Culture and communication

Culture and communication

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5:30 pm

This International Day of Sign Languages, which coincides with the National Week of Deaf People, join us for a conversation with Jody Barney and Dr Jennifer Green, experts from the fields of Deaf culture, Indigenous Culture and linguistics—both spoken and signed. 

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STEM and Society: Collecting insights - environmental adaptation in Victoria

Collecting insights

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 2pm (video now available)

What do our best-loved public science engagement institutions tell us about future environmental adaptation through their collections and research in Victoria? Tune in for this special Science Week presentation, streamed live from the Legislative Council chamber at Parliament House. Presented in partnership with the Royal Society of Victoria and Victorian Parliamentarians for STEM.

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Parliament and the people: A focus on committees

Parliament and the people

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 4pm (video extract now available)

Teachers and students of VCE Legal Studies are invited to join a special online discussion that will explore the role of committees in the law-making process, and provide insights on how individuals, organisations, courts and the media can influence and affect this process. This session is ideally suited for those undertaking Legal Studies Unit 4, Area of study 2, Outcome 2.

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STEM and Society: A hard-won theory - tectonic plates in Victoria

STEM and Society - Tectonic plates

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 6pm (video now available)

Meet four eminent Victorian geologists, Dr William Birch AM, Professor Andy Gleadow, Mr Alfons VandenBerg and Mr Clive Willman - who, not so long ago, started out at university to find themselves amid a global battle of contesting ideas. Presented in partnership with the Royal Society of Victoria and Victorian Parliamentarians for STEM.

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STEM and Society: The Anthropocene - where on Earth are we going?

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Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 6pm (video now available)

Find out what changes in our Earth System mean for the future of humanity, with Professor Will Steffen, an Earth System scientist, climate change expert and researcher at the Australian National University, Canberra. Presented in partnership with the Royal Society of Victoria and Victorian Parliamentarians for STEM.

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