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Jeffrey Epstein: Sex Trafficking, Suicide and the US Justice System

Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has avoided a fresh array of charges by apparently committing suicide. It would have been the trial of the year, if not the decade. New York authorities have said that the conspiracy criminal charges will still be investigated and so some very famous people may yet be haunted by their association with Epstein.... [More]
$20 Limited

Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has avoided a fresh array of charges by apparently committing suicide. It would have been the trial of the year, if not the decade. New York authorities have

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23 Aug

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Turkish Local Elections: The Fall of Istanbul

After 25 years Islamists lost Istanbul in local elections in April. Although the Islamist AKP won the overall vote in Turkey and more municipalities than the opposition, the loss of Istanbul and Ankara caused them anxiety. Is this the beginning of the end for President Erdoğan and AKP?... [More]
$20 Limited

After 25 years Islamists lost Istanbul in local elections in April. Although the Islamist AKP won the overall vote in Turkey and more municipalities than the opposition, the loss of Istanbul and

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26 Aug

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Destination Iran

An illustrated talk by Dr Virginia McGill who has recently returned from Iran. Come and learn about an unusual destination, a country with a turbulent history on the old Silk Road, a country which encompasses archaeological sites, blue tiled mosques, desert and mountain scenery, the famed city of Isfahan and a very welcoming population who cling to... [More]
$38 Limited

An illustrated talk by Dr Virginia McGill who has recently returned from Iran. Come and learn about an unusual destination, a country with a turbulent history on the old Silk Road, a country which

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27 Aug

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Minds of All Kinds: Understanding Autism and Neurodiversity

Guest Speakers: Judy Singer – Originator of the concept of Neurodiversity, UTS Janine Booth – Convenor of the UK Labour Party Autism and Neurodiversity Manifesto and author of Autism Equality in the Workplace Judy and Janine will talk about how the idea of ‘neurodiversity’ can help us accept that different people have different brains, and that... [More]
$19 $15 Limited

<p><strong>Guest Speakers:</strong></p><ul><li>Judy Singer – Originator of the concept of Neurodiversity, UTS</li><li>Janine Booth – Convenor of the UK Labour Party Autism and Neurodiversity Manifesto

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28 Aug

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An Evening in the Romantic Period

What makes music of the Romantic period sound romantic? Composers of the 19th century aimed to write music which put expression and beauty foremost, and succeeded in composing some of the most wonderful and accessible music of all time. Join us as we explore the music of Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and others... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>What makes music of the Romantic period sound romantic? Composers of the 19th century aimed to write music which put expression and beauty foremost, and succeeded in composing some of the most

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30 Aug

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The European Union: A Brief Introduction

The European Union, founded in 1993, is Europe’s leading international institution. In this brief introduction, we will begin with a survey of the history of the EU, from the creation in 1950 of the European Coal and Steel Community until today. We will then consider the membership, purpose and structures of the EU, as well as the ways in which... [More]
$20 Limited

<p>The European Union, founded in 1993, is Europe’s leading international institution. In this brief introduction, we will begin with a survey of the history of the EU, from the creation in 1950 of

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02 Sep

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Great Battlefields of the American Civil War

During the four years of the American Civil War, the combatants fought nearly 400 battles in 29 states and territories, with the loss of more than 620 000 lives. Many of these battlefields have been lovingly preserved and carefully restored. We visit 10 of the most significant battlefields, in the three major theatres of war, with a tutor who has... [More]
$25 Limited

During the four years of the American Civil War, the combatants fought nearly 400 battles in 29 states and territories, with the loss of more than 620 000 lives. Many of these battlefields have been

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03 Sep

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Landscapes of War through the Lens of Poetry

The poetry of war is an evocative and moving testimony to the horrors of war and the memories of peace. War poetry is rich in pathos yet there is humour, there is anger and yet tolerance and separates the harsh reality of the war scape from the dream-like scape of peace.... [More]
$25 Limited

The poetry of war is an evocative and moving testimony to the horrors of war and the memories of peace. War poetry is rich in pathos yet there is humour, there is anger and yet tolerance and separates

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05 Sep

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Troubled Times: Democracy under Stress

Democracy in the West is facing numerous challenges, from both within & from without. It is therefore timely to assess the prospects for Democracy, as a distinctively Western invention, in the future. Within the limits of time in this session we will look at the views of both those who are optimistic & also the pessimists about the future of... [More]
$20 Limited

Democracy in the West is facing numerous challenges, from both within & from without. It is therefore timely to assess the prospects for Democracy, as a distinctively Western invention, in the future.

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09 Sep

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The Nile River: Luxor to Aswan and Abu Simbel

In part 2 of The Nile River we continue from Luxor and sail up the Nile exploring temples dedicated to Horus at Edfu and Sobek, the crocodile god at Kom Ombo before arriving in Aswan. Aswan is a marvellous town on the Nile, and also the site of the First Cataract. He we visit a Nubian village and explore the quarry from which many obelisks were cut... [More]
$38 Limited

<p>In part 2 of The Nile River we continue from Luxor and sail up the Nile exploring temples dedicated to Horus at Edfu and Sobek, the crocodile god at Kom Ombo before arriving in Aswan. Aswan is a

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10 Sep

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