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Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
The AI Lounge
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017, Cargo Hall
The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence is coming to Melbourne, with a host of experts presenting lively nightly talks.
Wisdom Tools: Transcending the Mechanism of Doubt
3 Sep 2017, Kathleen Symes Library & Community Centre
Doubt is one of the core human emotions that creates separation from others and the Divine. Hear Adi Da's simple but profound discourse on it.
Women Writers in the City
26 Aug 2017, ACMI
Walking, reading, writing – the actions we take in public space hold specific resonances for women. Essayists explore these relationships.
The Turning Point Intensive
10 Sep 2017, Rydges
Learn how to empower yourself and live an abundant life with purpose at this free workshop.
Canopy: Melbourne's Green Roof Forum
5 Sep 2017, European Bier Cafe & Aer Bar
Canopy is a quarterly forum that brings people together to share ideas for greening our cities.
Old and New Atheism: Problems in the World of Unbelief
12 Sep 2017, Unitarian Hall
Come along to the Atheist Society's public lecture, 'Old and New Atheism: Problems in the World of Unbelief', with speaker James Fodor.
The Deakin Oration: Professor Tony Wong
31 Aug 2017, Parliament House
The Deakin Oration 2017 explores the themes of water and sustainability, featuring Professor Tony Wong.
Let's Talk About the Changes We Face as We Age
25 Aug 2017, St Michael's Uniting Church
Join Clinical Psychologist Julijana Chochovski as she explores the challenges of coping with the changes and stages of older adulthood.
Make Australia Great Again, or Make the Planet Great Again?
5 Sep 2017 - 12 Sep 2017, St Michael's Uniting Church
Back by popular demand, Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM presents this two-part lecture series.
Global Ideas Forum
8 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017, The University of Melbourne
Global Health in a Volatile World: People, Politics, Planet.
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