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* Three new courses starting soon:

      • Let’s Visit Europe with Heinz Vojacek starts on Tuesday 16 April at 11.30 am in the Theatre.
      • The Yanks are Coming with Mick Sheehan starts on Tuesday 16 April at 11.30 am in the Lecture Room.
      • Arts in Tasmania with David Waters as convenor, starts on Monday 22 April 2024 in the Theatre at 11.30 am.

* Latest news from Hobart Film Society

Latest COVID advice:
*  Emeritus Professor Jan Pakulski presented the U3A Hobart 2024 Roy & Maureen Davies Memorial Lecture on February 22 in the Old Commerce Building Theatre at UTAS.

Edited transcript of Prof Pakulski’s address: Democracy, Populist Surges and Declining Governance 

Professor Jan Pakulski with president David Waters
* Full Program Term 1 2024
* Enrolments opened 5 February

*  2024 Membership Subscriptions are now due:
 – Online 2024 membership form
Membership Postal Form 2024

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* Government  House Reception
The Government House Reception on 24 July in honour of U3A Hobart and in particular to celebrate the magnificent thirty year contribution of our retiring Academic Coordinator, Leone Scrivener, was a very happy occasion attended by 150 members.
          

 

* Frances Thé – Music and Emotion in the ‘Rhetorical’ Age
On 25 July Hobart-born professional violinist Frances Thé  gave members a fascinating talk/performance featuring the baroque violin and showing its close affinity with the human voice.Music and the art of rhetorical speech were closely linked in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Frances currently lives and works in Amsterdam. She wrote her Masters thesis on rhetoric and baroque violin music and now teaches on this subject at the Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands.

* Ken Chilcott delivered the 2023 Roy and Maureen Davies Memorial Lecture on 9 February 2023 in the Town Hall. Watch Ken’s piano recital.

*  Protect yourself from Cybercrime!
IDCARE –
 Identify Theft & Cyber Support www.idcare.org  provides helpful fact sheets, videos, apps and other useful tools.


* COVID-19 latest
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