HSV Monthly Public Lectures Archive 2012

Photo taken at Humanist Society of Victoria Monthly Public Lecture on 28 March 2019 at Kew Seniors Centre - Fiona Patten (leader of Reason Party) on 'Secularism, Humanism and Political Engagement'The Humanist Society of Victoria hosts a series of monthly public lectures by guest speakers raising questions of public interest and importance. We welcome everyone interested in fostering a more rational and caring society.

Where: Balwyn Library, 336 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn, Victoria (Melways: 46 E8)
When:  Fourth Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start


Tackling Homophobia – Taking on the AFL

Thursday 22 November 2012, 8:00 pm

Jason Ball (Freethought Student Alliance)

Nuclear Weapons – Immoral, Illegal and Bannable – And Why Did We Go to War in Iraq?

Thursday 25 October 2012, 8:00 pm

Dr Jenny Grounds (Medical Association for Prevention of War)

Humanism and Contemporary Understandings of Spirituality

Thursday 27 September 2012, 8:00 pm

Dr Marian de Souza (religious educator)

Dropping the Bundle on Aged Care

Thursday 23 August 2012, 8:00 pm

Craig Coulson (chaplain)

The Effect of Drugs, Including Alcohol, on the Health of Australians

Thursday 26 July 2012, 8:00 pm

Dr Naham Warhaft (Malvern Private Hospital)

For a Prosperous Victoria, Break Contract on Wonthaggi Desalination Plant

Thursday 28 June 2012, 8:00 pm

Kenneth Davidson (economics commentator)

Running a High School Sceptical Society

Thursday 24 May 2012, 8:00 pm

Adam van Langenberg (schoolteacher)

Philosophy Tour of Turkey 2011 and Topics of Dialogue

Thursday 26 April 2012, 8:00 pm

Emmanuel Skoutas (philosophy schoolteacher)

Will Australia Be a Fairer or More Just Society in the Future than in the Past?

Thursday 22 March 2012, 8:00 pm

Peter Norden, AO (Adjunct Professor, RMIT University)

The Humanist Case for Population Reform

Thursday 23 February 2012, 8:00 pm

Kelvin Thompson, MHR

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