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March for Science in Melbourne, Australia, on 22nd April, 2017, on the steps of the State Library in Swanston StreetWelcome to the Humanist Society of Victoria events portal. In our effort to help create a better society, Humanists get actively engaged in social and political action. We liaise and work co-operatively with many kindred organizations. In this section, you can find upcoming events on a range of issues directly and indirectly related to the humanist cause.

The Humanist Society of Victoria also conducts monthly public lectures on a variety of topics and monthly member discussion meetings. The discussions start at 11:00 am on the second Sunday of each month and are held in Hawthorn East, Victoria.

For an introduction, contact Stephen Stuart on (03) 9857 8318 or at victorianhumanist@gmail.com

VAPS Conference 2018

Friday 14 to Saturday 15 September 2018, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Siteworks, 33 Saxon St, Brunswick, Melbourne
The theme for this year’s Victorian Association for Philosophy in Schools conference is Cultivating Curiosity: Philosophy and STEM. There is an exciting line-up of experts in the field presenting plenty of interesting sessions, including keynote speakers, Dr Tim Sprod, Chair of the Association for Philosophy in Tasmanian Schools and Krystal De Napoli, from Monash University.

Johann Hari Chasing the Scream Forum

Thursday 20 September 2018, 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Johann Hari forum promotionMelbourne Town Hall, 90-130 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Depression and addiction are on the rise in Australia, fed by stigma and silence. Criminalising drug use and medicating depression has not fixed the problem.

New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections, Johann Hari, believes that there is a better way. Johann tells the hidden story of the war on drug users, and what really causes both depression and addiction. Read Event Details …

Atheist Society: ‘New Atheism and the Future Secular World’

Tuesday 19 October 2018, 8:00 pm

Unitarian Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne
Monthly address by Andrew Rawlings (Progressive Atheists)