22 September 20145.00pm - 6.00pm
European women composers, 1880-1930
22 September 20146.00pm - 7.00pm
Reading Australian Literature is a new series in which Australian writers reflect on the Australian books they value. In an engaging public lecture, they will discuss a favourite Australian literary text. This Monday night Fiona McFarlane discusses 'The Aunt’s Story' by Patrick White.
24 September 20146.00pm - 7.00pm
When humans are either on the menu, or being forced to share it, our response to conflict with animals reveals a recent evolutionary history as both a food source and a fearsome competitor. A behavioural ecologist explores how humans and wildlife species are adjusting to life in the Anthropocene.
29 September 20149.30am - 3.30pm
Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: a symposium to explore the use of technologies in preventive health
There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These rapid developments may provide a cost-effective delivery mode for promoting wellbeing in individual and in preventative health strategies at a population level.
29 September 20146.30pm - 7.45pm
'I was Prime Minister for three years and three days. Three years and three days of resilience. Three years and three days of changing the nation. Three years and three days for you to judge.' Australia’s 27th Prime Minister Julia Gillard tells her story.
11 October 20147.00pm - 9.00pm
An exclusive networking event for Sydney University Alumni currently living in Shanghai.
13 October 20146.00pm - 7.30pm
As one of the French utopian designers of the late Enlightenment, Lequeu is regarded as having an enigmatic inventory of unbuilt work. This lecture surveys some of his fanciful imagery focusing on how myth and occult knowledge came to define his ideas of architecture and the body.
15 October 20145.45pm - 6.45pm
Find out how problems of inadequate food supply, the world’s increasing population and the emergence of new crop diseases are presenting significant challenges in ensuring adequate supplies of safe and nutritious food for all.
16 October 20146.00pm - 8.30pm
The Dr Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration and Prize is an annual event in acknowledgement of his tireless dedication to human rights and social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
17 October 201412.00pm - 2.30pm
A special lunch for Challis Bequest members only.