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Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
Pause Fest - Wednesday 07 February 2018 to Friday 09 February 2018 - Talks & workshops

Pause Fest

7 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018, Federation Square
Pause is Australia's premier creative, tech and business event. A catalyst for change, a uniter of all industries, and a platform for the future.
The Vote Against Conscription - Thursday 14 December 2017, 11am to 11:30am - Talks & workshops

The Vote Against Conscription

14 Dec 2017, Old Treasury Building
The conscription debate during WWI has been described as the most divisive in Australia's history. Find out why the people were against it.
Is it Time for an Australian Republic - Saturday 17 February 2018, 2pm to 5pm - Talks & workshops

Is it Time for an Australian Republic

17 Feb 2018, La Mama Courthouse
Join in a public debate on Australia as a nation.
Doing Feminism/Sharing the World - Thursday 07 December 2017 to Sunday 25 February 2018 - Talks & workshops

Doing Feminism/Sharing the World

7 Dec 2017 - 25 Feb 2018, Norma Redpath House
A program of participatory art, talks, seminars and screenings with 11 collaborative artist groups, exploring contemporary women's art making.
How to Transform Your Life - Thursday 04 January 2018, 7pm to 9pm - Talks & workshops

How to Transform Your Life

4 Jan 2018, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Come along to a special public talk with world-renowned teacher and Buddhist nun Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.
Laneway Learning: DIY Christmas Gifts - Monday 27 November 2017 to Wednesday 13 December 2017 - Talks & workshops

Laneway Learning: DIY Christmas Gifts

27 Nov 2017 - 13 Dec 2017, Laneway Learning Central
Join a fun selection of after-work, interactive Christmas classes and workshops in bars and cafes around the city.
Peace Education Program Melbourne - Saturday 07 October 2017 to Saturday 16 December 2017 - Talks & workshops

Peace Education Program Melbourne

7 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017, Centre for Adult Education
An innovative media-based educational program designed to help participants learn positive life skills.
Herakles, the Anti-Social Hero - Wednesday 13 December 2017, 6pm to 7:45pm - Talks & workshops

Herakles, the Anti-Social Hero

13 Dec 2017, City Library
Learn about the Greek hero Herakles, who had adventures in foreign lands, where he was oppressed as stranger, outlaw and even victim.

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