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Capturing Political Animals: A conversation ...

After showing a short summary of the film, director/producer Jonah Markowitz will join the ... Read more

Welcome to Sydney Party...

The University of Sydney Union (USU) is throwing a huge party to welcome new international ... Read more

Distinguished Speaker Lecture: The Trump ...

Professor Peter Strauss (Columbia Law School) will deliver the first lecture as part of the ... Read more

Sydney Science Forum 2017: The Doctor...

No need for a TARDIS… jump through ‘wibbly wobbly’ theories of time travel, and discover ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program - ...

An intenstive 5-day academic residential program for year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ... Read more

Key events

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  • 29 March 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm

    Democracy Futures | Post-Truth and the Unfinished Communications Revolution

    We live in a revolutionary age of communicative abundance. New information platforms, robust muckraking and cross-border publics are among the exciting trends of our time. Yet this seminar shows why the unfinished revolution is dogged by decadent counter-trends, including the drift towards what is

  • 29 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Origins and Dynamics of Crony Capitalism in China

    Professor Minxin Pei, Claremont McKenna College examines China's crony capitalism as a result of the corruption in the post-Tiananmen era.

  • 30 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Abolish Slavery in My Smartphone

    Jack Qiu contends that features of enslavement have crept into the digital media industries, creating a generation of iSlaves trapped in a global economic system that relies upon and studiously ignores their oppression.

  • 31 March 2017
    2.30pm - 5.00pm

    Book discussion with Aihwa Ong - Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life

    Join the book discussion with Aihwa Ong about her book Fungible Life, in which she explores the dynamic world of cutting-edge bioscience research in the Asian city.

  • 1 April 2017
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    postcards from the past

    Crossing the Owen Stanley Ranges in 1890s PNG

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for the next free lecture in our new Saturday series 'Postcards from the Past'.

  • 8 April 2017
    4.00pm - 8.00pm

    UAE Open Day

    The University of Sydney OPEN DAY in Dubai! Come along and talk to our staff to discuss your specific study requirements.

  • 8 April 2017
    7.00pm - 9.30pm
    Celebration Concert

    International House 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

    International House’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, featuring performances by distinguished alumni, friends and current residents. The concert will include the world-premiere of a new work by celebrated Australian composer Chris Bowen, specially commissioned for the IH anniversary year.

  • 10 April 2017
    9.00am - 4.30pm

    Workshop: Mining for History: Minerals and Metals in the Old World

    On Monday, April 10th, 2017, CCANESA, in conjunction with the China Studies Centre, will host a Workshop exploring minerals, metals and mining in antiquity.

  • 11 April 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Professor Walter Stibbs Lecture 2017

    In September 2016 scientists observed the collision and fusion of the two black holes by directly measuring their gravitational waves. David Reitze explains how they made the detection and discusses how gravitational astronomy promises to change our understanding of universe.

  • 12 April 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm

    Democracy Futures | The Spirit of Democracy

    In common usage, modern democracy falls back on a sovereign people. It refers to a form of government where the people has the ultimate authority to decide the direction and substance of democratic law. In the The Spirit of Democracy, I argue that this familiar interpretation fails to capture what..