• 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

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Industrial Victoria

Within recent memory Victoria was a major industrial city, boasting busy railways, docks and factories. Illustrations promoting the city featured smokestacks ringing the harbour, each sending a black plume into the sky.
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Trouble with Peace: A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (at Amica and UVic)

When Gaza orchestrated its Great March of Return in 2018 we were reminded that 70 years after its inception the State of Israel still does not have peace with its neighbours, and the Palestinians still do not have an independent country, even though there have been strenuous efforts in recent years to find solutions to this vexing problem.
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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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Monasteries and Manuscripts II – An Austrian Odyssey (at Amica and UVic)

In this second of a multi-part series on Austrian monasteries, we’ll continue our investigations into the libraries, scriptoria and “cabinets of curiosities” that brought together and preserved the expanding universe of science and exploration for medieval and Renaissance Europe.
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Fees

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