14 July 20164.00pm - 5.30pm
PE Seminar Series | Neoliberalism and discourse: politics between poststructuralism and political economy
The Department of Political Economy invites you to a seminar with Simon Springer from the University of Victoria. He will present on the topic of 'Neoliberalism and discourse: politics between poststructuralism and political economy'.
15 July 20163.30pm - 4.00pm
Join this live webinar and learn about the use of internet in the treatment of psychosis with guest speaker Associate Professor Mario Alvarez-Jimenez from University of Melbourne.
19 July 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
Metabolic and behavioural outcomes of excess consumption and withdrawal from sugar sweetened beverages
Dr. Rooney and Prof. Boakes will present elements of their research into rats and sugar-sweetened drinks around: is fructose in beverages more toxic than glucose? Can we recover health by removing sugar sweetened beverages? Do artificial sweeteners lead to increased food intake and weight gain?
19 July 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
The construction of the Second World War as ‘good’ war fought for ‘necessary’ reasons by a generation of ‘heroes’ has created a massive obstacle to our capacity to understand the war of 1914-18 on its own terms. Leading war historian Sir Hew Strachan explores the topic.
20 July 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Lessons from SARS and MERS to Ebola and Zika. Presented by Professor Lawrence Gostin, Linda and Timothy O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Washington DC.
26 July 201610.00am - 4.00pm
All over Australia, there are people working in schools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ‘make their tomorrow’ through success in education. The Making Tomorrow Forum brings those people together to share skills, knowledge, techniques and information.
27 July 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Tax evasion is as old as taxes. But with the introduction of mass income taxes at the beginning of the twentieth century, the problem took on new dimensions. What, then, can be done against tax havens especially in the face of mounting inequality today?
28 July 20165.30pm - 7.15pm
Professor Mike Michael from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy discusses what sort of social and political processes shape both 'scientific citizens' and their engagement with science and technology.
29 July 201610.00am - 6.00pm
Southeast Asia is far from homogenous when it comes to political systems, government leadership and democratic transitions. The policy roundtable aims to provide current political updates on individual countries in Southeast Asia, as well as space to discuss the broader implications.
30 July 20165.00pm - 9.00pm
The ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) is delighted to host the inaugural Sydney Astrofest at the University of Sydney on 30 July 2016.