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25 February 2014 6:15 PM to 16 December 2014 8:15 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. However if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please register.

Ten books that have profoundly altered the way we experience the world presented by ten celebrated scholars.
Cost: $44 - $430

Open to: alumni and general public



 
23 July 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM


This event is now fully subscribed. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please contact Ms Georgi Cahill at georgina.cahill@unimelb.edu.au.

The 2014 John Button Lecture Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government at the Arts Centre Melbourne
           
Views about freedom of expression, free markets, free will, civil liberty, rights and self-determination underpin the economic and social policies our governments decide and enforce.  Discussions about freedom, therefore, are fundamental to a full examination of public policy options and decision-making.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
24 July 2014 9:00 AM to 25 July 2014 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The past 20 years has witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public.



 
24 July 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Social & Political Sciences at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

In this seminar, Laura Valentini and Pablo Gilabert draw on recent debates in political theory about the idea of human rights. They present innovative arguments about how a reformed global institutional order can more effectively discharge responsibilities for human rights protection.           
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
24 July 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

           
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
1980’s Reunion
26 July 2014



Hosted by St Hilda's College

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Hilda's College, a cocktail reception reunion is being held for freshers from 1980 - 1989.

Click Here to Register
Cost: $35

Open to: alumni



 
26 July 2014 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM


THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. However if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email Tamsin Courtney at tamsinc@unimelb.edu.au.

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts in Melbourne
           
Melbourne Masterclasses: Les Misérables, from Page to Screen           


Explore the evolution of the characters of Les Misérables, on their journey from the page to the screen. In conjunction with the State Library of Victoria's exhibition Victor Hugo: Les Misérables - From Page to Stage.
        
Cost: $54 - $59

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
26 July 2014 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in Hong Kong

Find out about studying at Australia's Number 1 university.


 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 July 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Perception, Imagination and Change
Exhibition and Catalogue Launch
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 July 2014 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Sydney Alumni Association at the Arts Gallery of NSW 

This event is now fully booked.

A conducted tour of the always controversial and stimulating, Archibald competition. The guides will provide a wealth of knowledge and information about the artists and their methods and motivations.

Cost: $20.00

Open to: alumni and guest




 
30 July 2014 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM


Hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at the University of Melbourne 

Perceptual theories from the nineteenth century to the present suggest ways that humans can relate to a line, feel the way a line feels, even without projecting human qualities on it. Feeling like an abstract line, then, allows us to feel what we have in common with nonorganic life. Examples will be drawn from Islamic art, abstract painting, animation, and analog video synthesis.    
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
30 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Faculty of Arts

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the National Gallery of Victoria 

The NGV Careers Panel Event will showcase the diversity of career opportunities at the NGV and feature alumni from a broad range of Faculties at the University of Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
31 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studes, Faculty of Arts

The history of philosophy seems integrally related to philosophy in a way that, say, the history of mathematics or psychology is not so related to those disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
2 August 2014 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Singapore 

Enjoy a visual and auditory experience of the Parade Show over drinks and tapas.

Cost: S$35

Open to: alumni and guests




 
6 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Hollywood was not always a bastion of liberalism. Following World War II, an informal alliance of movie stars, studio moguls, and Southern California business interests formed to revitalize a factionalized Republican Party.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics & Asia Institute

The teaching and learning of foreign /second languages today is caught between the need to acquire 'usable skills' in predictable cultural contexts and the fundamental unpredictability of global contexts.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 August 2014 6:30 PM to 10 September 2014 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
6 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne 

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
7 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

What insights can we derive from a century-long perspective on the challenges of governance in China today?  In any state that has undergone a revolution there are elements of state making and constitutional thinking that survive the revolution.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Language and Linguistics

2014 Walter Mangold Lecture


Food and cuisine, like any cultural phenomenon, constitute organized systems with rules and regulations that function much like a language does.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Against the background of the broader history of the idea of human rights, this lecture investigates when and why the contemporary field of 'global justice' in philosophy and political theory was invented.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM






Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education           



Indigenous Australians and universities: Navigating reform in a changing landscape




Presented by Professor Ian Anderson



Pro-Vice Chancellor (Engagement) and Foundation Chair for Indigenous Higher Education
Cost: Free



Open to: alumni and general public.






