26 April 201712.30pm - 2.00pm
‘History is the best textbook’ is one of the favourite phrases of China’s President Xi Jinping, yet only one version of history is acceptable in today's China. Since 2012, the ruling Communist party has made radical efforts to tighten its control over history, even bringing lawsuits against those...
26 April 20175.45pm - 7.00pm
Nanophotonics research is addressing important challenges, such as producing cheap and reliable point-of-care medical diagnostic devices and reducing the huge carbon footprint of big data. Be dazzled by the science of these new technologies, and discover how light is making our future bright.
27 April 20179.00am - 5.00pm
2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the The Connection, 34 Shoreline Roads, Rhodes, 2138 NSW
6 May 201711.30am - 2.30pm
This year’s University of Sydney UK Alumni Association’s annual lecture and AGM will take place at King’s College London. Further details to be announced.
9 May 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of California, Berkeley, on the monumental sculptural works of American artist Louise Nevelson.
10 May 201712.30pm - 2.00pm
Democracy Futures | Be Realistic: Demand the impossible – the legacy of May ’68 for thinking about political possibility today
The events of May 1968, when France was brought to a standstill by a broad-based insurrection of students and trade unionists, were an extraordinary eruption even by the standards of that momentous year. As well as furnishing new slogans and motifs for imagining the “outside” of capitalism...
11 May 20179.00am - 3.00pm
A two part program running from 11 May- 9 June that assists year 10 students prepare for year 11 and 12.
24 May 201712.30pm - 2.00pm
Democracy Futures | Revolutionary Woes: Liberté, égalité and France’s contemporary crisis of fraternité
The late-18th century French republican principles of liberty and equality were born of revolutionary forces that abolished the absolutism and privileges of the ancien régime. They paved the way for a speci cally French understanding of citizenship: political membership conferred through the...
30 May 201710.00am - 2.00pm
A Campus experience for Year 7 and Year 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to participate in a range of faculty-based, hands-on workshops that provide them with insight into specialised learning environments, future careers and university study.
7 June 201712.30pm - 2.00pm
In 1917 the Bolshevik leadership hitched its political platform to what they believed to be an inevitable historical process driven by scientific and industrial transformations: a permanent revolution. Conceived by Marx, elaborated by Trotsky and operationalized by Mao, the concept of permanent...