Atheist Society

Lecture Programme
Second Tuesday of the month at 8 pm. Unitarian Church Hall, 110 Grey Street, East Melbourne. (Opposite the old Mercy Hospital). Melways Map 2G, D2. Admission free, no prior booking necessary, all welcome. The talk usually goes for 45-60 minutes. A question-to-the-speaker period follows the lecture.

As before the pandemic lockdowns, this is an in-person event, but we also will sometimes have speakers via zoom, and will host the event on zoom. For the next few meetings:
Zoom Meeting ID: 859 2166 1565 - Passcode: 858954 (from 14 Feb 23)
The speaker will be in attendance at the venue unless otherwise specified.

12 Jul David Miller (Existentialist Society / Atheist Society) (via zoom)
"Are Atheists Terrified of Agnosticism?"
09 Aug Leslie Allan ( (via zoom)
"Is Morality a Matter of Taste?"
13 Sep John Perkins (Secular Party)
"Aboriginal Spirituality: An Atheist Perspective"
11 Oct Rohan McLeod (SoFiA, Compulsive Philosophers Group )
"Altruism and Egoism: The first intrinsically irreconcilable ethical foundations ?"
08 Nov Hanney Seylim (Critical Faculty)
"A brief history of the emergence and evolution of consciousness and morality"
Watch live on youtube
13 Dec Dr Joe Sampson (Humanist)
Bertrand Russell against Christianity, for Humanism”
14 Feb Robert Bender (Humanist)
“Darwin's Theory of Coral Reef Formation”
14 Mar Michael Sherlock (Atheist Author)
The Existential Threat Facing Atheists In Kenya Society and the Religious Fundamentalism of African Abrahamism
11 Apr Adam Ford (Futurologist)
“The implications of strong AI”
09 May TBA
13 Jun Ian Bryce (Secular Party, Humanists, Skeptics)
Ribbon protests at Pells funeral, and other activist campaigns
11 Jul TBA
08 Aug TBA
12 Sep TBA
10 Oct TBA
14 Nov TBA
12 Dec Dr Joe Sampson (Humanist)
“Surveys on Religion and Spirituality”

For those who are happy to accept that there is no credible scientific or factually reliable evidence for the existence of a god or gods or the supernatural.

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For further information, contact David Miller, Secretary. Email: here
Mail: PO Box 1111, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia.