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Biden’s First 100 Days

A President's first 100 days in office is iconic in American politics. Biden's achievements and goals in this period will influence how his Presidency will be judged and remembered. After Biden was sworn in as President on 20 January 2021, he moved quickly to put his stamp on the government, issuing 17 Executive Orders on his first day. We will... [More]
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<p>A President's first 100 days in office is iconic in American politics. Biden's achievements and goals in this period will influence how his Presidency will be judged and remembered. After Biden was

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09 Apr
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<p>A President's first 100 days in office is iconic in American politics. Biden's achievements and goals in this period will influence how his Presidency will be judged and remembered. After Biden was

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09 Apr

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Operation Barbarossa 1941: The Goths Ride East

In 1941 Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the USSR opening a third front in World War 11. The German war machine had been very successful in western Europe but not on the eastern front. The German high command seriously underestimated the resolve of the Russian people and the Russian army. Hitler failed in the same way as... [More]

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Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the World Since 1942

According to Allan Gyngell: “Everything that Australia wants to achieve as a country depends on its capacity to understand the world outside and to respond effectively to it.” Gyngell (AO; FAIIA) has served as an Australian diplomat, as a senior political adviser, as the founding Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy,... [More]

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Australia's Defence Strategy: Evaluating Alternatives for a Contested Asia

Adam Lockyer asks: “How would we know a good [Australian] defence strategy if we saw one?” What would such a strategy look like, and how might we evaluate its potential effectiveness? Lockyer, a former Australian soldier, is currently an Associate Professor in Strategic Studies at Macquarie University, and has published widely on issues relating to... [More]
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<p>Adam Lockyer asks: “How would we know a good [Australian] defence strategy if we saw one?” What would such a strategy look like, and how might we evaluate its potential effectiveness? Lockyer, a

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15 Feb

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Hidden Art Spaces of Northern Japan

With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic Toya-ko Lake area, before moving to the Echigo-Tsumari art fields in the centre of Northern Honshu. We discuss the decline of these rural areas, and the role... [More]
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<p>With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic

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16 Feb
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<p>With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic

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16 Feb

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The Richness of Multilingual Australia

Australia is usually thought of a monolingual, English-speaking country. However, you will be surprised to know that the number of languages spoken nowadays in Australia by immigrant minorities and Indigenous Australian communities amounts to around 200. Our main cities, and their multicultural suburbs, reflect the richness of this multilingual... [More]

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International Law: A Brief Introduction

International Law (IL), as a core sub-discipline of International Relations, emerges from the interactions of sovereign states in the international system, and their efforts to regulate and systemise those interactions. In this course, we will begin with an examination of the origins and purpose of IL. Secondly, we will learn about the... [More]

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"She Tried" - The Legacy of the German Chancellor

Merkel, the first female German chancellor, was re-elected for a fourth term in September 2017. Asked what she hopes history books will say about her legacy, she responded: ‘She tried.’ Take a closer look at Angela Merkel’s life and her astonishing rise. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they... [More]
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<p>Merkel, the first female German chancellor, was re-elected for a fourth term in September 2017. Asked what she hopes history books will say about her legacy, she responded: ‘She tried.’ Take a

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22 Feb

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Conspiracy Theories - The Vital Currency of Contemporary Populist Politics?

A significant part of contemporary Populist Politics concerns the use of Conspiracy Theorizing. Consequently it is important to understand the main elements of such thinking, how such theories 'work' in practice, and what might the source of their powerful appeal be? A preliminary exploration of one of the most fascinating - or should that be '... [More]

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Seven Days in Paris

Known as ‘The city of light’, Paris draws visitors from all over the world. Gain an overview of the history of the city and its place within France; as well as accommodation, food and nightlife options. The course will cover all the most famous tourist attractions, but we will also explore off the beaten track options for return visitors. Parks,... [More]

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