Upcoming Events

Environmental Justice Atlas Workshop

5 August 2018, 9:30AM-4:30PM

This 2-day workshop — on Sundays 5 and 12 August — supports all participants to research, write and enter another significant case study, peer-reviewed and posted online with your name as the contributor.

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Urban climate change experimentation

24 July 2018, 12:30PM-2:00PM

This seminar draws on two examples of climate experimentation in Berlin and Philadelphia to examine how urban climate experiments seek to govern futures in the present, and the political implications of this process, by understanding them as heterotopic sites.

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Pathways and barriers to the implementation of mobility pricing in Vancouver

20 July 2018, 12:00PM-1:00PM

In this seminar our guest from Canada, Professor Anthony Perl examines the Commission’s research and public consultation process to assess the progress and pitfalls of advancing a workable mobility pricing scheme for Metro Vancouver.

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Public participatory GIS mapping methods

11 July 2018, 12:00PM-1:00PM

In the seminar, guest speaker Tiina Laatikainen, MSc, Doctoral Student at Aalto University, Finland, will introduce the SoftGIS method and its various research as well as planning practice applications.

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Eco-Suburbia: Low Carbon Futures

13 June 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM

Join us for an evening with renowned Australian environmental designer and permaculture co-originator David Holmgren together with Professor Ralph Horne and Associate Professor Anitra Nelson as they posit model futures and intervene in the current debate.

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Regional Fast Rail: Prospects, implications and challenges for regional communities

29 May 2018, 6:00PM-7:30PM

This Talking Transport forum brings together people to discuss what high speed rail may mean for regional Victorians.

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Morality and Power Book Launch

16 March 2018, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Join us to celebrate the launch Mike Berry’s new book Morality and Power: On Ethics, Economics and Public Policy

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A Networking Event at the World Urban Forum #9

11 February 2018, 9:00AM-12:00PM

This WUF 9 Networking Event offers an open floor discussion of housing within the NUA via priorities, progress and challenges faced by UN member states at the national level.

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Remaking Cities Conference 2018

31 January 2018, 9:00AM-5:00PM

Remaking Cities, the 14th Urban History Planning History (UHPH) conference is inspired by Melbourne as an exemplar of cities that are continually remade: as a centre of manufacturing, as a city built on land and infrastructure speculation, and as a place that has been remade over the long-established land-based practices of the Kulin nation.

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Book Launch of War of Places by Raquel Rolnik

16 November 2017, 6:00PM-8:00PM

War of Places: The Colonisation of Land and Housing in the Financial Era addresses the shift in housing that has occurred around the world, transforming this most important dimension of everyday life from a social good to a financial asset.

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Climate Change and the Law: A Public Panel

29 August 2017, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Coming from different areas of law, our four eminent speakers will discuss the relationship between law and climate change in their particular area focusing on the ways law might currently be a hindrance to climate change action and ways it is or could be a powerful, positive tool.

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Railway Remedies Cutting the crush on Geelong trains

9 August 2017, 7:30PM-9:00PM

Are your Geelong line trains becoming ever more overcrowded? Do they often run late? Why can’t they be faster? What can and should be done to overcome these problems, now and into the future?

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Flammable regions, climate change and urban sprawl: how the American West was spun

20 July 2017, 1:00PM-2:30PM

This seminar considers the interrelationship between regional characterisations of fire-prone landscapes including scientific portrayals of wildfire and their associated risks.

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