3 March 20166.00pm - 7.00pm
Join us for our first Distinguished Speaker lecture on 'Public Reason and Administrative Legitimacy', presented by Presented by Jerry L. Mashaw is Sterling Professor of Law, Emeritus at Yale Law School.
3 March 20166.30pm - 8.00pm
Somaesthetics is a new interdisciplinary field of research dedicated to the study and cultivation of the soma (the living body) as our medium of sensory perception (aesthesis). Richard Shusterman explains the application of somaesthetics in architecture and on human-computer interactive design.
4 March 20163.00pm - 4.00pm
A world leader in learning analytics thinking and theorising, Professor George Siemens, explores the research of the past decade that have solidified and advanced two important tracks in helping researchers understand learning: neuroscience and big data.
5 March 20162.00pm - 3.00pm
The rise and fall of the classical English landscape garden: Celebrating 300 years of Capability Brown
Join us at the Nicholson Museum for the next lecture in our free Saturday series.
5 March 20162.30pm - 3.30pm
Join us in conversation at the University Art Gallery.
7 March 20164.30pm - 6.30pm
The University of Sydney Business School, in partnership with the Australian National Committee for UN Women, presents an International Women’s Day Panel Discussion: 'Eliminating Violence Against Women'.
8 March 20165.45pm - 8.00pm
The RD Watt Lecture will be presented this year by Alumnus, Dr Matthew Morell, Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Dr Morell will deliver " Research for development and its role in humanity's future: How rice science is building a better world."
9 March 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Dibyesh Anand examines the narrative of China as anti-imperialist, and a victim of imperialism and colonialism. Focusing on Tibet, and to an extent Xinjiang, he argues for conceptualising and understanding China as a colonising power.
10 March 20165.30pm - 7.00pm
Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics looks at what makes language possible in our species.
10 March 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Italian art in the period between ca. 1300 and ca. 1500 - what is called the Renaissance - is characterized by its extraordinary openness to the world. It is difficult to think of another tradition of art more focused on depicting “elsewheres.”