Book Club: Group 2 HPP

2017-06-07 17:00 - 2017-06-07 18:30
Tin Alley, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia Tin Alley, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

Group Information

  • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
  • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
  • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
  • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

Facilitator

Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

7 June  HPP

Sayyid, S. (2015) Eurocentrism and the Emergence of Islamism.  Publisher: Zed Books, London.  Available: http://www.bookdepository.com/Fundamental-Fear-S-Sayyid-Hamid-Dabashi/9781783601912?ref=grid-view

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  • 2017-08-24 17:30 - 2017-08-24 18:30

    Gain some insight and tips into advancing (or commencing) your career as an academic or professional staff member in the Higher Education Sector in a relaxed informal setting at University House.

    This month Professor Paul Kofman, Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics and Ms Diana Dalton, Executive Director of the Faculty of Business and Economics will be joining us for what will become a Career Conversations series at the Club.

    Members, guests, staff and postgraduate students are all welcome to attend this free event.

    University House Professors' Walk, Upper East
    5:30pm - 6:30pm Thursday 24th August
    Drinks and nibbles provided

    Bookings Essential
    T: (03) 8344 5254
    E: reception@uniclub.com.au

    Eventbrite - UH Career Conversations w/ Professor Paul Kofman and Ms Diana Dalton

  • 2017-08-28 17:30 - 2017-08-28 18:30

    University House Members, it's time to dust off your dance shoes out and join us for Dance Classes.

    There has been such a fantastic response to the new University House Dance Classes that we have decided to have them every fortnight on the 2nd and 4th Monday each month. 

    Classes have started with instruction in Latin and Ballroom styles, and in time will progress to Tango.

    University House Professors' Walk
    5.30 - 6.30pm, Monday, August 28
    $10 per class members and guests.

    University House
    Professors' Walk

    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!
    To book please contact reception:  8344 5254, reception@uniclub.com.au.

  • 2017-08-28 18:30 - 2017-08-28 21:00

    University House welcomes you to our MIMIR Chamber Recital Dinner, presented by Yarra Yarra Vineyard wines.

    Our second recital dinner of the year will showcase some of the finest musicians from the Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne for the MIMIR Chamber Music Festival.

    Yarra Yarra Vineyard wines will accompany a selected menu for the evening.

    About the MIMIR Chamber Music Festival:

    Fresh from its 20th season in Fort Worth, Texas, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival returns to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music from 28 August to 3 September 2017.

    Named for the Norse god of wisdom, the festival was founded in 1998 by Dr Curt Thompson, Associate Professor of Violin and Head of Strings at the Melbourne Conservatorium.

    During the week-long festival, Mimir artists will present four public performances and guide students from the Melbourne Conservatorium in a range of masterclasses.

    MIMIR Festival programme link:  http://mcm.unimelb.edu.au/community-engagement/mimir-chamber-music-festival-2017

    Eventbrite - MIMIR Chamber Recital Dinner presented by Yarra Yarra Vineyards

  • 2017-08-31 17:00 - 2017-08-31 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-09-05 18:30 - 2017-09-05 21:30

    Join us for the annual Truffle Dinner at University House. This year our dinner will be held at University House at The Woodward, with a special menu matched with a selection of Fine Wines from our own Cellar.

    Eventbrite - Club Truffle Dinner
    Truffle Dinner Menu – Tuesday 5th September

    Amuse Bouche

    Asparagus and fava bean veloute, parmesan foam

    Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2008

    1st Course

    Tempura Morton Bay bug, citrus caviar, truffle

    Mount Pleasant 1946 Vines Lovedale Semillon 2014

    2nd Course

    Quail egg and guanciale carbonara with fresh linguini and truffle

    Bass Phillips Premium Chardonnay 2014

    3rd Course

    Truffle poached poussin, royal blue potato cheese soufflé, swiss brown mushroom jus

    Domaine d’Eugenie Vosne-Romanee

    4th Course

    Sous vide truffled veal cutlet, parsnip puree, sautéed baby carrots, caper Beurre noisette

    Wolf Blass Black Label Shiraz - Cabernet Shiraz 1999

  • 2017-09-07 12:00 - 2017-09-07 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    7 September - Group 1 BIO

    EITHER: Helm, R. & Helm, M. (1990) Modern Mexican Painters: Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros and Other Artists of the Social Realist School. Publisher: Dover Publications, N.Y.  Available: http://www.bookdepository.com/Modern-Mexican-Painters-Ray-Helm-Mackinley-Helm/9780486260280?ref=grid-view OR: Bauer, Claudia (2014) Frida Kahlo.  Publisher:  Prestel, Germany. Available at:   http://www.readings.com.au/products/17725199/frida-kahlo

  • 2017-09-07 17:00 - 2017-09-07 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-09-11 17:30 - 2017-09-11 18:30

    University House Members, it's time to dust off your dance shoes out and join us for Dance Classes.

    There has been such a fantastic response to the new University House Dance Classes that we have decided to have them every fortnight on the 2nd and 4th Monday each month. 

    Classes have started with instruction in Latin and Ballroom styles, and in time will progress to Tango.

    University House Professors' Walk
    5.30 - 6.30pm, Monday, September 11
    $10 per class members and guests.

