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BFU presents: Working Hard or Hardly Working? Theories and practices of work

  Working hard, or hardly working? When? 2pm on Saturday 14th May Where? Carpark under Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary Street What? Discussion and workshop Our lives are dominated by working – whether there is too much of it or too … Continue reading

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Brisbane Free University presents: A short history of the Oranienplatz Refugee Strike Squat, Berlin.

The Oranienplatz Refugee Strike Squat is a refugee-led community struggle of many guises and dimensions mobilising against the conditions of Residenzpflicht currently imposed on refugees seeking asylum within the German state. Starting in 2012, the strike was initiated by refugees … Continue reading

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Queer Health in Queensland

Brisbane Free University is delighted to present a panel discussion: Queer Health in Queensland. In this conversation we hope to share knowledge of needs and services, and the gaps between the two. Where: Carpark under the Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary … Continue reading

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How shall we live then? Discussions on density and community in the future of Brisbane

When?      6.30pm, Thursday 29th October, 2015 Where?     Boundary Street, West End What? “How Shall We Live Then?” is a panel discussion bringing together perspectives from architecture, sociology and social theory to think about the best ways … Continue reading

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BFU Presents: WHOSE AUSTRALIA? The Indigenous Constitutional Recognition Debate

Please join us for a discussion of the reasons for and against both (a) constitutional recognition of First peoples, and (b) the establishment of Indigenous sovereignty. When: Tuesday July 14th, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Where: Carpark under the Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary … Continue reading

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BFU presents WTFU: A radical history of free universities.

Ever wondered ‘WTF is a Free University anyway’? Ever thought that BFU couldn’t get much more meta? Come along to our next session, when we’ll explore the political potentials of free universities across time and space! When: Thursday the 25th of … Continue reading

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BFU presents Feminism, art, philosophy, memory

When?  Tuesday 26th May, 6.30pm Where? Carpark under Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary St, West End What? Join local artists, art theorists and philosophers Nicola Scott, Aleea Monsour and Tara Heffernan in a discussion on feminism in art and revisionist art … Continue reading

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BFU presents: Selling Students Short

Richard Hil is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Human Services and Social Work at Griffith University (Gold Coast), and co-founder of the Ngara Institute. He’s also a great friend and supporter of Brisbane Free University. We’re delighted to … Continue reading

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BFU and Undercurrent Community Education Project present: Relationships, Sex, Consent.

BFU is excited to present and promote the great work being done by Melbourne based organisation, Undercurrent Community Education Project. Undercurrent Community Education Project is a non-profit organisation focused on challenging and preventing violence in relationships, with a particular focus on … Continue reading

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BFU presents: Redirective Practice and Design: Rethinking the Future of Design

When?  6.30pm, Wednesday 1 April Where?  Carpark under Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary Street, West End. What? Rethinking the Future of Design In this session, designers Chenoa Pettrup, Bec Barnett, Lennah Kuskoff, Christine Moulder and Tristan Shulz will explore the role … Continue reading

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