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Free Public Talk - Leadership, ...

Ms Samah Hadid. Social justice campaigner. National Director of The Global Poverty Project. Former Youth ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program ...

The Bunga Barranugu Winter Program is by invitation only. Year 12 Students attend a five day ... Read more

Making Tomorrow Forum...

All over Australia, there are people working in schools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 24 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    rd100

    Sydney Ideas - A Model of Confusion

    For the 2016 Keith Hancock lecture, Richard Denniss from the Australia Institute outlines the use and abuse of economic modelling in Australia and argues the case for a Code of Conduct for economic modelling.

  • 25 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    p100

    Sydney Ideas - Exploring the implications of the 2016 Philippine elections

    The Philippines is the third largest economy, has the second largest population in the Southeast Asian region and is set to assume the chairmanship of ASEAN in 2017. We explore the implications of the currently unfolding 2016 Philippine elections on the democratic landscape in our region.

  • 25 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    ed100

    Sydney Ideas - The Social Organisation of Educational Knowledge in Different Jurisdictions

    For the second in our Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean’s Lecture Series, we welcome Professor John Furlong whose 2013 book ‘Education – an anatomy of the discipline’ was awarded first prize by the British Society for Educational Studies for the best educational research book of the year.

  • 26 May 2016
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Bosch

    Bosch Institute User Group Meeting

    You are invited to attend the Bosch Institute User Group Meeting - 26th May - 2.00-4.00 pm - N248, Anderson Stuart Building.

  • 26 May 2016
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
    1

    PE Seminar Series | Libya as a Template for Syria

    The Department of Political Economy is having a guest speaker Prof Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya from University of the Philippines presenting in this seminar.

  • 26 May 2016
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    Thumb

    Capitalism Without Democracy: The Private Sector in Contemporary China

    The stunning expansion of China’s private sector growth has led to the assumption that its growing ranks of capitalists represent a force for democratization. Tsai’s research finds little evidence for this belief, but shows that private entrepreneurs have had a structural impact on Chinese politics.

  • 26 May 2016
    6.30pm - 8.00pm
    em100

    Sydney Ideas - Eileen Myles: I Must Be Living Twice

    Join us for a reading, conversation and Q & A with acclaimed US feminist poet and writer Eileen Myles.

  • 27 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    im100

    Sydney Ideas - Music and Contemporary Indigenous Identities

    Music’s power to form, sustain and present social identities is especially relevant in today’s changing and increasingly networked world. To mark Reconciliation Week, join us to hear some exciting new ideas from a panel of Indigenous researchers and performers from Australia and overseas.

  • 30 May 2016
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
    thumb

    Sydney launch of 'Uyghur Nation'

    Dr David Brophy's new book 'Uyghur Nation' explores the meeting of the Russian and Qing empires in Central Asia in the nineteenth century, and the dramatic consequences that this had for local Muslim communities.

  • 30 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    tmt100

    Sydney Ideas - Is Too Much Testing and Treatment Making us Sick?

    Panel discussion with audience Q&A on the topic of Wiser Healthcare. Our panellists (all Chief Investigators on a newly funded NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence) will explore the hotly debated topic of overdiagnosis and overtreatment.