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2015 events

New Factual Storytelling Symposium

Friday 10 April, 9:30am–6:00pm (AEST)
Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra
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In Conversation with John Mateer

Monday 13 April, 11:30am-12:30pm
Teaching Commons, Building 1, Above the refectory
University of Canberra

'Beyond the Expected' photography exhibition

Opening Friday 17 April, 6pm
Foyer, Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra 
Exhibition continues until Friday 1 May, Monday to Friday 8am–6pm
An investigation of digital photography and archaeology by Bob Miller for Doctor of Philosophy in Communication – Creative work. To be opened by Dr Stephen Bourke, Director of Excavations Pella Jordan. RSVP:

Narrative Sense – Making in Complex Scenarios

Thursday 30 April 2015, 10am – 3:30pm
Inspire Centre, Building 25, Studio 1 & 2, University of Canberra
Presenters: Professor Ross Gibson, Dr Teresa Crea, Jawahar Bhalla, Dr Graham Lowry

From Darkness into Light: An International Poetry Studies Institute Symposium

Friday 1 May, 9:45am–4:00pm
Inspire Centre, Building 25, University of Canberra

(in)significance: A discussion about values and valuing in heritage

Friday 15 May 9–5pm
Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra

Transformations in Cultural Leadership

Monday 18 May–Wednesday 20 May
Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra

The Films of Ivan Sen: Film screenings and symposium

Free Film Screenings: 7 May, 20 May, 17 June and 1 July, UC Theatre 1A21
Symposium: Friday 10 July 9:30am–5pm, INSPIRE Centre, Building 25
Register for the symposium via Eventbrite 

Public Seminar: What we do when we visualise data

Chris McDowall, National Library of New Zealand
Thursday 25 June, 11.30am–12.30pm
Inspire Centre, Building 25, University of Canberra
Register for the seminar via Eventbrite 

Book launch: 'Watching the World: Impressions of Canberra'

By Paul Hetherington and Jen Webb, to be launched by Dr Sarah Rice.
Tuesday 21 July, 6 pm
National Library of Australia 
Book here: 

A literary portrait: Ransom by David Malouf

Thursday 23 July, 6.00–7.30pm
National Portrait Gallery
Join Professor Jen Webb, Director, Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, University of Canberra, Elizabeth Minchin, Professor of Classics, Australian National University, and Krysia Kitch, Manager Learning Programs, National Portrait Gallery in a discussion of Ransom by David Malouf. Read the book and join the conversation.

Donations welcome, bookings essential: 02 6102 7070 or

Embracing Innovation Volume 5 exhibition

Opening Thursday 23 July, 6pm
Craft ACT, Canberra Craft and Design Centre

Mobile Makers Forum One Event 

Thursday July 30 – Friday July 31st, 8am–5pm
The Hub, University of Canberra
Over two days drop in and enjoy talks, demonstrations and exhibitions – all dedicated to the future of digital fabrication.
Sign up for specific events or just drop in and say hello.
Visit for the full program.

Film premiere of Maratus: A documystery

Sunday 2nd August, 12noon 
Palace Electric Cinemas, New Acton
The Australian premiere of a film by CCCR visiting fellow Simon Cunich, screened as part of the Stronger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival!maratus/crcu

Traces & Hauntings: Faculty of Arts & Design Staff Exhibition

Opening Friday 7 August, 5:30pm, runs until 30 August.
Belconnen Arts Centre, Main Gallery

Poetry on the Move Festival

A 2-week festival of Poetry, 1–11 September, 2015
University of Canberra (Various locations)

Book Launch: Moments (Puncher & Wattmann) by Subhash Jaireth

Thursday 8 October, 6 pm, National Library of Australia
Join us as we celebrate the publication of Subhash Jaireth's latest collection of short stories.

Foodscapes: World Food Day Symposium

Friday 16 October, 9:30am–5pm
Inspire Centre, Building 25, University of Canberra