CLEOPATRA’S NOSE REVISITED 2018 PROPOSED TOPICS
Schedule for Term Three 2018:
July 27 Hannibal
August 10 Joan of Arc
August 31* Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
September 14 Arthur Phillip
September 28 The Siting of the Federal Capital
Schedule for Term Four 2018:
October 26 Decoding Enigma
November 9 Mandela
November 23 Mabo
Schedule for Term Two 2018:
11 May Maralinga
Australia’s nuclear legacy.
25 May Florence Nightingale
Nursing – no job for a Lady!
8 June Gandhi
From accidental activist to international icon
22 June The Miracle of Leipzig
How the peaceful protest of people holding candles played a key role in bringing down the Berlin Wall.
Class notes will be distributed, as far as possible, prior to the relevant class meeting.
Schedule for Term One 2018:
9 February The First Chinese Emperor
The famed Terracotta Warriors are only part of the amazing story of the rise of the Chinese Empire.
23 February The Conversion of Constantine
A sign in the heavens led to events that impacted Europe and later the world.
9 March Robert the Bruce
The King who famously refused to give up his quest to free Scotland from the English yoke.
23 March Wesley
Rescued from a house fire as a child, he went on to have a powerful influence on religious history.
13 April The Age of Steam
James Watt’s development of a viable steam engine was a major contribution to the industrial revolution that reshaped the world.