HRC Distinguished Lecture Series

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HRC Distinguished Lecture Series

Established in 2019, the HRC’s Annual Distinguished Lecture Series includes several major public lectures delivered by high profile or distinguished individuals annually. These lectures are all collaborations and intended for a public audience.

Recurring Lectures include the below:

  • The HRC – Centre for Classical Studies Distinguished Lecture
  • The HRC/Gender Institute Annual Lecture on Gender 
  • The HRC/Freilich Project Distinguished Annual Lecture
  • The HRC Cultural Institutions Annual Lecture
  • The Hans Mol Memorial Lecture in Religion and the Social Sciences
  • The HRC/SLLL Lecture in Transnational Cinema
  • The HRC Future of Humanities and Social Sciences Annual Lecture


See upcoming and past Distingushed lecture events listed below. 


 

Past events

Unsettling Oedipus. Psychoanalysis and the ancient Greek chorus

6 Mar 2024

Presenting an HRC-Centre for Classical Studies Distinguished Lecture Unsettling Oedipus. Psychoanalysis and the ancient Greek chorus Many of us insist on an...

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On the Rise of Sign Languages in Contemporary Film and Television

19 Jul 2023

The 2023 HRC Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences Lecture On the Rise of Sign Languages in Contemporary Film and Television What can films and series...

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Hans Mol’s “The Faith of Australians”, Redux

11 Nov 2022

Professor Andrew Singleton (Deakin) presents the annual Hans Mol Memorial Lecture in Religion and the Social Sciences This public lecture revisits Hans Mol’s...

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Yolŋu at Heart: A model for intercultural collaboration

23 Sep 2022

Margot Smith AM presents The HRC Cultural Institutions Annual Lecture Kluge-Ruhe Director Margo Smith recounts the remarkable story of Madayin: Eight Decades...

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The Holocaust as an Australian Story: Family networks between Australia and Europe during the Holocaust

14 Sep 2022

Dr Jan Láníček (UNSW) presents the HRC/Freilich Project Distinguished Annual Lecture Focusing on family connections between Australia and Europe, this lecture...

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Twenty-first century genders and sexualities: Implications for policy, education, representation and health

31 Aug 2022

Professor Rob Cover (RMIT) presents the HRC/Gender Institute Annual Lecture on Gender Twenty-first century genders and sexualities: Implications for policy,...

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Mobilizing Queer Desire and Transnational Quebec in Xavier Dolan’s Film

21 Jul 2022

Associate Professor Loïc Bourdeau (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) presents The HRC/SLLL Lecture in Transnational Cinema Mobilizing Queer Desire and...

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Studying Africa in Australia: The Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences Annual Lecture

25 May 2022

Dr Ibrahim Abraham (Humanities Research Centre, ANU) presents the annual Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences Lecture Join us on Africa Day, May 25,...

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