Posts Tagged ‘Jasmine-Kim Westendorf’

MFU Podcast 10.1
“On wars and ending them”

“On wars and ending them” by Jasmine-Kim Westendorf part of the ‘War and Peace’ course recorded on the 5th of April 2011

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 @ City Square interview on RRR

(Radio) November 2011 MFU @ City Square interview on RRR (Jasmine-Kim Westendorf) MFU @ City Square Jasmine-Kim Westendorf interview on RRR

One Year On… Jasmine-Kim Westendorf interviewed on Teishan’s ‘Blazing Textbooks’ on 3CR

MFU’s Jasmine-Kim was interviewed recently on Teishan’s ‘Blazing Textbooks’ on 3CR. You can have a listen to it here: MFU on Blazing Textbooks 14-05-11 by blazingtextbooks

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf interviewed on John fayne’s ABC programme

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 [...]

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 interviewed on Radio Australia

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 [...]


Jasmine was recenlty interviewed by Sarah from Hidden Documentaries. Lygon Street, Carlton, 5pm For generation Y, free education died before we were even born. Our parents watched Whitlam get kicked out in the 70s and by the time we were watching Agro’s Cartoon Connection, HECS was here to stay. We are a useful lot. We [...]

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, [...]

First Seminars – 1 May 2010

Contemporary Australian Issues 1 May 2010 � 12pm � 4.30pm Australia�s Role in the World – 12pm Conny Lenneberg � Director of Policy and Programs, World Vision Australia Clovis Mwamba �Psychologist, Linguist and Parliamentarian in exile from the RDC Jodi Newcombe – Manager of States and Regions Program, The Climate Group Jasmine-Kim Westendorf � Researcher [...]