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event: festival of ideas


Festival of Ideas_The Melbourne Local


Put your thinking caps on and get on over to Melbourne Uni next week for the Festival of Ideas 2013.

There are a bunch of free events happening, which are divided into five categories: Environments, Food + Nutrition, Families, Brains + Mind, and Democracy. Speakers include human rights lawyer Julian Burnside, leading indigenous scholar Marcia Langton, writer and comedian John Doyle (i.e. ‘Roy’ from ‘Roy and HG’), The Chaser‘s Julian Morrow and many more.

Check out the full programme and book tickets here.

The Festival of Ideas 2013

Dates: 1–6 October 2013

Venue (daytime events): Carillo Gantner Theatre

Address: Cnr Swanston St and Monash Rd, University of Melbourne

Carillo Gantner Theatre map

Venue (evening events): Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Address: 2 Clarendon St, Southbank

Melbourne Convention Centre map



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