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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



 
24 July 2014 9:00 AM to 25 July 2014 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The past 20 years has witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines.

Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public.



 
26 July 2014 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM


THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. However if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email Tamsin Courtney at tamsinc@unimelb.edu.au.

Hosted by the Faculty of Arts in Melbourne
           
Melbourne Masterclasses: Les Misérables, from Page to Screen           


Explore the evolution of the characters of Les Misérables, on their journey from the page to the screen. In conjunction with the State Library of Victoria's exhibition Victor Hugo: Les Misérables - From Page to Stage.
        
Cost: $54 - $59

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
30 July 2014 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM


Hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at the University of Melbourne 

Perceptual theories from the nineteenth century to the present suggest ways that humans can relate to a line, feel the way a line feels, even without projecting human qualities on it. Feeling like an abstract line, then, allows us to feel what we have in common with nonorganic life. Examples will be drawn from Islamic art, abstract painting, animation, and analog video synthesis.    
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public



 
31 July 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studes, 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



 
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, hisotry 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.




 
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 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




 
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.




 
20 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



 
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 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




 
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.




  
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