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History. See the future. It’s in the past.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.


The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. All developed countries maintain a National Archive and historical professions, both of which are paid for out of taxpayer money. This is in recognition of the simple fact that knowledge of the past is essential to society. What happens in the present, and what will happen in the future, is very much governed by what happened in the past. Without knowledge of the past we would be without identity, we would be lost on an endless sea of time. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Archaeology Course: Ancient Cyprus

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This archaeology course will explore the history of human activity on the island of Cyprus, from the... [More]
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Archaeology Course: Ancient Cyprus

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History Course: The Legacy of Islamic Civilisations 632-1924

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This course will take you on a journey through the history of Islamic civilisations; beginning with... [More]
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History Course: The Legacy of Islamic Civilisations 632-1924

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>This course will take you on a journey through the history of Islamic civilisations; beginning with the

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Iran Study Day: The Glory of Ancient Persia

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Few countries can boast of such an illustrious past as Iran (ancient Persia). Join us for this... [More]
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Iran Study Day: The Glory of Ancient Persia

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History Course: A Day in Herculaneum

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Like Pompeii, the small town of Herculaneum was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in August AD 79.... [More]
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History Course: A Day in Herculaneum

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Like Pompeii, the small town of Herculaneum was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in August AD 79.

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Art History Course: Michelangelo meets Sinan

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Join us for an exploration of early modern Ottoman art compared with the artwork of the Renaissance in... [More]
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Art History Course: Michelangelo meets Sinan

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Join us for an exploration of early modern Ottoman art compared with the artwork of the Renaissance in

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History Course: Topkapi Palace and the Harem of the Ottoman Empire, 1533-1659

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Join us on a fascinating journey through the magnificent Topkapi Palace to explore its art and... [More]
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History Course: Topkapi Palace and the Harem of the Ottoman Empire, 1533-1659

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Join us on a fascinating journey through the magnificent Topkapi Palace to explore its art and

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History Course: 17-18th Century Ottoman and European Art and Fashion

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Come along to this history course and learn about Turquerie – a fashion and art trend popular in... [More]
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History Course: 17-18th Century Ottoman and European Art and Fashion

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Come along to this history course and learn about <em>Turquerie</em> – a fashion and art trend popular in

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History Course: The Ottomans and the Early Modern World, 1400-1600

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Join us and learn how the Ottoman expansion into Europe fostered contacts between the East and West,... [More]
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History Course: The Ottoman Renaissance, 1413-1575

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Join us for a fascinating exploration of the artistic and cultural traditions of the Ottoman... [More]
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Alexander the Great Course: Conqueror of the World

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Alexander the Great, the son of King Philip II of Macedon, inherited the throne in 336 BC at the age... [More]
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