Race, religion & identity
Artist Meets Expert
These are trying times for our planet. With many species either endangered or extinct, the world is changing at a rapid rate. In this conversation, interdisciplinary artist Alex Last – creator of the Melbourne Knowledge Week event Beast of Burden of Proof – and Wurundjeri Elder Uncle Bill Nicholson sit down to discuss the relationship between humans and animals, sharing…
Mapping Culture: Objects of Inspiration
A dog-eared book. A worn piece of clothing. A shard of porcelain. Objects have the power to evoke whole worlds from their material forms. To shake memories loose. To unleash creativity. To become the story.
In Leanne Hall’s The Gaps, news of Yin Mitchell’s abduction sends her classmates down a frightening rabbit hole. In Rebecca Lim’s Tiger Daughter…
Live-stream: Young Mob Yarns
Young Mob Yarns offers a safe space to have a yarn on a range of topics, share knowledge, and form meaningful connections. In light of the recent announcement of the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission, named after the Wemba Wemba/Wamba Wamba word for ‘truth’, this event will explore what truth and justice look like to young people. Speakers will discuss the process…
Women at the Edge
Disaster and Beyond
Fire. Flood. Earthquakes. With climate change making itself felt, the environmental challenges we face are changing rapidly – and so too are the ways people of different genders are impacted by them. Who gets to lead, and what does that mean for the climate emergency? As part of our Women at the Edge series, a panel of remarkable women working…
We Are Family: Supporting LGBTIQA+ Family Members
More than six in ten LGBTIQA+ young people in Australia have experienced family violence or abuse from family members.
How can we make sure that young LGBTIQA+ people are safe, respected and supported at home? What role do parents, siblings and other family members have to play in preventing family violence? And what needs to shift in our communities and…
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Faith and Culture: The Politics of Belief
Faith, Multiculturalism and the Community of Nations: Panel Discussion
The Interrobang: A Festival of Questions
Will the world be a safer place when more women occupy positions of power? Rukmini Callimachi and Anne Summers
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