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EXHIBITION
Treasures of the ANU Archives
Friday, 6 June 2014 - Tuesday, 30 September 2014
R.G. Menzies Building (#2), Fellows Road, ANU
The Treasures of the ANU Archives exhibition will highlight historic documents, photographs, maps, and film from the ANU Archives extensive collection including the University's own archives, and the Noel Butlin Archives Centre.
CONFERENCE
Call for papers - 2015 Australasian Aid Conference
Monday, 1 September 2014 - Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Crawford School of Public Policy, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU
The 2015 Australasian Aid Conference welcomes papers from academics, practitioners and policymakers on a wide range of topics regarding aid, development and international public goods.
EXHIBITION
resist & reveal
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - Saturday, 4 October 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
esist & reveal showcases the artwork of Melinda Heal and Amy Kerr-Menz, who are both textile artists using traditional Japanese resist dyeing techniques in an Australian context.
EXHIBITION
Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of Jam Factory
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - Saturday, 1 November 2014
ANU School of Art
This exhibition presents new work by 40 selected artists, craftspeople and designers who have had a significant involvement with the JamFactory during its 40-year history and who are presently producing work of outstanding quality.
EXHIBITION
Designing Craft / Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - Saturday, 1 November 2014
ANU School of Art Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of Jam Factory will illustrate the critical role that JamFactory has played in nurturing and promoting contemporary craft and design in Australia.
PUBLIC LECTURE
The 2014 Last Lecture - VOTE NOW!
Friday, 26 September 2014 - Thursday, 9 October 2014
The Hall, University House, 1 Balmain Crescent, ANU
Want to celebrate the end of the academic year? Vote now for the lecturer who has enthused you the most this year.
OTHER
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Monday Gaming
Monday, 29 September 2014 at 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Manning Clarke Centre
The ANU Anime and Gaming Society welcomes all members of the ANU and ACT communities to attend our weekly Console Gaming Night from 6:00-11:00pm where we will be gaming on the big screen!
SEMINAR
Presidents and Parliaments: The Institutional Foundation of Divided Government
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
ANU Centre for European Studies (Building 67C), 1 Liversidge Street, ANU
In this presentation, Professor Csaba Nikolenyi examines how the rules of indirect presidential selection in four post-communist democracies (Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, and Latvia) have shaped the ability of the incumbent governing coalition to have its presidential candidate elected.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Representative Democracy in the digital age: fact or fiction?
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Committee Room, Parliament House, Canberra
The Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon John Bercow MP, will address some of the challenges faced by modern parliaments and representatives across the Commonwealth, in the era of the digital revolution and 'disruptive' technology. Has digital increased expectations and demands of the citizen to such a degree that it is time for a new model of representative democracy or is the impact over-hyped?
OTHER
Intergenerational Crime: Can we break the cycle? (A free community forum)
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Auditorium, Centre on China in the World, Fellows Lane, Australian National University, Acton, ACT
A free community forum featuring Alasdair Roy (ACT Children Young People's Commissioner), Rod Little (Chairperson of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body), Dr Emmeline Taylor (Criminologist), Dr Lynne Margor-Blatch (Psychologist) and Assistant Commissioner Rudi Lammers (Chief Police Officer for the ACT).
PUBLIC LECTURE
ANU Circle for Gender Equity Panel Discussion: 'Unmasking Masculinity'
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sparke Helmore Theatre 1, ANU College of Law, Fellows Road, ANU
Panel Discussion on the construction of masculinity in different cultural contexts.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Worlds beyond our Solar System
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Arthur Hambley Lecture Theatre (CHEM T1), Science Road, ANU
The ANU Black Hole Society invites you to join us for the next episode in our 2014 public lecture series. Dr Daniel Bayliss from the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics will be speaking about extrasolar planets in his talk titled "Worlds beyond our Solar System". Come along to find out about the search for Earth-like planets and life beyond the Pale Blue Dot.
WORKSHOP
ANU CALC Creative Writing Workshop
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Theatre 4, Manning Clark Centre
Kim Mahood, the University's HC Coombs Creative Arts Fellow for 2014 and author of award-winning book, Craft for a Dry Lake, will facilitate a creative writing workshop.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Meet Chantelle - Founder of 'Do It In A Dress'
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Bruce Hall Dining Hall, Bruce Hall, 40 Daley Road, ANU
In Term 4, the Rhetoric Learning Community will be hosting Chantelle Baxter, the Founder of One Girl which runs many programs including the 'Do It In A Dress' campaign!
