Past Events

2017-04-26 Vic: Film Screening

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:30
ISCAST friends might be interested in the Melbourne special screening of a film documenting the life of an extraordinary man. Hull's autobiography, Touching the Rock (1990), was described by Oliver Sacks as “Staggering. The most extraordinary, precise, deep and beautiful account of blindness I have ever read. It is, to my mind, a masterpiece.”
 
Date: Wednesday 26th April, 6.30pm
Venue: Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St, Carlton Vic.
Film: Notes on Blindness, with a special introduction by Jan Dale, Prof. John Hull's sister.
 

2017-04-26 Vic: Talk

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:00

This talk at Melbourne University about the brain–machine interface might be of interest to ISCAST members. (ISCAST fellow Graeme Clark was a pioneer with his bionic ear.) The field is rife with ethical, philosophical, and theological issues as the human capacity to blur the lines between body and machine increases.

2017-04-24 Vic: Book talk

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 19:30

ISCAST member Ian Barns is participating in a conversation with Jonathan Cornford (Director of Mann Gum: Enough for All)  about his new book, Coming Back to Earth.

2017-04-01 Vic: A Rocha Australia Event

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 14:00

Friends of A Rocha Australia event

Date: Saturday 1st April, 2017. 2pm - 9pm

Location: Wills Track, Baynton, Vic.

Our friends at A Rocha Australia have an event on April 1 that may interest those interested in creation care, sustainability, and conservation. 

2017-03-25 Vic: CPX Melbourne Event

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00
Centre for Public Christianity Melbourne Event
 
Topic: Public Christianity for a Post-Christian World
 
Speakers: Amy Orr-Ewing, John Dickson, Justine Toh, Barney Zwartz and Simon Smart.
 
 

2017-02-25 Adelaide: GCRI Lecture

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 19:00
Date: Saturday 25th February, 2017. 7pm
 
Topic: Is the brain just a computer made of meat? What neuroscience says about who we are.
 
Speaker: A/Prof. Alan Gijsbers

NSW: Fine-tuning, the multiverse and life workshop

ISCAST-CAST (Sydney) Lecture 3

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 19:30

Date: Tuesday 27th September,

Vic: Complex Problems Forum

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00

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Vic: State of Play: Science and Religion in Australiasia

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 12:15

Date: Saturday 15 August, 2015.

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: Ridley College, Parkville

Topic: The State of Play - Science and Religion in Australasia

Speakers: Rev. Dr. Mark Worthing, Dr. Rich Park (John Templeton Foundation), James Garth (Author of the recent 'faith' survey), plus numerous other academics and Christian thinkers.

Cost: A suggested donation of $50 to cover costs would be appreciated.

Registrations: Please register online