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Making Tomorrow Forum...

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

Democratic National Convention live with ...

Dust off those campaign buttons and hitch a ride with us to Planet America for ... Read more

China in ASEAN...

The 2016 ASEAN Forum co-hosted by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and China Studies Centre will ... Read more

2016 Sydney China Business Forum...

The Sydney China Business Forum, now in its sixth year, is the flagship event for ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 25 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Stolen Lives: Returning Identities to Pompeian Victims of the AD 79 Eruption

    Since they were first revealed in 1863, the casts from Pompeii which preserved the forms of the victims in their moment of death have generated huge interest. As part of the Great Pompeii Project of 2015, the Superintendency organised the restoration of 86 of the 103 casts lead by Dr Estelle Lazer.

  • 25 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.45pm
    My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did

    Film screening: My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did

    This thought provoking documentary explores the relationship between two men, each the sons of high-ranking Nazi officials, and Philippe Sands, whose family perished in the Holocaust.

  • 27 August 2016
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Careers Thumb

    Compass at Open Day

    Attend Compass’ Year 10, 11 and 12 study skills and scholarship writing skills and parent information sessions, supporting to support your transition to senior study and university.

  • 30 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Holocaust: the known, the unknown, the disputed and the re-examined

    The Holocaust is one of the most researched events of the twentieth century. Yet it continues to spark popular interest and scholarly controversy. In this lecture Professor Michael Berenbaum will reflect on the current state of research.

  • 30 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - China and the West: Dynamics of Power, Passion and Personalities in the Chinese Art Market

    Using past and present collectors of Chinese art, Goddard’s talk will explore the cultural, political and economic forces that shaped collecting taste in the 19th and 20th cent, and will address the challenges faced by the new members of the Chinese art community in 21st cent global marketplace.

  • 31 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Australian Mosque: locality, gender, and spirituality

    Do contemporary Australian approaches to 'sacred space' of the mosque offer a distinctive contribution to the wider Islamic global heritage? This panel considers the diverse cultural expressions of mosque design, past and present, in areas where Muslim populations are both minorities and majorities.

  • 1 September 2016
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Paul Ginns

    Qualitative and quantitative research methods: meta-analysis

    A training module for HDR students in the social sciences, focusing on conducting and reporting meta-analyses.

  • 1 September 2016
    5.00pm - 8.00pm

    Festival of Democracy 2016

    The Festival will tackle pressing democratic questions including why race is still an easily ignitable issue, how to understand the global rise of populism and 'where to now' for our democracies in the context of global economic and political developments.

  • 1 September 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - We Need to Talk about Antarctica

    What do scientists working in Antarctica have to teach us? What are the chances of reforming and strengthening the Antarctic Treaty System? Can citizens play a role in shaping its future?. A panel discussion presented with the Sydney Democracy Network's Festival of Democracy.

  • 2 September 2016
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    Festival of Democracy | We the People

    Populism is everywhere on the rise. Why is this happening? Why are the peddlers of populism proving so popular? Are there deep forces driving the spread of their style of politics, and what, if anything, has populism to do with democracy? Is it its ‘essence’, as some maintain? Is the new populism...