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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



 
30 September 2014 6:00 PM to 2 October 2014 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts; Australian Institute of Art History

The Australian Institute of Art History, in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts (School of Culture and Communication, and the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies) the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, and the University Library will host a conference on urban heritage, with a focus on Melbourne. 
Cost: $295

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
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.



 
30 September 2014 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne 
 
The last in the 2014 Career Webinar series: Fostering Connections to Get Ahead, hosted by Melbourne alumna Stella Clark, Director of Stella Connect.
 
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.



 
6 October 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts 

Dean's Lecture
Christopher Marlowe’s play Doctor Faustus (1604) examines the life of a scholar whose ambition for knowledge, wealth and power results in his selling his soul to the devil.  
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 October 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the  School of Culture and Communication

William Winterbotham’s four- volume Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of the America United States was published in 1795 and written from Newgate Prison where its author/editor was serving a four-year sentence for sedition. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
8 October 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies 

The establishment of the Augustan regime (27BCE-14CE) presents itself as the assertion of order and rationality in the political, ideological and artistic spheres: the rule of Apollo after the Dionysiac excesses of Antony, the calming of the madness of civil war. A standard reading of the Aeneid focuses on the poem’s attempt to put an end to the furor of civil war in the name of ratio and pietas, but also registers Virgil’s acknowledgement of the impossibility of ensuring the lasting rule of reason over madness. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
8 October 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

In this lecture Simon Pierse sheds new light on the role that Sir Kenneth Clark (later Baron Clark of Saltwood) played in bringing Australian art to a new audience in Britain during the early 1950s. 
Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.



 
9 October 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication, Australian Centre

A special event featuring photographer Nicholas Walton-Healey and readings by poets affiliated with the University of Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
9 October 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

In a poem entitled 'Greeting', John Shaw Neilson calls out to his readers: 'What of the wind?  Who knows the weather?  Shall we be old men in the street'.  Re-reading this recently Ross Gibson was thrown to an instant in one of his favourite films, called Lost Book Found by Jem Cohen. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.

          



 
9 October 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics 

The talk will give an overview of the often acrimonious debates on the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 and its repressive aftermath under the Franco Dictatorship that have occupied the media in Spain since the start of the 21st century. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
9 October 2014 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of the VCA and MCM in Melbourne

ENUF is Enough is a documentary by filmmaker Giulio Tami.  In collaboration with the VCA and Living Positive Victoria, the film explores the making of two new theatre pieces made in response to the 20th International Aids Conference.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
13 October 2014 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies 

Professor Armelle Le Bras-Chopard will discuss the history of exclusion of women from the political sphere and on the ways that women have invested the political sphere through mechanisms such as quotas or, particularly in France, parity. She will also examine the problem of equal opportunity from her first-hand experience as National EO Director for higher Education. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
13 October 2014 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The BBC/British Museum series and book ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’ brought international attention to the increasing importance of things to the exploration of human history and experience.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
15 October 2014 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM


 
Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne

Professor Paul Kofman, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne, has the pleasure of inviting you to attend a reunion luncheon for commerce alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago.

Cost: $50 per person

Open to: Business and Economics Alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago




 
15 October 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



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

Based on his award winning doctoral dissertation, Dr Gary Foley’s lecture will chronicle the development of the Black Power Movement within the Australian Aboriginal community and the 1972 Aboriginal Embassy.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
15 October 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


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Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

R Douglas Wright Lecture 2014

Untangling Antoni Gaudí’s multidimensional mysteries


Professor Mark Burry

Professor of Innovation (Spatial Information Architecture), Director: RMIT Design Research Institute
RMIT Melbourne



Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
15 October 2014 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

You are warmly invited to join Dr Catherine Kovesi at an information session to hear about an exceptional cultural tour of Venice, being offered by the Faculty of Arts, from 16 to 24 January 2015.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.

          



  
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