Upcoming Events

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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Past Events

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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