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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



 
17 April 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Faculty of VCA and MCM in Melbourne

Music alumni of the Faculty of VCA and MCM are invited to attend the Dorcas McClean Gala Concert and reception on Thursday 17th April at the Melbourne Recital Centre.


Dorcas Jessie Taylor bequeathed her estate to the University of Melbourne to establish the Dorcas McClean Scholarships 'for the advancement of musical education of young violinists'.

  


Cost: $10
Apply alumni only promotional code to when buying tickets on the Melbourne Recital Centre website.

Open to: alumni and the public



 
28 April 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The establishment of a Royal Commission with an exclusive focus on institutional child sexual abuse has caused disquiet on several fronts, including amongst feminists who fear that it marks a return to a focus on 'stranger danger', diverting attention from sexual abuse within the home.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 April 2014 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Health Sciences 


Formal launch of Social Work books and reports by Robyn MIller, Chief Practitioner with the Department of Human Services. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 April 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

Presented by The Honourable Sussan Ley MP
Assistant Minister for Education

Assistant Minister for Education, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, will speak about the need for sectoral reform, the Productivity Commission’s broad terms of reference and the views expressed via the consultation process so far, as well as the important relationship between childcare and female workforce participation.

Places are limited and registrations will close when the lecture is fully booked.
Cost: Free

Open to:
Public



 
30 April 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

How China uses its growing power is becoming a key question in the foreign policy debate both in China and around the world. The talk will discuss the following questions: What factors are included in China’s power resources? How should China apply these resources?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
30 April 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

China has been a land of radical changes in the past 30 years, from its economy to society, from its culture to individual life. Chinese contemporary art has become one of the most intensive and challenging part of such a great change.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
6 May 2014 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM



Hosted by the Research Unit in Public Cultures

We are pleased to invite you the launch of Latin American Television Industries by John Sinclair and Joseph D Straubhaar, International Screen Industries Series, British Film Institute/Palgrave Macmillan (London and New York, 2013).

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 May 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Special Dean's Lecture

The neurobiology of subjective experiences - from colour to beauty


Professor Semir Zeki FRS

Professor of Neuroesthetics
University College London



Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
7 May 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Beattie Smith Lecture 2014

A whole-person perspective on recovery for people with psychotic illness. Data from the Australian national psychosis survey on physical health, mental health, cognitive function and social participation

Professor Vera A Morgan

Head, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit, UWA School of Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, Deputy Director (Epidemiology): UWA Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry, Operational Epidemiologist: North Metropolitan Health Service Mental Health

Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
7 May 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Today we almost take for granted the presence of human rights norms. If not always honoured in the breach, they are at the centre of a contemporary global moral vocabulary. How did this become so?

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
8 May 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

In the past 15 years around 160 million Chinese rural workers migrated to cities to work. Because of restrictions on migrant access to local health and education system a large cohort of migrant children are left-behind in rural villages and growing up without parental care.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
8 May 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts

Join one of Australia’s best loved authors, Alex Miller, in an intimate conversation about his long and much celebrated literary journey over fine wine and canapés at Charcoal Lane restaurant.


Cost: $25.00

Open to: Faculty of Arts alumni and guests.




 
8 May 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne.

Professor Field Rickards invites you to attend the Melbourne Graduate School of Education 2014 Awards Evening.

Cost: Free

Open to:
Invitation Only



 
15 May 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

A fragmented and segmented social protection system can create barriers for labour migration and be socially divisive. There have been great efforts to consolidate multiple schemes that segregate different social groups into fewer schemes in both Europe and in China. So far neither has achieved
an integrated system.



Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
16 May 2014 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Culture and Communication

Please join the University of Melbourne community in celebrating the eightieth birthday of Chris Wallace-Crabbe. 





Cost: $90

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
19 May 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

2014 Hamer Oration
After more than 100 years since Federation, the Government’s White Paper on Reform of the Federation presents an historic opportunity to reconsider Federal-State relations and responsibilities.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
20 May 2014


Speaker:             Ms Kelly O’Dwyer, MP

Topic:                   “Opportunities and Challenges for Australia’s Economic Future”

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                               Open to Alumni Only




 
20 May 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM





 
22 May 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM



Hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

On the surface, the difference between the China of the Cultural Revolution era and the China of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms is summed up in the contrast between the Maoist insistence on the struggle between the two roads  - socialist and capitalist – and the Dengist contention that it does not matter if a cat is black or white so long as it captures mice.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




  
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