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On This Day in World History: September 21

Often associated with the end of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, 21 September 1792 also marked the end of the French Monarchy, while Malta, Belize and Armenia all gained their independence on this day in 1964, 1981 and 1991 respectively. But many other events in world history happened on this day as well and many people – some more famous than others – were born or died. Join Jo Gerk for an evening whirlwind tour through world history, where the date will provide the common link... [More]
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On This Day in World History: September 21

Often associated with the end of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, 21 September 1792 also marked the end of the French Monarchy, while Malta, Belize and Armenia all gained their independence on this

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What is Opera All About?

Ever wondered why some people are so passionate about opera while others find it daunting? The answer lies in the person’s response to opera’s successful display of emotions and stirring of passions. In fact, these two ideas have guided opera composers from the beginning: understanding the emotional state of the people on stage, while giving us great aesthetic pleasure. How do we grasp emotional expressions in opera? How much do we rely on speech? What musical means are employed to... [More]
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What is Opera All About?

Ever wondered why some people are so passionate about opera while others find it daunting? The answer lies in the person’s response to opera’s successful display of emotions and stirring of passions.

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Let them Eat Cake! The Life of Marie Antoinette

225 years ago, on 16 October 1793, the Austrian born French Queen Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was executed. Initially highly popular in France, she soon became a target for those critical of the French-Austrian alliance and the decadence at the royal court. [More]
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Let them Eat Cake! The Life of Marie Antoinette

225 years ago, on 16 October 1793, the Austrian born French Queen Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was executed. Initially highly popular in France, she soon became a target for those critical of

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Rodin: The Father of Modern Sculpture

Born in obscurity, Auguste Rodin spent years labouring as an ornamental sculptor before success and scandal set him on the road to international fame. By the time of his death, on November 17th 1917 he was likened to Michelangelo, having an enormous influence on sculptors of his day. He is today recognised as the father of modern sculpture. This session will look at the most famous works, as well as the more private and intimate works and drawings, and elaborate on his conceptual... [More]
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Rodin: The Father of Modern Sculpture

Born in obscurity, Auguste Rodin spent years labouring as an ornamental sculptor before success and scandal set him on the road to international fame. By the time of his death, on November 17th 1917

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November: The Gunpowder Plot 1605

Religion inspired terrorism did not begin in the 21st century. The Gunpowder Plot features fanatical Catholic traitors, spies, Jesuit priests and 36 barrels of gunpowder in the cellars of the English Parliament. The plotters suffered a hideous and violent fate. The 5th of November, Guy Fawkes Night, or “bonfire night” is still commemorated widely across the UK. SUGGESTED READING Alice Hogge, Gods Secret Agents: Hatching the Gunpowder Plot, Harper, 2006 Antonia Fraser, Faith and... [More]
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Remember, Remember the 5th of November: The Gunpowder Plot 1605

<p>Religion inspired terrorism did not begin in the 21st century. The Gunpowder Plot features fanatical Catholic traitors, spies, Jesuit priests and 36 barrels of gunpowder in the cellars of the

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Russian Society through the Lens of Ballet

Explore the social role of Russian ballet from the twentieth century until today. Focusing on the main political events that turned ballet into a mirror of Russian society, Elisabetta investigates the impact that Russian ballet has always had on Russian and International audiences. [More]
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Russian Society through the Lens of Ballet

Explore the social role of Russian ballet from the twentieth century until today. Focusing on the main political events that turned ballet into a mirror of Russian society, Elisabetta investigates the

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A Thousand and One Nights in One

Take a magic carpet ride through the literature of the Islamic world. Find early female voices, the Persians (including a poem translated by Gertrude Bell), the Andalusians, Khayyam, Gibran, the Egyptians Mahfouz and Al Saadawi and contemporary writers – including from North Africa, Indonesia and Australia – at this bazaar of Easter writing. Actor Kim Knuckey will join actor/writer Mary Haire to read the works – accompanied by mini tutorials. Most of the work is sectarian, much of... [More]
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A Thousand and One Nights in One

<p>Take a magic carpet ride through the literature of the Islamic world. Find early female voices, the Persians (including a poem translated by Gertrude Bell), the Andalusians, Khayyam, Gibran, the

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Sydney's World Heritage Matters

Sydney is one of the few cities in the world that is surrounded by a world heritage area – the Greater Blue Mountains National Park. Learn about the history of this global achievement, its unfinished business and what current challenges it faces. Learn how the Blue Mountains was world heritage listed has inspired others to call for world heritage listing of their national park, including Royal National Park and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Learn why World Heritage listing... [More]
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Sydney's World Heritage Matters

<p>Sydney is one of the few cities in the world that is surrounded by a world heritage area – the Greater Blue Mountains National Park. Learn about the history of this global achievement, its

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London: A Walking Tour

Take a walk through this amazing city and 2000 years of history. Starting from Piccadilly, we visit the Duke of Wellington’s home, Carnaby Street, Westminster Abbey, Temple Church and finish with the Tower of London. SUGGESTED READING Peter Ackroyd, London, the Biography Peter Ackroyd, Thames, the Sacred River Edward Rutherfurd, London Stephen Millar, London’s Hidden Walks COURSE OUTLINE The founding and development of London. Important sites in London. London as the seat of... [More]
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London: A Walking Tour

<p>Take a walk through this amazing city and 2000 years of history. Starting from Piccadilly, we visit the Duke of Wellington’s home, Carnaby Street, Westminster Abbey, Temple Church and finish with

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An Evening with Bach

The Christmas Oratorio, the Mass in B Minor, Air on the G String, the Brandenburg Concertos... Johann Sebastian Bach composed of some of the most famous works of the classical repertoire, and influenced perhaps more composers than any other figure in classical music. But he lived a quiet life, surrounded by the family he loved, and little-known in greater musical circles. In this lecture, we explore the life and music of this wonderful composer. COURSE OUTLINE Bach’s place in music... [More]
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An Evening with Bach

<p>The Christmas Oratorio, the Mass in B Minor, Air on the G String, the Brandenburg Concertos... Johann Sebastian Bach composed of some of the most famous works of the classical repertoire, and

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