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24 February 2015 6:15 PM to 24 November 2015 8:15 PM


This event is sold out. Please email Tamsin Courtney at tamsinc@unimelb.edu.au to be placed on the waiting list.

 Melbourne Masterclasses: 10 Great Books 

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne

Ten great books presented by ten celebrated scholars. Join us for the highly anticipated 2015 series.

Cost: $432 - $480

Open to: alumni and general public



 
3 July 2015 to 31 July 2015



Hosted by the School of Physics

The July 2015 Lectures in Physics Series celebrates the International Year of Light with a showcase of public lectures.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and the 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.




 
28 July 2015 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Professor Paul Kofman, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, invites alumni based in the UK to an alumni reception in London.

Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni only



 
29 July 2015 to 2 September 2015



Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
29 July 2015 to 12 August 2015


 

 




 
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



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni only



 
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.




 
7 August 2015



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni only



 
9 August 2015 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM






Hosted by the International House in Melbourne

Join International House at a celebratory BBQ to mark the 50th anniversary of Singapore's independence.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House Alumni.




 
11 August 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School 

Registrations for this event have now closed. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list please email education-events@unimelb.edu.au 

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Regents' Professor Emeritus David C. Berliner

Professor Berliner will explore how teachers impact individual students enormously, but affect standardised test results only a little. 


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.




 
12 August 2015 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Chemistry

Join Dr Renee Beale (Manager and Curator, Chemistry Cultural Collection, School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne) and Peter Sharp (Resident Artist, Chemistry Cultural Collection, University of Melbourne) as they discuss the 2015 Chemistry Cultural Collection exhibition, Illuminated: through the prism of Chemistry.

Image courtesy of Peter Sharp, 2015

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.



 
13 August 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Cary Fowler
Hosted by the Faculty of Science

Join us for this public lecture where Dr Cary Fowler, creator of the Gobal Seed Vault, will explore how prepared we are to provide food for a growing population in the face of threatening environmental conditions.
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.



 
17 August 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Len Tierney Lecture 2015

Understanding and responding to the impact of violence in families.

Dr Angelique Jenney, Director of Family Violence Services for Child Development Institute, Toronto 
 

 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
19 August 2015 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Science 

Stranks Lecture: ‘Left Hand, Right Hand? A reflection on the symbolism and realities of chirality’

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
20 August 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This paper casts the Rum Rebellion as one of many episodes in a neglected saga of British Imperial Governance at the turn of the nineteenth century – the insistent muddying of civil and military order in the colonies after 1783.

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 11:00 PM


Melbourne School of Engineering
Class of 1975 - 40 Year Reunion

          
The Melbourne School of Engineering would like to warmly welcome classmates from 1975 back to campus for a reunion to celebrate 40 Years since completing your Engineering, Applied Science, or Surveying Degree.

The 40 Year Reunion is an opportunity to reconnect with classmates you have lost contact with and hear firsthand about the successes of the School and our future direction from the Dean of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels.

Cost: $95 per person

Open to: Alumni only



 
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



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni only



 
3 September 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1985 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 3 September 2015. 

Cost: Free

Open to: ​International House alumni only




 
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. 




 
4 September 2015


Hosted by the Business and Economics Young Alumni Committee

The 2015 Business of Economics Young Alumni Ball will be held at the Crown Palladium Ballroom on Friday 4 September.

Alumni from across the University, and their friends, are invited to attend this event.

Cost: $135 - $145 per person

                      Open to: Alumni & Friends




 
4 September 2015



Hosted by the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Tooborac 

You are invited to the annual Shelmerdine Art Wine Lunch, a spring gathering of local produce, wine and conversation, hosted by vineyard owners Kate and Stephen Shelmerdine. 

Cost: $75.00 - University of Melbourne alumni and Potter Members

$85.00 - General Admission

Open to: alumni only / alumni and general public.




 
4 September 2015



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Design

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni only



 
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




 
10 September 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1995 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 10 September 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only



 
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 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 2005 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 17 September 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only




 
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.




 
26 September 2015 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne University Athletic Club 

The MUAC is delighted to invite you to celebrate our 125 year anniversary. Join us on Saturday, September 26, 2015 as we celebrate the history of one of the oldest sporting clubs in Australia. 

Cost:

Students - $100

Non-Students - $125.00

Open to: alumni only / 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.




 
6 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Registrations for this event have now closed. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list please email education-events@unimelb.edu.au

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Lea Waters

Professor Waters will share the trends, evidence and advancements occurring in the rapidly growing field of positive education. She will explore how the initial conceptualization of positive education has been broadened and deepened with cutting-edge research techniques such as bio-data and big data.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
8 October 2015 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics
Dr. Joseph Newhouse will present the 2015 Downing Lecture on the topic 'Integrating Health Care Financing and Delivery: the US experience'

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.




 
27 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Hamish Coates

Professor Coates will review recent higher education transparency developments, by first defining the idea of transparency in light of new institutional and operating economies. A series of guiding principles for advancing higher education will be explored. Professor Coates will further analyse prominent policies and practices and emerging trends, while highlighting the nature and maturity of transparency.

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




 
17 November 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Jenny Gore, University of Newcastle

Professor Gore will outline her research on quality teaching and quality teaching rounds, emphasising the importance of a strong pedagogical framework and adherence to effective professional development principles in systematically improving the quality of teaching.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



  
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