Georgia Nielsen

Jill Bennett

She is Founding Director of The Big Anxiety festival, the Big Anxiety Research Centre and the ARC-funded Felt Experience & Empathy Lab (fEEL Lab) at UNSW. Jill’s immersive media and public engagement projects explore the role of creative technology and trauma-informed design in supporting mental and emotional health with a particular focus on lived experiences of …

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Elizabeth Stephens

She was previously an Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at UQ (2017-2021), Associate Dean Research at Southern Cross University (2014-2017), and an ARC Australian Research Fellow in the Centre for the History of European Discourses (UQ, 2010-2014). Elizabeth is author of over 100 publications, including three …

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Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker

He is also an Australian Research Council Fellow (IN220100008) in the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies of the Australian National University. Lyndon has significant experience lecturing and coordinating tertiary-level subjects, including the delivery of ‘on-country’ learning. He continues in his roles of policy development and research, and negotiations at the national and international levels, …

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Richard Yeo

He is an historian of science and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He is Emeritus Professor at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. His books include Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in early Victorian Britain (Cambridge, 1993); Encyclopaedic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture (Cambridge, 2001); and Notebooks, English …

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Keynote: Human priorities, machine decisions?

Event details When: 9-10am, Friday 17 November 2023 Where: Kaleide RMIT Union Theatre, Melbourne Human priorities, machine decisions? Limitations of using mathematical models for decision support One way of interacting with possible uncertain futures is through the use of mathematical models to construct and visualise different kinds of outcomes and counterfactuals. Dr Erica Thompson will discuss …

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Victoria Haskins

She is a Professor of History at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and received her PhD from the University of Sydney. Victoria was elected to the Academy in 2020 and to the Academy’s Council in 2023. Her publications include One Bright Spot (Palgrave, 2005), Colonialism and Male Domestic Service across the Asia Pacific (Bloomsbury, 2018), with Julia Martinez, …

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Dr Marc Trabsky

He combines critical theory, socio-legal research, and science and technology studies to explore the interrelations between law, technology, and death. Marc has written Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions (Routledge, 2019) and Death: New Trajectories in Law (Routledge, 2023). He is currently co-editing the Routledge Handbook of Law and Death (Routledge, 2024, forthcoming). …

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Roslynn Haynes

As a graduate in both biochemical sciences and the humanities she is most interested in cross-disciplinary research, and is internationally recognised for her contributions to the field of science and literature over many decades. Roslynn has published five major books in the field that continue to be cited: H.G. Wells: Discoverer of the Future (Macmillan, …

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Dr Tatiana Bur

Prior to this, she was the Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow at Darwin College, University of Cambridge. Tatiana is a graduate of the University of Sydney where she completed her undergraduate studies and MPhil. She then undertook her PhD at Trinity College, University of Cambridge for which she received the Hare Prize for the …

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.