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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



 
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.




 
2 September 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

As “Hollywood North,” Vancouver has long served as a versatile site for runaway productions, generating more than $1 billion in annual revenue for the province and viewed as a model for other cities to develop their own film service industry.

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 7:45 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 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 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




 
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 10:00 AM



Hosted by the Sydney Alumni Association 

Join fellow alumni at this seminar, part of the Institute’s 2015 Seminar Program, in which Garvan scientists will discuss their latest research. This year the topic will be ‘Genomics and the revolution in medical research’.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
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 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in Bendigo

Reforming Australian Federal Democracy - From Education to Taxation - is it time to change?

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



 
10 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) in Perth

Engineering & IT alumni based in Perth are invited to meet with the Dean and connect with fellow alumni in Perth.

Cost: Free

Open to: MSE alumni & guest




 
11 September 2015 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and The University of Melbourne in Melbourne 


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
14 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts in London

Alumni from the Faculty of Arts, the University of Melbourne, are invited to attend a cocktail reception in London.

Cost: Free

Open to: Alumni of the Faculty of Arts




 
15 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts

Drawing on findings from his forthcoming book – Societies Under Siege: Exploring How International Economic Sanctions (Do Not) Work (Cambridge University Press) – Lee Jones argues that sanctions on Myanmar were marginal or even counter-productive.

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



 
16 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the National Gallery of Victoria

This conversation invites eminent Australian women from business, arts and politics to share their stories, role models and ideas on leadership. Using Catherine as our guide and looking to the future, how can we encourage and foster women to lead?

Cost: Bookings required $16 M / $20 A / $18 C

Open to: alumni and general public




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



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture will examine not only the different types of subjects connected with daily life that are illustrated on these vases, but will also note subjects not found, such as scenes of cooking or cleaning, activities probably left to slaves.



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 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Centre for History of Emotions, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture investigates the contexts in which the image of a heart-shaped object could be used in order to evoke a range of different meanings.. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




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



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

What does it mean to build a career as a professional curator working in the expanded field of contemporary art, art history and practices of art?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




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



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics at the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne

This lecture will explore what it is that continues to attract Australian writers and artists to Italy in our contemporary times and which Italy is portrayed in their works.insert short description. 

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.




 
17 September 2015 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts in New York, United States

The Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, are delighted to invite faculty graduates to attend a cocktail reception for alumni currently in the New York area.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and their guests only




 
18 September 2015 9:40 AM to 19 September 2015 5:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

This symposium celebrates 25 years since art curatorship was first offered as a degree at The University of Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
18 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

How can curatorship engage global issues in a local context whilst recognising diversity?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



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



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Leon Fink
offers a re-assessment the idea of opposing post-war eras by emphasizing enduring tensions in ideology and practice already apparent by the end of World War II at the re-creation of the capitalist world economy.

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.




 
22 September 2015 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

This lecture gives an overview of what we can learn from modern studies, ethnography, archaeology, ancient texts, and art about ancient Near Eastern bees, honey, and beekeeping – in a journey that takes us from ancient Egypt to the realm of King Midas (of the Golden Touch), and ends in “the Land of Milk and Honey” (the land of Canaan).

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.




 
29 September 2015 6:00 PM to 20 October 2015 8:15 PM



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

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne proudly presents a four-part masterclass series in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria's exhibition Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great.
Cost: $60 - $240

Open to: alumni and general public





 
4 October 2015 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the Ian Potter Museum of Art

The Faculty of Arts presents a masterclass examining valuable items from the Ian Potter Museum of Art’s and Baillieu’s Library’s collections, including some original papyri from Roman Egypt, and will engage with the ways the texts have now been digitised texts and are available online.

Cost: $45 - $55

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.



 
7 October 2015 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Advancing Journalism, the School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts

Walkley Award winning journalist Sarah Ferguson, whose documentary series on the Rudd/Gillard years The Killing Season made waves earlier this year, will present the 2015 A.N. Smith Lecture in Journalism.


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.



 
13 October 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



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

This presentation examines indigenous contributions to London’s recent festival offerings, focusing mainly on live performances developed by Aboriginal and Maori artists and their collaborators.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
14 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture will present a community-engagement project which was focused on the development of the museological skills of volunteers running the LifeCare retirement village's War Museum.

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.




 
21 October 2015 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Why has Putin been welcomed by most Russians? What drives his policies in Russia and Ukraine?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
26 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

The talk opens with an exploration of the (un)translatability of the concepts of world literature/littérature-monde/Weltliteratur

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




 
1 November 2015 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM



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

In the spirit of the Seattle Band Map and the US Map of Jazz, we wondered what a map of Australia’s Musical Capital would look like? What if we started with Adam Simmons, one of Melbourne’s hardest working musos? What would it tell us about Melbourne music, what would it tell us about Adam …. ?

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 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

John V. Barry Memorial Symposium in Criminology

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
10 November 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

This lecture examines the cultural afterlife of criminal evidence. It explores what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of the trial.

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.



 
10 December 2015 8:45 AM to 11 December 2015 6:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The centennial of the First World War has prompted questions about its impact beyond 1918, one of which was the League of Nations.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




  
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