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The SDGs & gender equality: from global to the Pacific

Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, UN Women; Miwa Kato, Regional Representative, UN Women Asia and the Pacific; and Aleta Miller, Representative, UN Women
10 October 2017 - 5:30pm

In a free Canberra public lecture, Virginia Haussegger, Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, will facilitate a conversation with UN Women leaders about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and progress underway towards achieving SDG 5 – gender equality and women’s empowerment – by 2030.

Cast out: women and the politics of impiety

Prof Rajeswari Sunder Rajan, New York University
5 September 2017 - 4:30pm
The focus of this paper is women’s expulsion from religious community. Professor Sunder Rajan takes for her examination three literary texts, twentieth-century works of (quasi-historical) fiction written in southern India: A.

Sexual assault and harassment on University campuses: Changing the course

Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs
5 September 2017 - 12:30pm

Gillian Triggs, who was until recently the President of the Commission, will be talking about the resulting ‘Change the Course’ report which was published on 1 August 2017.

Sustainable futures and the importance of gender

Janelle Weissma (UN Women National Committee Australia); Professor Margaret Alston (Monash University); Dr Yolande Strengers (RMIT); : Associate Professor Jo Lindsay (Monash University)
17 August 2017 - 12:00pm

This panel of experts examines the importance of gender, globally, nationally and locally, as we develop social and political structures to achieve long term sustainability. The panellists interrogate the critical role of gender interventions as personal, communal and global.

EMILY's list 2017 oration with Tanya Plibersek

Tanya Plibersek MP
16 August 2017 - 7:00pm

"I am a feminist because I know that having so much joy and satisfaction and at home and at work, it would be completely unacceptable to say to other women, the young women I meet, so full of potential, "you're on your own". Book now for the EMILY's List 2017 Oration with guest speaker Deputy ALP

Bayesian networks for decision making under uncertainty

Professor Ann Nicholson, Monash University
22 June 2017 - 6:00pm

Professor Nicholson will explore the applicability of Bayesian networks and describe some of the challenges in building these models and having them adopted by decision makers.

RSSS Public Lecture Series: Adverse Events - On bad affects and the antidepressant wars

Professor Elizabeth Wilson
5 June 2017 - 5:00pm

In this lecture Professor Wilson will address the issue of psychopharmaceuticals, harm and adverse effects.

On point with Dr Anne Aly MP

Dr Anne Aly MP; Louise Taylor, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Legal AID ACT
24 March 2017 - 6:00pm

Dr Anne Aly MP will present a keynote address on the topic of "how radical western feminism has been counterproductive for the rights of minority women".

Pamela Denoon lecture 2017: The importance of mothers and families in lowering the indigenous incarceration rate

Josephine Cashman
8 March 2017 - 7:00pm

This year's Pamela Denoon Lecture titled 'The importance of mothers and families in lowering the indigenous incarceration rate' will be delivered by Josephine Cashman.


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