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  • 21 February 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Phyllis Kaberry’s photograph of Arapesh women attending a ceremony in 1939 for the completion of a new ceremonial house in Waigagum village. Sepik region, Papua New Guinea. [Department of Anthropology teaching collection, Macleay Museum HP99.1.1755]

    Sydney’s Women in the Field: Phyllis Kaberry and the Sepik

    UNTIL 31 AUGUST. Come and visit this joint exhibition between the Library, University Museums and the University Archives to commemorate the inscription of the Anthropological Field Research & Teaching Records, University of Sydney, 1926-1956 into the UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register.

  • 2 July 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Rare Books: Perspectives of an Outsider

    UNTIL 31 AUGUST. Drawing on historical materials from the Rare Books and Special Collections in the Fisher Library, Perspectives of an Outsider is an exhibition featuring on Thomas Allom’s 4-volume books China Illustrated which were first published by Fisher Son & Co.

  • 2 August 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    The Art of Mathematics: Rare works from the Fisher Collection 1500-1800

    This exhibition showcases Fisher Library's impressive collection of mathematical works from the years 1500 to 1800. The exhibition charts a course beginning at the close of the 1400s and relates a comprehensive narrative about the developments of mathematics through to the nineteenth century.

  • 7 August 2018
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Term 3 Study Centres

    Our Study Centres provide free homework support and tutoring to students after school in their local library.

  • 21 August 2018
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    Dan Chen

    Convenient Criticism: Local Media and Governance in Urbanising China

    Criticism is typically perceived as inconvenient and therefore censored by authoritarian states. However, controlled critical reporting by the news media can be a powerful tool for autocrats to increase bureaucratic control and improve governance in China. Find out why.

  • 21 August 2018
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    Complementary medicines

    Fiat Mist Seminar: Evidence-based Complementary Medicines and Pharmacy

    How can complementary medicines be integrated into pharmacy training and practice to ensure the safe and effective use of these products by the public?

  • 21 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Do we need a right to psychological privacy?

    This Sydney Ideas event will explore the notion of psychological privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal - do we need a new right not to be "known" by our data? And what is the future of data privacy in Australia?

  • 22 August 2018
    1.00pm - 3.00pm

    Making Films, Making Research: The Use of Documentary Films in Academic Research

    In this seminar, the speaker will share her experience of making documentary films in anthropological research.

  • 22 August 2018
    2.00pm - 4.00pm

    Printer in Residence: Open Studio

    The University of Sydney Library is delighted to welcome Wendy Murray, our first Printer in Residence, to the Piscator Press, located in Fisher Library. Wendy will hold two open studios and a book launch exhibition at the end of the residency.

  • 23 August 2018
    1.00pm - 1.30pm

    Rare Bites: Orientalism in Thomas Allom's Engravings

    Orientalist painting was one of the many genres of the 19th century art. Thomas Allom (1804-1872) was a well-known British illustrator in the 19th Century. This lunchtime talk will refer to art historian Linda Nochlin’s essay "The Imaginary Orient" to discuss orientalism in his engravings.