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Reflections and Dreamings of an Aeolian Migrant
26 Oct 2017, Museo Italiano
Enjoy the launch of a book of Italian poems by Maria Salpietro, along with storyteller, artist and author Bernard Caleo.
Graeme Clark Oration: Transitions in Cancer Research
30 Oct 2017, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Nobel Laureate Dr Harold Varmus will discuss advances in our knowledge of cancer and what the future holds for its diagnosis and treatment.
Kevin Rudd on China's Rise and a New World Order
26 Oct 2017, The Sofitel
Join Kevin Rudd and a panel of experts as they discuss China's emergence as a power of the first rank and what that means.
Is Morality Objective?
7 Nov 2017, Unitarian Hall
The Existentialist Society's free public lecture features Leslie Allan speaking on 'Is Morality Objective?'.
Docklands History Group: Leigh Henningham
26 Oct 2017, Library at The Dock
Come along and hear Leigh Henningham talk about working as a professional photographer in and around Melbourne for over 30 years.
Melbourne International Games Week
22 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne International Games Week is Asia Pacific's largest digital games celebration, featuring conferences, events and activities for all.
Precision Medicine – Genetics and Genomics
22 Nov 2017, Charles LaTrobe Theatre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital
A free public lecture exploring how genetics and genomics can help reduce disease through prevention, early detection and monitoring.
Researching Mission Songs with Jessie Lloyd
16 Nov 2017, State Library of Victoria
Learn about the day-to-day life of Indigenous communities on missions, settlements and reserves through the secular songs that were sung after church.
One Object, Many Stories: Matchbox Labels
9 Nov 2017, State Library of Victoria
Take a closer look at the striking commercial art of mid-20th-century matchbox labels that depicts the popular culture and fashion of the time.
Health Matters: Ageing Well
24 Oct 2017, AMREP Lecture Theatre
Join leaders from the science, media, health and medical worlds for a talk on the opportunities and challenges of ageing in the 21st century.
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