Contemplative Studies Centre at the University of Melbourne
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To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, the Ethics and Well-being Hub presents their showcase event, “How to do good and live well: Understanding human behaviour and misbehaviour.”
Through a series of talks by Professor Simine Vazire, Dr. Kelly Kirkland, Associate Professor Luke Smillie, Dr. Katie Greenaway, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Hub Director Professor Brock Bastian, this showcase event will highlight the many facets of human behaviour as studied and understood by the Ethics and Well-being Hub. Each talk will cover a unique question of what it means to live well, do good, and the individual differences that make up our behaviour.
This event is part of the 75th Anniversary celebrations for the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences.
Moderated by Hub Director Professor Brock Bastian, speakers include:
Showcasing and celebrating Indigenous knowledge, this is a powerful selection of short films whose makers come from various Countries across Australia and Timor-Leste:
- Holding Tightly: Custom and Healing in Timor-Leste (Lisa Palmer and Ronin Films)
- Sugarbag Dreaming (Natasha Fijn)
- Martuwarra Fitzroy River of Life (Anne Poelina and Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council)
- Yindyamarra Yambuwan (Ray Woods and Bernard Sullivan)
- Galaridyi Bangamalagi – Sharing the Lachlan (Ray Woods and Bernard Sullivan)
Following each screening, there will be a short discussion with the filmmakers and knowledge holders.
While children are welcome, the films are aimed more at an adult audience and will hold particular interest for those in the policy or education sector.
Please arrive at 3.15pm as the first short film will start promptly at 3.30pm.