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Treason and Deadly Lies

Traitorous crimes involve lying, subterfuge and deception on a large scale. Both Anne Boleyn and Joan of Arc were found guilty of treason and executed. King Charles I was found guilty of waging war on his own subjects and was beheaded in 1649. Lord Haw Haw was the last traitor hanged in Britain in 1946.The execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in... [More]
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<p>Traitorous crimes involve lying, subterfuge and deception on a large scale. Both Anne Boleyn and Joan of Arc were found guilty of treason and executed. King Charles I was found guilty of waging war

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18 Nov

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Resistance Against The Nazis

Take a closer look at the history, motives and legacy of the Resistance against the Nazis. Among the topics to be explored: the ‘Kreisau Circle’, ‘Operation Valkyrie’, Stauffenberg’s failed assassination plot; and the Free French movement. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face SUGGESTED READING Fallada, Hans. Alone in Berlin (Penguin, 2009; first edition,... [More]
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<p>Take a closer look at the history, motives and legacy of the Resistance against the Nazis. Among the topics to be explored: the ‘Kreisau Circle’, ‘Operation Valkyrie’, Stauffenberg’s failed

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18 Nov

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The Rise and Fall of Donald Trump

We will chart the trajectory of the political career of President Donald Trump. How do we explain his unexpected rise to power, and his dramatic fall? Some see Trump as part of a wider authoritarian populist trend in contemporary democracies. If this is correct, does this mean we can expect more politicians like Trump in the future? DELIVERY MODE... [More]
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<p>We will chart the trajectory of the political career of President Donald Trump. How do we explain his unexpected rise to power, and his dramatic fall? Some see Trump as part of a wider

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29 Nov
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<p>We will chart the trajectory of the political career of President Donald Trump. How do we explain his unexpected rise to power, and his dramatic fall? Some see Trump as part of a wider

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29 Nov

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A Different Army: The AIF of WWII

The First AIF, the Australian Army of the First World War, created the Anzac Legend. This army was credited with a sense of egalitarianism, democracy, larrikinism and superior fighting skills. Was the army of the Second World War like this? What was it like to be a soldier in the army from 1939 to 1945? Did they follow in their father’s footsteps?... [More]
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The First AIF, the Australian Army of the First World War, created the Anzac Legend. This army was credited with a sense of egalitarianism, democracy, larrikinism and superior fighting skills. Was the

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29 Nov

Japan's Vibrant 17th & 18th Century Streetscapes Explored Through Art

Two works of art are used to examine the 17th and 18th century streetscapes of Tokyo and Kyoto. With an appreciation for Japan’s flow of history and an eye for historical detail, we will consider how these two works of art are excellent resources to understand the contemporary streetscapes of both of these vibrant Japanese cities. DELIVERY MODE... [More]
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<p>Two works of art are used to examine the 17th and 18th century streetscapes of Tokyo and Kyoto. With an appreciation for Japan’s flow of history and an eye for historical detail, we will consider

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30 Nov

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Georgian England and The Age of Gin

Lecture looks 18th century London and the history of Gin from its emergence in 1690 as a cheap alternative to beer so that it became the addiction of the London poor and gave rise to the Gin Age. The Age saw the emergence of gin shops, rocketing gin consumption, the increase in crime and social decay among the poor and Parliaments repeated failures... [More]
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<p>Lecture looks 18th century London and the history of Gin from its emergence in 1690 as a cheap alternative to beer so that it became the addiction of the London poor and gave rise to the Gin Age.

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03 Dec

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The Masterpieces that Napoleon Stole – Where Are They Now?

Napoloeon died on 5 May 1821, and a current major Exhibition in Paris marks this 200 year Anniversary. One of the themes explored is his cultural legacy to France, including the Masterpieces of art that Napoleon stole as war booty in during his campaigns. In 1798, art recently looted from Italy was flaunted in the streets of Paris. Where is that... [More]
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<p>Napoloeon died on 5 May 1821, and a current major Exhibition in Paris marks this 200 year Anniversary. One of the themes explored is his cultural legacy to France, including the Masterpieces of art

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03 Dec

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Ultimate Ultimo Walk

An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of modern city living, culture, entertainment and education. Wind your way from Darling Harbour to Railway Square and explore the history of this vibrant... [More]
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<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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04 Dec
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<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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22 Jan
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<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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26 Feb
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<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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26 Mar

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The Old Ghan - Historic Railways in Central Australia

Two narrow-gauge railways, the Central Australian Railway from Port Pirie to Alice Springs and the North Australia Railway from Larrimah to Darwin, were intended to be the two ends of a transcontinental line to open up the interior and replace the Afghans and their camels who had pioneered the harsh, arid desert. The story of their building and... [More]
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<p>Two narrow-gauge railways, the Central Australian Railway from Port Pirie to Alice Springs and the North Australia Railway from Larrimah to Darwin, were intended to be the two ends of a

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06 Dec

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The Middle East: A Clash of Religions

Religion plays a central role in the Middle East Conflict. Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just the Holy Lands, but also the hearts and minds of people from Algeria to Jerusalem to Iran has led to violence and the intervention of people from other... [More]
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<p>Religion plays a central role in the Middle East Conflict. Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just

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06 Dec

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