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Learning from Country: 15 May – 31 July 2017...

Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials showcasing the ... Read more

Joan Carden Award and Mozart's ...

Hear the three outstanding young singers who are finalists in this year’s Joan Carden ... Read more

Sharing Spaces: a Night of ...

This concert showcases a celebration of life and arts from diverse Chinese Ethnic Minorities and ... Read more

ASEAN Forum 2017: Women in ASEAN...

In the 50th year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN Forum 2017 explores the ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 22 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    hk100

    Sydney Ideas - Hong Kong Twenty Years after the Hand-over

    This forum will examine developments in Hong Kong in the 20 years since it became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and prospects for Hong Kong's future under Chinese rule.

  • 23 August 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm
    1744 Bowen map of the world

    “A revolution without revolutionary subjects": Ulrich Beck on the global world

    The seminar puts forward for debate a ‘translation’ of Ulrich Beck's theory into an approach that studies socio-political realities from within a ‘cosmopolitised world’

  • 23 August 2017
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Student-minds

    Seminar: Supporting youth mental health

    The state of young people's mental health has reached a critical stage. Suicide, self harm and poor mental health are leading causes of ill health for young people aged between 10 and 24 years. So what can we do to better support the mental health of young people?

  • 23 August 2017
    2.00pm - 5.00pm
    PhD showcase

    Sydney Catalyst PhD Opportunities Showcase

    The 'Scaling New Heights: PhD Opportunities Showcase', presented by Sydney Catalyst, allows prospective PhD students to hear about some amazing opportunities available in postgraduate research.

  • 24 August 2017
    10.00am - 11.30am
    1

    What’s bad about bullshit?

    What is bullshit, and why is it bad? This seminar will distinguish several different conceptions of bullshit and take issue with the traditional Frankfurtian view that bullshitting is necessarily bad. Bullshitting is sometimes bad, but may sometimes be permissible and even desirable...

  • 26 August 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    -

    Compass @ Open Day

    Students and their families are invited to Open Day and attend a range of Year 10-12 workshops; parent information sessions; activities for the whole family including young children, and 1-2-1 scholarship application consultations for Cadigal Alternative Entry and Early Offer Year 12 (E12).

  • 28 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    st100

    Sydney Ideas - Storyology 2017: Digital Media and Democracy

    Our global panel will discuss how citizens, journalists and publishers - including social media giants - are fighting back with fact-checking, verification, data-driven reporting and collaborations across borders.

  • 29 August 2017
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Dr Kate Lydett

    The Child Health CheckPoint: Using agile principles to embed physical health and biomarkers into a national longitudinal study

    Australia’s Child Health CheckPoint study involved collecting cutting-edge physical and biological measures on 1,874 parent-child dyads. When paired with a decade of data collected biennially since the children were born, CheckPoint has created a unique resource for researchers globally.

  • 29 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    pt100

    Sydney Ideas - Wrongful conviction and truth

    When does evidence obscure the truth? Join us for a forum on the avoidable causes of wrongful conviction.

  • 31 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    edw100

    Sydney Ideas - Contact and Openness in Adoption

    As part of the Education and Social Work Dean’s Lecture Series, a panel will explore the complex issue of family contact in the context of adoption, and how the changing needs of children as they grow up can be managed.