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Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
Black Thursday Pop Up Talk
4 Aug 2016 - 23 Aug 2016, State Library of Victoria
The State Library will host a discussion about William Strutt's powerful 1851 painting, Black Thursday.
The Burial of Burke Pop Up Talk
9 Aug 2016, State Library of Victoria
The State Library will host a discussion of William Strutt's 'The Burial of Burke' (1911), a moving piece of colonial art.
Foxcroft Lecture: Banned Books Exposed
18 Jul 2016, State Library of Victoria
Look into the history of private case collections, where 'dangerous' books were discreetly locked away for the safety of the public.
Collaborate, Share, Barter and Thrive
23 Jun 2016, One Roof
This Lightning Talk asks: Can we get all we need through the power of community? Or is throwing money at an idea is the only way it can thrive?
The Rise of Documentary Photography - An Israeli Perspective
23 Jun 2016, Photography Studies College
In an age when anyone can be a journalist by snapping a photo and sharing it, this seminar looks at the Israeli perspective on photojournalism.
Matt Welsh Speaker Series: Men's Health
2 Jun 2016, City Library
Join Matt Welsh, former Australian Olympic and world-champion swimmer with tips for men on looking after their own health.
Matt Welsh: Work/Life Balance
23 Jun 2016, Library at The Dock
Join Matt Welsh, former Australian Olympic and world-champion swimmer, to learn what work/life balance is and how to achieve it.
Pilar Lacasa Seminar: Fandom and Personal Relationships
22 Jun 2016, RMIT Design Hub
RMIT Digital Ethnography Research Centre presents visiting scholar Pilar Lacasa on fandom, digital culture and young people.
The Wheeler Centre at the Toff: Bedtime Stories
18 Jul 2016, The Toff in Town
Life was better when you were a child. In Bedtime Stories, a storytelling evening, Australia’s best writers retell their books … as if for children.
JJ Clark's Architectural Brilliance
4 Oct 2016, Old Treasury Building
This floor talk will examine the competing architectural styles of the Old Treasury Building, and how one young architect was able to harmonise them.
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