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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



 
25 May 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government 

How do you run a government? Better yet, how do you fix a government to maximize benefits for citizens? 
In conversation with Sir Michael Barber, the Melbourne School of Government, together with BCG’s Centre for Public Impact, invite you to learn some of the secrets of successful government from one of the world’s leading public policy experts, Sir Michael Barber.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
25 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM


This event is sold out. 

Hosted by the Faculty of Business and Economics
           
"
The Global Economy Seven Years after Financial Crisis: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues" Presented by Professor Carmen M. Reinhart, the Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at Harvard Kennedy School



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
26 May 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 Gregor Kennedy

Professor Kennedy will detail University of Melbourne research that demonstrates how logging students’ learning behaviours shows that students routinely fail to follow teachers’ pedagogical intent. 

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
27 May 2015 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM




Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) suffers a collective action problem. It insists that international society should assume responsibilities once the state ‘manifestly fails’ to protect its own population.

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
27 May 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the University of Melbourne

This forum will discuss the silences and absences in the commemoration of War, drawing on a major new exhibition by artist Brook Andrew at the Ian Potter Museum of Art.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
28 May 2015 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by International House in Melbourne

International House would like to welcome back its residents who lived at the college from 1957 - 1965 for a reunion, to be held on Thursday 28 May 2015.

Cost: Free

Open to: International House alumni only




 
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 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.




 
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.




 
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.




 
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.




  
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