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Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
The Pope on Climate Change, World Poverty and Social Equity - Thursday 09 July 2015, 12:15pm to 1:30pm - Talks & workshops

The Pope on Climate Change, World Poverty and Social Equity

9 Jul 2015, The Salvation Army Hall
After Pope Francis' encyclical warning of ‘catastrophic’ climate change and growing social inequality, two Melbourne thinkers will assess his views.
Florence, Capital of Italian Cultural Modernity - Thursday 09 July 2015, 6:30pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Florence, Capital of Italian Cultural Modernity

9 Jul 2015, Istituto Italiano di Cultura
A talk in English by Luca Somigli, providing an overview of the Florentine cultural milieu in the period between Italian unification and World War I.
The School of Life presents Cindy Gallop: On Porn - Wednesday 22 July 2015, 7:15pm to 9pm - Talks & workshops

The School of Life presents Cindy Gallop: On Porn

22 Jul 2015, Federation Square
Acclaimed researcher and speaker Cindy Gallop on the topic of pornography and its relationship to love and desire.
Melbourne Immigration Stories - Thursday 09 July 2015, 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Talks & workshops

Melbourne Immigration Stories

9 Jul 2015, Melbourne Multicultural Hub
Enjoy a lecture on the 'Melbourne Immigration Stories' by Jan Molloy from the Melbourne Immigration Museum.
Girls in a Hurry: Ethel Turner & Mary Grant Bruce - Thursday 13 August 2015, 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Talks & workshops

Girls in a Hurry: Ethel Turner & Mary Grant Bruce

13 Aug 2015, Melbourne Multicultural Hub
Ethel Turner and Mary Grant Bruce: Girls in a Hurry, is a lecture by Pamela Nutt on the early writings of these two well-loved Australian authors.
Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You - Thursday 10 September 2015, 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Talks & workshops

Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You

10 Sep 2015, Melbourne Multicultural Hub
Dr Craig Hassed explains in lay-person's terms how to play the genetic hand you have been dealt.
Bringing 'The Dressmaker' to Life: From Page to Screen - Thursday 08 October 2015, 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Talks & workshops

Bringing 'The Dressmaker' to Life: From Page to Screen

8 Oct 2015, Melbourne Multicultural Hub
The Dressmaker brings Rosalie Ham's novel of the same name to life on the big screen. Rosalie will discuss writing the book and being in the film.
This Intimate War: Gallipoli/Çanakkale 1915 - Wednesday 12 August 2015, 6pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

This Intimate War: Gallipoli/Çanakkale 1915

12 Aug 2015, Shrine of Remembrance
Join author Dr Robyn Rowland as she shares a moving and intimate portrait of two countries at war.
Discover Your Digital Future: What's Next? - Thursday 16 July 2015, 6pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Discover Your Digital Future: What's Next?

16 Jul 2015, Library at The Dock
An evening of talks and a panel discussion from leaders and influencers across the arts, design, business and tech spaces.
Indigenous Cultural Landscapes - Monday 06 July 2015, 6pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Indigenous Cultural Landscapes

6 Jul 2015, RMIT Design Hub
Discover and celebrate how layers of Indigenous meaning within our urban landscapes can inform and enrich landscape practice.

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