From the darkest days of the Cold War to the music filled halls of Queen Victoria’s palace, CAE’s ever-changing range of History, the Arts and Culture talks and interactive short courses provide the perfect opportunity to get together with like-minded enthusiasts to examine, discuss and reflect on some of life’s most fascinating topics.

Please note: All courses without ‘online’ in the title refer to a face to face delivery.

History, Culture and Philosophy Courses Coming Up

Rebels & Reactionaries - Australian Culture in the 1930s

We explore the search for national self-definition through literature and the arts in 1930s Australia. In doing so, this course examines...

Human Nature and Government: from Aristotle to Marx

We will discuss some key ideas in five classics of political thought:  Aristotle’s Politics, in which he supports many...