Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom 24/02

Online via Zoom

Wednesday 24 February 2021 from 18:30 -20:30 AEDT Have you left or are thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Australia and Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on […]

Origins of Australasian Peoples

Online via Zoom

HV Public Lecture In the last decade DNA evidence has established another early human species, the Denisovans, and revealed how they interacted with other hominins, including the Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens. Dr Irene Gallego Romero, from the Integrative Genomics Unit, School of Bio-sciences, at the University of Melbourne, has been involved in this exciting new […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

Online via Zoom

Casual get together on Zoom Have you left or are thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Australia and Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself […]

The Struggle for Land Justice in Victoria

Online via Zoom

HV Public Lecture Humanists Victoria is delighted to welcome Graham Atkinson, Traditional Owner, Elder and Leader of the Dja Dja Wurrung People as the presenter for this session. Graham will be talking about the struggle for land justice in Victoria and the Dja Dja Wurrung journey to recognition as traditional owners. This is a golden […]

Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees

State Library, Melbourne Swanston Street, Melbourne

As usual on Palm Sunday Humanists will be joining the Walk for JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES, which starts at the State Library, Melbourne, and is organized to be Covid-safe. Speakers this year will include Julian Burnside AO (Australian Humanist of the Year 2009). The marchers are calling for – Release of ALL refugees from detention; Permanent visas […]

The Good Life: A Humanist View

Online via Zoom

Leslie Allan will begin by sharing how his early experiences shape his humanist outlook today. He will then outline what he considers to be the three core principles underlying the humanist world view: reason and evidence, compassion and equality, and autonomy and dignity. Leslie illustrates the application of these principles with historical and contemporary examples. […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

On line via Zoom

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom Have you left or are you thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself a coffee […]

A Circle of Support: How Authentic Death-care Helps and Heals

Balwyn Library Meeting Room 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn

HV Public Lecture at Balwyn Library Last Hurrah Funerals opened their doors just a year ago, but in that time they have assisted over 70 families to create unique and meaningful funerals that actually reflect the life and character of their late legend. Co-founders Kimba Griffith and Nastassia Jones will speak about their continuity-of-care model, […]

How are Beliefs Justified? (Philosophy Matters)

On line via Zoom

In this presentation in the Philosophy Matters series, James Fodor will consider the problem of how knowledge is justified. In particular, he will compare and contrast the main competing theories of justification, including foundationalism, coherentism, and reliabilism, and highlight their various strengths and weaknesses. James will also consider the more general issue of internalism versus […]

Monash Meetup

Madeline's at Jell Jells Park, Wheelers Hill

A get-together over lunch to discuss topics of concern to humanists and to socialise as well.

Ex-Religious Support Network

On line via Zoom

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom Have you left or are you thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. We'll also be considering […]

The Matrix and Philosophy, Part 1 (Philosophy Matters)

On line via Zoom

In this two-part series, Usha Sista explores an iconic movie trilogy of our generation, The Matrix. The Matrix juxtaposes and synthesises storytelling, philosophy and cognitive science through the cinematic medium. She will examine some of the philosophical underpinnings of the trilogy. In the first session, Usha will look at The Matrix through the lens of […]