Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The following free public lectures will be held at the University of Adelaide in the coming weeks.

Hostel Stories Project forum – Learning from the Past, Thinking about the Future

The Hostel Stories research project looks at migrant hostels, reception centres and camps in South Australia between 1949 and the mid-1990s.

This public forum will be facilitated by lead investigator of the Australian Research Council Linkage Hostel Stories project and interdisciplinary historian from the University of Adelaide, Professor Rachel Ankeny. Leading researchers in migrant history and refugee experiences, along with former hostel residents, will come together to deliver an open and provocative public discussion forum at the University of Adelaide.

WHEN: Tuesday 30 September 2014, 5.30 for 6.00pm start
WHERE: Napier Building, room 102, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide
COST: Free – register online at Eventbrite

2014 Harcourt Lecture by Professor Lise Vesterlund

Gender inequality in the labour force will be the theme of the University of Adelaide’s 2014 Harcourt Lecture, presented by Mellon Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh Lise Vesterlund.

Entitled, Sustaining the Glass Ceiling through Gender Differences in Belief and Behaviour, Professor Vesterlund’s public lecture will uncover why men are more successful than women at climbing the corporate ladder.

WHEN: Wednesday 1 October 2014, 5.45-6.45pm
WHERE: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide
COST: Free – register online at Eventbrite

Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture by Professor Jane Harding

Distinguished paediatric researcher from the University of Auckland Professor Jane Harding will deliver the inaugural Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture, presented by the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute.

Professor Harding will reflect on over 50 years of medical research in her free public lecture, Health for now or for Life? Dilemmas and trade-offs in caring for mothers and babies.

WHEN: Tuesday 7 October 2014, 5.30-7.00pm
WHERE: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide
COST: Free – register online at Eventbrite.

Note to media: Professor Vesterlund will be in Australia from Wednesday 1 October to Sunday 5 October and Professor Harding will be in Australia from Saturday 4 October to Wednesday 8 October.

Media Contacts:


Kate Bourne
Media and Communications Officer
The University of Adelaide
Phone: +61 8 8313 3173
Mobile: +61 457 537 677
[email protected]

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