Melbourne Orientation Lectures Series

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Lauriston Girls' School

38 Huntingtower Rd

Armadale, VIC 3143

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Explore the world in free public lectures hosted by Australians Studying Abroad. All lectures are fully illustrated.

For all lectures, places are limited and people wishing to attend are advised to book well in advance.

We cannot guarantee that you will be able to obtain seats at the door on the day.

Saturday 31 May: 1 - 4.10pm

Lecture 1 | 1.00 - 1.50pm

Blood, Sweat & Tears: Southern Italy & Sicily in the Age of

Baroque by John Weretka

Break

Lecture 2 | 2.20 - 3.10pm

The Hidden Renaissance: Forgotten Masterpieces of

Tuscany by Prof Bernard Hoffert

Lecture 3 | 3.20 - 4.10pm

Mosaics and Magnificence: the Spectacle of Colour in Venetian

Art, Architecture and Design by Prof. Bernard Hoffert

Saturday 21 June: 1 - 4.10pm

Lecture 1 | 1.00 - 1.50pm

Bhutan: the Himalayan Kingdom of Gross National Happiness

Dr Alex McKay

Break

Lecture 2 | 2.20 - 3.10pm

Eastern Turkey: Beyond the Euphrates by Iain Shearer

Lecture 3 | 3.20 - 4.10pm

India: Between the Mountains and the Plains by Dr Alex McKay

Saturday 5 July: 1 - 4.10pm

Lecture 1 | 1.00 - 1.50pm

Glories of the Great Kings: the Wonder of Persia

by Iain Shearer

Break

Lecture 2 | 2.20 - 3.10pm

Dalmatia: the Cultural Heritage of Croatia's Adriatic Coast by

Prof. Frank Sear

Lecture 3 | 3.20 - 4.10pm

The Timurid Legacy: the Shaping of Central Asia by Iain Shearer

Saturday 2 August: 1 - 4.10pm

Lecture 1 | 1.00 - 1.50pm

Noble and Ancient Places of Northern England and Wales

by Richard Heathcote

Break

Lecture 2 | 2.20 - 3.10pm

The Allure of Libraries and our Love Affair with Books

by Shane Carmody

Lecture 3 | 3.20 - 4.10pm

In Search of Paradise: Artists and Writers in the South of France

by Kenneth W Park

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Lauriston Girls' School

38 Huntingtower Rd

Armadale, VIC 3143

Australia

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Organiser Australians Studying Abroad (ASA Cultural Tours)

Organiser of Melbourne Orientation Lectures Series

Australians Studying Abroad, 40+ years of innovation and excellence. 
Join an ASA cultural tour for a fresh vision of the world. Learn about places you have always longed to visit or see your favourites with new eyes. Feed your imagination with new sights and knowledge, and delight in the company of like-minded travellers.

www.asatours.com.au

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