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Symposium: Cultures of Freedom and ...

This symposium brings together international speakers to discuss the very important themes of Freedom, Justice ... Read more

Free Public Talk - Leadership, ...

Simon Scott, Director, Energy and Natural Resources Asia Pacific for Societe Generale Australia Ltd., will ... Read more

Sydney Abroad Fair...

The Fair is part of the Australian University Fair Circuit to promote student exchange and ... Read more

Free Public Lecture: Sydney Science ...

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

Indigenous Constitutional Recognition - Problems, ...

In this distinguished speaker lecture, Professor Anne Twomey will provide a critical analysis of the ... Read more

Free Public Talk - Leadership...

Vaughan Pratt, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Stanford University... Read more

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  • 20 April 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Writing History, Making Race

    How did ideas about race develop across Britain and Australia in the early nineteenth century? And how was this related to the British and Caribbean slave-owners and pro-slavers who made sustained efforts, with some considerable success, to defend ‘their’ property and their interests?

  • 21 April 2015
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Delia Falconer

    Novelist Delia Falconer continues the 2015 Reading Australian Literature Series with a presentation on Christina Stead’s ‘Seven Poor Men of Sydney’.

  • 22 April 2015
    11.00am - 12.30pm
    Borris Handal

    Implementing mobile learning in schools

    A Research on Learning and Educational Innovation seminar presented by Dr Boris Handal

  • 22 April 2015
    5.30pm - 7.30pm
    Consumer Evening

    Breast Cancer Consumer Evening: Endocrine Therapy and Breast Cancer in Younger Women

    The evening will focus on endocrine therapy and breast cancer with emphasis on pre-menopausal women

  • 23 April 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Enduring Legacies

    A panel of contributors to Griffith Review’s ‘Enduring Legacies’ edition explore the consequences of Australia's involvement in war with a critical eye. Shifting the focus away from battles and commemorations, they shine new light on long shadow of the great wars of the twentieth century.

  • 25 April 2015
    7.00am - 8.30pm

    Canberra Day Tour

    This event is for Sydney Abroad students only. Our Canberra day tour will take you over the mountains into the Australian 'bush' and Australia's sheep country.

  • 26 April 2015
    8.00pm - 9.30pm
    Andrew Phelan

    Free Public Talk - Leadership, Andrew Phelan

    Andrew Phelan, Chief Executive and Principal Registrar, High Court of Australia, will discuss his insights into the nature of effective leadership from a personal and experiential perspective.

  • 27 April 2015
    4.00pm - 7.00pm
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    Poche Indigenous Health Network: Key Thinkers Forum

    Come and listen and participate in the discussion which focuses on identifying and applying critical elements of cultural competency/humility/safety for effective cross cultural work.

  • 28 April 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
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    Evidence-based VLCD and LCD therapy for diabetes: cost effective, safe and predictable weight loss and maintenance, with sustained health benefit

    Dietary energy restriction improves metabolic control in people with diabetes. With rising prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes, on a global scale, more therapeutic options are needed. Dr Leeds will discuss the increasing contribution of formula diet weight loss and maintenance programs.

  • 28 April 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Leni Schwendinger

    Is it time to re-draw city design to include the hours of darkness? Urbanists (and artists) who believe in the value of diverse space usage want to create places that are welcoming and heterogeneous – spaces that are inclusive. Leni Schwendinger presents her creative illuminated environments.