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    Time
    Event
  • 23 November 2016
    10.00am - 3.00pm
    cass logo

    Lancaster’s ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) Research Talks

    Planned (not published externally)

    The Department of Linguistics presents: A morning of research talks by investigators from Lancaster’s ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS).

  • 24 August 2017
    10.00am - 11.30am
    1

    What’s bad about bullshit?

    Planned (not published externally)
    This event has been cancelled

    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...

  • 20 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    te100

    Sydney Ideas - Truth, Evidence, and Reason: who can we believe?

    This panel discussion will dissect the current state of public discourse around truth, evidence, and reason, and associated questions including trust, faith, and identity.

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    ots100

    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?

  • 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.

  • 7 December 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    1

    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.

  • 16 February 2018
    9.00am - 6.00pm
    1

    Second Australian Political Theory and Philosophy Conference 2018

    The University of Sydney is proud to host the Second Annual Australian Political Theory and Philosophy Conference, on 16-17th February, 2018.