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Cultural Events

 
29 July 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne 

Dr Donato Esposito will present a lecture on Sir Joshua Reynolds, the first and most famous President of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, focussing on his activities as a collector of art. 

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.




 
6 August 2015 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Asia Institute

FALLOUT (2013) is an award-winning feature documentary film is about Nevil Shute’s novel On the Beach and the production of its film adaptation, where Melbourne is depicted as the last major city in the world with survivors of a nuclear war.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
11 August 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Should philosophers and other academics be allowed to write and teach without any boundaries given by religion and politics or should only those philosophies be allowed that were deemed acceptable by the ruling authorities? 

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 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



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



 
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.



 
2 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Is patriotism warlike? Does patriotism lust for violence? Or is there an achievable form of patriotism grounded in respect for humanity in general, and aimed at achieving peace?
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2015 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

The 2015 Walter Mangold lecture will discuss how language learning entails language ideologies, which influence diverse forms of learner habitus—a set of dispositions, habits, tastes, and desires related to language learning—as well as language education policies.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public. 




 
5 September 2015 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library

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. 




 
8 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



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



 
9 September 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the Ian Potter Museum of Art 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



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



 
17 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

For the urban historian, writing a new history of Melbourne is rich with possibilities and provocations.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




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



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.




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



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.




 
8 October 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



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.




 
13 October 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the 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.




 
13 October 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the Spanish Consulate in Melbourne and the Faculty of Arts Asia Institute and School of Languages & Linguistics

It is no secret that China has long captured Europe’s imagination. In the Middle Ages, Prester John, Marco Polo, and John Mandeville were reputed to be the first Europeans to foray into the legendary Cathay.
Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public.



 
21 October 2015 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM



Hosted by the Ian Potter Museum of Art 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.




 
29 October 2015 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM



Hosted by the 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




 
3 November 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the 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




 
10 November 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



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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