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Cultural Events

 
2 June 2015 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

FACES (Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems) is a project that, after two years of research support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has established proof of concept for the application of face recognition technology to works of portrait art.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
11 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This discussion examines the ethical dimension in the participation of science in war, and the ongoing affects of government support of scientific pursuit today.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
11 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications

When did postmodernism begin? When did it end?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

Our panel trace the development of psychology in Australia and the emergence of new psychological techniques, examining these changes from a twentieth century perspective, and in relation to current challenges.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
24 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

The panel will reflect on the powers enacted during wartime, and discuss current concerns for human rights in our own period.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
26 June 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

An evening seminar on Italian Renaissance gardens

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
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: 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.




 
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.



 
26 August 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures

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 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.



  
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