20 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Environmental political thought has developed significantly in recent decades, and is closely aligned with theories and practices of democracy. A panel of distinguished contributors to the ecological democracy debate respond to the current set of ecological, and democratic, challenges.
21 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Sydney Ideas and Sydney Environment Institute - Defeating the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock
In 2016, thousands of people, led by Standing Rock Sioux Tribal members, gathered to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)—creating the #NoDAPL movement. Kyle Whyte's work on climate and environmental justice explores the significance for Indigenous peoples and environmentalism.
23 February 201710.00am - 11.00am
Join us as 10 summer research scholars share their research in three minute presentations, showcasing the variety and breadth of exciting young research potential that the Charles Perkins Centre and University of Sydney has to offer.
23 February 201711.00am - 4.00pm
Please join Sydney College of the Arts to celebrate the achievements of our postgraduate students completing degrees in February 2017.
23 February 20176.30pm - 9.00pm
Join fellow alumni for social drinks organised by the University of Sydney UK Alumni Association.
23 February 20176.30pm - 8.00pm
Sydney Ideas - Housing Affordability: international insights on achieving affordability with quality density
Real estate development expert Richard Peiser, Harvard University, will speak on how to achieve quality, affordable housing drawing with case studies and strategies from the United States. These include finance loans for key workers in affordable housing.
23 February 20177.30pm - 10.00pm
Following the performance of The Trouble with Harry, join us for a special Q&A, discussing the history of transgender, the politics of the play and the role of the performing arts in shaping contemporary thought and opinion on trans issues.
24 February 201710.30am - 12.00pm
Come along to our Early Career Researcher Seminar Series and get a taste of some of the best and brightest young minds working at Brain and Mind Centre.
24 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
International activism on behalf of the Palestinians has demonstrated a tension between two kinds of solidarity. Using examples from the literature and film, Anna Bernard examines the historical relationship between these modes of affiliation with Palestinians by returning to the early 1980s.
28 February 20175.30pm - 7.00pm
Two eminent historians of Southeast Asia, Ooi Keat Gin (Malaysia) and Bambang Purwanto (Indonesia), present two seminars that move beyond the nationalist paradigm.