Join our History workshops to enhance your understanding of the history and historical events that made Melbourne and the world today.
Please note: All courses without ‘online’ in the title refer to a face to face delivery.
Trace the development of European vocal music through the Renaissance and the Reformation. Discover the “perfect art” of Josquin, a rich variety of madrigals and the pure polyphony of Palestrina.
Pam Chessell focuses on particular years in history, the significant events that occurred within each year and the relationship between the apparently disconnected events.
Join Richard Stone in a journey from the historically rich island of Rhodes along the Western coast of Turkey towards the legendary city of Troy. Visit fascinating and evocative Greco Roman cities, temples and monuments.
Join Pam Chessell as she considers the behaviour of some of the most notorious tyrants and traitors through the ages.
Explore the critical period, 1918 to 1939, from the end of WW1, Weimar Republic, rise of Nazi Germany – political events, charismatic leaders, cultural highs and lows, and prelude to war.
Friday, 13th August - 5 classes
Session ID DNAX7301C
13 Aug - 10 Sep 11:30am - 1:00pm
$209 / $198 (conc)
$209 / $198 (conc)
Join us in France for a tour of great Cathedrals. Marvel at the architectural innovations that sent spires heavenward and allowed vast interiors to glow with kaleidoscopic light.
The long struggle to create a unified nation now behind them, the leaders of the new Kingdom of Italy sought to convince a disparate populace of their achievement, but a deeply entrenched division between North and South, an intransigent Pope, the rise of socialism and a climate of economic...
During the Twentieth Century co-incidentally, momentous events occurred in the ninth year of six decades, now Pam Chessell will examine the profound impact these years had on shaping world history.
Talks Courses Coming Up
Germany Between the Wars - From Weimar to Wehrmacht
We explore the extraordinary life and times of the German people from 1918 to the outbreak of war in 1939. Political events, the persuasive...
Philosophy & Religious Belief: Three Classic Approaches
Some people hold that the existence of God can be rationally proved. Others say that while this is not possible, religious belief is well...