... [More]
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<p>As the East India Company extended its sway across India in the late eighteenth century, many remarkable artworks were commissioned by Company officials from Indian painters who had previously

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05 Jul

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