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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




 
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



 
4 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Australian Institute of Art History

Although the first Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, James Goold, has been dismissed as a mere collector of ‘copies’, this lecture will explore his ambitions and achievements as a bibliophile, a patron of architecture, and as a collector of late Baroque Italian art. 
Cost: Free

Open to:  alumni and general public




 
4 September 2014 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM



Hosted by the Faculty of Arts
Dean's Lecture

Advocating for the fundamental importance of the Humanities in the twenty-first century is a major higher education and research policy issue. This is particularly relevant in the current Australian political climate.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
4 September 2014 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.
Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: Alumni and general public




 
5 September 2014 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

What is Australia seeking to achieve in its G20 host year?
How will the outcomes of the G20 Summit impact Australian policy and regulation, and therefore our business and community sectors?
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
6 September 2014 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne

Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.

Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: Alumni and general public



 
7 September 2014 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Hosted by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne
           
Having recently celebrated its 17th season in Fort Worth, Texas - the Mimir Chamber Music Festival brings an array of leading musicians from North America to Melbourne.


Cost: $35 full/ $25 concession/ $10 off standard ticket prices for alumni

Open to: alumni and general public




 
8 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

This event is now full . If you would like to be placed on a waitlist if tickets become available,  please contact MSoG-events@unimelb.edu.au.

A discussion of the current global displacement situation, the changing humanitarian landscape confronting UNHCR and the international community, and the operational challenges and dilemmas facing humanitarian actors today. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
9 September 2014 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM



Hosted by the Melbourne School of Government

Many countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in building relatively strong democracies with shared prosperity, others have stumbled. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
9 September 2014 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


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Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Presented by Dr George Sugai
Professor & Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair, University of Connecticut

Supporting the behaviour success of all students requires, at minimum, the adoption of evidence-based practices; however, to maximize student outcome more may be required.

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the logic and features of tiered systems of support and how the impact and durability of evidence-based practices might be enhanced.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
9 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

This lecture will look at the work of the craftsmen and artists of the period from 1200 to 700 BCE. Though Mycenaean architecture and art have been greatly admired and the Archaic and Classical Greek monuments, ceramics, and sculpture are well known and discussed, the achievements of the early Greek artists and craftsmen are less acknowledged and often even ignored.
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.




 
10 September 2014 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The Great War was long, painful, and costly. The Second World War was total and murderous. Both wars haunted the last century and haunt us still. The Second World War has commonly been portrayed as the foremost example of total warfare, while Blitzkrieg has been seen as the form of warfare that Germany waged between 1939 and 1942.

Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



 
10 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



 
11 September 2014 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM




Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Dean's Lecture

A healthy planet? Ten grand challenges to improving global health.

presented by 

Professor Alan D Lopez

University of Melbourne Laureate Professor

Rowden-White Chair of Global Health and Burden of Disease Measurement

Director, Global Burden of Disease Group Melbourne School of Population and Global Health








Cost: Free

Open to:alumni and general public.




 
12 September 2014 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM



Hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

In recent times Pacific history has generated new interest among a range of historical researchers in Australia – see for example the new collection edited by David Armitage and Alison Bashford, Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) - even as fewer historians are employed to teach Pacific history in universities. 
Cost: Free

Open to: alumni and general public.



  
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