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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



 
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 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government 

The Panguna Mine in Bougainville, once a source of nearly 44% of PNG’s revenue, has been closed for twenty-five years. The mine was closed amidst intense opposition to the mine’s operation amongst local communities, which contributed to the eruption of a brutal 10 year civil war in which more than 10,000 people died. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
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




 
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.



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



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Gender, Sexuality and Intimacy in Australia’s 1980s by Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno

Postsecular Sex? The New Christian Right and Sex in Australia since the 1970s by Dr Tim Jones

“Jewish+Lesbian= ‘Jesbian’” by Dr Jordy Silverstein
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




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



Hosted by the State Government of Victoria in Shanghai 

This event is now fully booked

An exclusive networking function for Victorian alumni.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
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 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.



 
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 6:00 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.



  
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