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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



 
24 July 2014 9:00 AM to 25 July 2014 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The past 20 years has witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public.



 
26 July 2014 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM


THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. However if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email Tamsin Courtney at tamsinc@unimelb.edu.au.

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts in Melbourne
           
Melbourne Masterclasses: Les Misérables, from Page to Screen           


Explore the evolution of the characters of Les Misérables, on their journey from the page to the screen. In conjunction with the State Library of Victoria's exhibition Victor Hugo: Les Misérables - From Page to Stage.
        
Cost: $54 - $59

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
28 July 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Perception, Imagination and Change
Exhibition and Catalogue Launch
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 July 2014 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Sydney Alumni Association at the Arts Gallery of NSW 

This event is now fully booked.

A conducted tour of the always controversial and stimulating, Archibald competition. The guides will provide a wealth of knowledge and information about the artists and their methods and motivations.

Cost: $20.00

Open to: alumni and guest




 
30 July 2014 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM


Hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at the University of Melbourne 

Perceptual theories from the nineteenth century to the present suggest ways that humans can relate to a line, feel the way a line feels, even without projecting human qualities on it. Feeling like an abstract line, then, allows us to feel what we have in common with nonorganic life. Examples will be drawn from Islamic art, abstract painting, animation, and analog video synthesis.    
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
30 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Faculty of Arts

Hosted by the University of Melbourne at the National Gallery of Victoria 

This event is now fully booked.

The NGV Careers Panel Event will showcase the diversity of career opportunities at the NGV and feature alumni from a broad range of Faculties at the University of Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni only




 
31 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studes, Faculty of Arts

The history of philosophy seems integrally related to philosophy in a way that, say, the history of mathematics or psychology is not so related to those disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
2 August 2014 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Alumni Association Singapore 

Enjoy a visual and auditory experience of the Parade Show over drinks and tapas.

Cost: S$35

Open to: alumni and guests




 
4 August 2014 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

Come along to an information session and hear about Crafting Venice, a one-week journey into the heart of Venetian craftsmanship, hisotry and culture.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
6 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Hollywood was not always a bastion of liberalism. Following World War II, an informal alliance of movie stars, studio moguls, and Southern California business interests formed to revitalize a factionalized Republican Party.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics & Asia Institute

The teaching and learning of foreign /second languages today is caught between the need to acquire 'usable skills' in predictable cultural contexts and the fundamental unpredictability of global contexts.
Cost: Free

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




 
6 August 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



 
7 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

What insights can we derive from a century-long perspective on the challenges of governance in China today?  In any state that has undergone a revolution there are elements of state making and constitutional thinking that survive the revolution.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

2014 Walter Mangold Lecture


Food and cuisine, like any cultural phenomenon, constitute organized systems with rules and regulations that function much like a language does.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
7 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Against the background of the broader history of the idea of human rights, this lecture investigates when and why the contemporary field of 'global justice' in philosophy and political theory was invented.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM






Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education           



Indigenous Australians and universities: Navigating reform in a changing landscape




Presented by Professor Ian Anderson



Pro-Vice Chancellor (Engagement) and Foundation Chair for Indigenous Higher Education
Cost: Free



Open to: alumni and general public.






 
13 August 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



 
14 August 2014 10:00 AM



Hosted by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney

Garvan scientists will discuss the latest research into Health Ageing: Diseases that affect us as we age. The lecture is part of the Institute’s 2014 Seminar Program.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




  
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