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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



 
27 April 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by the Victorian Government in Bogota, Colombia

Join your fellow Victorian alumni at this networking reception in Bogota.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only



 
27 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Professor Joy Damousi and Professor Marilyn Lake will reflect upon their ground breaking publication Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century which was first published in 1995.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 April 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 Julie McLeod

Professor McLeod will examine different waves of progressive education, from the internationalist child-centred progressivism of the interwar period to the flourishing of radical agendas and open-plan experiments of the 1970s. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public 



 
29 April 2015 9:00 AM to 30 April 2015 4:30 PM




Hosted by the Centre for Workplace Leadership

Held over two days, the Future of Work will bring together business leaders, influences and thinkers, for a series of discussions, debates and demonstrations examining the changing nature of work, new workplace innovations and how we can best prepare for the future.
Cost: AUD$1,350.00 (+$9.95 booking fee)

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
29 April 2015 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM



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

Emergency managers are interested in crowdsourcing, aggregating and visualising vast amounts of data from social media to understand where best to deploy resources, and to make predictive models of future events

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
29 April 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM




Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

Why did some Indonesian Muslim activists join ‘holy war’ (jihad) in foreign countries? 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
29 April 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM



Hosted by the Victorian Government in Lima, Peru

Join your fellow Victorian alumni at this networking event in Peru.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only



 
29 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The lecture will explore how the perception of Arminius changed to make him the mythical founder of a united German nation in the 19th century

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
29 April 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Beattie Smith Lecture 2015


Marijuana and Madness: cannabis and mental illness
 

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
30 April 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

This seminar will consider ongoing research on historical institutional child sex abuse (ICSA) scandals 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 April 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Engineering at Melbourne

This is your exclusive chance to sit down face to face with some of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s successful and inspiring alumni.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and current Engineering & IT students 



 
5 May 2015



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Join the co-founders of Naked Ambition, Erica David and Fiona Triaca, at the next event in the Faculty of Business and Economics' Creating Future Leaders Series.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only



 
5 May 2015 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM



Hosted by Melbourne Law School in Melbourne

Melbourne Law School alumni are invited to attend an Alumni Breakfast Seminar presented by Professor John Daley (LLB (Hons) 1989, BSc1987), titled "Is courageous policy reform still possible?" on Tuesday 5 May 2015.

Cost: $25 per person

Open to: Melbourne Law School alumni only




 
5 May 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in New York 

Join your fellow alumni at this upcoming networking event in New York.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and guest 




 
6 May 2015 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications in the Faculty of Arts

Many of the ways we use social media today have longstanding precedents in historical media like diaries, journals, and scrapbooks.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
6 May 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies 

This lecture will outline the enduring status of Tel Zayit’s strategic position as a borderland community.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
6 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne


This discussion explores what the survey reveals about the nature of World War One, the way in which different combatants understood their role and the meaning of the Dardanelles Campaign.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 May 2015


Hosted by the Melbourne School of Engineering at University House at the Woodward.

Engineering, Surveying and Applied Science classmates from 1965 are invited to a reunion lunch and tour of the Engineering and IT precinct.

Cost: $75 (inc GST)



Open to: Alumni only




 
7 May 2015 5:30 PM



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



 
7 May 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

Dr Eka Srimulyani, from Universitas Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry in Indonesia, will be discussing female leaders from traditional Islamic educational institutions in contemporary Aceh.


Cost: Free

Open to: Alumni and general public




 
8 May 2015 9:15 AM to 9 May 2015 5:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

A conference to explore the impact of books and writing, fiction and non-fiction, authors, readers and publishers in shaping and subverting the British empire.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
8 May 2015 11:00 AM



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 



 
11 May 2015 6:15 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics

"Economic policy for the 21st century”
Presented by Professor John Quiggin, Australian Laureate Fellow in Economics at the University of Queensland
 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 May 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Patrick Griffin 

After a career spanning more than 40 years in the field of educational assessment, Professor Griffin will reflect on assessment changes over this time, how this is linked to teaching and how it is changing teaching practices. He will also predict assessment changes well into the 21st-century.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

We do good to one another by bringing about welcome consequences and, in particular, by bringing about welcome consequences that are disposition-dependent.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 May 2015 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Hosted by the Alumni Relations office in Melbourne

Join alumna Jenny Taing as she shares her journey as a young female lawyer with a refugee and culturally and linguistically diverse background entering the boardroom

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
13 May 2015


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Hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning 

The Dean’s Honours Awards is a significant annual event and we are delighted that we will celebrate our highest achieving students and graduates on these special occasions. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
19 May 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Hosted by Melbourne Law School

2015 Golden Reunion for Law alumni who graduated in 1965 or prior. 

Cost: $75

Open to: Melbourne Law School Alumni and guests




 
20 May 2015


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20 May 2015 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM




Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Against this historical background, the School runs an engaging and exciting interdisciplinary lecture series, taking different approaches to the Conflict theme across the boundaries of space and time, from classical antiquity to present day, catering to an equally diverse audience of community enthusiasts, students and scholars, and aimed at engendering a stimulating debate around issues addressed.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
20 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the (Insert name of department) in (insert city)

This event examines the medical response to World War I, and the changes that it introduced. It contrasts the responses from World War I with the approach to similar problems today.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
21 May 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM



Hosted by International House in Melbourne

International House would like to welcome back residents who lived at the college in 1975 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 21 May 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only 




 
21 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

When our languages fall silent, what do we lose with them?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
25 May 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government 

How do you run a government? Better yet, how do you fix a government to maximize benefits for citizens? 
In conversation with Sir Michael Barber, the Melbourne School of Government, together with BCG’s Centre for Public Impact, invite you to learn some of the secrets of successful government from one of the world’s leading public policy experts, Sir Michael Barber.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
25 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics

"
The Global Economy Seven Years after Financial Crisis: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues"

Presented by Professor Carmen M. Reinhart, the Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at Harvard Kennedy School



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
26 May 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 Gregor Kennedy

Professor Kennedy will detail University of Melbourne research that demonstrates how logging students’ learning behaviours shows that students routinely fail to follow teachers’ pedagogical intent. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
27 May 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) suffers a collective action problem. It insists that international society should assume responsibilities once the state ‘manifestly fails’ to protect its own population.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
27 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This forum will discuss the silences and absences in the commemoration of War, drawing on a major new exhibition by artist Brook Andrew at the Ian Potter Museum of Art.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 May 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by International House in Melbourne

International House would like to welcome back its residents who lived at the college from 1957 - 1965 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 28 May 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only




 
4 June 2015 5:30 PM



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 June 2015 11:00 AM



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



 
11 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications

When did postmodernism begin? When did it end?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
2 July 2015 5:30 PM


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


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. 
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. 
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. 



 
3 July 2015 11:00 AM



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




 
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



 
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




 
6 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 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.



 
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.



  
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