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  • 23 November 2016
    10.00am - 3.00pm
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    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

    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...

  • 22 September 2017
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Year 51. Alternative Futures for Palestine-Israel

    Professor Mark LeVine, Professor of History at University of California, Irvine on the way forward for Palestinians and Israelis to imagine a shared future.

  • 27 September 2017
    1.30pm - 3.00pm

    War and the Politics of Ethics: Maja Zehfuss

    Join Professor Maja Zehfuss from the University of Manchester to discuss war and the politics of echics.

  • 28 September 2017
    9.00am - 10.00am

    Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech: Ambassador Tobias Feakin

    What threats and opportunities does Australia face in cyberspace? What role will the Indo-Pacific play in the future of this domain? How can Australia help secure that future? Ambassador Tobias Feakin will help explain how officials at the highest level of government answer these critical questions

  • 28 September 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Mural woman with house on back

    Sydney Ideas - Reimagining Home in the 21st Century

    Is home a closed-off and self-sufficient place, or can it be reimagined to be where we find our connections to others and the world?

  • 29 September 2017
    9.00am - 10.00am

    Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech | Women in Cyber Security and Australia’s Future

    In this public keynote speech for the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, Ms Sandra Ragg will help explain how the strength of our future cyber security workforce rests on our ability to harness the full potential of Australia’s diverse talent pool.

  • 29 September 2017
    1.30pm - 4.00pm

    Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge at USYD: Final Round

    Come watch talented students present their solutions to an escalating cyber security crisis before a live audience and panel of distinguished experts!

  • 5 October 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Hong Kong: City of Protest — Antony Dapiran

    Hong Kong is a city with a long history of civil disobedience. Following the Umbrella Revolution Beijing & the Hong Kong government have signaled a crackdown on dissent with leaders including figurehead Joshua Wong jailed for their roles in protests & pro-democracy legislators removed from office.

  • 12 October 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Martin Luther

    Sydney Ideas – X Factor in the Reformation

    What was the X factor that gave Martin Luther an edge in changing the most powerful organisation in 16th century Europe? A panel of distinguished guests will debate the x factors in the Reformation, and discuss the intentions and consequences of one of the world’s major religious reformations.