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Events list

  • Date
  • 27 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Digital Rights: what are they, and why do we need them?

    A panel of leading experts will debate: What are digital rights? Why do we need them?, What would they look like in Australia?, How should we frame and do digital rights? The event will conclude with a launch of the Digital Rights report.

  • 28 November 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    ASNAC 2017

    Australian Social Network Analysis Conference - ASNAC 2017

    The 2nd Australian Social Network Analysis Conference aims to build greater coordination and collaboration among social network researchers and practitioners in Australia and overseas, and raise the profile of Australian social network research internationally.

  • 28 November 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    7th Australia-China Symposium in Education, Science And Technology (FOCSA Symposium)

    Following the previous main symposiums of FOCSA (The Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia), the 7th Australia-China Symposium in Education, Science and Technology aims to gather leading experts and scholars from both Australia and China.

  • 28 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - El Chigüire Bipolar and The Chaser

    The makers of Venezuela's leading satirical news site El Chigüire Bipolar discuss the politics of satire with the makers of Australia’s in no way leading satirical news site The Chaser.

  • 28 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Inside the Plaster: scanning the victims of Pompeii

    Estelle Lazer provides an update on recent scanning of the casts of victims of the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 CE. Her research is providing new insights into the lives and deaths of these victims.

  • 28 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Beyond the Climate Elephant: From Climate Denial to Public Engagement

    This Sydney Ideas seminar features a keynote lecture by Kari Marie Norgaard and explores the issue of climate change denial and the societal attributes that may contribute to moving from denial to public engagement.

  • 29 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    luther 100

    Sydney Ideas - Luther and Dreams

    Historian of early modern times, Professor Lyndal Roper, will discuss how Luther’s recorded dreams give us a rare insight into Luther’s deepest anxieties and feelings, and how historians can make use of dreams to understand the subjectivity of people in the past.

  • 29 November 2017
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Israelis And The Occupation: A Story Of Denial

    A Sydney Ideas talk by Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist and commentator. Response by Antony Loewenstein an independent journalist and author of My Israel Question, The Blogging Revolution and Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out Of Catastrophe.

  • 30 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Nuclear weapons: stigmatise, prohibit, eliminate

    Join us for a forum to discuss the mission of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), what they have achieved so far, and what work still needs to be done.

  • 2 December 2017
    11.30am - 3.00pm
    Gala Luncheon

    International House 50th Anniversary Gala Luncheon

    Australia’s oldest house of parliament provides an auspicious setting for this culmination of the golden jubilee celebrations. Join the IH community in celebrating the achievements of International House over the past 50 years.