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19
Jul
2019

2019 Jack Smart Lecture with Frances Kamm

In the last part of volume 3 of On What Matters, Derek Parfit argues against the moral relevance of such deontological distinctions as harming versus not...
16
Jul
2019

Pearl S. Buck, Intersectionality, and “China”, 1931-1941

My presentation seeks to contribute meaningfully to the HRC’s 2019 theme, “intellectual history of crisis”. It cites the example of American author and...
15
Jul
2019

Trans*: A Quick and Quirky History of Gender Variance

In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increased visibility has come not just power, but...
10
Jul
2019

ANU in Hong Kong

The Australian National University is visiting Hong Kong Meet with professional staff from the College of Arts & Social Sciences at the IDP Expo on 10...
07
Jul
2019

Peter Kohane: Vitruvius and his interpreters - Drill Hall Lecture 4 2019

Foundation texts in Western art history and criticism. This year’s Lecture Series focuses on the written word. It revisits “foundational texts” relating to the...
02
Jul
2019

Babies, brains, tools, & war: Trends in human evolution

Natural selection for walking on two legs (bipedalism) in our ancestors was associated with evolutionary-developmental (‘evo-devo’) changes in the physical...
01
Jul
2019

Homo luzonensis: A new species of hominin from the Late Pleistocene of northern Luzon, Philippines.

In this lecture, Professor Mijares and Prof. Philip Piper of the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU will outline the archaeological context of the...

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