 
13 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita       

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
14 August 2014 10:00 AM



Hosted by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney

Garvan scientists will discuss the latest research into Health Ageing: Diseases that affect us as we age. The lecture is part of the Institute’s 2014 Seminar Program.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
14 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts 

In his seminar, Professor Thakur disaggregates the UN role of maintaining international peace and security into the separate elements of pacific settlement, collective security, peace operations, arms control and disarmament, legal adjudication, and peacebuilding. An effort is made to analyse the historical record in order to connect the past to the future and to demonstrate changes that might be required in the institutional machinery in order to enhance the UN's peace maintenance role.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
15 August 2014 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies & the School of Social and Political Sciences

A forum that will bring together leading people in education, the arts, research, community and government, to talk about new ways of engaging with history and structural justice.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
20 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
22 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Australia in the World History Lecture and Seminar Series supported by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

This seminar aims to uncover aspects of the history of international environmentalism from an Australian perspective, using case studies to illuminate our chequered history of environmental achievement.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
22 August 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

How much did the emergence of the modern world owe to developments in the distant past?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
27 August 2014 3:30 PM to 5:45 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

The John Barry Memorial Symposium 2014


Caitlin Overington When worlds collide: critiquing the impact of CCTV on gender performances within night time spaces in Melbourne

James Petty Living on the streets: the margin between juridical and disciplinary power

John Fitzgerald, Claire Loughnan and Nesam McMillan A Conversation about the Spaces of Criminal Justice Governance
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

'Race' matters: Silence, Empowerment and the University as a Racialised Landscape

The impacts of the racialised polices justifying colonisation continue to permeate the daily-lived realities of every Australian; Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, ‘white’ or otherwise.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
27 August 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

For over 30 years, scholars throughout the social sciences and humanities have been developing sophisticated tools with which to reflect on the gaze that we use to ‘see’ crime, visualize risks, and take measures to maximize security.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 August 2014 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

To inculcate the obligations of responsibility – has this not been the aspiration of almost all who hope to govern human beings, who seek to implant technologies of ‘self-mastery’ in each individual who is to live their lives in a condition of freedom rather than of domination?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.






 
28 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

This lecture focuses on war activisim in America and the ordinary citizens who felt strongly enough about the issues to articulate an opinion on the social, cultural and political histories of the period.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
29 August 2014 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre

This lecture will consider the achievements of Kiffy Rubbo and her legacy within the context of other women curators whose creative leadership has contributed significantly to the vibrancy of Australian art galleries today.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 August 2014 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre

A dynamic and unique force in Australian art, Kiffy Rubbo was director of the Ewing (later the George Paton) Gallery, at the University of Melbourne Student Union, 1971-1980. For the first time, her major role in Australian visual culture as well as her legacy are explored.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
3 September 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
4 September 2014 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne. 

Associate Professor Jane Munro, Head of International House, is pleased to invite all IH alumni from 1984 to a reunion dinner on Thursday 4 September.

Cost: Free

Open to: IH alumni only 




 
1990’s Reunion
6 September 2014



Hosted by St Hilda's College

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Hilda's College, a cocktail reception reunion is being held for freshers from 1990 - 1999.

Click Here to Register
Cost: $35

Open to: alumni



 
10 September 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Whatever Happened to Democracy?

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
11 September 2014 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne.

Associate Professor Jane Munro, Head of International House, is pleased to invite all IH alumni from 1994 to a reunion dinner on Thursday 11 September.

Cost: Free

Open to: IH alumni only 




 
18 September 2014 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne

Associate Professor Jane Munro, Head of International House, is pleased to invite all IH alumni from 2004 to a reunion dinner on Thursday 18 September.

Cost: Free

Open to: IH alumni only




 
18 September 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM


Faculty of Arts Dean's Lecture at the University of Melbourne 

In this lecture, Stefan Collini attempts to place the changes that universities across the world have been experiencing in recent years in a comparative and historical perspective.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
1 October 2014 6:30 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne

Professor Emeritus Frank Larkins AM, Chair of the International House Council, invites you to attend a special dinner to celebrate the work of Associate Professor Jane Munro AM, 2004 - 2014.
Cost: $100

Open to: everyone



 
2000’s Reunion
11 October 2014



Hosted by St Hilda's College

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Hilda's College, a cocktail reception reunion is being held for freshers from 2000 - 2009.

Click Here to Register
Cost: $35

Open to: alumni



 
1960’s Reunion
18 October 2014



Hosted by St Hilda's College

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Hilda's College, a cocktail reception reunion is being held for freshers from 1960 - 1969.

Click Here to Register
Cost: $35

Open to: alumni



 
2010’s Reunion
25 October 2014



Hosted by St Hilda's College

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Hilda's College, a cocktail reception reunion is being held for freshers from 2010 - 2013.

Click Here to Register
Cost: $20-$30

Open to: alumni



 
Class of 2004 10 year reunion
15 November 2014 to 16 November 2014



Hosted by the Faculty of Veterinary Science

Venue to be determined. Sunday brunch at the Werribee Campus.

Contact Andrew Down at aedown@gmail.com for more information.

Cost: TBA

Open to: alumni



  
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