Refocusing on Newcomb's Paradox: The Predictor as time traveller

8 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
The plethora of papers and chapters on Newcomb's Paradox is sometimes described as Necombmania. In our view Newcombmania is not phony as Bealtemania was once criticised as phony.

Moral Self-Defense without Omniscience

1 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Renee Bolinger (Australian National University)

Islam and the Qur'an

28 February 2019 4:00pm8:00pm
The Studies in Religion Program at the University of
Queensland in collaboration with St Thomas More College
will be hosting a Continuing Professional Development
seminar on Islam and the Qur’an. The seminar is aimed at secondary
school teachers working with the Studies of Religion
secondary school curriculum.

Unity of Thought and Constitution of Selfhood in Descartes

23 November 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Vili Lähteenmäki (University of Helsinki)

Women's suffrage: A panel discussion to celebrate 125 years of women’s suffrage in NZ

15 November 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
with Emeritus Professor Carole Ferrier (School of Communication and Arts), Ms. Sameema Zahra (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry), introduced by A/Prof Marguerite La Caze (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry)

Science-Religion Narratives in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

14 November 2018 2:00pm2:30pm
Presenter: Mr Oliver Zambon, PhD candidate, Studies in Religion


9 November 2018 4:00pm5:30pm
Presented by Dr. Claudia Sagona (Melbourne)

Can Robots Learn to Talk?

9 November 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Lars Hertzberg (Åbo Akademi)

Aquinas and Whitehead: Metaphysics of Divine Power

9 November 2018 10:30am11:00am
Presenter: Mr Joseph Vu, PhD candidate, Philosophy

The Blood Votes: a new play by Michael Futcher, performed by the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble

7 November 2018 7:30pm11 November 2018 4:00pm
Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble presents The Blood Votes, a play by Michael Futcher, directed by Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.
World Premiere Season: 7-11 November 2018, 7.30 pm Wednesday – Saturday
Sunday Matinee, Remembrance Day 11 November, 2.00 pm

Epistemological issues in high resolution and long term climate modelling

2 November 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Vincent Lam (University of Bern, Université Grenoble Alpes & University of Queensland)

No-Bodies: On the Imageless image of God

26 October 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Janice McRandal

Ritual Apologies and Reconciliation in Australian Society

26 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by John Fitz-Herbert

The New Melchizedek: The Priestly Ambitions of Christian Roman Emperors

19 October 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Ryan W. Strickler (The University of Queensland)

Robotics and the rarity of care: Adoption issues of social robots in healthcare

19 October 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Kate Devitt (Queensland University of Technology)

History, Politics and Vergil’s Aeneid

17 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Prof. Stephen Harrison (Oxford University)
Seals and Signets From Bronze Age Crete and Greece

The Jewels That Speak To Us

14 October 2018 11:30am12:00pm
Seals and Signets from Bronze Age Crete and Greece
Presented by Dr Janice Crowley
Followed by a special viewing of the artefact donated to the R.D.Milns Antiquities Museum
Don't miss this opportunity to see 'the chariot figure' before any public display.

The Sealings from the First Palace at Phaistos

12 October 2018 4:30pm5:00pm
Dr Janice Crowley (Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens)

Epistemology and Geography in T. Livius ab urbe condita libri

12 October 2018 4:00pm4:30pm
Scot McPhee (The University of Queensland)

Bildung, the Humanities and the Idea of a Liberal Education

12 October 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Peter Banki (University of Western Sydney)


12 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
If you have enjoyed your University studies and would like to inquire more and study in-depth, have a GPA of 5 or above, and a major in one of the areas listed (or something comparable from another institution), you are invited to meet with Academic Staff and Honours students to discover the advantages of our one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) BA Honours programme.

Legacies of 1968 - School Multidisciplinary Seminar

12 October 2018 10:00am11:30am
50 years after the dramatic events of the 1968, what are the legacies of that year, not just for Europe, but globally?