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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



 
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




 
30 August 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 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.



 
31 August 2014 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Event is full - registrations are closed.
The University of Melbourne Orchestra performs the public premiere of ANZAC, a new work by esteemed composer and Dean of the Faculty of VCA & MCM, Professor Barry Conyngham. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public






 
1 September 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Isaac Newton is known today as one of the most profound scientists to have ever lived. Newton's discoveries in physics, optics, and mathematics overturned a variety of fundamental beliefs about nature and reshaped science in ways that are still powerfully with us.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

Join us for a public panel discussion on the Afghan elections, involving established and internationally known scholars, policy makers and practitioners with comparative expertise on elections, conflict and transition. Each speaker will address different themes and draw out some policy implications. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Conservation responds to environmental, material and social change, including the emotive responses of people. Dr. Eastop's paper looks at the response to garments concealed within the structure of buildings many years before recent discovery.
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 




 
4 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

Although the first Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, James Goold, has been dismissed as a mere collector of ‘copies’, this lecture will explore his ambitions and achievements as a bibliophile, a patron of architecture, and as a collector of late Baroque Italian art. 
Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public




 
4 September 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts
Dean's Lecture

Advocating for the fundamental importance of the Humanities in the twenty-first century is a major higher education and research policy issue. This is particularly relevant in the current Australian political climate.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
4 September 2014 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.
Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: Alumni and general public




 
5 September 2014 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

What is Australia seeking to achieve in its G20 host year?
How will the outcomes of the G20 Summit impact Australian policy and regulation, and therefore our business and community sectors?
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
5 September 2014 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in Colombo

Join us at this annual event to reconnect with other Alumni, to hear what some of the University's achievements have been in the past 12 months and to find out what our wonderful current students have been doing.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni, friends, students




 
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



 
6 September 2014 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.

Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: Alumni and general public



 
7 September 2014 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne
           
Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.


Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: alumni and general public




 
8 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

This event is now full . If you would like to be placed on a waitlist if tickets become available,  please contact MSoG-events@unimelb.edu.au.

A discussion of the current global displacement situation, the changing humanitarian landscape confronting UNHCR and the international community, and the operational challenges and dilemmas facing humanitarian actors today. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
9 September 2014 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

Many countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in building relatively strong democracies with shared prosperity, others have stumbled. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
9 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


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Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Presented by Dr George Sugai
Professor & Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair, University of Connecticut

Supporting the behaviour success of all students requires, at minimum, the adoption of evidence-based practices; however, to maximize student outcome more may be required.

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the logic and features of tiered systems of support and how the impact and durability of evidence-based practices might be enhanced.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
9 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture will look at the work of the craftsmen and artists of the period from 1200 to 700 BCE. Though Mycenaean architecture and art have been greatly admired and the Archaic and Classical Greek monuments, ceramics, and sculpture are well known and discussed, the achievements of the early Greek artists and craftsmen are less acknowledged and often even ignored.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
10 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The Great War was long, painful, and costly. The Second World War was total and murderous. Both wars haunted the last century and haunt us still. The Second World War has commonly been portrayed as the foremost example of total warfare, while Blitzkrieg has been seen as the form of warfare that Germany waged between 1939 and 1942.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
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 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM




Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Dean's Lecture

A healthy planet? Ten grand challenges to improving global health.

presented by 

Professor Alan D Lopez

University of Melbourne Laureate Professor

Rowden-White Chair of Global Health and Burden of Disease Measurement

Director, Global Burden of Disease Group Melbourne School of Population and Global Health








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 




 
12 September 2014 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

In recent times Pacific history has generated new interest among a range of historical researchers in Australia – see for example the new collection edited by David Armitage and Alison Bashford, Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) - even as fewer historians are employed to teach Pacific history in universities. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
16 September 2014 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences & the Melbourne School of Government at the Melbourne Convention Centre
           

Access to cultural material directly contributes to what Amartya Sen describes as ‘functionality’ - giving individuals the tools we need to understand our place in the world, and ‘capability’ - giving us the ability to make choices about our place in the world.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



