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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



 
2 June 2015 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

FACES (Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems) is a project that, after two years of research support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has established proof of concept for the application of face recognition technology to works of portrait art.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
4 June 2015



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

The French Program in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne cordially invites alumni and friends of the French Trust Fund to a reception on Thursday, 4 June 2015.

Cost: $30 per person

Open to: Alumni and friends of the French Trust Fund




 
11 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communications

When did postmodernism begin? When did it end?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
11 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This discussion examines the ethical dimension in the participation of science in war, and the ongoing affects of government support of scientific pursuit today.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
16 June 2015 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics

"Superstar Firms in the Global Economy".

Presented by Professor Peter Neary, Professor of Economics at Oxford University and a Professorial Fellow of Merton College Oxford



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
17 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

Our panel trace the development of psychology in Australia and the emergence of new psychological techniques, examining these changes from a twentieth century perspective, and in relation to current challenges.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
18 June 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne

Dr. Derick W. Brinkerhoff, from RTI International, and Dr. Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff, of George Washington University, will be discussing the dynamics of governance reform strategies, processes, and mechanisms, drawing upon their research and practical experience.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
23 June 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the International House Council

With a long and distinguished career in foreign affairs, Dr Geoff Raby has a unique and sought after perspective on China.

The former Australian Ambassador to The People's Republic of China brings an unrivalled insight into China's market and Australia's relationship with this emerging economic power.

 

Cost: Free

Open to: general public.




 
24 June 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

The panel will reflect on the powers enacted during wartime, and discuss current concerns for human rights in our own period.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
26 June 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

An evening seminar on Italian Renaissance gardens

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
12 July 2015 2:00 PM to 15 July 2015 6:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre, Human Rights and Animal Ethics Research Network, Faculty of Arts

Animal Publics, the sixth biennial AASG international Conference, will explore the complex relationship between the public and private worlds of animals.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
16 July 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences at The University of Melbourne.

Ortwin Renn from the University of Stuttgart in Germany will discuss 'Challenges of risk governance: coping with systemic risks such as climate change'

Cost: Free

Open to: general public



 
17 July 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

Cruikshank's long career spanned a period of enormous change. His prints demonstrate how the nineteenth century saw the British print market change its focus from the elite to the mass market as technology made production cheaper, education and increasing literacy widened the interests of the population as a whole, and the effects of industrialisation and expanding urbanisation called for social reform.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
18 July 2015 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute in Art History

This conference will present a series of papers and discussions focusing on the art, life and times of the 19th century Australian artist S.T. Gill.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
22 July 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This forum will discuss the way in which these changes are revealed in the artwork of the period, and how art informs our understanding of the emerging Australian culture.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
26 August 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures

How should the study of Asia-Pacific screen culture change if we think transnationally? All too often, the study of transnational cinema is little more than a celebration of national soft power, as in some writing on the so-called Korean Wave phenomenon.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Hosted by the University of Melbourne

Our experts will discuss the affecting qualities of the performing arts and the way in which they convey the meaning of war. You are also invited to a viewing of Pack up your troubles: Music and the Great War.


Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Lea Waters

Professor Waters will share the trends, evidence and advancements occurring in the rapidly growing field of positive education. She will explore how the initial conceptualization of positive education has been broadened and deepened with cutting-edge research techniques such as bio-data and big data.  

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
27 October 2015 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture Series: Professor Hamish Coates

Professor Coates will review recent higher education transparency developments, by first defining the idea of transparency in light of new institutional and operating economies. A series of guiding principles for advancing higher education will be explored. Professor Coates will further analyse prominent policies and practices and emerging trends, while highlighting the nature and maturity of transparency.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



  
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