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Ghost States of the Former USSR

The collapse of the former Soviet Union on December 25, 1991 has been described by Vladimir Putin, the president of the Russian Federation, as the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century. One important component of that catastrophe relates to unresolved ethnic, religious and territorial conflicts that have manifested themselves... [More]
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<p>The collapse of the former Soviet Union on December 25, 1991 has been described by Vladimir Putin, the president of the Russian Federation, as the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth

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31 Aug

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Raphael - A Re-Evaluation

One of the supreme artists of the Renaissance, Raphael’s work has assumed iconic status as the ideal expression of classicism in the 500 years since his death. We present an overview of his achievement – assessing his life, personality and his artistic work within the context of the lively Renaissance societies in which he lived in Urbino, Florence... [More]
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<p>One of the supreme artists of the Renaissance, Raphael’s work has assumed iconic status as the ideal expression of classicism in the 500 years since his death. We present an overview of his

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04 Sep

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The Case for a Human Rights Act in Australia

Australia is the only western democracy that does not have a bill of rights or statutory equivalent. Hear the case in favour of a human rights act for Australia and explore some of the features that should be included. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable... [More]
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Australia is the only western democracy that does not have a bill of rights or statutory equivalent. Hear the case in favour of a human rights act for Australia and explore some of the features that

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07 Sep

Three English Music Cities: London, Liverpool and Manchester

The onset of Beatlemania in the 1960s, put London and Liverpool on the map as iconic rock music cities. In the same decade, Manchester made its mark with the emergence of the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits. Punk, new wave, ‘Madchester’ and ‘Britpop’ saw all three cities consolidate their reputations as dynamic creative hubs. In this course we will... [More]
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The onset of Beatlemania in the 1960s, put London and Liverpool on the map as iconic rock music cities. In the same decade, Manchester made its mark with the emergence of the Hollies and Herman’s

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08 Sep

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Who Do You Think You Might Be? - A Taste of Family History Research

A brief introduction to the types of records you can use to document your family history. These records will include both Australian and overseas sources, many on the web and some cost-free. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they have read the current COVID-19 Safety Guidance that WEA Sydney... [More]
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A brief introduction to the types of records you can use to document your family history. These records will include both Australian and overseas sources, many on the web and some cost-free.<br/><p><

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10 Sep

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The History of the Ghost Story: from Homer to Susan Hill

From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! Tales of one who has seen the dead have been part of storytelling from the time of Homer and Plautus, as “true stories” as well as the fine craft of literary manipulation, brimming with the terror of suspense and the horror of shock.... [More]
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<p>From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! Tales of one who has seen the dead have been part of storytelling from the time of

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11 Sep

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Belarus under Lukashenko - The Last European Dictatorship?

Aleksandr Lukashenko (b. 1954) has been the President of Belarus for more than 25 years, having served in that position since it was created on July 20, 1994. Under Lukashenko, Belarus has preserved much of the country’s Soviet-era symbolism and has been sanctioned for human rights violations. Lukashenko’s critics have described him as 'Europe’s... [More]
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<p>Aleksandr Lukashenko (b. 1954) has been the President of Belarus for more than 25 years, having served in that position since it was created on July 20, 1994. Under Lukashenko, Belarus has

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14 Sep

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A Traveller in Athens

An orientation to this bustling but magical place. We take a delightful two hours walk to see much that is not in the guidebooks, including curious places to see, where to stay, eat and shop. Be prepared for some surprises! This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a... [More]
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An orientation to this bustling but magical place. We take a delightful two hours walk to see much that is not in the guidebooks, including curious places to see, where to stay, eat and shop. Be

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15 Sep

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Orbán's Hungary - The Most Illiberal Democracy in the EU

Hungary began its transition to democracy when it held its first free parliamentary elections in May 1990. Viktor Orbán served his first term as Prime Minister from 1998-2002, and then Hungary was welcomed into the European Union in 2004. However, especially since Orbán began his second term as PM in 2010, the Fidesz political party has moved away... [More]
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<p>Hungary began its transition to democracy when it held its first free parliamentary elections in May 1990. Viktor Orbán served his first term as Prime Minister from 1998-2002, and then Hungary was

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28 Sep

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Australia's North African Campaign 1940-1943

The Second AIF saw itself in the image of the First AIF in 1918. They were daring, highly trained and either dogged in defence or brilliant in victory. Names like Bardia, Benghazi, Tobruk and El Alamein have gone down in history. In this lecture we look at the experiences of this army and judge if their reputation was justified. DELIVERY MODE This... [More]

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