Public lecture

Pamela Denoon Lecture 2020

Antoinette Braybrook, CEO of Djirra
3 March 2020 - 7:00pm

The 2020 Pamela Denoon Lecture will be given by Antoinette Braybrook on the topic 'Making First Nations women safe and strong'

The 11th Jack Westoby Lecture - Enabling Women in Forest Sciences

Dr. Daniela Kleinschmit
25 February 2020 - 5:30pm

In this Jack Westoby Lecture, Dr. Daniela Kleinschmit will present some evidence about women in forest sciences, focusing on graduates and their professional life, perceptions and ideas for the future articulated by today’s female forestry students and about trends of women in leadership roles in forest sciences

“Give me glory!” – Feminism and the Politics of Refusal

Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities; ANU Gender Institute
20 February 2020 - 5:30pm

Professor Bonnie Honig's recent work reflects her enduring interest in contemporary political theory, democratic politics, and feminism

Silicon Valley’s Quest for Temporal Optimization

Professor Judy Wajcman, London School of Economics
12 February 2020 - 5:00pm

This talk will argue that while there is no temporal logic inherent in technologies, artifacts do play a central role in time regimes

Behind Closed Doors: Complaints and Institutional Violence

Professor Sara Ahmed
5 December 2019 - 5:30pm

Professor Sara Ahmed will deliver the Humanities Research Centre's Inaugural Distinguished Lecture.

Goldsmith Public Lecture - The Remaining Gender Disparities in the Labor Market: Causes and Policy Responses

Associate Professor Jessica Pan
13 November 2019 - 5:30pm

Despite the significant advances that women have made in terms of reversing the gender gap in education, labor market attachment, and representation in professional spheres, gender gaps in the labor market remain remarkably persistent

Sexual Liberation, Socialist Style: Intimate Life and Expertise in Communist Czechoslovakia

Associate Professor Kateřina Lišková
7 November 2019 - 1:00pm

While the usual account places sexual liberation to 1960s West, I will argue for an earlier and systemic sexual liberation that took place in the 1950s in one of the countries of the Cold War East.

Islam and Reform: Myth and Realities

Dr Raihan Ismai
6 November 2019 - 5:30pm

It is often suggested that Islam needs a reformation, especially in the face of extremism and the lack of social and political liberalisation in Muslim societies.

Nat Thomas

Nat Thomas
23 October 2019 - 1:15pm

Nat Thomas, aka Nat Solo, is a Melbourne-based artist and writer whose independent practice considers storytelling as the basis of culture.


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