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International Festival...

Come down to Eastern Avenue for an explosion of food, music and fun from all ... Read more

Film screening: My Nazi Legacy: ...

This thought provoking documentary explores the relationship between two men, each the sons of high-ranking ... Read more

Festival of Democracy 2016...

The Festival (from 1 - 7 September) will tackle pressing democratic questions including why race is still ... Read more

RU OK? to rock ‘n’ ...

RU OK? to rock and roll. Join The Interceptors for a fabulous night of 70’s ... Read more

China in ASEAN...

The 2016 ASEAN Forum co-hosted by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and China Studies Centre will ... Read more

2016 Sydney China Business Forum...

The Sydney China Business Forum, now in its sixth year, is the flagship event for ... Read more

Key events

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  • 2 September 2016
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    Festival of Democracy | We the People

    Populism is everywhere on the rise. Why is this happening? Why are the peddlers of populism proving so popular? Are there deep forces driving the spread of their style of politics, and what, if anything, has populism to do with democracy? Is it its ‘essence’, as some maintain? Is the new populism...

  • 2 September 2016
    7.00pm - 8.30pm

    Festival of Democracy | Photo Essay - The Revolution of Dignity

    A photo essay by Ukainian photographer and activist Maksym Trebukhov will be projected throughout the Festival with a special screening at the Law Lounge on Friday 2 September at 7pm.

  • 3 September 2016
    2.00pm - 3.00pm

    Italy Old and New Through the Eyes of Jeffrey Smart and James Gleeson

    Join us for a free public lecture at the Nicholson Museum.

  • 3 September 2016
    2.00pm - 3.00pm

    Curator's Talk

    Join us at the University Art Gallery for a curator's talk.

  • 3 September 2016
    5.00pm - 8.00pm

    Festival of Democracy | Documentary screening: Eid al-Fitr and Return of Lost Souls

    The return of China to global prominence has prompted local and foreign observers to ask searching questions: is there an emerging ‘Chinese identity’? When the phrase ‘with Chinese characteristics’ is used, what exactly does this mean? Does it have any meaning at all? Screened for the first time...

  • 3 September 2016
    5.00pm - 8.00pm

    Film screening: Eid al-Fitr and Return of Lost Souls

    Documentary film screening on a rare glimpse into the lives of religious minorities in China today, these two one-hour documentaries feature Muslims in southwest Xinjiang province and the animist Hmong peoples on the Laos/China border.

  • 4 September 2016
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    Jakarta Alumni Reception

    Join your fellow alumni for a casual drinks reception on Sunday 4 September. We are delighted to announce University of Sydney alumna Marissa Anita MMediaPrac(2007) as a guest speaker at this event.

  • 5 September 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    SSP Seminar Series | Im/material Pay for Im/material work? Theorising the Intersection of Reproductive Work, the Market and Law

    Inspired by the scholarship on ‘immaterial’ labour which produces ‘immaterial’ products (Hardt and Negri 2000), and financialisation of the global market and its effect on women’s labour, Sohoon Leen looks at whether we can conceptualise ‘immaterial’ forms of compensation.

  • 5 September 2016
    5.00pm - 7.30pm

    On the Margins of China

    Visiting documentary filmmaker Xiangchen Liu will discuss his films and the history and culture of Xinjiang province, with a focus on the Chinese Muslim minority groups, the Kyrgyz and Uyghur peoples.

  • 5 September 2016
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
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    Food@Sydney : Dodging the Wrecking Ball: food in the high-rise city

    Sydney’s population will reach five million in 2016. What food-related urban planning policy actions are required? Join our panel of experts to explore this question, and to anticipate what Sydney’s urban food system will look like in the future.