• Amica at Somerset House - Spring

Explore the world and its history from the comfort of Amica at Somerset House, located at 540 Dallas Road, Victoria.

You may register for individual sessions or receive a discount for the series registration.

This series also runs in the Fall beginning in September.

Refund Policy

A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from a course prior to the course start date. For courses with more than one class, a refund, less a minimum $15 administrative fee may be issued if you withdraw prior to the second class. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.

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Sessions

A Journey through Israel (at Amica and UVic)

Israel is the promised land of the Jews, the birthplace of Christianity and the home of some of the holiest sites in Islam. Whether you are interested in exploring religion, understanding politics, or just want to relax on its hedonistic beaches, this beautiful, troubled land is guaranteed to challenge your preconceptions.
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Chinese Victoria

Victoria's Chinatown is the oldest permanent urban Chinese community in Canada, dating to the beginnings of the 1858 gold rush on the Fraser River, when Chinese people came to get rich in the goldfields along with thousands of other people from all over the world.
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Ancient Thera - Santorini's Other Side (at UVic, Amica and Berwick)

Thera—now generally known as Santorini—was the site of one of the most cataclysmic events in Earth's history, as well as the apocalyptic end of the world for many Bronze Age Greeks.
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A History of the James Bay Neighbourhood

In this session, illustrated with maps, paintings and photographs, you will learn about the history of James Bay—Victoria’s oldest residential district—from the 1840s to today.
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One Day in Palermo

Palermo is located on the Italian island of Sicily. Today, it is the capital of the autonomous Sicilian Region, but it has also been an important city under Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Norman, Aragonian, Holy Roman and Bourbon rule.
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