HRC Distinguished Lecture Series


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HRC Distinguished Lecture Series

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

2022 Program available below

Upcoming events

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

4.30pm 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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Twenty-first century genders and sexualities: Implications for policy, education, representation and health

5pm 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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The Holocaust as an Australian Story: Family networks between Australia and Europe during the Holocaust

5–6.30pm 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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Yolŋu at Heart: A model for intercultural collaboration

9am 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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Hans Mol’s “The Faith of Australians”, Redux

5–6.30pm 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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Past events

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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