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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



 
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




 
22 August 2014 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


Australia in the World History Lecture and Seminar Series supported by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED. 
This seminar aims to uncover aspects of the history of international environmentalism from an Australian perspective, using case studies to illuminate our chequered history of environmental achievement.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
22 August 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

How much did the emergence of the modern world owe to developments in the distant past?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public




 
23 August 2014 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre, School of Culture and Communication

The Australian Centre and the Faculty of Arts warmly invite you to join us in congratulating and celebrating the winners of this years literary awards at the Melbourne Writers Festival.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
26 August 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Languages and Linguistics

“Did Jesus laugh in his terrestrial life?”… This is a question that medieval scholars kept asking for centuries. Is there any kind of humor in Saint Augustine’s City of God? Surprisingly humor was everywhere in medieval farces, novels and non-literary works.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2014 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED.

The RACE Project was originally designed to convey three key messages: (1) Race is a recent human invention; (2) Race is about culture, not biology; and (3) Race and racism are embedded in institutions and everyday life.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2014 3:30 PM to 5:45 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

The John Barry Memorial Symposium 2014


Caitlin Overington When worlds collide: critiquing the impact of CCTV on gender performances within night time spaces in Melbourne

James Petty Living on the streets: the margin between juridical and disciplinary power

John Fitzgerald, Claire Loughnan and Nesam McMillan A Conversation about the Spaces of Criminal Justice Governance
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

'Race' matters: Silence, Empowerment and the University as a Racialised Landscape

The impacts of the racialised polices justifying colonisation continue to permeate the daily-lived realities of every Australian; Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, ‘white’ or otherwise.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
27 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




 
27 August 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

For over 30 years, scholars throughout the social sciences and humanities have been developing sophisticated tools with which to reflect on the gaze that we use to ‘see’ crime, visualize risks, and take measures to maximize security.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 August 2014 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM




Hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences

To inculcate the obligations of responsibility – has this not been the aspiration of almost all who hope to govern human beings, who seek to implant technologies of ‘self-mastery’ in each individual who is to live their lives in a condition of freedom rather than of domination?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.






 
28 August 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne 

This lecture focuses on war activisim in America and the ordinary citizens who felt strongly enough about the issues to articulate an opinion on the social, cultural and political histories of the period.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
29 August 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The American presidency is the most powerful political office in the world. Surprisingly, most contemporary presidents have found themselves severely constrained in their ability to pursue their chosen agendas for domestic and foreign policy change.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
29 August 2014 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre

This lecture will consider the achievements of Kiffy Rubbo and her legacy within the context of other women curators whose creative leadership has contributed significantly to the vibrancy of Australian art galleries today.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 August 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Centre

A dynamic and unique force in Australian art, Kiffy Rubbo was director of the Ewing (later the George Paton) Gallery, at the University of Melbourne Student Union, 1971-1980. For the first time, her major role in Australian visual culture as well as her legacy are explored.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
1 September 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Isaac Newton is known today as one of the most profound scientists to have ever lived. Newton's discoveries in physics, optics, and mathematics overturned a variety of fundamental beliefs about nature and reshaped science in ways that are still powerfully with us.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

Join us for a public panel discussion on the Afghan elections, involving established and internationally known scholars, policy makers and practitioners with comparative expertise on elections, conflict and transition. Each speaker will address different themes and draw out some policy implications. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Conservation responds to environmental, material and social change, including the emotive responses of people. Dr. Eastop's paper looks at the response to garments concealed within the structure of buildings many years before recent discovery.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
3 September 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



  
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