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Art and Classical Subject Matter

The revived interest in the classical past that began with the Renaissance, had a legacy that lasted into the nineteenth century; resulting in all educated people having a background in both the myths and histories of Graeco-Roman culture. This class aims to expand your visual literacy by giving you a broad introductory understanding of the stories... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The revived interest in the classical past that began with the Renaissance, had a legacy that lasted into the nineteenth century; resulting in all educated people having a background in both the

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08 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>The revived interest in the classical past that began with the Renaissance, had a legacy that lasted into the nineteenth century; resulting in all educated people having a background in both the

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08 Jul

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Solving Cryptic Crosswords

Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible. Hints, tips and secrets are revealed as the class puts in a combined effort. Anagrams will be unscrambled, synonyms sought, and red herrings demystified.... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible.

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09 Jul

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George Kennan and The Long Telegram: Communism and Containment

George F. Kennan (1904-2005), one of America’s most famous diplomats, served as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the USA to the USSR from 1944 to 1946. On February 22, 1946, in a document now known as the ‘Long Telegram’, Kennan outlined a policy response to Soviet Communism which is called ‘containment’. Kennan’s telegram (subsequently expanded and... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>George F. Kennan (1904-2005), one of America’s most famous diplomats, served as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the USA to the USSR from 1944 to 1946. On February 22, 1946, in a document now known

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12 Jul

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500 Years Ago: Martin Luther and Church Reform

In 1521 Martin Luther, a friar and university professor of theology, had to appear before the German Emperor to defend his claims regarding reform of the Catholic Church; he was charged with heresy. We discuss Luther’s early life, his teaching and the impact it had on his views about Catholicism. We then examine why his ideas spread and led to the... [More]
$25 Limited

<p>In 1521 Martin Luther, a friar and university professor of theology, had to appear before the German Emperor to defend his claims regarding reform of the Catholic Church; he was charged with

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16 Jul

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Remembering 1921: 100 Years Later

1921 was dominated by the impact of World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1919-1920. The newly established Weimar Republic in Germany was floundering under the savage clauses of the post WWI Treaty of Versailles. The race riots in Tulsa, Oklahoma shocked the world. Communist Parties were formed in several nations in the wake of the Russian... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>1921 was dominated by the impact of World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1919-1920. The newly established Weimar Republic in Germany was floundering under the savage clauses of the post WWI

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19 Jul

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Barcelona Nights (and Days)

The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism destinations in Europe. The city hosted Columbus, Picasso and the Olympic Games, surrounded by mountains and beaches, teeming with culture and home to unique... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism

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20 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism

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20 Jul

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What Have We Learned from the Pandemic of 2020?

The ethical, moral, economic and social consequences of the 2020 global pandemic have been monumental. We were confronted with many stark images of death and suffering across the world as the contagion spread early in 2020. As the world and Australia moves towards recovery in 2021 we need to take heed of valuable lessons for the future regarding... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>The ethical, moral, economic and social consequences of the 2020 global pandemic have been monumental. We were confronted with many stark images of death and suffering across the world as the

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21 Jul

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Unsolved Australian Murder Mysteries

Explore some of the most fascinating cases that have baffled Australians for generations, and see if you can see some solutions. Immerse yourself in different times, and different conflicts to discover how such crimes came to be, and why they were not solved. Form your own opinions based on the evidence that will be presented. Be prepared to meet... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Explore some of the most fascinating cases that have baffled Australians for generations, and see if you can see some solutions. Immerse yourself in different times, and different conflicts to

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23 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>Explore some of the most fascinating cases that have baffled Australians for generations, and see if you can see some solutions. Immerse yourself in different times, and different conflicts to

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23 Jul

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Hugh Wilford and America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists in the Middle East

Hugh Wilford (b. 1965) is a British historian who was trained in the UK but is currently based at California State University. His recent works have mainly been concerned with the role of the CIA in shaping Cold War culture in America and the West. However, in ‘America’s Great Game’, Wilford turns his focus towards American covert operations in the... [More]
$22 Limited

<p>Hugh Wilford (b. 1965) is a British historian who was trained in the UK but is currently based at California State University. His recent works have mainly been concerned with the role of the CIA

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26 Jul

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Discover the Best of South America

From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural wonders that invite travellers setting for incredible adventures. South America´s diversity doesn't end with geography. Across the continent you will... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural

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27 Jul
$79 Limited / $71

<p>From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural

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27 Jul

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