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Where to for Brisbane Free University in 2019?

BFU friends! We have two upcoming events to kick off the new year and settle into the BFU rhythm for 2019. 1. BFU Reading Group – Reading List discussion and planning chats Details: When? 6pm – 7.30pm, Thursday 31st January … Continue reading

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BFU & UQ Human Rights present: Adani – A defining moment for Indigenous Rights?

When? 6pm – 8pm, Tuesday 2 October, 2018. Where?  University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, Michie Building, St Lucia 4067 What?  Public lecture & panel discussion: Adani: A Defining Moment for Indigenous Rights in Australia?  Adani’s Carmichael mine, if it proceeds, … Continue reading

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BFU presents: Memory – ethics, ecology, environment

When? 4pm – 5.30pm, Wednesday 15th August (EKKA holiday) Where? Bunyapa Park, cnr Thomas and Vulture Street, West End We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we gather, the Turrbal and Jagera peoples. We pay our respects … Continue reading

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BFU presents: In Defence of Difficult Art

Join us for a community conversation about the radical potential of “difficult art” through a deep dive into aesthetic theory, the politics and poetics of sound, world-building, alter-politics and radical imaginaries. Whether you’re a seasoned thinker-about-music or just curious, invested … Continue reading

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BFU presents: Race, colonialism & the politics of representation

When? 6pm – 7.30pm, Wednesday 23 May Where? Bunyapa Park, West End What? Critical conversation and public discussion Join us to hear Dr. Chelsea Bond and Dr. Paige West in conversation about racism, colonialism, representation and violence in Australia and … Continue reading

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BFU presents: Art, politics & public space in the New World City

When? 6pm – 7.30pm, Wednesday 25 April Where? Bunyapa Park, West End What? Brisbane Free University kicks off the year with a juicy public conversation on the politics and practices of participatory public art. And alliteration. Speakers: Shane Sugrue is one-fifth … Continue reading

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BFU presents: “Don’t be Evil” – Data Activism and Digital Rights

When? 6.30pm – 8pm, Wednesday 8 November, 2017 Where? Bunyapa Park, cnr Thomas St and Vulture St, West End What? Public panel discussion and community conversation Details: What is “big data”? Who is collecting it? And how are processes of … Continue reading

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