2 April 20157.00pm - 8.00pm
Of all the Apollo astronauts, why was Armstrong chosen to command Apollo 11 and also become the first person to step out onto the lunar surface? Professor Hansen will examine important aspects of Armstrong's life story and the complex legacy left by this reluctant hero and first man on the Moon.
4 April 20152.00pm - 3.00pm
Three Englishmen in Cyprus: In the footsteps of Richard Pococke (1738), Samuel W. Baker (1879) and Colin Thubron (1974)
Join us at the Nicholson Museum for ‘Travellers’ Tales: European Adventures in Art, History & Culture’.
8 April 201511.00am - 12.30pm
Understanding the activity of learners
A Research on Learning and Educational Innovation seminar with Kate Thompson and Pippa Yeoman.
9 April 20159.15am - 8.45pm
Symposium: Cultures of Freedom and Contending Visions of Governance: Voices from the Arab and Muslim Worlds
This symposium brings together international speakers to discuss the very important themes of Freedom, Justice and Governance in the Arab and Muslim Worlds.
9 April 201510.00am - 4.00pm
Join us at the Macleay Museum and discover the skill of taxidermy and explore why scientists made taxidermied specimens for study.
9 April 20156.15pm - 7.45pm
The fundamental questions post the Arab Spring are: is democracy in trouble or even dead; are we entering the next round of a war against global terrorism with ISIS and other jihadist groups; or is the Arab world currently in a stalled stage, part of an inevitable process of democratization?
10 April 20156.15pm - 7.45pm
Within the large groups of Arab diaspora, one could identify a minority of bi-nationals and trans-nationals who were involved in both the fight for freedom in the homeland, and the spread of awareness in the hostland. Their form of belonging is what this address identifies as “nomadic citizenship”.
11 April 20153.00pm - 6.00pm
This event is for Sydney Abroad students only. See the University of Sydney Rugby Team play a home game.
13 April 20155.00pm - 6.30pm
The lecture will report on research into cognitive aspects of Indian classical raga performance and devotional singing in Nepal.
13 April 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
Join us for a panel that brings together scholars with direct experience of the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Bahrain. They will analyse the historical roots, the recent developments, and the challenges that civil societies in these countries are facing today.