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International Festival...

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

China in ASEAN...

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

Mindfulness on the Green - ...

Mindfulness on the Green - Bringing us back to earth. Experience the benefits of mindfulness ... Read more

2016 Sydney China Business Forum...

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Key events

  • Date
  • 10 October 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Rise of the Populists

    Held the day after the first Presidential debate, this panel of academics, students and election observers will respond to the debate and discuss the changes in the traditional election campaign processes.

  • 10 October 2016
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - Primo Levi Reads Dante. The role of literature in our world

    Is there a degree of suffering and degradation beyond which a man or a woman ceases to be a human being? A point beyond which our spirit dies and only pure physiology survives? And to what extent, if any, may literary culture be capable of preserving the integrity of our humanity?

  • 11 October 2016
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Nicole Mockler

    The research higher degree and beyond: research ethics and ethics-approval processes

    A training module for HDR students in the social sciences.

  • 11 October 2016
    5.30pm - 6.45pm

    Law & Business Seminar: The M&A Year in Review

    In the final Law & Business seminar for 2016, esteemed speakers, David Friedlander and Ron Barusch will analyse and discuss some of the key cases, reforms and corporate governance developments both in Australia and the United States.

  • 11 October 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas, Westmead - Ending Childhood Obesity

    What is obesity, and why should we care about its impact on our young people? Can obesity be prevented? For World Obesity Day 2016 join us for a Sydney Ideas, Westmead event with a panel of clinicians, scientists and health promotion experts discussing these important questions.

  • 11 October 2016
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Debra Adelaide

    Drylands will always engage my imagination, partly because it explores similar themes (or obsessions) found across all Astley’s work, yet it remains fresh, challenging, tender and shocking. And above all, it is a story for and about that object of desire, the reader.

  • 12 October 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Diana Temple Memorial Lecture - Children by Choice

    This annual lecture honours the memory of Dr Diana Temple AM, a former member of the University of Sydney community and an advocate for the role of women in Science. The lecture will be presented by Professor Caroline de Costa.

  • 12 October 2016
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Business Law Seminar

    Business Law seminar: Gifts, Commissions, Bribes and Business Integrity

    A conversation between 4 scholars from Australia and India on this important topic. How do gifts, commissions and bribes drive business culture? What is their connection to questions of reciprocity, conflicts of interest, corruption and corporate social responsibility?

  • 12 October 2016
    3.00pm - 6.30pm

    Postgraduate Information Evening

    Join us at our information evening to find out how postgraduate study can boost your career and take your achievements to places you never imagined.

  • 12 October 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas Health Forum - Childhood infectious diseases: protecting kids from the cradle to the mosh pit

    Most of us are aware of the dangers of whooping cough and influenza, but what about little-known and disabling micro-organisms such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) and old-nasties that re-emerge periodically like measles?