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City Courses Second Semester 2017
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City Courses Second Semester 2017

Where

State Library of WA Lecture Theatre, 25 Francis Street (except for Lecture series), Perth, WA 6000, Australia

When

Wednesday, 12 July, 2017 at various session times during Semester 2

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Product Name Price
QTYTICKET TYPEPRICE
- Art Appreciation (3 sessions)
AUD $15.00
- Boosting Mood & Mind (2 sessions)
AUD $20.00
- Film Discussion (4 sessions)
AUD $20.00
- Israel - one land two claims (8 sessions)
AUD $60.00
- Literature (4 sessions)
AUD $20.00
- Philosophy (8 sessions)
AUD $40.00
- Science & Technology (4 sessions)
AUD $20.00
- WA as a British Colony (4 sessions)
AUD $25.00
- The Art of Conversation (3 sessions)
AUD $15.00
- Russia - 100 Years Lenin to Putin
AUD $20.00

About City Courses Second Semester 2017

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University of the Third Age City Courses 2017 Semester 2 

These courses are held at the State Library of Western Australia with the exception of the Lecture Series which are held in the meeting room at City Place nearby.

The courses are detailed below and in the brochure sent by email or (post) mailed to all members of U3A (UWA).


ART APPRECIATION 
The 2017 lecture series focuses on events and exhibitions in the Art Gallery of WA’s calendar and addresses a very wide range of artworks and art practices including craft and design. The six talks will be richly illustrated with photographic reproductions and will present works from a number of different historical eras. This is a continuation of seminar 1 course.  If you are already enrolled there is no need to re-enrol. 
Central Institute of Technology Lecture Theatre 1, Building 2, 30 Aberdeen St, Perth. Time: 13:00 - 14:00
2nd Wednesdays of the month, 12 July to 13 September 
3 sessions. $15.00 
Contact: Rosemary Grigg 9447 4195


BOOSTING MOOD AND MIND - FOR SENIORS
This programme aims to provide people with information and tools in regard to what the research says contributes most to a meaningful and purposeful life. Elderhood can be a wonderful, rewarding time for many people, however it is also brings about its own unique challenges and changes. This programme has been designed to support participants in getting the most out of their older years. 
Citiplace Senior Citizens' Centre, Perth. 1st floor. Time: 10:00 – 11:30
7 & 21 November
2 sessions $20.00 
Contact: Lisa Brown 0411 597 855 admin@kindmindology.com.au


FILM DISCUSSION 
Discussion about current films showing in Perth. Members share and compare views on the quality, direction, acting and story line of films which they have seen.  More relevant since Margaret and David have retired from the ABC! 
State Library Kimberley Room, G3. Time: 09:30 - 11:00
1st Tuesdays of the month. 1 August to 7 November
4 sessions $20.00 
Contact: Nicky Dair 6250 0553 nic@bentleypark.com.au 


ISRAEL - ONE LAND TWO CLAIMS
“Israel:  One Land, Two Claims (or Three, or Four, or…)” We all know about the so-called “Arab-Israeli Conflict” but how did it all begin, what has influenced the unfolding histories, how do participants see the current situation and what might the future hold?  Where do the extremists both sides, the Arab-Israeli Citizens, intercultural families, Jewish “Doves” and typical families fit into the complex fabric of the Holy Land? 
State Library North West Room 2.9.  Time: 09:30 – 11:00
2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month, 10 Aug to 23 Nov.
North West Room 2.9 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 28 Sept, 26 Oct 23 Nov  
Mid West Room 14 Sept, 12 Oct, 9 Nov  
8 sessions $60.00
Contact: Shery Nosan-Lantzke 0448 194 448 rabbisheryl@gmail.com


LECTURE SERIES - a series of one off sessions on various subjects. For information on these one off courses please refer to your brochure. 
Citiplace Senior Citizens' Centre, Perth. 1st floor, Time: 13:30 – 15:00
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month. 1 Aug to 21 Nov
8 sessions  $40.00 
Contact: John Leach will introduce various presenters.  9330 4280 johnleach37@optusnet.com.au


LITERATURE 
Join in reading and one classic and three modern novels. The books for the four sessions will be:
Aug 1: The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde) 
Sept 5: Circling the Sun (Paula McLain)
Oct 3: Notes on a Scandal (Zoe Heller)
Nov 21: Exit West (Mohsin Hamid)
State Library North West Room 2.9, Time: 11:15 – 12:45
1st Tuesdays of the month. 1 Aug, 5 Sept, 3 Oct (Note: 3rd Tuesday – 21 November) 
4 sessions $20.00 
Contact: Helen Baker 9447 6236 helenbaker3@bigpond.com 


PHILOSOPHY 
Ideas and aspects of past and contemporary philosophical topics are explored, where discussion and contributions are encouraged. 
State Library Kimberley Room, G3, Time: 09:30 – 11:00
2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month. 10 Aug to 23 Nov  
8 sessions  $40.00
Contact: Hans Hoette 0419 906 310 hans.hoette@amnet.net.au


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DISCUSSION
The continuing discussion about the recent trends in Science & Technology from a popular perspective - eg: genetics, climate change, mobile phones.  Each session will have a number of pre-prepared discussion items, led by a member of the group, as well as a general discussion on contemporary topics. 
State Library Kimberley Room, G3, Time: 11:15 – 12:45
1st Tuesdays of the month. 1 August to 7 November
4 sessions  $20.00 
Contact: Ken Mullin 0414 521 390 ken.mullin@iinet.net.au


WA AS A BRITISH COLONY
"Part 5 - 1835-1839 Stirling makes changes in legislation, oldest church in WA, first water powered flour mill, plus first proper Government House. 
Part 6 -1839 Governor Stirling departs WA, His Achievements & life After WA, Who takes over and what changed?
Part 7 - 1840+ Historical Buildings Guildford, Convicts Arrival & Inside current Government House. 
Part 8 - Perth City's Most Historic Buildings" 
State Library Kimberley Room, G3, Time: 11:15 – 12:45
3rd Tuesdays of the month. 15 Aug to 21 Nov 
4 sessions $25.00 
Contact: Anthony Alborn 0433 132 172 anthonyalborn@westnet.com.au


THE ART OF CONVERSATION
Conversation can be a great healer. These sessions will explore the theory and practice of conversation.
Come along and develop your conversation skills.
Citiplace, 11:15am – 12:45pm.
Tuesdays 15 August, 19 September, 17 October.
3 sessions $15.00.
Contact Arthur Tonkin 9447 9999


RUSSIA - 100 YEARS LENIN TO PUTIN
17 October 2017 is the 100 year anniversary of the October Revolution. How has Russia developed since that time? Has there been any great change?
Citiplace Senior Citizen's Centre, 9.30am - 11am
Tuesday 17 October.
$20.00.
Presenter: Iva Gilsic iva.gilsic@uwa.edu.au

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Event Notes:

These courses are held at the State Library of Western Australia with the exception of the Lecture Series which are held in the meeting room at City Place nearby.

For more info, please refer to the Brochure emailed (or mailed) to all U3A members or contact the relevant course contact.

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Event location: State Library of WA Lecture Theatre, 25 Francis Street (except for Lecture series)
Perth, WA 6000, Australia