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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]
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<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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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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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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Gilgamesh and Inanna: Ancient Epic Heroes

The greatest and earliest stories we have told ourselves are from the soil from which all culture grows: the two most significant epic characters from ancient Babylonian culture. These great stories have often been eclipsed by Egyptian and Roman myths, but today we can go back to the very beginning, to the oldest recorded stories of them all, to... [More]
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<p>The greatest and earliest stories we have told ourselves are from the soil from which all culture grows: the two most significant epic characters from ancient Babylonian culture. These great

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27 Aug

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The English Landscapes of John Constable RA (1776-1837)

The Hay Wain (1821) and Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds (c.1825) are two of much- loved art works by the English Romantic painter, John Constable. This talk will draw on a current exhibition of John Constable’s paintings and drawings on display in The Netherlands which explores his painting, his life, and the prints he copied and... [More]
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<p><em>The Hay Wain</em> (1821) and <em>Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds</em> (c.1825) are two of much- loved art works by the English Romantic painter, John Constable. This talk will

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03 Sep

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Significant Women in Nazi Germany (1933-1945)

Nazi wives, concentration camp guards, film makers and actresses are part of the bleak narrative of the Third Reich (1933-1945). Students of Nazi Germany have struggled to understand the motivations for blind devotion of so many German women to Hitler and Nazism. The mysterious death of his niece Geli in 1931 focused attention on bizarre details of... [More]
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<p>Nazi wives, concentration camp guards, film makers and actresses are part of the bleak narrative of the Third Reich (1933-1945). Students of Nazi Germany have struggled to understand the

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19 Nov

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Kiss the Sky: The Jimi Hendrix Experience

What was so magnificent about the style and playing of Jimi? Take a look at his short, but prolific career; see his greatest performances; and discuss his unique playing style. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Young Jimi in Seattle Washington- influences The Army time and meeting Billy Cox Jimi becomes a sideman for Little Richard, the... [More]

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