    University House
    Professors' Walk

    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!
    To book please contact reception:  8344 5254, reception@uniclub.com.au.

  • 2017-09-13 17:00 - 2017-09-13 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    13 September - Group 2 HPP

    Corchado, Alfredo (2014) Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey through a Country’s Descent into Darkness.  Publisher: Penguin Books/Random House, N.Y.  Publisher:   Available at: http://www.bookdepository.com/Midnight-in-Mexico/9780143125532

  • 2017-09-20 18:30 - 2017-09-20 21:30

    Our Head Chef Steven Baar has extracted archival recipes of Redmond Barry's very own to serve members, guests, the Committee, our President Deli Chen for a very special dinner at University House, Professors' Walk.

    Save the (tentative) date!

  • 2017-09-21 17:00 - 2017-09-21 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-09-22 12:00 - 2017-09-22 13:00

    Save the date!

  • 2017-09-25 17:30 - 2017-09-25 18:30

    University House Members, it's time to dust off your dance shoes out and join us for Dance Classes.

    They are held every fortnight on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. 

    Classes have started with instruction in Latin and Ballroom styles, and in time will progress to Tango.

    University House Professors' Walk
    5.30 - 6.30pm, Monday, September 25
    $10 per class members and guests.

    University House
    Professors' Walk

    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!
    To book please contact reception:  8344 5254, reception@uniclub.com.au.

  • 2017-09-26 18:30 - 2017-09-26 20:30

    Nibbles & hot chips on tables with drinks available at the bar.

    Make up a team or join one on the night, guests welcome.

    RSVP: Nick Sharman n.sharman@unimelb.edu.au.

  • 2017-10-03 18:30 - 2017-10-03 20:30

    Save the date!

  • 2017-10-05 17:00 - 2017-10-05 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-10-11 17:00 - 2017-10-11 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    11 October - Group 2 HPP

    Karol, K.S. (1983) Solik: Life in the Soviet Union 1939-1946. Publisher: Pluto Press, London.Available: www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sortby=93&sts=t&tn=Solik%3A+Life+in+the+Soviet+Union+1939-1946

  • 2017-10-24 18:30 - 2017-10-24 20:30

    Nibbles & hot chips on tables with drinks available at the bar.

    Make up a team or join one on the night, guests welcome.

    RSVP: Nick Sharman n.sharman@unimelb.edu.au.

  • 2017-10-25 18:30 - 2017-10-25 21:30

    Save the date!

  • 2017-10-26 12:00 - 2017-10-26 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    26 October - Group 1 BIO

    Kapuscinski, Ryszard (2009) Shah of Shahs Publisher: Vintage International (Random House, N.Y.) Available: www.bookdepository.com/Shah-of-Shahs/9780141188041

     

  • 2017-10-31 18:30 - 2017-10-31 20:30

    Save the date!

  • 2017-11-07 12:30 - 2017-11-07 14:30

    Save the date!

  • 2017-11-09 12:30 - 2017-11-09 14:30

    Held in the front lounge of Professors' Walk. Save the date!

  • 2017-11-13 17:30 - 2017-11-13 18:30

    University House Members, it's time to dust off your dance shoes out and join us for Dance Classes.

    They are held every fortnight on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. 

    Classes have started with instruction in Latin and Ballroom styles, and in time will progress to Tango.

    University House Professors' Walk
    5:30 - 6:30pm, Monday, November 13
    $10 per class members and guests.

    University House
    Professors' Walk

    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!
    To book please contact reception:  8344 5254, reception@uniclub.com.au.

  • 2017-11-22 17:00 - 2017-11-22 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    22 November - Group 2 HPP

    Axworthy Michael (2009)   Iran: Empire of the Mind: A History from Zoroaster to the Present Day. Publisher: Penguin Books.  Available at: https://www.bookdepository.com/Iran--Empire-of-the-Mind/9780141036298

  • 2017-11-23 12:00 - 2017-11-23 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    23 November - Group 1 BIO

    Fitzpatrick, Sheila (2013) A Spy in the Archives Publisher: Melbourne University Press,  Available at http://www.bookdepository.com/Spy-in-the-Archives-Sheil-Fitzpatrick/9780522861181?ref=grid-view

  • 2017-11-28 18:30 - 2017-11-28 20:30

    Nibbles & hot chips on tables with drinks available at the bar.

    Make up a team or join one on the night, guests welcome.

    RSVP: Nick Sharman n.sharman@unimelb.edu.au.

  • 2017-11-30 18:30 - 2017-11-30 20:30

    Save the date!

  • 2017-12-05 18:00 - 2017-12-05 21:00

    Save the date!

  • 2017-12-13 17:00 - 2017-12-13 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    13 December - Group 2 HPP

    Volf, Miroslav (2006) The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World. Publisher: William B Eerdmans, Michigan, USA. Available : http://www.bookdepository.com/The-End-of-Memory-Mr-Miroslav-Volf/9780802829894  

  • 2017-12-14 12:00 - 2017-12-14 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    14 December - Group 1 BIO

    Reston, James (2001) Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade.  Publisher:  Available at http://www.bookdepository.com/Warriors-of-God-Jr-James-Reston/9780385495622?ref=grid-view