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The Unstoppable Rise of Radical Right-Wing Populism in the West

The socio-economic factors identified as producing a surge of radical right-wing Populism show no sign of abating. The rise of Populism promises new political challenges in Australia & elsewhere such as ‘ can the Centre hold’; the integration of immigrants & refugees/asylum-seekers; rising, entrenched inequalities; fiercely contested street-politics and more. [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Unstoppable Rise of Radical Right-Wing Populism in the West

The socio-economic factors identified as producing a surge of radical right-wing Populism show no sign of abating. The rise of Populism promises new political challenges in Australia & elsewhere such

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Aboriginal Heroes of the Past

Aboriginal people have been sharing this country with other cultures since 1788 and while there has been much tragedy in that time, there have also been real friendships and collaborations. We are all enriched whenever we can see people show courage, generosity, intelligence, or talent, and so these stories of heroes who reached out to help when help was needed deserve to be better known. Discover an Australian history of bridge builders, from Arabanoo, the first Aboriginal to... [More]
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Aboriginal Heroes of the Past

<p>Aboriginal people have been sharing this country with other cultures since 1788 and while there has been much tragedy in that time, there have also been real friendships and collaborations. We are

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The Use and Misuse of Art in Nazi Propaganda

In Nazi Germany art became a weapon and a force capable of persuading the public. From ‘Degenerate Art’ and the appropriation of symbols from famous paintings – the Nazis fine-tuned their campaign – to stimulate the responses of the people. Please note: Course fee includes entrance fee admission to the Sydney Jewish Museum. This course will stop taking enrolments on close of business 2nd July 2018. [More]
$78 Limited inc GST / $70
The Use and Misuse of Art in Nazi Propaganda

In Nazi Germany art became a weapon and a force capable of persuading the public. From ‘Degenerate Art’ and the appropriation of symbols from famous paintings – the Nazis fine-tuned their campaign –

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Caves & Birds In Heathcoate National Park

A good strong walk in Heathcoate National Park with the finer details to be decided closer to the date, taking advantage of the best bird sightings. Combined with some great caves off the well-beaten track and most likely whale and albatross viewing in the afternoon. Who could ask for more warmth than that on a July Saturday? Moderate to strong walk with short stops for everything of interest. _*Meeting Location:*_Outside Katmandu, corner of Kent and Bathurst Streets (Around the... [More]
$140 Limited inc GST / $126
Caves & Birds In Heathcoate National Park

A good strong walk in Heathcoate National Park with the finer details to be decided closer to the date, taking advantage of the best bird sightings. Combined with some great caves off the well-beaten

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Writing a Life: Key Elements of Historical Biography

In Association with the Royal Australian Historical Society. Course Location: History House, 133 Macquarie St, Sydney. Speaker: Peter Hobbins, with other speakers working in the field of biography Whether your interest is a single life or a group of people, this session provides an introduction to the biographical process. Coordinated by historian Dr Peter Hobbins, it will examine various approaches and historical sources, offering practical suggestions on researching and writing... [More]
$35 Limited inc GST / $32
Writing a Life: Key Elements of Historical Biography

<strong>In Association with the Royal Australian Historical Society.</strong><br/><em><strong>Course Location: History House, 133 Macquarie St, Sydney.</strong></em><br/><strong>Speaker:</strong>

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Monuments Put From Pen to Paper

A critical questioning is underway about monuments and how the past is shaping the present. Through an analysis of the Monument to the Revolution in Mexico City we look at the ways in which the state organises space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the places where we meet. SUGGESTED READING Adam David Morton, Monuments Put from Pen to Paper, Progress in Political Economy (PPE) Adam David Morton, The Architecture of “Passive... [More]
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Monuments Put From Pen to Paper

<p>A critical questioning is underway about monuments and how the past is shaping the present. Through an analysis of the Monument to the Revolution in Mexico City we look at the ways in which the

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Dickens and "Oliver Twist"

Oliver Twist was one of Charles Dickens' earliest novels, and it remains his most popular. Its beloved characters quickly became cultural archetypes and have remained so for more than 170 years. At the time of its release, Oliver’s plight affected the Victorian cultural perception of childhood, poverty and the dispossessed. No longer could these be ignored by the ‘haves’ in society. Walter Mason, vice-president of the NSW Dickens Society, examines how this remarkable novel managed... [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
Dickens and "Oliver Twist"

Oliver Twist was one of Charles Dickens' earliest novels, and it remains his most popular. Its beloved characters quickly became cultural archetypes and have remained so for more than 170 years. At

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Is the World Facing a New Cold War?

Are we witnessing a New Cold War or, as it is also called, a ‘Cold War Redux’? Tensions and political rivalry between the Russian Federation and the ‘West’ –escalated in 2014 with Russia’s annexation of the Crimea and recently again with the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Great Britain. Explore and discuss this critical relationship. [More]
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Is the World Facing a New Cold War?

Are we witnessing a New Cold War or, as it is also called, a ‘Cold War Redux’? Tensions and political rivalry between the Russian Federation and the ‘West’ –escalated in 2014 with Russia’s annexation

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