Past events

19
Apr
2020

CANCELLED Why Portraits Matter

The HRC Annual Cultural Institutions Lecture 2020 In collaboration with the the National Portrait Gallery, the Humanities Research Centre welcomes Ludmilla...
27
Mar
2020

CANCELLED Books that Changed Humanity: The Australian Legend

  BOOKS THAT CHANGED HUMANITY Russel Ward’s The Australian Legend (1958) began life as a doctoral thesis in history at the Australian National University –...
24
Mar
2020

CANCELLED Settler Colonial Liberalism and the Effect of Sovereignty: Notes from Nineteenth-Century Victoria

ABOUT THE LECTURE In normative theories and histories of liberalism both, the question of sovereignty is usually understood to precede determinations of...
20
Mar
2020

CANCELLED Conversations across the Creek: Bushfire Summer

Three scholars studying bushfires from different disciplinary and institutional perspectives will share their research and reflections on the nation's Bushfire...
17
Mar
2020

CANCELLED HRC Seminar: Atmospheric

  ABOUT THE LECTURE We speak, perhaps more often than we realize, of the “atmosphere” of an artwork. Unlike “sfumato,” “tierce de Picardie,” or “free...
12
Mar
2020

Works that Shaped the World: Beethoven

ABOUT THIS LECTURE In 1794 Joseph Haydn wrote a sonata for the brilliant pianist Therese Jansen, a work of astonishing depth and complexity. A year later his...
10
Mar
2020

Writing Liberalism in Russia's Obituary?

HRC SEMINAR It is frequently assumed that liberalism had a short-lived springtime in 19th century Russia as an integral aspect of the thought of a remarkable...

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