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Special Saturday Openings...

Sydney University Museums will be open to the public as a part of our Saturday ... Read more

Zoobiquity Conference...

Zoobiquity explores how the commonality of animals and humans can be used to diagnose, treat ... Read more

Chinese histories and their relevance ...

Professor Kerry Brown explains to you the importance of learning Chinese histories.... Read more

Free Public Lecture: Sydney Science ...

Sydney Science Forum House of Karls Presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Julius Sumner Miller Fellow ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 7 February 2015
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Image: Jacques Callot  (Printed by Nancy, Paris) 1625-1629 ‘Life of Mary in emblems’ Image courtesy Rijksmuseum, Netherlands.

    Fresh From Paradise: Extraordinary Travels of Paradisaeidae in Europe

    From the 15th century European society became aware of a bird of unimaginable beauty and strangeness. Join Macleay’s senior curator Dr Jude Philp as she follows the flight of the bird of paradise across the courts of Europe.

  • 7 February 2015
    3.00pm - 4.00pm

    Girls at the Tin Sheds: Artists' Talks

    Join artists featured in the exhibition as they discuss working at the Sheds from the 1970s onwards.

  • 10 February 2015
    8.30am - 5.30pm

    Health Humanities Symposium

    Health humanities has emerged as an exciting field for interdisciplinary scholarship, advancing humanistic inquiry into bioethics, human rights, health care, and the uses of technology. It has inspired medical practitioners to engage in deeper reflection about the human elements of their practice.

  • 12 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sir Anthony Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law

    This lecture was inaugurated in 2004 by Sydney Law School in recognition of the outstanding contribution and influence of Sir Anthony Mason, Chief Justice (1987-1995) and Justice (1972- 1987) of the High Court of Australia, to constitutional law and jurisprudence.

  • 16 February 2015
    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    Papercuts: Visual poetry by Dr Tianli Zu

    Celebrating Chinese New Year with this fun and informative lecture on Chinese paper cutting.

  • 18 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Travels Off the Map: Archaeological Adventures in Antarctica

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum as Dr Estelle Lazer explains the life of an archaeologist working on the southern continent.

  • 23 February 2015
    9.00am - 4.00pm
    Students at orientation

    Faculty of Health Sciences Orientation

    Orientation for Faculty of Health Sciences students runs from Monday 23 February until Thursday 26 February 2015

  • 23 February 2015
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Scott Stuart

    Interpersonal Psychotherapy Workshop with Distinguished Visiting Scholar Professor Scott Stuart

    Internationally acclaimed interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) expert Professor Scott Stuart from the University of Iowa Is visiting the University of Sydney and will be conducting an introductory workshop on IPT in Sydney. Join this workshop to learn how to conduct a course of IPT.

  • 24 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Hal Foster

    HAL FOSTER - Contemporary Art and Mimetic Excess

    In this groundbreaking lecture, Hal Foster seeks to define and highlight a different sort of avant-garde, one that seeks trace fractures that already exist within the given order, to pressure them further, to activate them somehow. Presented by the Power Institute with Sydney Ideas.

  • 25 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.00pm

    Has the Barcode Killed the Taxonomist?

    Join us at the Macleay Museum as Dr Anthony Gill explores naming species in the digital world and the role of taxonomy in the 21st century.