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Exhibition: Object as Score

The Fluxus project and legacy of John Cage pointed the way to the utilisation of objects as scores, recognising the potential for action and interaction that each object holds. Using the object as a score in sculpture, contemporary improvised music and performance at large this exhibition does not explore language as a medium for the transmission of open performance works, but rather employs the object as standin for the written score, recognising it as a provocation for action. Curated by N...

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Monday, 30 Mar 2015

Towards a Common European Memory? The First World War and European Remembrance

Countless present states were involved in the First World War. The respective perception of this global conflict, however, is at least nationally connoted, beginning with the date of entry into the war or which battles or events are being primaril...

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Free Lunch Hour Concerts: Stravinsky, Chopin and Beethoven

A series of free lunch hour concerts held on Mondays from 1.10pm – 2.00pm at Melba Hall, Royal Parade, Parkville. Youn Mi OH (Piano) Benjamin Austin (Piano) Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No.31 in Aflat Major Op.110 Fredrick CHOPIN Scherzo...

Free Lunch Hour Concerts: Chopin, Stravinsky & Beethoven

A series of free lunch hour concerts held on Mondays from 1.10pm – 2.00pm at Melba Hall, Royal Parade, Parkville. Youn Mi OH (Piano) Benjamin Austin (Piano) Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No.31 in Aflat Major Op.110 Fredrick CHOPIN Scher...

Inhabiting an Ageing Body: Old Age, Fashion, Beauty Culture in 20th Century Britain

What has it felt like to inhabit an ageing body in the past? This lecture analyses the treatment of age in high fashion magazines, older women’s use of makeup, and the grooming habits of Britons who were aged over 60, in order to highlight some of...

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

Detention of asylum seekers in the European Union and Australia: Shared challenges, different perspectives?

As the detention of asylum seekers has become a fixture in the legal landscape in both the European Union and Australia, concerns continue to be expressed by international and national human rights bodies about the treatment of asylum seekers in a...

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Ticking Boxes and Telling Stories: Privacy, Data Sharing, and the Construction of Identity

Over the last twenty years, we have all become subjects of increasingly pervasive and intense surveillance. Every time we go online, our activities are monitored and our personal information is collected, stored, and potentially shared. Our mobile...

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Thursday, 2 Apr 2015

Tiffin Talk - The Modi Government: An Early Assessment of its Policies and Impact

Ten months ago, the Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected with huge expectations, domestically and international level. This was the first time the BJP had ever secured a majority on its own, and the vi...

Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015

What role has reading played in your life?

This presentation analyses the affective experiences of book readers when they reflect upon, connect and share with others about their reading lives. The different uses that people make of reading, the complex meanings and the value that they attr...

Film Screening: Indian Cinema - Dil Chahta Hai

In 2015, the Australia India Institute is presenting a unique film series that highlights the cultural and cinematic links between India and Australia. The series will be curated by director and producer Anupam Sharma the Institute is aiming to s...

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Thursday, 9 Apr 2015

Panel Discussion: From Conflict to Collaboration

This discussion will draw on the experiences of people who have been at the frontline of driving both Indigenous job opportunities and negotiating positions across the resource sector underpinned by a commitment to drive Indigenous economic develo...

Friday, 10 Apr 2015

Prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases in India: What has changed in the last 10 years?

Professor Thankappan's research focuses on chronic NonCommunicable Diseases (NCD) and their risk factors, particularly tobacco. Over the last two decades his research has been instrumental for the integration of tobacco cessation programs in all 2...

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Teaching and Learning Australia: rethinking the archive in the Australian Humanities

The Australian Centre is presenting a one day symposium to explore the role of ‘the archive’ for education in the arts and humanities in Australia. The symposium will offer the opportunity to interrogate issues of cultural knowledge and cultural...

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