SEMINAR
A good idea that went wrong': The rise and fall of two Aboriginal licensed clubs in northern Australia
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Hanna Neumann Building, Room G058, (near Student Union), ANU
Using interviews with protagonists and documentary sources, this seminar examines the development of two licensed social clubs that were designed to inculcate responsible drinking practices for their Aboriginal clientele.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Art Forum: Melinda Heal & Amy Kerr-Menz
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
School of Art lecture theatre, School of Art, 2 Childers Street, ANU
'resist & reveal' showcases the artwork of ANU School of Art alumni Melinda Heal and Amy Kerr-Menz, who are both textile artists using traditional Japanese resist dyeing techniques in an Australian context. Melinda and Amy will discuss the use of traditional processes in contemporary art practice.
SEMINAR
The Greek Civil War and Child Refugees to Australia: The Cold War and Australian Internationalism in the 1940s
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Garren Road, ANU
This paper explores the history of child removal to Australia during the Greek Civil War - the paidomazoma.
FILM
The Hungry Tide
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Auditorium, The Australian Centre on China in the World Building 188, Fellows Lane, ANU
Maria Tiimon, from the Pacific nation of Kiribati, works in Sydney for an NGO raising awareness of Pacific climate change issues. As she struggles to balance the needs of family, with the urgent task of raising awareness of her nation's plight, Maria's personal life suddenly draws her back to Kiribati.
FILM
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Wednesday Screenings
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Theatre 3, Manning Clark Centre, Union Court, ANU
The ANU Anime and Gaming Society cordially invites all ANU Students, ANU Staff and members of the wider ACT community to join us at our weekly Wednesday Screening event in the Manning Clark Centre from 6pm-8:30pm.
THEATRE
NUTS Presents 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play', by Sarah Ruhl
Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - Saturday, 4 October 2014
Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre, ACT
In her exploration of female sexuality at the dawn of the electrical age, Sarah Ruhl has managed, with humour and finesse, to articulate what was until the late 19th century shrouded in mystery: the female orgasm. Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play is Ruhl's most popular comedy to date.
INFORMATION SESSION
Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics Open Day
Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
CSO Common Room, Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Mount Stromlo Observatory
The Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) is running a new Masters of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Advanced) course from 2015. To inform you about this new program the school will hold information days on 2-3 October 2014. This Masters Advanced course is a new prestigious pathway into a PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics which can be taken instead of, or in addition to, Honours.
SYMPOSIUM
Renewing Australian Federalism: starting the conversation
Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132,Lennox Crossing, ANU
A panel of academic and government speakers will lead a debate on renewing the federation, with plenty of time for questions and comments from the floor. The event will be chaired by Professor Miranda Stewart, Director of Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.
SEMINAR
The risk of climate tipping points: perspectives from paleo-climate studies
Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fenner Seminar Room, Frank Fenner Building 141, Linnaeus Way, ANU
IPCC climate change models portray gradual rises in temperature and related consequences through the current and following centuries. By contrast paleoclimate studies indicate the evolution of the atmosphere includes gradual changes as well as abrupt shifts in state of the climate, including tipping points representing a synergy of oceanic feedback processes triggered by solar pulsations and/or sharp rises in atmospheric greenhouse gas levels.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Alice Kettle & Amanda Ravetz
Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
School of Art lecture theatre
Alice Kettle and Amanda Ravetz are visiting artists in the Textiles Workshop. In this Forum they discuss their ongoing fascination with enchantment and reverie - how they became interested in these areas, how they have pursued their individual and collaborative research through stitch and film and how they have developed this research while at ANU.
SEMINAR
Locating the Chinese in Rangoon: the Sino-Burmese
Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
PSC Reading Rm, 4.27, Hedley Bull Centre, cnr Garran Rd & Liversidge St, ANU
This presentation locates a specific population of Chinese people in Rangoon who understand themselves as belonging in Burma. These hybrid Chinese refer to themselves as Bama Tayout in Burmese and if they speak Mandarin, Miandian Huaren, both of which can be translated as Sino-Burmese.
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