Posts Tagged ‘Gerhard Hoffstaedter’

MFU Podcast 7.3
“South East Asia in Turmoil”

“South East Asia in Turmoil” by Gerhard Hoffstaedter part of the ‘Asia Pacific and Us’ course recorded on the 14th of October 2010

MFU Podcast 7.1
“Asia-Pacific and us:
Australia in the region”

“Asia-Pacific and us: Australia in the region” by Jasmine-Kim Westendorf & Gerhard Hoffstaedter part of the ‘Asia Pacific and Us’ course recorded on the 30th of September 2010

MFU Podcast 1.3
“Religious Truth Claims pt 3″

recorded: 1st of May 2010 Course: Ethics and Morality in the 21st Century Lecture Title:Religious Truth Claims pt 3 Lecturer: Gerhard Hoffstaedter

Free university celebrates first birthday

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

MFU in the news

Education is not just about getting a job Knowledge for its own sake seems to have lost its currency in a world where “outcomes” have become the goal of tertiary education. But education without a necessary career goal should be valued, which is why on May 1, the Melbourne Free University, co-founded by Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, [...]

Second Seminars – 5 June 2010

Contemporary Australian Issues 5 June 2010 � 12pm � 4.30pm Universal Differences – 12pm Miriam Bankovski � Lecturer in Political Theory Deb Chapman � Community Development Activist/Lecturer, VU Alex Ling – Lecturer, University of Melbourne Ruby Murray � Writer/researcher in gender and the environment Religious Truth Claims – 2.30pm Gerhard Hoffstaedter � Research Fellow, La [...]