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Sydney Ideas - 'Beyond 1914 – The ...

Join us for a panel discussion with leading Australian historians on remembering the Great War. ... Read more

Community Values and the Challenges ...

Distinguished paediatrician, Dr John Yu, will address issues including education, refugee policy, and early childhood ... Read more

Walter Westman Lecture - Sustainability: ...

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

Sydney Children's Festival...

Performances, workshops and free activities for kids aged 5-12!... Read more

Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: ...

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

5th Annual Honi Soit Opinion ...

The 5th Annual Honi Soit Opinion Competition is a chance to celebrate the great writing ... Read more

Promoting lifestyle physical activity and ...

As exercise uptake in the population is low, creating an environment that offers plenty of ... Read more

Key events

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  • 27 September 2014
    10.00am - 5.00pm
    Screening the Past

    Screening the Past in a Post Cold War

    A weekend of films from Chile/Cuba, Catalonia/Spain, France/Algeria and Indonesia that explore the troubled legacies of the Cold War.

  • 28 September 2014
    2.00pm - 3.30pm
    Wu Man

    An Evening with Wu Man

    Wu Man is a multiple Grammy Award nominated artist and Musical America's “2013 Instrumentalist of the Year”. Her two concerts with Sydney Festival in 2011 were sold out. On 28 Sept, Wu Man will play a repertoire that spans the centuries and also include Philip Glass and Gabriela Lena Frank' music.

  • 28 September 2014
    4.30pm - 5.30pm


    Music, script, song and more combine as Twinkle takes both the audience and the performers on an astronomical journey.

  • 29 September 2014
    9.30am - 3.30pm

    Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: a symposium to explore the use of technologies in preventive health

    There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These rapid developments may provide a cost-effective delivery mode for promoting wellbeing in individual and in preventative health strategies at a population level.

  • 29 September 2014
    6.30pm - 7.45pm
    100x100 julia gillard

    Sydney Ideas - My Story by Julia Gillard

    'I was Prime Minister for three years and three days. Three years and three days of resilience. Three years and three days of changing the nation. Three years and three days for you to judge.' Australia’s 27th Prime Minister Julia Gillard tells her story.

  • 30 September 2014
    5.00pm - 7.30pm
    2014 Todd Lecture

    21st Todd Memorial Lecture

    Professor Karl Galinsky will speak on the topic of ‘Memory and Forgetting in the Age of Augustus’. The theme encompasses the speaker’s work on memory in ancient Rome and the memory of ancient Rome in later responses to the classical world.

  • 30 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Kim Williams on Music and Rules of Engagement

    One of Australia’s top business leaders, Kim Williams talks about enduring impact of an arts education on his life. He draws from sections of his book ‘Rules of Engagement’ and advances a strong case for the primacy of music education from a young age.

  • 3 October 2014
    8.30am - 6.30pm

    2014 CSC Annual Workshop on Chinese Law

    Interested in Chinese law? This Workshop will attempt to provide an early review and assessment of the legal and judicial reform under the Xi administration.

  • 7 October 2014
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Bonnie Nardi

    Bonnie Nardi - Heteromation: Dividing Labor between People and Machines

    Join us on October 7 when Bonnie Nardi, Professor of Informatics and author of My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft, presents "Heteromation: Dividing Labor between People and Machines".

  • 7 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 bio

    Sydney Ideas - The Biodiversity Crisis: Environmental, Social And Economic Impacts

    Many scientists believe we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event in the Earth’s history. Two of the country’s leading researchers on biodiversity decline explore this critical topic from environmental and economic perspectives.