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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



 
31 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, 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, history 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 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Literary Nobel Price Octavio Paz (México D.F., March 31st, 1914 - Coyoacán, Mexico, April 19th, 1998), the Instituto Cervantes in Sydney in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy in Australia and the University of Melbourne, are organizing a series of conferences in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne about his work as a Mexican poet and essayist, presented by the Mexican poet and essayist Aurelio Asiain.
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 to 17 August 2014



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

The 2014 Melbourne Art Fair Lectures and Forums program is curated by Nikos Papastergiadis, Professor at the School of Culture and Communication and Director of the Research Unit in Public Cultures at the University of Melbourne and runs over four days from 14 to 17 August.
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




 
14 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts 

In his seminar, Professor Thakur disaggregates the UN role of maintaining international peace and security into the separate elements of pacific settlement, collective security, peace operations, arms control and disarmament, legal adjudication, and peacebuilding. An effort is made to analyse the historical record in order to connect the past to the future and to demonstrate changes that might be required in the institutional machinery in order to enhance the UN's peace maintenance role.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
14 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

‘Hope’ is treated thoroughly and theorized in Paradise Lost. In contradistinction to the deliberate exclusion of hope from Dante’s hell, Milton’s recently fallen angels debate their range of options with the intention of regaining lost hope, and enforced by an evident residue of hope.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
14 August 2014 8:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne in Makati City 

Hear about the newly forming University of Melbourne Alumni Association Philippines and find out how you can be involved!
Cost: 1,000 PHP

Open to: alumni and guests




 
15 August 2014 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies & the School of Social and Political Sciences

A forum that will bring together leading people in education, the arts, research, community and government, to talk about new ways of engaging with history and structural justice.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




  
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