14 March 20175.45pm - 8.00pm
Innovation in Australian agriculture benefits the world and vice versa? The 2017 RD Watt Lecture is presented by agricultural scientist Dr Peter Carberry, Deputy Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics and an alumnus of the University of Sydney.
14 March 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
A book launch and a talk by Barbara Creed. Creed's timely polemic ‘Stray: Human–Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene’ explores the relationship between human and animal in the context of the stray. In her talk Creed will explor the concept of the stray through the visual arts, film and literature.
15 March 201712.00am - 1.00pm
For NSW Seniors week, join us as we explore Australia's oldest university campus with our Gargoyles and Grotesques heritage tour.
15 March 201712.30pm - 2.00pm
1917. 2017. The Russian Revolution was an example of what one of its participant-witnesses, John Reed, called ‘intensified history’. At the same time as Ten Days That Shook the World was published, another of the Russian Revolution’s witness-chroniclers was documenting the transformations of space
15 March 20176.00pm - 8.30pm
Power Institute & Sydney Ideas - What has Religion to do with Art?: A panel on Art and the Order of Existence
Thomas Crow, Hannah Williams, and Dr. Florian Knothe in conversation with Mark Ledbury. Together, they will discuss the subject of art making in ‘enlightened, secular’ Europe, to explore and address the way in which art history in the Western world deals with the sacred and the secular.
15 March 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Health issues like obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and poor dental health are all linked to the consumption sugar-sweetened foods and beverages. So should we be ditching sugar from our diets completely? And is a tax on sugar the answer?
15 March 20176.15pm - 8.15pm
This series of 10 evening seminars provides an introduction to current regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia. Special interest topics include social media, workplace investigations, and equality and diversity in work.
16 March 20175.00pm - 6.30pm
Public Lecture | Social Transformation and Human Mobility: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Migration
In this lecture Professor Castles will draw on his ideas he has developed across his career, ideas about migration and change, racism and society, as well as globalism and precarity, in order to help make sense of the current events, but also to propose new ideas about the future of human mobility.
16 March 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
President of Al Sharq Forum, Wadah Khanfar in a conversation about the rapidly evolving nature of our news consumption, its relationship to the complex world of political strategy and diplomacy in the Middle East, and the complexities of identity and representation in this situation.
16 March 20177.00pm - 9.00pm
Seoul Alumni Reception Join fellow University of Sydney alumni for a cocktail reception on Thursday, 16 March 2017.