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Lectures & talks

Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
The Life and Writings of Jane Austen - Sunday 02 July 2017, 11am to noon - Talks & workshops

The Life and Writings of Jane Austen

2 Jul 2017, Library at The Dock
Susannah Fullerton will give a brief account of the life of Jane Austen and the story of her career as an author.
Collecting Jane Austen - Sunday 02 July 2017, 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Talks & workshops

Collecting Jane Austen

2 Jul 2017, Library at The Dock
Melbourne book collector Professor Chris Browne will present the full range of collectible Austens, from first editions to recent Penguin editions.
Little Golden Books - Wednesday 05 July 2017, 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Little Golden Books

5 Jul 2017, North Melbourne Library
If you fancy a show and tell for adults, bring your favourite Little Golden Books along to the North Melbourne Library and relive the golden memories.
By a Lady: The World of Jane Austen Curator's Guided Tour - Tuesday 04 July 2017, 5:30pm to 6:30pm - Talks & workshops

By a Lady: The World of Jane Austen Curator's Guided Tour

4 Jul 2017, Library at The Dock
Take a walk through the World of Jane Austen exhibition with the curator, Professor Chris Browne.
Wendall Thomas Talks Scripts - Monday 07 August 2017 to Thursday 10 August 2017 - Talks & workshops

Wendall Thomas Talks Scripts

7 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017, State Library of Victoria
Celebrated Hollywood screenwriter Wendall Thomas returns with a series of four stand-alone all-day seminars unlocking the secrets of film writing.
Wootton Talks Film Femmes - Monday 07 August 2017 to Thursday 10 August 2017 - Talks & workshops

Wootton Talks Film Femmes

7 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017, State Library of Victoria
Renowned film scholar Adrian Wootton focuses on the Hollywood Golden Age and four legendary actresses in a series of four talks.
Living Cities Forum 2017 - Thursday 27 July 2017, 9am to 5pm - Talks & workshops

Living Cities Forum 2017

27 Jul 2017, Federation Square
Listen to an international design discussion about liveability.
Professor Wallace Kirsop on Gabriel de Foigny - Thursday 06 July 2017, noon to 1pm - Talks & workshops

Professor Wallace Kirsop on Gabriel de Foigny

6 Jul 2017, Leigh Scott Room, Level 1, The Baillieu Library
Join Professor Wallace Kirsop for a talk on Gabriel de Foigny's novel La Terre Australe connue.
Discover Plant Names - Tuesday 15 August 2017, 5:30pm to 6:30pm - Talks & workshops

Discover Plant Names

15 Aug 2017, Royal Botanic Gardens
Learn about the history and process of botanic nomenclature from Roger Spencer, resident Senior Horticultural Botanist.
Guadalajara: Cities of Architecture - Monday 16 October 2017, 5pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

Guadalajara: Cities of Architecture

16 Oct 2017, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
ACCA presents a new series of talks exploring the recent architectural, urban and cultural history of some of the world's most inspiring destinations.

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