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Blood Money - The Politics of Safari Hunting

In 2019, Botswana in southern Africa, lifted its ban on safari hunting. Safari hunting is also known as trophy hunting. It is the hunting of wild animals where the whole or part of the prey is kept by the hunter for display to show the hunter’s prowess and skill. In Africa, the largest and most controversial prey for hunters is elephants. In... [More]
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<p>In 2019, Botswana in southern Africa, lifted its ban on safari hunting. Safari hunting is also known as trophy hunting. It is the hunting of wild animals where the whole or part of the prey is kept

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06 Jun
$24 Limited

<p>In 2019, Botswana in southern Africa, lifted its ban on safari hunting. Safari hunting is also known as trophy hunting. It is the hunting of wild animals where the whole or part of the prey is kept

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06 Jun

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Melbourne's Magnificent Architecture

Melbourne in the 1880s was the wonder of the age: “Marvelous Melbourne” - The 1880 international exhibition was the highpoint, before the severe depression from 1891 brought the boom to an end. Melbourne had another notable burst in 1934 with the Centennial of Melbourne exhibition. This talk examines Melbourne through both eras through a number of... [More]
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<p>Melbourne in the 1880s was the wonder of the age: “Marvelous Melbourne” - The 1880 international exhibition was the highpoint, before the severe depression from 1891 brought the boom to an end.

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07 Jun

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The Adventures of Captain Bligh

William Bligh is famous as captain of the Bounty, the ship he lost to mutineers led by Fletcher Christian. But few people know that Bligh was the centre of a later, much larger mutiny, when he lost not just a ship but the entire colony of NSW to a group of disgruntled settlers and soldiers. We look at Bligh’s seafaring journeys with James Cook, the... [More]
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<p>William Bligh is famous as captain of the Bounty, the ship he lost to mutineers led by Fletcher Christian. But few people know that Bligh was the centre of a later, much larger mutiny, when he lost

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08 Jun
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<p>William Bligh is famous as captain of the Bounty, the ship he lost to mutineers led by Fletcher Christian. But few people know that Bligh was the centre of a later, much larger mutiny, when he lost

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14 Jun

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New Economic Threats: Inflation and Stagflation

With the post-COVID economic recovery underway and with disruptions to the global supply chain, there are now fears of western economies overheating, and so leading to inflation. With all the COVID relief funds sloshing around, there are even fears of stagflation (a mixture of inflation and economic stagnation). Are we returning to the mid-1970s?... [More]
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With the post-COVID economic recovery underway and with disruptions to the global supply chain, there are now fears of western economies overheating, and so leading to inflation. With all the COVID

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10 Jun

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Owen Jones - The Visionary of Victorian Design

Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones asserted the fundamental role of colour and the underlying global interconnectedness of aesthetics via design throughout all cultures. Jones found support... [More]
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<p>Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones

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10 Jun
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Historic Tasmania: Launceston to Hobart with Governor Macquarie

Lachlan Macquarie, governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821 visited his small island colony twice, travelling the route between Launceston and Hobart, naming most of the places along the way. We explore the early history of the colony and join the Governor as he journeys across this most distant outpost of the British Empire. DELIVERY MODE... [More]
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<p>Lachlan Macquarie, governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821 visited his small island colony twice, travelling the route between Launceston and Hobart, naming most of the places along the way.

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11 Jun

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Do Economic Sanctions Work?

The imposition of economic sanctions has been one of the west’s main responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions have generated much controversy. Do sanctions work? Against whom do sanctions work best – and work least? Are they an alternative to war? DELIVERY MODE Online... [More]
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<p>The imposition of economic sanctions has been one of the west’s main responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions have generated much controversy. Do sanctions work? Against whom do

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17 Jun

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An Evening with Rakhmaninov

Rakhmaninov’s music can be both exhilarating and breathtakingly beautiful. In this lecture we explore his music, including his concertos, symphonies, preludes and the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. We will also hear about his life in Russia, and his career as a touring concert pianist. Join us as we spend an evening discovering the life and music... [More]
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<p>Rakhmaninov’s music can be both exhilarating and breathtakingly beautiful. In this lecture we explore his music, including his concertos, symphonies, preludes and the Rhapsody on a Theme of

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17 Jun

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Introducing your Digital Camera Weekend Workshop

This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs. Learn techniques for functional and creative application. Practical class exercises, visual displays and a practical assignment is set for completion on... [More]
$221 Limited / $199

<p>This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs.

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18 Jun

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Josephus, Turncoat Historian

The works of the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus were more widely read in mediaeval Europe than any book other than the Bible, and still fascinates historians. They are an extraordinary eye-witness to a momentous period in history when the Jewish state was destroyed, and a new religion was born. We will study his life of intrigue and deception,... [More]
$102 Limited / $92

<p>The works of the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus were more widely read in mediaeval Europe than any book other than the Bible, and still fascinates historians. They are an extraordinary

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19 Jun

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