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Key events

  • Date
  • 28 May 2015
    9.00am - 12.30pm

    US Ambassador's Innovation Roundtable

    The United States Embassy and United States Consulate General Sydney, in partnership with the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, and Vivid Ideas Festival, present the US Ambassador's Innovation Roundtable.

  • 28 May 2015
    5.45pm - 8.00pm
    Power and Energy

    Industry Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for power and energy sector in Australia and China

    A special industry panel session on the challenges and opportunities for the power and energy sectors in Australia and China.

  • 28 May 2015
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Vivid Ideas - Enlighten: Our brightest minds reveal how light transforms your life

    Be enlightened in this free public talk, as six researchers from the University of Sydney reveal how light plays a pivotal role in their work. Researchers from the fields of psychology, physics to architecture will shed light on the bright stuff, with host Adam Spencer, lighting up the night.

  • 28 May 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Is Health Research Fully Sick?

    How is health and medical research today really changing the health of our future and the future of our health? Dr Norman Swan, Australia’s multi-award winning medical journalist will share insights into our health and medical research system and how it needs to tackle the looming problems.

  • 29 May 2015
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Vivid Ideas - I'm Not Racist, But... 2015

    I’m Not Racist But is an interactive forum on race, racism and Australian identity. This year, the conversation will focus on identity and creativity. What role does race play in the creative arts? How can artists celebrate but not be limited by culture and difference? Hosted by Gretel Kileen.

  • 2 June 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
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    Public Seminar: Territorial Urbanization and the Party-state in China

    Helping you develop the concept of territorial urbanization in China through the historical conditions and research design problems of the Chinese administrative divisions in relation to comparative territorial thought.

  • 2 June 2015
    5.00pm - 9.00pm
    artwork by OT student

    Occupational Therapy Art Exhibition

    Please join us to celebrate the artistic achievements of our final year Master of Occupational Therapy and Bachelor of Applied Science (OT ) students.

  • 2 June 2015
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    Les Croix de Bois

    Films At Fisher: Les Croix de Bois

    Wooden Crosses - The Croix de Bois (Fr / 1932) is our next movie in this year's Films At Fisher series. As critic Philip French wrote “Wooden Crosses is an intense experience of pain, stoic endurance and survival.” Come and enjoy!

  • 2 June 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Key Texts 2015: On the Aesthetic Education of Man

    The common view that we would not be humans without language or consciousness, but would remain humans if we lacked aesthetic life stands in contrast to late eighteenth and nineteenth century thought in which aesthetic is central to humanity. At the apex of this tradition stands Schiller’s painting

  • 2 June 2015
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    AMELIA JONES lecture – Material Traces: Performativity, Artistic 'Work', and New Concepts of Agency

    A lecture by Amelia Jones – American art historian, art critic and curator specializing in feminist art, body and performance art, video art and Dadaism.