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Expert Forecasters - Right or Wrong?

We will look at the history of expert forecasting from the weather, to politics, the stock market and economics, politics and global shifting events. How accurate are they? Should we believe them? Which type of forecasting works best? Why do we need forecasters and why do we place so much importance in them? We consider how forecasting influences... [More]
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<p>We will look at the history of expert forecasting from the weather, to politics, the stock market and economics, politics and global shifting events. How accurate are they? Should we believe them?

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22 Feb
$24 Limited

<p>We will look at the history of expert forecasting from the weather, to politics, the stock market and economics, politics and global shifting events. How accurate are they? Should we believe them?

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22 Feb

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Wonders of the Buddhist World

Wanting to experience a holiday with a difference? Learn about the ancient and spiritual archaeological sites of Buddhism, the world’s 4th largest religion that is practiced by over 500 million people. Many are designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. We look at a variety of sites throughout Asia, including those in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka,... [More]
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<p>Wanting to experience a holiday with a difference? Learn about the ancient and spiritual archaeological sites of Buddhism, the world’s 4th largest religion that is practiced by over 500 million

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22 Feb

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Follow the Money: How the United States Facilitates Kleptocracy

Recent leaks of secret documents (such as the "Paradise Papers") have revealed a private world in which as much as 10 per cent of global wealth is hidden in plain sight, such as in US real estate. President Biden has said that corruption is a "core national security interest". This presentation will examine the rise of theft ("kleptocracy") in... [More]
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<p>Recent leaks of secret documents (such as the "Paradise Papers") have revealed a private world in which as much as 10 per cent of global wealth is hidden in plain sight, such as in US real estate.

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23 Feb

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Modernism Architecture in 1930's Palestine

“From the froth of a wave and a cloud I built myself a white city stormy, fluid, beautiful” Naomi Shemer, 1960. Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ is perhaps the world’s largest collection of 1930’s modernist architecture of angular white cubes with ribbon windows, heavily inspired by the Bauhaus and Le Corbusier. Jerusalem and Haifa have similar examples.... [More]
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<p>“From the froth of a wave and a cloud I built myself a white city stormy, fluid, beautiful” Naomi Shemer, 1960. Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ is perhaps the world’s largest collection of 1930’s modernist

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25 Feb

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Francis Fukuyama: Identity, Dignity, and the Politics of Resentment

Francis Fukuyama’s book of 2018, Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international affairs. Fukuyama argues that the ‘universal recognition’ on which liberal democracy was founded is now challenged... [More]
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<p>Francis Fukuyama’s book of 2018, Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it

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28 Feb

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Germany's 'Big Five' in Focus: Munich

Bavaria’s capital has much more to offer than the Hofbräuhaus and Oktoberfest, the world’s largest festival, although beer does play a big role since the ducal Beer Purity Law of 1487. Munich boasts more beer gardens than any other German city, including the world’s largest with 8,000 seats alone, but is also home to several fascinating science and... [More]
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<p>Bavaria’s capital has much more to offer than the Hofbräuhaus and Oktoberfest, the world’s largest festival, although beer does play a big role since the ducal Beer Purity Law of 1487. Munich

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01 Mar
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<p>Bavaria’s capital has much more to offer than the Hofbräuhaus and Oktoberfest, the world’s largest festival, although beer does play a big role since the ducal Beer Purity Law of 1487. Munich

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01 Mar

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Will the Robots Kill Us?

There is growing concern about the increasing changes in artificial intelligence (AI). A current diplomatic initiative, for example, is underway to limit or stop lethal autonomous weapons (LAW) which could make their own decisions on whom to kill. Other scientists think that AI could make humans life much longer. This presentation looks at how AI... [More]
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<p>There is growing concern about the increasing changes in artificial intelligence (AI). A current diplomatic initiative, for example, is underway to limit or stop lethal autonomous weapons (LAW)

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02 Mar

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York Through the Ages

In 71 AD, the Roman Ninth Legion identified the natural advantage of the land in between the junction of the rivers Foss and Ouse. The Celts called it Eburacon "'the place where the yew trees grow' or 'the place belonging to Eburos'". Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and the Normans followed in developing York into the magnificent city it is today. We follow... [More]
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<p>In 71 AD, the Roman Ninth Legion identified the natural advantage of the land in between the junction of the rivers Foss and Ouse. The Celts called it Eburacon "'the place where the yew trees grow'

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04 Mar

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Wonderful Women and the Glass Ceiling: International Women's Day 2022

The first IWD was held in 1913 and attracted very large street demonstrations across Europe. For the last 109 years IWD has celebrated the achievements of women and girls despite ongoing discrimination and barriers throughout the world. Women are still battling to be taken seriously in the public space. Hatshepsut dared to be Pharaoh in 1479 BC,... [More]
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<p>The first IWD was held in 1913 and attracted very large street demonstrations across Europe. For the last 109 years IWD has celebrated the achievements of women and girls despite ongoing

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08 Mar

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Germany's 'Big Five' in Focus: Cologne

The oldest of Germany’s ‘Big Five’, Holy Cologne used to be medieval Germany’s biggest city. Not much of it survived WW II, but plenty has been repaired and rebuilt, most famously its outstanding Cathedral. But the city on the Rhine is also home to the world’s largest number of Romanesque churches. The biggest glass manufacturing centre of the... [More]
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<p>The oldest of Germany’s ‘Big Five’, Holy Cologne used to be medieval Germany’s biggest city. Not much of it survived WW II, but plenty has been repaired and rebuilt, most famously its outstanding

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08 Mar
$39 Limited

<p>The oldest of Germany’s ‘Big Five’, Holy Cologne used to be medieval Germany’s biggest city. Not much of it survived WW II, but plenty has been repaired and rebuilt, most famously its outstanding

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08 Mar

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