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Pedagogy in the Pub September: Professor Mark McMillan, RMIT University

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Lincoln Hotel

91 Cardigan St

Carlton, Vic 3053

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Re-imagining the promise of civics education

Professor Mark McMillan

Pedagogy in the Pub is a series of monthly discussions, facilitated by some of the keenest educational thinkers from Australia and abroad. Each month, we will respond to a provocation from our speakers to explore ways that can re-imagine the ‘promise of education’ in a ‘post-truth’ world.

In April, the discussion will be led by Professor Mark McMillan, who will discuss the promise of civics education for addressing the ongoing effects of white settlement on Indigenous Australians.

Professor Mark McMillan is Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Education and Engagement at RMIT University. He is a Wiradjuri man from Trangie, NSW. He was named National NAIDOC Scholar of the year for 2013.

His research interests are in the area of human rights and, in particular, the expression and fulfillment of those rights for Indigenous Australians.

Pedagogy in the Pub will run between 6pm--8pm in the following format:

  • Dinner and Drinks: 6:00 - 6:45pm (guests are invited to order from the Lincoln Hotel menu at their own expense)
  • Guest Speaker: 6:45 - 7:00pm
  • Open Discussion: 7:00 - 8:00pm

Pedagogy in the Pub is open to all. Please circulate among your friends and colleagues.

Keep an eye out for details about Pedagogy in the Pub in October:

Associate Professor Lucas Walsh, Monash University

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