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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    The Futures of Waste

    The Global Waste Crisis

    7 September - 7 October

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  • Art Talks

    Art Talks

    In 2016 for the first time, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre collaborates with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, for a series of fascinating talks. 

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  • BJ Miller

    A Better Ending

    A Civic Model for Ageing and Dying 

    with Dr BJ Miller

    7 October, 6pm

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  • Solar

    Voices from the Climate Front Line

    A panel discussion with leaders  from the Pacific Islander and Aborignal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    Thursday 13 October, 6pm

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  • Flags

    Hawke EU Centre Annual Lecture

    Europe, the World and the Challenges of the 21st Century

    with Baroness Janet Royall of Blaisdon PC 

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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

 

October

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art Talks with Jeffrey Tate CBE, Principal Guest Conductor

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

A Better Ending: A Civic Model for Ageing and Dying
with Dr BJ Miller

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 7 October, 6.00pm 

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

Voices from the Climate Front Line

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 13 October, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Oxfam Australia

Meet the Author: Clementine Ford
In Conversation with Lou Heinrich

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 18 October, 6.45pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop 

University of South Australia Enterprise Oration
at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas

Allan Scott Auditorium, Saturday 22 October, 12.30pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Science Creativity Education (Sci.C.Ed) Studio, in association with Adelaide Festival of Ideas Oratin

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

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 
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: The Global Waste Crisis

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

The Futures of Waste - Keynote Address
The role of sustainability and materials in the new innovation economy: Green Materials from Waste Resources

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 8 September, 6.00pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

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

Hall K, Adelaide Convention Centre, Thursday 15 September, 6.00pm 
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the School of Law

Radiation Health Risks - Facts and Fantasy

Bradley Forum, Friday 16 September, 6.00pm 
Presented by the University of South Australia and UCL Australia, as part of the Framing the National Nuclear Debate

 

 


 

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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