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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.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - Saturday, 2 August 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
A survey of diverse contemporary sculptural practice by third and fourth year students of the School of Art sculpture workshop.
Nuclear energy: the debate Australia has to have
Monday, 28 July 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Theatre, lower ground floor, National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra, ACT 2600
ABC 666's Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three of the nation's most compelling experts on nuclear energy - an issue we cannot continue to ignore.
The JCSMR Director's 'Health through Discovery' Public Lecture Series - A new model of cancer: theory and therapy
Monday, 28 July 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Finkel Lecture Theatre, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building #131, Garran Rd, ANU
Dr Lineweaver will present a new atavistic model of cancer in which our deep evolutionary history and the evolution of multicellularity play a major role...specifically through the increasingly comprehensive protein super-family phylogenetic trees made possible by genome sequencing.
Milestones in Music - Pop eats itself: The Impact of the Sampler
Monday, 28 July 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
ANU School of Music, Lecture Theatre 3 - Level 5
This lecture considers the impact of the sampler and questions surrounding legality, performance and technology, authenticity and quotation. How has the sampler prioritised Black music history in a dominant, Anglo-American popular music industry? To what extent is a soul and funk canon mediated via house and hip hop musicality? Is it possible to make sample-heavy records, such as Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique and De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising, today? And how do contemporary 'replay' and 'allusion' techniques overcome legal boundaries?
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Monday Gaming
Monday, 28 July 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!

The Internet of Things (Inaugural Dean's Colloquium)
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
N101, Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) Building 108, North Road
There's much talk about the Internet of Things: many companies know of numerous exciting opportunities and can't wait to take advantage of them. What is getting lost, however, is the why and the what of the Internet of Things. What does it mean, and what is meaningless discussion about it?
Step into the Limelight
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - Saturday, 9 August 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
Step into the Limelight is the ACT Department of Education's major arts showcase event. The student art exhibition marks the start of the Step into the Limelight festivities for 2014 which will include a film festival and gala performance.
The Nagoya Protocol: Japan, access to genetic resources and academic research
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Phillipa Weeks Staff Library, ANU College of Law
The Nagoya Protocol will be in force on 12 October 2014. The Japanese government has been discussing implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and will decide a monitoring system soon. Under this regime, Japanese academic institutions conducting research activities using genetic resources have to prepare to comply with the Nagoya Protocol and domestic monitoring measures for their academic research. To support and promote these activities, the ABS Task Force Team for Academia was established in 2012.
International negotiations on climate change: the real dynamics
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Seminar Room 1.04, Coombs Extension Building, Building #8, ANU
Professor Howard Bamsey explores the behind-the-scenes evidence to address the need for more effective response measures in international negotiations if the goal of avoiding more than a 2°C rise in temperature (from pre-industrial times) is to be met.
Making ethnographic data more accessible through information architecture
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Milgate Room
How can ethnographic collections be successfully shared with a public audience online?
Introduction to Student Leadership at ANU 2014
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Function Room, Burton and Garran Hall
The purpose of this program is to provide professional development to students who are planning to take up a leadership position within the ANU community in 2015. As a pilot program, it will run over two days in July and will be evaluated with assistance from participants.
Book launch: The economics of just about everything, by Andrew Leigh
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
ANU Commons, Lena Karmel Lodge, cnr Barry Drive & Marcus Clarke Ctreet, Canberra
Did you know that another 10cm of height boosts your income by thousands of dollars per year? Or that a boy born in January is nearly twice as likely to play first grade rugby league as a boy born in December?
Chinese economic diplomacy towards the Oceania Island States in the 21st Century
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Innovations Theatre, Building 124, Eggleston Road, ANU
Oceania island states are an important part of China's grand peripheral strategy. In the first decade of the 21st century, the relationships between China and Oceania island states present the full range of development. Chinese economic diplomacy in the areas of trade, investment and development assistance towards Oceania island states has achieved fruitful results.
Blow up the lecture?
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Auditorium, Centre on China in the World, Building 188, Fellows Lane, ANU
Technology is opening up new ways to teach and learn and we want your opinion on what the classrooms of the future might look like.
