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12 July 2015 2:00 PM to 15 July 2015 6:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre, Human Rights and Animal Ethics Research Network, Faculty of Arts

Animal Publics, the sixth biennial AASG international Conference, will explore the complex relationship between the public and private worlds of animals.

Cost: Daily Concession: $132
3 Day Concession: $330
Daily Full: $220
3 Day Full: $550 

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
13 July 2015 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre in School of Culture and Communication

Edward Topsell’s The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes of 1607 is a work bringing together the etymology of animals’ names, their anatomies, food, diseases, medical uses, reproductive methods, habits, and the fables about them.

Supported by the Macgeorge Bequest

Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public.




 
15 July 2015 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM



Hosted by the Australian Centre, School of Culture and Communication

As the Anthropocene flattens the ontological grounds upon which humanist inquiry and knowledge have been based, the embodied arts of performance are well positioned to lead the search for identifications and identities not only across species boundaries but also across geological and elemental divisions.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
15 July 2015 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre in the School of Culture and Communication

The general Romantic appreciation of wildness in the abstract or at an aesthetic or geographical remove was accompanied, at least in some hearts and minds, by the desire to incorporate it into everyday experience.

Supported by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 July 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

Cruikshank's long career spanned a period of enormous change. His prints demonstrate how the nineteenth century saw the British print market change its focus from the elite to the mass market as technology made production cheaper, education and increasing literacy widened the interests of the population as a whole, and the effects of industrialisation and expanding urbanisation called for social reform.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
18 July 2015 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute in Art History

This conference will present a series of papers and discussions focusing on the art, life and times of the 19th century Australian artist S.T. Gill.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
21 July 2015 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

Beat the winter chill at a private cinema screening of The Water Diviner, followed by an exclusive Q&A with authors, Faculty of Arts alumni Andrew Anastasios and Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios.



Cost: $12.00 alumni, $15.00 non-alumni

Open to: alumni and their guests.



 
22 July 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This forum will discuss the way in which these changes are revealed in the artwork of the period, and how art informs our understanding of the emerging Australian culture.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
28 July 2015 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The Kathleen Fitzpatrick Annual History Lecture will explain China's important role in the Great War and how the Great War affected China's national development and its position in the world.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
4 August 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This talk explores Adam Smith's conception of empathy (roughly, what he called "sympathy"), and its connection, for him, with our understanding of our selves 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 August 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the Research Unit in Indigenous Languages, School of Languages and Linguistics

This talk will use a case study (Western Australia v Gibson WASC 2014) to show why and how Indigenous language and communication matters in the law.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
13 August 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

Alex J. Bellamy, from the University of Queensland, will be discussing ‘The Protection of Civilians and Use of Force in Contemporary UN Peacekeeping: Developments and Challenges’.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
14 August 2015 9:30 AM to 15 August 2015 2:30 PM




           
Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

This symposium interrogates the role and self-image of translators in the context of early modern print culture.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
22 August 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre and the Faculty of Arts

You are warmly invited to join us in congratulating and celebrating the winners of this year's literary awards.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
26 August 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Organised by the Asian Cultural Research Network and co-hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures and The English Department Research Cluster, Yonsei University, South Korea

How should the study of Asia-Pacific screen culture change if we think transnationally? All too often, the study of transnational cinema is little more than a celebration of national soft power, as in some writing on the so-called Korean Wave phenomenon.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM





Organised by the Asian Cultural Research Network and co-hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures and The English Department Research Cluster, Yonsei University, South Korea

This lecture examines contemporary politics of migration, semi-integration, and resettlement in the context of the liberal state regime of citizenship control and management

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
27 August 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

Our experts will discuss the affecting qualities of the performing arts and the way in which they convey the meaning of war. You are also invited to a viewing of Pack up your troubles: Music and the Great War.


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
8 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


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Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
15 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


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Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
22 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


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Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




  
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