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



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

Indigenous women’s sand stories from Central Australia are a traditional form of narrative in which storytellers incorporate speech, song, sign, gesture and drawing. A story begins with the clearing of a space on the ground. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

Come and celebrate the world’s oldest continuous living culture
Australian Aboriginal culture has a unique place in the world, being the oldest continuous living culture. The ICOM-CC Cultural Evening celebrates Australia’s extraordinary Indigenous cultures, and includes performance and story-telling. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
17 September 2014 7:00 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Singapore 

Get set for a night of laughs with stand-up comedian Ronny Chieng, one of the rising stars of Australia’s stand-up comedy circuit.

Cost: S$29 or S$34

Open to: alumni and guests




 
17 September 2014 7:30 PM



Hosted by The University of Melbourne in Dhaka 

An evening of networking and reconnecting with fellow alumni.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and guests




 
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



 
19 September 2014 9:00 AM to 20 September 2014 5:00 PM


Hosted by Faculty of VCA and MCM at Melbourne

A two-day professional development symposium for emerging artists, exploring the different pathways to a sustainable arts career.
Cost: $30
                      
Open to: Alumni and general public






 
19 September 2014 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM


Melbourne University Geomatics Society

 

The MUGS 50th Annual Industry Dinner



Cost: $100



Open to: ticket holders only






 
23 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

Suburbia has functioned for cultural critics as a provincial, materially aspirational, middle-class other against which an emerging cosmopolitan selfhood is defined. Critics of suburbia have in turn been accused of an elitist, now discredited kind of cosmopolitanism, one that’s been superseded by critical models of cosmopolitanism.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
24 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

David Danks Oration 2014

Choices in the Era of Genomics 

Associate Professor Clara Gaff

Program leader, Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research



Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.





 
25 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies 

According to “realism about the external world”, the known physical world of stones, trees, cats, and the like exist independently of our minds. This seems to be the very heart of commonsense and yet most of the great philosophers, and many of the most influential contemporary ones, have been antirealists in one way or another. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public




 
25 September 2014 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Singapore). 

Join your fellow alumni for drinks and finger food as photographer (and alumnus) Jingyi Tan shares his images and experiences from his solo walk across New Zealand.
Cost: S$10

Open to: alumni and guests 




 
30 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies 

 Seneca, the tutor and advisor of the Roman emperor Nero, left behind a wide range of philosophical writings. The first goal of Seneca’s philosophy is the therapy of the soul - in other words, the moral progress of the reader as well as of the writer himself. This is a process entailing several stages. 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
1 October 2014 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM




Hosted by the Melbourne School of Engineering at Queen's College, University of Melbourne, Parkville.

Guest Speaker:
Patrick Boland
Managing Director- ANCA Pty Ltd
Mr Boland received the Kernot Memorial Medal in 1999 and will deliver the talk:
"Lessons from building a manufacturing company in Australia"
Cost: $65.00


Open to: Alumni and their guests only



 
1 October 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

There are two principal avenues through which the material creations of non-Western peoples have gained recognition and value in the cultural centers of Europe and North America. One avenue can be called “culture,” the other “art.”
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



 
16 October 2014 6:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Engineering at University House

Engineering, surveying and applied science classmates from 1974 are invited to a tour of the Engineering and IT precinct followed by dinner.

 
Cost: $90


Open to: Alumni only



 
17 October 2014 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Hosted by the Ian Potter Museum of Art at Tooborac

Alumni and friends 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:
$65 - $75

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
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



 
22 October 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures, School of Culture and Communication

Powered by globalising capital and rapid economic growth, Asia has been urbanising at an unprecedented speed and scale. Many Asian cities are not just expanding territorially, but are also re-urbanising - redeveloping old city areas to create greater density and value. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
24 October 2014 9:00 AM to 25 October 2014 6:00 PM



Julian Martin
Not titled 2014
pastel on paper
38 x 28cm
Courtesy the artist and Arts Project Australia

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Arts Project Australia at the University of Melbourne

Contemporary Outsider Art: The Global Context
An international conference at the University of Melbourne



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
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



  
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