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Nationalism, Alienation & Appeasement

Listeners of classical music often find 20th century music difficult and demanding. The century spans the end of Romanticism, Atonalism, neo- Classicalism, Chance Music, Electronic Music and Minimalism to name a few. Each of these new musical ideas was a reaction by composers against the status quo. This series tries to demystify this music by... [More]
$192 Limited / $173

<p>Listeners of classical music often find 20th century music difficult and demanding. The century spans the end of Romanticism, Atonalism, neo- Classicalism, Chance Music, Electronic Music and

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25 May
Online Platform
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Does God Exist?

A walk through the basics of knowledge, analysing the arguments for/against God’s existence, and explaining why the ‘theism vs naturalism’ debate is a false dichotomy. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a microphone/speakers... [More]
$125 Limited / $113

<p>A walk through the basics of knowledge, analysing the arguments for/against God’s existence, and explaining why the ‘theism vs naturalism’ debate is a false dichotomy.<br/><p><br/><strong>DELIVERY

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26 May
Online Platform
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Writing Your Travels

How can you turn memorable travel experiences into the written word? Traveller and author Jan Cornall has been writing memoir, short stories and articles for a number of years based on her travels in SE Asia. Whether you want to write in the short or long form, in this workshop she will show you how to use the literary techniques of creative... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>How can you turn memorable travel experiences into the written word? Traveller and author Jan Cornall has been writing memoir, short stories and articles for a number of years based on her travels

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02 Jun

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The Cultural Disconnect of “Contemporary Art” - How Did We Get Here?

Many would argue that the visual arts have lost an integral sense of a definitive social function or cultural role within society. This class will seek to analyse this via an historical trajectory from the early-modern period until the present. Drawing upon a range of disciplines including art criticism, aesthetics, philosophy and a direct analysis... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>Many would argue that the visual arts have lost an integral sense of a definitive social function or cultural role within society. This class will seek to analyse this via an historical trajectory

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03 Jun

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Introduction to the Holocaust

This session will introduce participants to some of the significant factors that can help us understand how the Holocaust unfolded. Why were the Jewish people targeted by Hitler and his Nazi party? What led to the final decision to systematically destroy the European Jewry? These are some of the questions we will grapple with in this session. This... [More]
$22 Limited

This session will introduce participants to some of the significant factors that can help us understand how the Holocaust unfolded. Why were the Jewish people targeted by Hitler and his Nazi party?

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04 Jun

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The Ten "Plagues" of Sydney: Epidemics and their Impact

For many years the settlement of Sydney was protected from epidemics by the buffer of distance. But evolving technology shortened the trip, so more ships brought fatal diseases. Over the decades we have faced smallpox, measles, scarlet fever, typhoid, Asiatic flu, Bubonic plague, Spanish Influenza, polio, and AIDS, with a disheartening pattern of... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>For many years the settlement of Sydney was protected from epidemics by the buffer of distance. But evolving technology shortened the trip, so more ships brought fatal diseases. Over the decades

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05 Jun

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La Goulue: Beyond the Moulin Rouge

Everyone recognises Henri de Toulouse-Lauctrec’s poster for the Moulin Rouge, but few know about the dancer at its heart, La Goulue (The Glutton). This lecture explores the truth of La Goulue’s life and addresses the inaccuracies repeated to the present. Rising from poverty to stardom, her career spanned from the 1880s until the 1920s, and... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Everyone recognises Henri de Toulouse-Lauctrec’s poster for the Moulin Rouge, but few know about the dancer at its heart, La Goulue (The Glutton). This lecture explores the truth of La Goulue’s

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05 Jun

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Ten Days in the Scottish Hebrides

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides comprises around 50 inhabited islands off the west coast of Scotland. Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace... [More]
$38 Limited

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides

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09 Jun

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Resisting the Holocaust

The old image, that Jews went ‘like lambs to the slaughter’ falls into the realm of historical legend. Jews resisted the Nazi genocide from the very beginning and in diverse ways. In this session, participants will explore some of the many courageous acts of resistance by the Jewish people during this difficult time. This course is part of a joint... [More]
$22 Limited

The old image, that Jews went ‘like lambs to the slaughter’ falls into the realm of historical legend. Jews resisted the Nazi genocide from the very beginning and in diverse ways. In this session,

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11 Jun

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Democracy Matters: Can You Go to Jail for Protesting in Australia? Winding Back Our Democratic Rights

Protest laws have been changing in Australian states and territories in recent years. What are the grounds for these changes? And what are the implications for free speech in Australia? We will explore where the ‘protestors as scourge’ argument came from and also consider the student climate change rallies. DELIVERY MODE This class will be... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>Protest laws have been changing in Australian states and territories in recent years. What are the grounds for these changes? And what are the implications for free speech in Australia? We will

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12 Jun

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