MFU’s Jasmine-Kim was interviewed recently on Teishan’s ‘Blazing Textbooks’ on 3CR. You can have a listen to it here:
Archive for the ‘MFU in the news 2011’ Category
Asher Treleaven is a Melbourne based Comedian who recently performed his show Matador at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Major Matina Jewell (Retired) is the recipient of six Australian Defence Force service medals and two war decorations from the Lebanese Government. She is a member of the Federal Commission for the ANZAC Centenary and the [...]
On the 10th May the Age newspaper shared MFU’s 1st birthday celebrations with its readers: FREE university might sound like a relic of Australia’s past, but a group of keen scholars recently gathered to celebrate the first birthday of Melbourne Free University, a community project with an enthusiastic following. The MFU was launched by three [...]
Radio Australia’s Namilla B speaks to MFU’s Jasmine-Kim Westendorf about the April / May 2011 course ‘Voices From The South’. Jasmine speaks a little of her origins and wishes for the MFU and outlines some of the course topics: Cultural Preservation, Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Tradition, Identities and her desires to involve audiences that would [...]
The recordings from our 2011 lectures are now online. You can find them [ here ] with all of our past lectures. Enjoy!
MFU’s Gerhard Hoffstaedter will be interviewed by Lee Cummins on the ‘Coffee Chat show’ on Southern FM on Monday 28 Feb at 9am. You can ‘live stream’ the show through http://www.southernfm.com.au or listen on your FM radio in the southern, south-eastern and bayside suburbs of Melbourne on 88.3FM
A FREE university has sprung up in Melbourne’s inner-north aiming to promote ‘learning for learning’s sake’. Up to 40 people a week have been attending Melbourne Free University classes on philosophy, sociology and cinema in Clifton Hill and North Carlton. Co-founder Gerhard Hoffstaedter has a traditional academic background, with a PhD in anthropology and sociology [...]