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  • 9 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Science Festival at the University of Sydney

    The University of Sydney will host a range of event for the 2017 Sydney Science Festival, and many of our researchers will be involved in events off campus. Please follow the links for more information on each event and booking details.

  • 11 August 2017
    12.00am - 12.00am

    The Politics of Trump - Government & International Relations forum

    Join us for 'The Politics of Trump', a forum featuring over thirty academics from the Department of Government and International Relations, who will discuss the various issues raised by the election of President Donald Trump.

  • 31 August 2017
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Outside the Square: To Be Or Not To Be?

    The 400 year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death was celebrated by many in 2016. But will he be celebrated with the same passion in 2116?

  • 12 September 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Sophie Cunningham

    "As both an editor and writer I’ve always been inspired by Frank Moorhouse’s fiction, both stylistically and thematically.When I first read Cold Light, I was thrilled by Moorhouse’s capacity to celebrate both political idealism and pragmatism as well as to inhabit ambiguous identities."

  • 12 October 2017
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Outside the Square: Are Teachers Obsolete?

    At a time when anyone with a smart phone and an internet connection can access vast sums of information within seconds, how relevant are teachers today? And, what about tomorrow?

  • 26 October 2017
    5.10pm - 7.30pm

    2017 Wheelwright Lecture | Manufacturing the Future: Cultures of Production for the Anthropocene

    Professor Katherine Gibson from Western Sydney University will present on her research project which explores whether there are businesses in Australia that genuinely sustain equitable communities and healthy ecologies while remaining financially viable.

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Outside the Square: Why So Sad?

    We’ve never had it better and yet… in any one year, around 1 million Australian adults will suffer from depression. Why are we so depressed? How can we be happy? What exactly is happiness?

  • 7 December 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Living with Monsters - Anthropology Symposium

    The symposium draws on two anthropological traditions—an interest in the monstrous and the ethnographic method—in the hope of fostering interdisciplinary dialogue: adding an anthropological voice to discussions currently taking place in the inter-disciplinary field of monster studies.