HSV Monthly Public Lectures Archive 2016

Humanist Society of Victoria public lectureThe Humanist Society of Victoria hosts a series of monthly public lectures by guest speakers raising questions of public interest and importance.

Where: Balwyn Library, 336 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn, Victoria (Feb to May)
·             Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria (Jul to Oct)
When:  Fourth Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start

Teaching Humanism in Schools

Thursday 24 November 2016, 8:15 pm

Panel: Dr Harry Gardner, Stephen Stuart, John Russell (HSV) Read Lecture Summary …

The Memory Code — How Do Indigenous Societies Orally Transmit Knowledge?

Thursday 27 October 2016, 8:00 pm

Dr Lynne Kelly (writer) Read Lecture Summary …

Homelessness: The Problem and Some Solutions

Thursday 22 September 2016, 8:00 pm

Jacqueline Gibson (Council to Homeless Persons) Read Lecture Summary …

Lessons from Iraq: What has Australia Learnt?

Thursday 25 August 2016, 8:00 pm

Dr Margaret Beavis (Medical Association for the Prevention of War) Read Lecture Summary …

Reducing Domestic Violence: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Thursday 28 July 2016, 8:00 pm

Professor Thea Brown (Monash University) Read Lecture Summary …

Effects of Religion on Prosocial Behaviour

Thursday 23 June 2016, 8:00 pm

Katja Petrovic (PhD student, La Trobe University) Read Lecture Summary …

Why Tax Matters

Thursday 26 May 2016, 8:00 pm

Rob Watts (RMIT University)

Berry Street: We’re for Childhood Since 1877

Thursday 28 April 2016, 8:00 pm

John Macdonald (Berry Street) Read Lecture Summary …

Wireless Identification and Tracking: Proliferation of Radio-Frequency Devices

Thursday 24 March 2016, 8:00 pm

Alan Butters (Standards Australia) Read Lecture Summary …

Is It Always Mum Who’s Left Holding the Baby? – The Evolution of Parental Care

Thursday 25 February 2016, 8:00 pm

Dr Angus Martin (zoologist, ex Univeristy of Melbourne) Read Lecture Summary …