Works That Shaped The World

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Past Events


WTSTW 2020: Hegel, modern ideologies and rational history

Dr Knox Peden

As a precautionary measure against Covid-19 based on expert advice, ANU has cancelled public events from Monday 16 March until the end of semester one, Saturday 20 June. As a result this event has been cancelled.   Dr Knox Peden explores the influence of German philosopher G.W.F. Hegel…

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WTSTW 2020: Ludwig van Beethoven

Paul Kildea

Paul Kildea – musician, author and Artistic Director of Musica Viva, Australia – presents a fascinating look at iconic composer Beethoven About this Event In 1794 Joseph Haydn wrote a sonata for the brilliant pianist Therese Jansen, a work of astonishing depth and complexity. A year later his…

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The Moon and the Stars in First Nations Science and in Aboriginal Lore

Professor Tony Dreise

Join Professor Tony Dreise for the next talk in our Works That Shaped The World series. Long before Apollo 11, long before Galileo or Aristotle, long before the artists, poets and writers we typically know looked up at the stars and tried to explain and interpret the shimmering heavens above, the…

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