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Key events

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  • 16 September 2015
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Voyages with the Dilettanti: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Travel in 18th Century Asia Minor

    Join us for an evening at the Nicholson with champagne, pies and Dr Alistair Blanshard speaking on Voyages with the Dilettanti: The pleasures and pitfalls of travel in 18th century Asia Minor.

  • 16 September 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Immigration History

    ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Immigration History is part of a series of public talks and conversations featuring new work in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Experts discuss and debate what does adding women change about how we understand the past, the present, and the future?

  • 16 September 2015
    6.30pm - 8.00pm
    100x100 risky milk

    Sydney Environment Institute & Sydney Ideas - Risky Milk, Risky Cheese

    Join us for insightful debate into the current discussion around the risks of raw milk/cheese, the associated social and ethical effects on public health, the regulatory changes needed and how Australia compares to the rest of the world.

  • 17 September 2015
    11.00am - 5.00pm

    "Pain" Showcase Symposium

    Pain affects everyone at some stage of their life. The University of Sydney presents some of Australia’s leading researchers who will describe their research on the neuroscience, psychology, social and physical aspects of pain

  • 17 September 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    UK & European Destination Focus Session

    For students who have interest in undertaking exchange in a particular region, destination focus sessions will provide further information about the specific requirements and opportunities applicable to these regions. Students only need to attend one session.

  • 17 September 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Life Worth Living - Panel Discussion and Q&A

    What would it look like for a life to be lived well? What shape would a life worth living take? A new co-curricular, not-for-credit course open to the University community will explore these questions through engagement with five diverse traditions of reflection on the nature of a good life.

  • 17 September 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Power Institute - Cities of Light: Photography, Modernity and Artificial Illumination

    Photography historian Melissa Miles discusses how photographers from the early to mid twentieth century harnessed the creative potential of darkness and light to represent Australian cities as places of dreams and wonder.

  • 17 September 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Stephen FitzGerald - Comrade Ambassador

    "Comrade Ambassador reveals how Australia from the 1960s decided to engage with Asia and change for all time how we saw our role in the world." Bob Carr

  • 18 September 2015
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Harry Messel

    Harry Messel Memorial

    In recognition of Professor Harry Messel AC CBE's significant contributions to physics, teaching and the pursuit of excellence, the University of Sydney invites you to join us at this special memorial event, honouring and celebrating a life spent in the pursuit of excellence.

  • 18 September 2015
    4.30pm - 5.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Meenakshi Ganguly

    Human Rights Watch South Asia Director Meenakshi Ganguly will discuss human rights and free speech concerns in South Asia, including the media, blogging, censorship and surveillance.