Events program

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    The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

    Free public lecture and exhibition program.

    Strengthening our democracy
    Valuing our diversity
    Building our future

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  • John Foxx

    Europe After the Rain

    An exhibition from visual artist and pioneer of electronic music John Foxx.

    13 July - 5 August

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  • Without Borders

    WITHOUT BORDERS

    Emergencies, Natural Disasters, Epidemics and Conflicts

    10 August - 2 September

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  • Images of Research

    2016 Images of Research

    Engaged Research, Enterprising Researchers Photography Exhibition

    10 August - 2 September

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  • ghost empire

    GHOST EMPIRE

    By Richard Fidler

    Book launch and presentation

    11 August, 6.45pm

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  • cite

    Centre for Islamic Thought & Education (CITE)

    Inaugural lecture,
    Interconnectedness: Our Shared Narrative

    16 August, 6.45pm

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  • Sunrise Cambodia

    2016 UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture

    Wealth of a Different Kind
    with Geraldine Cox AM

    Thursday 15 September, 6.00pm 

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The Hawke Centre event and exhibition program offers ideas and solutions for a sustainable 21st century.

Jan / Feb / March / April / May / June / July / Aug / Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec

2016 Events

 

July

Europe After the Rain - John Foxx

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 13 July - 5 August

August

       

 

 

 

 

InConversation with Professor Judy Wajcman
Siri, Why Am I So Busy?

Bradley Forum, Monday 1 August, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Hawke Research Institute, as part of the InConversation Series

WITHOUT BORDERS: Emergencies, Natural Disasters, Epidemics and Conflicts

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 10 August - 2 September

2016 Images of Research: Engaged Research, Enterprising Researchers Photography Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 10 August - 2 September

Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler 
Book launch and presentation 

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 11 August, 6.45pm - EVENT FULLY BOOKED
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

Interconnectedness: Our Shared Narrative
Delivered by Professor Mohamad Abdalla

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 16 August, 6.45pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Centre for Islamic Thought & Education (CITE)

2016 ARA Oration: Sami Shah - discussing Islam, the Australian response, and World Humanitarian Day

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 19 August, 7.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Refugee Association Inc

September

The Futures of Waste

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 7 September - 7 October

The Futures of Waste: The Global Waste Crisis
Keynote with Professor Veena Sahajwalla

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 8 September
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, the School of Art, Architecture and Design, and China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development

2016 UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture
Wealth of a Different Kind, with Geraldine Cox AM

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 15 September, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the School of Law

October

    

Art Talks with Jeffrey Tate, Principal Guest Conductor
In-conversation with Professor David Lloyd, Vice Chancellor, UniSA

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 6 October, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

CHART 2016, ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 12 October - 4 November

Designed to Make a Difference: Visualising Mental Health

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 12 October - 4 November

Oxfam Australia Lecture

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 13 October, 6.00pm

Hawke EU Centre Annual Lecture
Europe, the World and the Challenges of the 21st Century

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 31 October, 6.00pm

November

   

Welcome House

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 9 - 30 November

Adelaide’s International Jubilee Exhibition and Building (1887-1962)

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 9 - 30 November

Art Talks with Pinchas Zukerman, Artist in Association
In-conversation with Professor Tanya Monro, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation, UniSA

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 22 November, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra


Past 2016 Events

January

Make it. Better. 2015 Industrial Design Graduate Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

 

February

Fire Monkey Studio: A South Australia & Shandong Preview Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 3 February - 11 March

March

          

Who Are We Anyway?

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 17 March - 28 April

In Sync with Penny Arcade

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 3 March, 6.00pm

The Hawke Centre presents Dr David Suzuki

Adelaide Town Hall, Thursday 10 March, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and WOMADelaide Planet Talks

An evening with Sean Willmore - Founder and Director of The Thin Green Line Foundation

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 16 March, 6.00pm

Art Talks with Nicholas Carter, Principal Conductor
In-conversation with Jacinta Thompson, Executive Director, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 22 March, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

MANIFESTO
An evening with Robyn Archer AO

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 31 March, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

April

   

Who Are We Anyway?

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 17 March - 28 April

Art Talks with Paul Rissmann, Composer, Pedagogue and Performer
In-conversation with Professor Tanya Monro Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Innovation, UniSA

Bradley Forum, Thursday 7 April, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Power of Connection:
Discussion on the exhibition Who Are We Anyway?

Bradley Forum, Thursday 14 April, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and NEXUS Arts

Stan Grant: Talking to My Country

Adelaide Convention Centre Hall F, Thursday 21 April, 6.30pm FULLY BOOKED
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

 

May

    

Three Food Icons: Cheong, Maggie and the Market

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 2 May - 2 June

Truth Really is Stranger than Fiction
In Conversation with Dr Kiera Lindsey, author of ‘THE CONVICT’S DAUGHTER: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony’ 

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 3 May, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Hawke Research Institute, as part of the InConversation Series

Cancer immunotherapy: here at last! 
With Professor Ian Frazer AC

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 5 May, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Do You Die of Dementia?

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 26 May, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Palliative Care South Australia

June

South Australia - a Nuclear State in a Global Solution

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 1 June, 6.00pm
Presented by the University of South Australia and UCL Australia, as part of the Framing the National Nuclear Debate

Sustainable Rehabilitation for Survivors and their Communities

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 8 June, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and STTARS (Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service)

2016  Annual Hawke Lecture: 
Forgiving...The Only Way Forward
With The Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth

Adelaide Town Hall, Wednesday 15 June, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

July

2016 SA Refugee Week Youth Poster Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, until 1 July

Amnesty International Oration
The Hon Chris Kourakis

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 1 July, 6.00pm

To Tell Another’s Story
Australian Refugee Association Portrait Exhibition 2016

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 4 - 8 July

A Humanitarian In The Front line 
International Protection Of People Displaced Inside Syria

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 7 July, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Where To From Here, Australia?
with The Hon Peter Beattie AC

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 8 July, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

 

 


 

While the views presented by speakers within the Hawke Centre public program are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia or The Hawke Centre, they are presented in the interest of open debate and discussion in the community and reflect our themes of: strengthening our democracy - valuing our diversity - and building our future.

The copying and reproduction of any transcripts within the Hawke Centre public program is strictly forbidden without prior arrangements

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