Ursula Hoff Annual Lecture 2014
The Ursula Hoff Annual Public Lecture on "Aboriginal Art Centres - The Good, The bad and the Ugly" 2014 held at RMIT Storey Hall on 16 September explored the role of curators and business in Aboriginal art. With speakers: RMIT Gallery Director Suzanne Davies (introduction); Exhibition curator Dr Jacqueline Healy (Warlayirti: The Art of Balgo at RMIT Gallery 16 September - 8 November; Professor Ian McLean– academic and author; and Sister Alice Dempsey, who played a key role in establishing the
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The Hon Catherine Branson in conversation with Rob Hulls
RMIT University celebrates the legacy of politician and chief justice George Higinbotham, through an annual public lecture which explores topical legal issues and in particular the interaction between the law and society. The guiding principle for the series is enhancing our understanding of the law and the role of legal and political innovation in helping create a more just society. This year, the Hon Catherine Branson, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission presented the 20
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#330: Margaret Wertheim: Confessions of a science communicator

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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments fo
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The Berkley Center Lectures: Muslim Minorities in Western Europe (with Tariq Ramadan)
Tariq Ramadan, professor of Theology at Oxford University, discusses Muslim minorities in Western Europe.
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Research Help-Attach Notes to Any File or Website in Windows
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Does the Mind have a Future?
Baroness Greenfield discusses how Information Technology is changing the way humans think and feel. Whilst there are clear benefits, she also highlights the less desirable consequences, and suggests how best to minimise these threats. The human brain is exquisitely sensitive to the environment. The brain is personalised even in clones (identical twins), as different experiences drive the unique configuration of different brain connections. These connections are constantly changed and updated by
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2.4.1 The theological persepective

If we are thinking about individual perspectives on religion, there are three very common and useful terms we can employ: theism, atheism and agnosticism. In everyday parlance, ‘theism’ denotes a belief in God (or, more broadly, a belief in divine or spiritual realities); ‘atheism’ denotes a conviction that there is no God (or divine or spiritual realities); and ‘agnosticism’ indicates a lack of certainty or knowledge (gnosis) one way or the other. Very broadly spea
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The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World
This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay’s imagination, prepare to soar over Rome’s great monuments, raft within the human body’s circulatory system, and dismantle and rebuild the Empire State Building.

Don’t expect much in the way of explanation or backgrou

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The Berkley Center Lectures: Catholic-Muslim Relations (with Tariq Ramadan)
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3.5 The notion of a final solution

Motivating much of Berlin's essay on the two concepts of liberty is a pair of related beliefs. First he believes that the notion of a so-called ‘final solution’, the belief that ultimately all human differences of goal can be reconciled, has led to terrible consequences, often to atrocities. Secondly, he believes that there is not, in principle, any way of resolving the widely different goals that human beings have. There can, then, be no simple panacea to cure all the problems that
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Lecture 5: William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt
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Muslims Today: A Radical Reform: Tariq Ramadan with John Esposito
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05 - The Enlightenment and the Public Sphere
While the major philosophical projects of the Enlightenment are associated with the names of individual thinkers such as Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire, the cultural transformation in France in the years leading up to the Revolution should also be understood in the context of the public sphere and popular press. Alongside such luminaries as those associated with Diderot's Encyclopédie were a host of lesser pamphleteers and libellists eager for fame and some degree of fortune. If the writin
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The Seven Sacraments - Part #4
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