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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,...
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...

More ANU events

An example of tempo rubato in instrumental music as used by Frederic Chopin in Nocturne, Op.6.
27
Jul

L’italiano in musica: an interdisciplinary study in semantics, musicology and emotions »

12–1.30pm
This seminar forms part of the monthly cross-campus 'Emotions in Research' series. Gian Marco Farese's...
Crawford School at ANU
27
Jul

The difficulties of supporting reform in fragile states: the case of water sector reform in Lebanon »

12.30–1.30pm
This seminar will discuss some of the compounded challenges of implementing a donor driven reform and water resources...
Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies at MIT.
27
Jul

Jack Smart Lecture 2016: Cognition as a Social Skill »

5.30pm
Most contemporary social epistemology takes as its starting point individuals with sophisticated propositional...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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