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Making Sense of the 2019 Federal Election

Dr Keith Suter looks at 2019 the campaign, what the results means for Australians, and where next for the government? A light lunch will be provided for this class. [More]
$59 Limited inc GST / $53
Making Sense of the 2019 Federal Election

Dr Keith Suter looks at 2019 the campaign, what the results means for Australians, and where next for the government? A light lunch will be provided for this class.

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The Political Artist: David, Delacroix and Courbet

French nineteenth century artists were both commentators upon, and personally involved in contemporary political upheaval. Examine three major artists – Jacques-Louis David, Eugene Delacroix and Gustave Courbet – who perceived their artistic output as linked to a broader civic and social role within society. SUGGESTED READING Anita Brookner, Jacques-Louis David (Thames & Hudson, 1987). Jacques-Louis David: new perspectives, ed. Dorothy Johnson (University of Delaware Press, 2006).... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
The Political Artist: David, Delacroix and Courbet

<p>French nineteenth century artists were both commentators upon, and personally involved in contemporary political upheaval. Examine three major artists – Jacques-Louis David, Eugene Delacroix and

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Wicked Kings and Queens of Medieval England Reconsidered

This course takes another look at the reigns of the so-called wicked medieval and early-modern monarchs of England to consider the extent to which they deserve these labels. Four ‘wicked’ monarchs shall be discussed: Bad King John, Richard III, Henry VIII, and Bloody Mary. The policies, politics, and personalities of these notorious monarchs shall be examined, in order to reconsider whether they deserve their reputations. SUGGESTED READING 1215: The Year of the Magna Carta, Danny... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Wicked Kings and Queens of Medieval England Reconsidered

<p>This course takes another look at the reigns of the so-called wicked medieval and early-modern monarchs of England to consider the extent to which they deserve these labels. Four ‘wicked’ monarchs

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Geometry Along the Way

Imagine yourself a traveller in a distant land. How would you find the height of a tall tree or the width of a river or the distance to a person? We will learn a dozen of methods for doing these estimations, with the help of simple tools made of ordinary things: a measuring tape, a string, a piece of paper, a cap, a small ruler, a hand mirror or just your own palm. Other geometric practices performed barehanded include measuring angular diameter of the Moon and angular distance... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Geometry Along the Way

<p>Imagine yourself a traveller in a distant land. How would you find the height of a tall tree or the width of a river or the distance to a person? We will learn a dozen of methods for doing these

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Enrol into Ancient Egypt and Babylonian mathematics; Ancient Greek mathematics; and Geometry Along the Way and only pay $150!

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Tallulah Daaahling! The Troubled Life of a Screen Icon

Tallulah Bankhead was a fiercely determined actor who crafted her own life, image and reputation. Though her greatest successes were confined to the theatre, what little film and radio work she did was legendary right from the start. A doomed, hilarious, fabulous and hugely influential creative force, this talk will examine Bankhead’s story and legacy. [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
Tallulah Daaahling! The Troubled Life of a Screen Icon

Tallulah Bankhead was a fiercely determined actor who crafted her own life, image and reputation. Though her greatest successes were confined to the theatre, what little film and radio work she did

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The Importance of Public Broadcasting in an Era of Fake News

Public broadcasting is a reliable source of accurate and objective information yet it is under global attack. This course explores the importance of public broadcasting and the arguments for and against. It looks in particular at the ABC and the multiple challenges that it has faced. It notes the high level of Australian engagement in the ABC and the reported high levels of trust. These have been factors in the recent determined resistance to policies which appear designed to... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST
The Importance of Public Broadcasting in an Era of Fake News

<p>Public broadcasting is a reliable source of accurate and objective information yet it is under global attack. This course explores the importance of public broadcasting and the arguments for and

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The Piero della Francesca Trail

Piero della Francesca’s precisely composed and starkly moving paintings are immediately recognisable, some of them – such as the tiny Flagellation – still amongst Western Europe’s most enigmatic art. Piero’s works were strongly connected to the beautiful places he lived, sophisticated patrons for whom he worked, and geometric and mathematical theories he advanced. Join us as we follow the Piero della Francesca Trail from Urbino and Rimini, on to the hills outside Arezzo and thence... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
The Piero della Francesca Trail

Piero della Francesca’s precisely composed and starkly moving paintings are immediately recognisable, some of them – such as the tiny Flagellation – still amongst Western Europe’s most enigmatic art.

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Finding Convict Ancestors

The Course provides a basic introduction to the main sources of information required to locating or confirming Australian convict ancestors and an understanding of the convict system. It provides the opportunity for a hands-on exploration of multiple websites and teaches an organised approach to searching and recording. The course encourages students to use state and local libraries and genealogical organisations. SUGGESTED READING Alexander, Alison (2010), Tasmania’s Convicts, How... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
Finding Convict Ancestors

<p>The Course provides a basic introduction to the main sources of information required to locating or confirming Australian convict ancestors and an understanding of the convict system. It provides

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Ostia, Portus, Rome: The Ports and Markets of the River Tiber

The fate of Rome and the River Tiber were always intertwined. Rome was literally formed by the river and this relationship – one of ports, markets, bridges, religion and growing military and trading power – is the foundation of this course. Examine the archaeology of the Tiber banks of Rome herself and visit the ports of Ostia and Portus at the river’s mouth where we will explore temples, shops, baths, houses, public buildings, monuments and cemeteries in cities that were host to... [More]
$153 Limited inc GST / $138
Ostia, Portus, Rome: The Ports and Markets of the River Tiber

<p>The fate of Rome and the River Tiber were always intertwined. Rome was literally formed by the river and this relationship – one of ports, markets, bridges, religion and growing military and

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Wilkie Collins and the Sensation Novel

When Wilkie Collins' novel “The Woman in White” was first published in serial form in 1859 it not only transformed him into one of the most famous of Victorian writers, but launched a whole new genre of sensation fiction, drawing on aspects from melodrama, Gothic fiction, and the Newgate fiction which adapted crime stories for the entertainment of the newly literate working class and middle class consumers. His own life was sensational enough: sickly, and addicted to opium, he... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Wilkie Collins and the Sensation Novel

<p>When Wilkie Collins' novel “The Woman in White” was first published in serial form in 1859 it not only transformed him into one of the most famous of Victorian writers, but launched a whole new

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