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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Free public Classics lecture

The 2015 Festival Hellenica Lecture in Greek History & Culture will be presented by Professor Han Baltussen speaking on: “Hidden Treasures: Rediscovering the Greek Past from Newly Discovered Manuscripts and Papyri in the 20th Century” In this lecture the Hughes Professor of Classics will recount some of the exciting new finds of long lost texts […]

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Recent News: Linguistics

Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, was elected Member of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) on 27 May 2014. Professor Zuckermann was elected President of AustraLex (2013), and was reelected (2014) as Board Member of the Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL). Books: Zuckermann, Ghil’ad (ed.) 2014. […]

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Special Lecture: Gentile Words, Jewish Meanings

Speaker: Michael Wex Time: 11am Date: Friday 22 May 2015 Location: Lecture Hall 209, Napier Building Convenor: Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann Download flyer

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History of Science, Ideas and Technology Group Meeting

The Mustang long-range fighter in WWII and Korea: its development and a pilot’s perspective Monday 16 March 2015 at 7pm Air Commodore Lyell Klaffer AFC OAM DFC (US) AM (US) The P51 Mustang was a long-range single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used with great effect during World War II. Our distinguished speaker, who joined the RAAF […]

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History of Science, Ideas and Technology Group Meeting

Henry Manning and Pre-fabricated Housing: an early example of “flat-pack” construction Saturday 2 May 2015 at 2pm Paul Stark, Architect Between 1825 and the late 1840s, Henry Manning sold “portable” timber cottages to “Gentlemen emigrating to … New Settlement(s)”. It is believed that by 1845 more than 35 had been brought to South Australia. Paul […]

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2015 Inkers and Thinkers: ‘Alternative Forms, Alternative Voices’

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: The Inkers and Thinkers Interdisciplinary Symposium, supported by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice and The University of Adelaide’s Department of Media, have launched the programme and ticketing website for ‘Alternative Forms, Alternative Voices’, an academic conference and series of creative workshops at The University of Adelaide on May 15th and 16th […]

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Guide to Interacting Respectfully & Reciprocally

Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, our Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, has published Engaging – A Guide to Interacting Respectfully and Reciprocally with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, and their Arts Practices and Intellectual Property. The guide, assisted by the Indigenous Culture Support program through the Ministry for the Arts of the Australian Government is intended to […]

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Careers Service Mentoring Program

Gain real industry insights from professionals and focus on your career with the “Careers and Industry Mentoring Program” – new in 2015. This program is open to current students who have completed one year of study in an undergraduate program, or are enrolled in a postgraduate program. Here is a snapshot of some of the […]

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