ANU IT OMG and LITSS Meeting
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Allan Barton Forum, CBE Building, Kingsley Street, ANU
The ANU IT OMG and LITSS meeting is open to all IT staff across the University. Attendees are encouraged to raise topics of interest or concern to either be addressed at the time, or for an investigated response if required.
Private sector partnerships in development: US approaches
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Barton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU
On July 30th, speakers from the the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will discuss how to harness business, trade and investment tools for better development outcomes.
Prospects and challenges for the Indonesian newly-elected President: Economic and social/demographic perspective
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Griffin Room, Level 1, Crawford (building 132)
Prospects and challenges for the Indonesian newly-elected President: Economic and social/demographic perspective.
ANU in New Zealand July 2014
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - Thursday, 31 July 2014
New Zealand - Wellington & Auckland
Meet face to face with an ANU representative in Wellington & Auckland. This opportunity will allow prospective undergraduate, graduate and summer research scholarship students to find out about ANU. Registration is essential.
John le Carre and Edward Snowden: Facts and fictions in the world of contemporary espionage
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sir Roland Wilson Building #120 Theatrette, McCoy Circuit, ANU
John le Carre's novels have been acclaimed as among the finest spy fiction ever written, blurring the boundaries between literary and popular works.
Joyeux Noel, Christmas in July Film Night
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - Thursday, 31 July 2014
Theatre 5, Manning Clark Centre, Union Court, ANU
Bring on the mid-year Christmas cheer and join us for our Joyeux Noel Film night! Based on actual events, this film portrays the days in the First World War when Soldiers fighting on the Western front lay down arms in order to celebrate a peaceful Christmas together in No-Man's-Land. Jointly hosted by the French and German Societies, Snacks are guaranteed!
To Let the World In: Volume 1
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
School of Art lecture theatre
To Let the World In: Vol. 1 is part of a two-film project that reflects on the work of three generations of visual artists in India. The film chronicles the spirit and legacy of the Narrative-Figurative movement initiated by a group of artists and a critic in the late 1970s. They sought to explore the particularities of locality, gender and politics in a postmodernist vein, moving away from the master narratives of national and international high modernism.
National Centre of Biography, Biography workshop
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seminar Room A, Coombs Building, ANU
James Button, author of Speechless: A Year in my Father's Business, will speak on what writing an accidental biography of his father, the Labor Senator and Minister John Button, taught him about his father, Australia and himself.
FUSION À LA PROVENÇALE: Progress towards fusion energy at ITER
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leonard Huxley Lecture Theatre, Mills Road, ANU
Established by the signature of the ITER Agreement in November 2006 and sited at St Paul Lez Durance in the highlands of Provence in southern France, the ITER project involves the European Union (including Switzerland), China, India, Japan, the Russian Federation, South Korea and the United States. ITER is a critical step in the development of fusion energy: its role is to confirm the feasibility of exploiting magnetic confinement fusion for the production of energy for peaceful purposes by providing an integrated demonstration of the physics and technology required for a fusion power plant.
Sino-capitalist urbanization
Thursday, 31 July 2014 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Auditorium, CIW Building, Fellows Lane
This paper draws on Christopher McNally's (2012) concept of 'Sino-capitalism' to analyse the complex set of forces that have shaped China's urbanisation experience to date, as a prelude to understanding the challenges facing the central government as it embarks on its 'National New-type Urbanisation Plan' for 2014-2020, which places urbanisation at the centre of China's modernisation drive and its ongoing efforts to rebalance the economy towards domestic demand.
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Treasures of the ANU Archives
Friday, 6 June 2014 - Tuesday, 30 September 2014  more»
Book launch: The economics of just about everything, by Andrew Leigh
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Blow up the lecture?
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  more»
What will you do when your doctorate is done?
Friday, 1 August 2014 at 9:30 AM - 6:45 PM  more»
ANU/Canberra Times meet the author series with Greg Combet
Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Neoclassical Growth Theory: From Swan to now
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Eat, drink & be literary with Chris Uhlmann & Steve Lewis
Friday, 15 August 2014 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  more»
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - Friday, 22 August 2014  more»
We are all made of stars: Establishing equity and diversity within Australian astronomy
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - Friday, 29 August 2014  more»
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