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Edith Sitwell: A Flamboyant Life

Edith Sitwell had a strange and mysterious life and her odd books deserve to be better remembered. Though her life was where she channelled her real genius, her bizarre style and legendary skill as a raconteur made her famous from a young age. Hyper-bohemian, surprisingly prolific and fascinating at every moment, this talk will examine Sitwell’s... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>Edith Sitwell had a strange and mysterious life and her odd books deserve to be better remembered. Though her life was where she channelled her real genius, her bizarre style and legendary skill as

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15 Nov

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International Law: A Brief Introduction

International Law (IL), as a core sub-discipline of International Relations, emerges from the interactions of sovereign states in the international system, and their efforts to regulate and systemise those interactions. In this course, we will begin with an examination of the origins and purpose of IL. Secondly, we will learn about the... [More]
$20 Limited

<p>International Law (IL), as a core sub-discipline of International Relations, emerges from the interactions of sovereign states in the international system, and their efforts to regulate and

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18 Nov

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The Irish Rebellion of 1798: Ireland, Empire and Australia

The most significant Irish uprising for 200 years had Imperial implications as well as Australian outcomes. It set patterns of policy, organisation and execution that transcended Irish class, religious and regional differences and forged the brand of nationalism that inspired later rebellions. SUGGESTED READING Thomas Pakenham, The Year of Liberty... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>The most significant Irish uprising for 200 years had Imperial implications as well as Australian outcomes. It set patterns of policy, organisation and execution that transcended Irish class,

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22 Nov

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Putin: 20 Years in Power

After winning his fourth term as president in 2018, his grip on Russia is stronger than ever. Who is Vladimir Putin? What were the formative influences on his politics and character? We look at his career, personal life and his political objectives for Russia. SUGGESTED READING Gorbachev, Mikhail The New Russia, Polity Press, 2016 Kenez, Peter A... [More]
$20 Limited

<p>After winning his fourth term as president in 2018, his grip on Russia is stronger than ever. Who is Vladimir Putin? What were the formative influences on his politics and character? We look at

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25 Nov

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God's Own Country: Discovering Yorkshire

The largest county in England, Yorkshire was both the cradle of the industrial revolution and the power base for many of England’s Medieval Kings. It is home to the cities of Leeds, York, Sheffield and Bradford; and gave us the Brontes, Ted Hughes, Henry Moore and David Hockney. Bordered by the Pennine hills on one side and the North Sea on the... [More]
$38 Limited

The largest county in England, Yorkshire was both the cradle of the industrial revolution and the power base for many of England’s Medieval Kings. It is home to the cities of Leeds, York, Sheffield

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26 Nov
Please note this class was originally scheduled for November 5. It will now run on 26 November.

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The Last Imperial Family of Russia: Villains, Victims or Saints

The official view of the Last Imperial Family of Russia has changed dramatically during the last few decades. Previously vilified, they are now viewed as martyrs and ‘Passion-bearers’, as victims of the disastrous circumstances in Russia at the end of World War I. We look at the family within the context of their daily life and physical environment... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>The official view of the Last Imperial Family of Russia has changed dramatically during the last few decades. Previously vilified, they are now viewed as martyrs and ‘Passion-bearers’, as victims

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29 Nov

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Tracing Your Irish Ancestors

An introduction to the key primary and secondary sources of information required to locate Irish (Northern & Southern) family and an opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites. This course also teaches an organised approach to searching and recording and encourages students to use state and local libraries and genealogical... [More]
$99 Limited / $89

<p>An introduction to the key primary and secondary sources of information required to locate Irish (Northern & Southern) family and an opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites.

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30 Nov
$125 Limited / $113

<p>An introduction to the key primary and secondary sources of information required to locate Irish (Northern & Southern) family and an opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites.

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21 Jan
$125 Limited / $113

<p>An introduction to the key primary and secondary sources of information required to locate Irish (Northern & Southern) family and an opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites.

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28 Mar

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Human Rights: A Brief Introduction

Human Rights (HR) is a concept with a long history, but it has only became widely embraced after the establishment of the United Nations in 1945. In this course, we will begin with an examination of the origins and development of the concept of HR. Secondly, we will look at the codification of HR in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).... [More]
$20 Limited

<p>Human Rights (HR) is a concept with a long history, but it has only became widely embraced after the establishment of the United Nations in 1945. In this course, we will begin with an examination

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02 Dec

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Vienna - History, Culture & Diplomacy

With almost 8 million annual visitors, Vienna is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Famous for the 1815 Congress of Vienna, which ended the Napoleonic Wars, the Austrian capital today is not only home to some thirty international organisations, incl. OPEC, but also one of four official UN seats: UNO-City. The historic Old Town and Schönbrunn... [More]
$38 Limited

With almost 8 million annual visitors, Vienna is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Famous for the 1815 Congress of Vienna, which ended the Napoleonic Wars, the Austrian capital today is not only

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03 Dec

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An Evening in the Impressionist Period

Composers of the Impressionist period, such as Rachmaninov, Elgar, Sibelius, Puccini, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel, gave the world exotic and rich experiments in sound and beauty, in the last moments before many composers abandoned ‘normal’ music and moved to atonality. This lecture examines the strangely beautiful music of the turn of the twentieth... [More]
$49 Limited

Composers of the Impressionist period, such as Rachmaninov, Elgar, Sibelius, Puccini, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel, gave the world exotic and rich experiments in sound and beauty, in the last moments

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06 Dec

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