Past events

16
Jul
2019

Pearl S. Buck, Intersectionality, and “China”, 1931-1941

My presentation seeks to contribute meaningfully to the HRC’s 2019 theme, “intellectual history of crisis”. It cites the example of American author and...
24
Jun
2019

FX Harsono: Indonesian Contemporary Art

In this public lecture distinguished Indonesian artist FX Harsono discusses his art and the inspirations behind his art. Harsono’s work has been acclaimed in...
24
Jun
2019

Contemporary Worlds: Indonesian Art

Presented by the Humanities Research Centre and School of Art and Design ANU in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia and supported by the...
31
May
2019

The Scariest Word in the English Language: A Public Lecture on Schizophrenia

Presented by the H.C. Coombs Creative Arts Fellow, Gabrielle Carey, in collaboration with Dr Julia Brown   What did Nobel Prize winner Josh Nash, Fleetwood...
28
May
2019

Mental Speed and the Crisis of Mass Communication in the Early 20th-Century United States

Long before the invention of the 24/7 news cycle, interwar social critics warned that the speed of mass media, especially its new broadcast varieties,...
24
May
2019

2019 Africa Week Lecture: “The Right to Protect – In Africa”

The Humanities Research Centre and the Herbert and Valmae Freilich Project on Bigotry are honoured to welcome Professor the Hon. Gareth Evans, AC QC,...
21
May
2019

Hunters and Collectors

Life writing is particularly attuned to writing the uncanny and the improbable. Parsing the indecipherable elements of a life are its forte, as is its focus on...

Pages

Updated:  27 November 2017/Responsible Officer:  Head, Centre/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications