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2017

100 Days of Trump: Implications for the United States, world affairs and the future of democracy

Join our panel of experts for a discussion on the Trump Presidency to date and the implications for the US, Australia and globally.

Presenter(s):

  • MC: Professor Richard Eccleston, University of Tasmania
  • Natasha Stott Despoja AM, Cahir or OurWatch and former Leader of the Australian Democrats
  • Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor, University of Sydney
  • Saul Eslake, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Matt Killingsworth, University of Tasmania

Public Lecture  Sandy Bay  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

Making a Mark: The AFLW in review

The inaugural season of the Australian Football League Women's competition has now finished. Join us as we look back over the premier AFLW season, its highlights, successes and limitations, and the prospects for the future.

Presenter(s):

  • MC: Dr Verity Cleland, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Professor Catherine Palmer, University of Tasmania
  • Sarah Gillman, Womensport and Recreation Tasmania (WSRT)
  • Linsey Da Costa, AFL Tasmania

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

UTAS Graduates as Agents of Change: Reducing the Gender Pay Gap

Discuss the findings of a research project on how to prepare university graduates to be agents of change on the gender pay gap with political and community leaders.

Presenter(s):

  • MC: Angela Ross, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Jacquie Petrusma MP, Minister for Women and Minister for Human Services
  • Rebecca White MP, Shadow Minister for Health & Preventative Care, Mental Health and Primary Industries and Water
  • Cassy O’Connor MP, Leader of the Tasmanian Greens
  • Heidi La Paglia, Women's Officer, National Union of Student
  • Dr Vicki Gardiner, Engineers Australia

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

2016

The GetUp! Effect: Movement Mobilisation and Australian Electoral Politics

With the election now behind us, what role GetUp! - and other third party campaigners - have played and will continue to play in Australian politics is a question worthy of further analysis. Come along and hear our panel discuss these important issues.

Presenter(s):

  • Paul Oosting, GetUp!
  • Dr Glenn Kefford, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Hannah Murphy-Gregory, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus


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