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Sir Mark Oliphant, Sir (William) Keith Hancock and Baron Howard Florey inspect the site of the new Australian National University, April 1948.
01
Aug

ANU 70th anniversary heritage tour »

1pm
Join ANU Heritage Officer Amy Jarvis on a whistle-stop heritage tour of the ANU Acton Campus.  Focussing on history,...
Front cover of book - 'Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the other thing'.
04
Aug

ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event with Ashleigh Wilson »

6.30–7.30pm
Ashleigh Wilson will be in conversation with Sasha Grishin on Wilson's new book, Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and The...
Peter Stefanovic
16
Aug

ANU/The Canberra Times meet the author event with Peter Stefanovic »

6.30–7.30pm
Hack in a Flak Jacket is a startlingly honest account of experiencing war and terrorism from the frontline by Peter...
Justin Cronin credit Julie Soefer
30
Aug

ANU/Canberra times meet the author event with Justin Cronin »

6–7pm
Bestselling American author Justin Cronin - in his only Canberra appearance between the Melbourne and Brisbane Writers...

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Earle Page
28
Jul

Earle Page, 1890–1961; ‘Now is the Psychological Moment …’ »

12pm
Stephen Wilks will talk about his researches into the remarkable but little studied Earle Christmas Grafton Page –...
Kristal Coe
28
Jul

The effects of World Heritage inscription: Apathy, missed opportunities & business-as-usual in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area »

1pm
The World Heritage Convention is the most widely ratified international heritage conservation tool. The Convention is...
Photo: Soldiers in the Bangladesh Liberation War. By totalwar-ar.wikia.com
28
Jul

Dealing with contradictions: An interpretative guide to Bengali national identity »

1–2.30pm
Thanks to Benedict Anderson, we all more or less accept that national identity is constructed and “imagined.” What...
Dr Andrew Glikson
28
Jul

Climate and human evolution: past, present and future »

4pm
The evolution of the atmosphere, oceans and biosphere can be traced from about ~3.8 billion years [Ga], through natural...
CrossickProfile
28
Jul

Emeritus Faculty Annual Lecture - Understanding the value of arts and culture »

6pm
Crossick asks “How should we understand the difference that arts and culture makes to individuals and to society? The...
National Security College
28
Jul

Waging insurgent warfare: lessons from the Islamic State »

6–7pm
Most modern warfare occurs in the form of insurgencies. Since the end of World War II, there have been 181 insurgencies...
Johnson Vase close up - ancient battle
28
Jul

Launch of ANU Classics Museum app »

6–6.30pm
The ancient world meets the 21st century in the only app of its kind in Australia. The app, which gives an overview of...
The Nature of Things - sharing expereince, building curiosity
28
Jul

Join Dr Merryn McKinnon & Dr Rod Lamberts in a discussion titled - What’s science communication ever done for us anyway? »

6.15–7.15pm
A new program initiated & hosted by Ursula Hall. An ANU expert in their field is nominated to bring a colleague to...
Front cover of 'Ghost Empire'.
28
Jul

Eat, Drink and Be Literary with Richard Fidler »

6.15–9pm
WE REGRET THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Richard Fidler will join Alex Sloan in conversation to discuss his new book,...
Pompei cast
28
Jul

The Friends of the ANU Classics Museum present: Pompeian casts - the inside story »

6.30pm
The successful casting of the forms of the victims that were preserved in the ash from the AD 79 eruption of Mt...
Women VE
29
Jul

Women and violent extremism: Myth and reality »

9am
What prompts a young, educated woman brought up in the West to run away to join a fundamentalist society where the role...
The Australian National University - 1946-2016
01
Aug

ANU 70th Anniversary special event  »

11am–12.15pm
The Llewellyn Hall event is now fully booked. Be part of the celebrations live from 11am via Facebook or YouTube.  On...
The Australian National University - 1946-2016
01
Aug

ANU 70th Anniversary BBQ »

12.30–2pm
On 1 August 1946, The Australian National University (ANU) was established by an Act of Federal Parliament. Our...
Sir Mark Oliphant, Sir (William) Keith Hancock and Baron Howard Florey inspect the site of the new Australian National University, April 1948.
01
Aug

ANU 70th anniversary heritage tour »

1pm
Join ANU Heritage Officer Amy Jarvis on a whistle-stop heritage tour of the ANU Acton Campus.  Focussing on history,...
Professor Andy Cockburn
01
Aug

Insufferable interfaces? Examining loss aversion and preferences in human-computer interaction »

5.30–7pm
Many everyday computing interfaces attempt to assist users by offering suggestions, predicting actions, or correcting...

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