Archive for February 2011

2011 recordings online

The recordings from our 2011 lectures are now online. You can find them [ here ] with all of our past lectures. Enjoy!

An I (Heart) thank-you / class now on Tuesdays

We would like to thank all of you who came Wednesday to our first lecture of 2011. It was certainly a great success and we would like to apologise to those who could not find seats or hear the lecture well. No need to be put off however, as Dexter cafe/bar has kindly agreed to [...]

MFU interview on 88.3 Southern FM

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

2011 courses

War and Peace Against the current context of violent conflicts in the world, speakers will ask and address questions around why conflicts turn into wars, how wars play out, and how they can be resolved or avoided. Lectures will be on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.00pm at Dexter Cafe and Bar, 123 Queens Parade, [...]

Gratis campus for all

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 [...]