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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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  • Sanaa

    Sanaa Exhibition

    Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity
    4 February - 24 March

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  • Sanaa Storytelling

    Sanaa Storytelling

    12 February, 6pm

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  • the future we choose

    The Future We Choose

    Christiana Figueres
    Surviving the Climate Crisis
    10 March, 6.30pm

     

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  • IWD

    The Hawke Centre at WOMADelaide

    International Women's Day Talks
    8 March, 1pm & 3pm

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

2019 Events Program

December

 

 

Are Citizens’ Assemblies the Political Key to a Sustainable Future?

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 3 December, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group

Activism Now Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 25 November to 20 December 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Centre of Democracy 

2020 Events Program

 February

 

 

      

Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 3 February - 24 March

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink

Sanaa Storytelling

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Wednesday 12 February, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink

Sanaa Artist Talk: The Art of Social Change

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Thursday 13 February, 4.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink

International Women's Day Talks

WOMADelaide, Botanic Park, Sunday 8 March, 1pm & 3pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Christiana Figueres: The Future We Choose

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 10 March, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, in arrangement with WOMADelaide Festival's Planet Talks Program

2019 Past Events

 February

 

 

      

The Cause of Women: A Discussion with French Journalist and Author, Annick Cojean

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 13 February, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Alliance Française d’Adélaïde, Fondation Alliance Française, Prix Albert Londres and Ville de Paris

Octopizzo: The Journey

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 14 February, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink

Feshene

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Friday 15 February, 5.30 - 8.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink

Developing Closer Ties: EU Member State Perspectives On EU-Australia Relations

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 28 February, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence    

 March

      

Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, until 27 March 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink. This is an Adelaide Fringe Event 

Can Trees Talk, Think and Heal?

Hall C, East Building, Adelaide Convention Centre, Thursday 7 March, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in arrangement with WOMADelaide Festival’s Planet Talks Program

Gene Eating: Dr Giles Yeo

Hall L, West Building, Adelaide Convention Centre, Tuesday 12 March, 7pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Fighting Poverty Through Education

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 14 March, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

TEDx Fulbright Adelaide

Bradley Forum, Wednesday 20 March, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and other partners

Going Back: Dr Munjed Al Muderis

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 22 March, 7pm
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Europe - Quo Vadis: A German Perspective

Bradley Forum, Wednesday 27 March, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence  

April

 Fire and Flavour

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 1 April to 26 April 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre as part of Tasting Australia

May

                 

Cultivate

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 1 May to 16 May 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Neami National

Advancing Australia Fair
Bob Hawke and his Government, 1983-1991

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Have we under invested in Palliative Care?

Bradley Forum, Wednesday 1 May, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Palliative Care SA

Perspectives: Unmaking Images: Image-Making and Representation, Hoda Afshar

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 7 May, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open, and Guildhouse

The Bilingual Advantage

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 16 May, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Alliance Française d’Adélaïde

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library
Journey Through The Archive

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 28 May, 1pm & 5pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library

Privatisation...in whose interest?

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 30 May, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Public Services Association

June

 

           

SA Refugee Week 2019 Youth Poster Awards Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 11 June to 28 June 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Australian Migrant Resource Centre

Tory Shepherd - On Freedom

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 6 June, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Livestream State Memorial Service: The Hon Robert J L Hawke, AC, GCL

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Friday 14 June, 10.30am

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

2019 Amnesty International Oration 

New Venue: Hall C, East Building, Adelaide Convention Centre, Tuesday 18 June, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Amnesty International

2019 Australian Refugee Association (ARA) Oration  

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 20 June, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Australian Refugee Association

July

            

    

         

Illusion

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 1 July to 29 July 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Nexus Arts

The Many Dimensions of Sustainability

New Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 2 July, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group

From Identity to Empathy through Art

Bradley Forum, Wednesday 3 July, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Nexus Arts

Book Launch: Matthew Evans, On Eating Meat

 Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 9 July, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

Book Launch: Peter Lewis, Webtopia

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 11 July, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Perspectives: Adrian Franklin

New Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 16 July, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open, and Guildhouse

August

 

    

     

 

 

 

 

Art by Prisoners

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 1 August to 30 August 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Department of Correctional Services, as part of SALA

Human Health, Wellbeing and an Ageing Population - their Place in a Sustainable Future

New Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 6 August, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group

Book Launch: Adele Ferguson, Banking Bad

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 14 August, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

Ben Folds In-Conversation with Richard Fidler
A Dream About Lightning Bugs

Hall L, Adelaide Convention Centre, Wednesday 28 August, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

2019 UniSA Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Grand Final

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 29 August, 6pm

Presented in partnership with The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

September

 

   

 

 

 

 

Kamal

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 4 September to 2 October 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Tutti Arts

2019 UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture Delivered by Sally Rugg

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 4 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and School of Law, University of South Australia

Spiritual Care - moment to moment

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 5 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Palliative Care South Australia

Women Empowerment and Islam

Barbara Hanrahan Building, BH2-09, Monday 9 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Sustainability and the Law

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 10 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group

A Screening and Discussion with German Director, Stefan Weinert

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 12 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The German Federal Government and organised by ifa Institute and the German Embassy in Australia; in partnership with respective Honorary Consulates

October

 

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Stewardship: pathways for people, nature and cultures

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 1 October, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group

Turning Points: The Shifting Geopolitics of South America

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 3 October, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Young Australians in International Affairs

Visualising Mental Health Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 8 October to 23 October 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Match Studio

Clothing for Good

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 8 October to 23 October 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, UniSA School of Art, Architecture and Design/Master of Design program and Anglicare SA

Visualising Mental Health Forum

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 10 October, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Match Studio

Perspectives: Ema Tavola

Bradley Forum, Saturday 19 October

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open, and Guildhouse

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival: Richard Fidler

23 October to 27 October, Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya 

Sanggingan 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

November

 

Martha Cooper: Street Shots 1970 – 2019

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 28 October to 20 November 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Sultans, Sheikhs, Queens and Presidents: The Rise of Democracy in Southern Arabia

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 7 November, 6pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Centre for Islamic Thought and Education

Dr Sarah McKay: In Her Head. Unexpected lessons learned writing a book about the female brain

Allan Scott Auditorium, Friday 8 November, 6pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

2019 Annual Hawke Lecture, Delivered by William (Bill) Kelty AC:
Why Bob Hawke Inspired Australia and his Unfinished Business

Adelaide Town Hall, Wednesday 13 November, 6pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Book Launch: Against All Odds
Dr Craig Challen SC OAM and Dr Richard Harris SC OAM In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

Adelaide Convention Centre, Thursday 14 November, 6.30pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

A Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) - How South Australia Out-Performs the Rest of Australia

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 19 November, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Wakefield Futures Group 

Activism Now Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 25 November to 20 December 2019

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Centre of Democracy 

Global and Australian Reflections on Refugee Protection and Integration

Barbara Hanrahan Building, BH2-09, Tuesday 26 November, 6pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Alliance Française d'Adélaïde, The Embassy of France in Australia and The Conversation

No blame. No shame. Surviving suicide loss.

Barbara Hanrahan Building, BH2-09, Thursday 28 November, 6pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and GriefLink 

 


 

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.


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