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USSC - Understanding ISIS: A ...

Join us for the Sydney launch of Dr David Kilcullen’s book, Blood Year: Islamic ... Read more

Keynote Address: Mark Butler, MP...

Join Mark Butler, the Shadow Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, for his ... Read more

SYDNEY SCIENCE FORUM: SHORT BACK &...

Dr Karl probes the link between earwax and armpit sweat and why we draw stars ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 23 March 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    sc100

    Sydney Ideas Small Changes Series: Coastal Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise

    Assoc Professor Abbas El-Zein, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney and Tayanah O’Donnell, University of Canberra, discuss the complexities associated with rising sea levels and the decision-making being made at a municipal level.

  • 30 March 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Mark Butler (minipic)

    Keynote Address: Mark Butler, MP

    Join Mark Butler, the Shadow Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, for his address on carbon emissions policy & more

  • 2 April 2016
    2.00pm - 3.00pm

    Roman History and the American Revolution

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for the next lecture in our free Saturday series.

  • 5 April 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    ar100

    Sydney Ideas - Aristotle 2400 Years On

    The lecture offers a brief presentation of Aristotle's life, work and thought, focusing on his political and ethical ideas. It will attempt an evaluation of his continuing significance in the context of contemporary cultural pluralism and philosophical diversity.

  • 5 April 2016
    6.30pm - 8.30pm
    ensemble

    Sydney Con - Verbrugghen Ensemble

    A new Ensemble in Residence, fiercely committed to passionate performance of the masterpieces of the chamber music literature, alongside cutting edge new works from Australia and beyond.

  • 6 April 2016
    5.45pm - 7.00pm
    100 X 100 Short back and Science

    SYDNEY SCIENCE FORUM: SHORT BACK & SCIENCE

    Dr Karl probes the link between earwax and armpit sweat and why we draw stars as having points (even though stars are enormous spherical blobs without points). Find out how radioactive you are, how much clouds weigh and whether cows can really make strawberry milk.

  • 11 April 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    yk100

    Sydney Ideas - Chinese Conceptions of Power and Authority: new perspectives

    Power and authority are key conceptions in Western political philosophy, as in Chinese political thought. Professor Yu Keping from Peking University will elaborate on the meaning of both in the Chinese context, traditionally and currently.

  • 12 April 2016
    6.15pm - 7.30pm
    kh100

    Sydney Ideas - Waste Matters: you are my future

    Recent research has led to better understanding of the important function of bacteria in our bodies. Kathy High an interdisciplinary artist working in the areas of technology, science and art, explores these new developments through metaphors of interspecies love, immunology and bacteria.

  • 13 April 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    sc100

    Sydney Ideas Small Changes Series: How to talk about climate change without talking about climate change

    This talk looks at the vast research undertaken by award-winning journalist Maria Taylor into climate change communication and how that communication has changed from a will to take action to confusion and vice versa.

  • 4 May 2016
    6.30pm - 8.30pm
    apc100

    Sydney Ideas - What’s the Announceable?

    How toxic can this clamour for bite-sized “announceable’ headline-ready policies be? Join us for a panel discussion with international and local journalists on how politics and journalism collide.