AIFS seminar series

The Australian Institute of Family Studies Seminar Series presents eminent speakers focusing on contemporary issues in national and international family research. All seminars are free and open to the public.

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Contact the Seminar Coordinator with your full contact details and the seminar you wish to attend or phone the Institute on (03) 9214 7888 and speak with the Seminar Coordinator. Please RSVP for the seminar you are interested in.

2014

Next seminar

Wednesday 12 November

Forced adoption: Righting wrongs of a dark past
Professor The Honourable Nahum Mushin

Please RSVP if you would like to attend this seminar. Alternatively you can participate via webinar - register for the webinar.

Thursday 9 October

Walking the line: Research, advocacy and impact
Professor Kelley Johnson

Slides and audio coming soon

Thursday 11 September

Building evidence to support the reduction of violence against women and children
Heather Nancarrow, Chief Executive Officer, ANROWS

View presentation slides (PDF 360 KB) | Read slide outline | Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 8.1 MB) | Read audio transcript

Tuesday 19 August

Building safe & sustainable communities: Families are central
Warren Mundine

Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 8.2 MB) | Read audio transcript

Thursday 12 June

In Praise of Ageing
Dr Patricia Edgar AM

Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 9.4 MB) | Read audio transcript

Thursday 15 May

Recent and impending demographic change in Australia: Implications for households, family and housing
Professor Graeme Hugo AO

Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 12 MB) | Read audio transcript

Wednesday 9 April

Experiences and effects of racism in school: The quantitative evidence
Dr Nicholas Biddle and Dr Naomi Priest

Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 11.7 MB) | Read audio transcript

Tuesday 25 March

Social dimensions of alcohol (and drug) problems
Professor Ian Webster AO

View presentation slides (PDF 1.85 MB) | Read slide outline | Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 11.6 MB) | Read audio transcript

Tuesday 18 February

Independent Children’s Lawyers: Multiple perspectives on expectations and experience of practice
Dr Rae Kaspiew

View presentation slides (PDF 472 KB) | Read slide outline | Listen to the presentation audio (MP3 10.9 MB) | Read audio transcript

Location

Australian Institute of Family Studies, Balluk room, Level 20, 485 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

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