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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



 
29 July 2015 to 2 September 2015



Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Wednesday Lectures hosted by Raimond Gaita

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 August 2015 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts invites Arts alumni to take advantage of a very special ticket offer to attend an exclusive alumni reception followed by Will Self’s Closing Night Address at the Melbourne Writers Festival.

This event is now sold out. Please email Charity Bramwell at charityb@unimelb.edu.au to be placed on the waiting list.

Cost: $25 for Faculty of Arts alumni

$30 for non-alumni guests

Open to: alumni and their guests




 
1 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

In The Luck of Politics, Andrew Leigh weaves together numbers and stories to show the many ways luck can change the course of political events.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
2 September 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

As “Hollywood North,” Vancouver has long served as a versatile site for runaway productions, generating more than $1 billion in annual revenue for the province and viewed as a model for other cities to develop their own film service industry.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
2 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Is patriotism warlike? Does patriotism lust for violence? Or is there an achievable form of patriotism grounded in respect for humanity in general, and aimed at achieving peace?
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2015 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

The 2015 Walter Mangold lecture will discuss how language learning entails language ideologies, which influence diverse forms of learner habitus—a set of dispositions, habits, tastes, and desires related to language learning—as well as language education policies.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public. 




 
5 September 2015 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public. 




 
8 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
9 September 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
15 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts

Drawing on findings from his forthcoming book – Societies Under Siege: Exploring How International Economic Sanctions (Do Not) Work (Cambridge University Press) – Lee Jones argues that sanctions on Myanmar were marginal or even counter-productive.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
15 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
16 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture will examine not only the different types of subjects connected with daily life that are illustrated on these vases, but will also note subjects not found, such as scenes of cooking or cleaning, activities probably left to slaves.



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
17 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

For the urban historian, writing a new history of Melbourne is rich with possibilities and provocations.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

What does it mean to build a career as a professional curator working in the expanded field of contemporary art, art history and practices of art?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 September 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics at the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne

This lecture will explore what it is that continues to attract Australian writers and artists to Italy in our contemporary times and which Italy is portrayed in their works.insert short description. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
18 September 2015 9:40 AM to 19 September 2015 5:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

This symposium celebrates 25 years since art curatorship was first offered as a degree at The University of Melbourne.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
18 September 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

How can curatorship engage global issues in a local context whilst recognising diversity?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
22 September 2015 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Leon Fink
offers a re-assessment the idea of opposing post-war eras by emphasizing enduring tensions in ideology and practice already apparent by the end of World War II at the re-creation of the capitalist world economy.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
22 September 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne Library at the University of Melbourne

To accompany the Kerry Stokes Collection at the Ian Potter Museum of Art the University of Melbourne is offering a series of free public lectures and floor talks that will bring to life many of the extraordinary items on display.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




  
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