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Emeritus Professor Ian Maddocks Senior Australian of the Year

The award of Senior South Australian of the Year to Emeritus Professor Ian Maddocks was capped in the 2013 Australia Day honours when he was confirmed as the Senior Australian … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Owen Collins and Bar Studies 101

Undergraduates who spend too much time socializing and not studying are sometimes referred to as taking Bar Studies 101. Owen Collins is your tutor for this subject and he’ll be … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Katherine Goode and the Abraham Institute

‘Days of Enlightenment, Nights of Despair: the treatment of ethnic and religious minorities throughout history’ is the title of an extensive course of lectures hosted by the Abraham Institute, involving … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Professor Marcello Costa and The Renaissance

As well as the customary blend of folk music, dancing and great food, the annual Carnevale festival in Adelaide also gives space to forums and lectures on aspects of Italian … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Professor John Keane and the Horizons of Democracy

One of the speakers at the 2012 international Symposium, hosted at UNISA by the Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding was Professor John Keane of the History Department of Sydney … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dr Simon Holford and the Ceduna Delta

If you look at a map of South Australia it all looks very dry, with one major river system the Murray Darling. However if you think and observe geologically you … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dr Simon Baxter v the Diamondback Moth

If you were watching QI recently you’ll have been reminded that moths don’t eat holes in your clothes.Their larvae do the damage. There’s been some very interesting research at the … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

James Colley versus His Own Stupid Brain

Described as ‘ the intellectual’s comedian’, James Colley blends standup comedy with scientific questioning to create an entertainment about the way the brain works. He’s a scheduled performer at the … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Professor Patricia Springborg on Democracy and Islam

The International Centre for Muslim and Non Muslim Understanding at the University of South Australia hosted an international symposium ‘Re-orienting Democracy’ in December 2012. Among the participants was Professor Patricia … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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