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Education & The Arts...

EDUCATION & THE ARTS: Thinkers who ignite and provoke debate. The first in a new series. ... Read more

The first 1,000 days - building ...

What is now clear is that genetic programming occurs in the fetus during pregnancy such ... Read more

CAASTRO Uluru Astronomy Weekend...

Designed for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages, Ayers Rock Resort, in partnership with the ARC ... Read more

Building resilience critical to end ...

Co-hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre global food and nutrition security project node and the ... Read more

Walter Westman Lecture - Sustainability: ...

By Peter Newman, CUSP, Curtin University. The evidence for climate change engulfing our future is ... Read more

Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: ...

There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These ... Read more

2014 Sydney China Business Forum...

2014 Sydney China Business Forum will provide a unique opportunity for leaders in government, business and ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 24 August 2014
    2.00pm - 3.30pm
    Michael Ann Holly

    The Art of Melancholy, Michael Ann Holly

    In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Dürer’s 'Melencolia I', this talk will address a couple of the artist’s masterful engravings, as well as a few other historical depictions of the subject.

  • 25 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
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    Building resilience critical to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025

    Co-hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre global food and nutrition security project node and the the NSW Committee of the Crawford Fund, Dr Fan, Director General of the IFPRI, will explore these issues in detail and share strategies for building resilience at both an individual and global level.

  • 25 August 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm

    ABOUT MUSIC: CHRIS COADY

    Decoding the Political Mingus: An exploration of what is, and what is not, political jazz.

  • 25 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Why the Scientific Revolution Wasn't a Scientific Revolution

    It was common to refer to the period in the history of science roughly from Copernicus to Newton as the Scientific Revolution. Professor Daniel Garber argues that the political analogy behind the idea of a scientific revolution is singularly inappropriate.

  • 25 August 2014
    7.30pm - 9.00pm

    JAZZ IN THE CAFE: MIKE RIVETT AND FRIENDS

    Come and experience everything Jazz has to offer over a glass of wine in the cafe.

  • 26 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
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    The Autonomous Farm

    With better sensing, data analytics, and real-time control on the farm we will gain unprecedented data, and hence greater optimisation of farm operations. We also start to see new capabilities such as variable rate planting and fertigation, minimal (if any) chemical usage, and selective harvesting.

  • 26 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Professor Nikolas Rose

    Prominent British sociologist Nikolas Rose explores some of historical transactions between the social and the vital in urban existence. He considers some recent work in the neurosciences and its potential, and its problems, for a revitalised sociology of urban experience.

  • 26 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Keith Moxey

    Imagining Time: The Temporality of Art's History

    Professor Keith Moxey discusses the consequences for the history of art of an approach that acknowledges the anachronic nature of our encounter with objects in the face of a continuing need for chronology.

  • 26 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas & Power Institute - Imagining Time: The Temporality of Art’s History

    Art historian Keith Moxey’s talk will focus on time, asking what is the time of the work of art and how does the work of art make time. Moxey will discuss an approach that acknowledges the anachronic nature of our encounter with objects in the face of a continuing need for chronology.

  • 27 August 2014
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
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    Sydney Ideas & Health Sciences - Communication is a Human Right

    For an estimated 1.1 million Australians living with a communication disorder, communication is a daily source of frustration. What can we do to ensure that children with speech disorders have access to the help they need, so their basic human right to communicate is upheld?