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  • 30 July 2018
    10.00am - 5.00pm
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    Bookstall Company

    Until 30 June 2019. Between 1904 and 1946 the NSW Bookstall Company released 234 books. Rare Books and Special Collections hold many of the publications, contracts, and 153 original book cover designs and illustrations.

  • 25 October 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
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    True to Type

    Planned (not published externally)

    UNTIL 24 JAN 2019 If you have ever created a digital document, chances are you’ve come across the terms Italic, Roman, and Sans Serif. This exhibition tells the story of these three enduring letter-form classifications, through early examples drawn from Rare Books & Special Collections.

  • 26 November 2018
    10.00am - 5.00pm
    Artwork: BeautyInSurvival by Bronwyn Bancroft.

    The Future of Microbiome Research

    Planned (not published externally)

    Microbiome research is the study of microorganisms in their natural habitats. Some of these include the human body, where microbiomes affect physical and mental health.

  • 28 January 2019
    9.00am - 5.00pm
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    Rather Thrilling!

    UNTIL 27 JULY With thrillers, suspense doesn’t abate no matter how fast you turn the pages! Explore the collection of Thriller books from our Rare Books and Special Collections, on display in Fisher Library & SciTech.

  • 18 March 2019
    10.37am - 5.00pm
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    The Golden Age of Dutch Printing

    Until 23 September 2019. This exhibition showcases some examples of fine Dutch printing held in Rare Books & Special Collections. Fisher Library, Level 1

  • 27 March 2019
    9.00am - 5.00pm
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    Rising from the East: Opera in China Exhibition

    Until 27 May 2019. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Library presents PhD candidate, Jing Cai’s research exhibition: Rising from the East: Opera in China.The exhibition showcases an operatic snapshot of China today.

  • 27 May 2019
    11.00am - 2.00pm
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    National Reconciliation Week

    Join us in Celebrating National Reconciliation Week 2019! Explore the vibrant market space and enjoy Indigenous food, art and culture on campus.

  • 27 May 2019
    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    HJ Daley Library: Study Centre

    University of Sydney student volunteers are matched one-on-one or in small groups to help support students’ diverse learning needs and build academic competence.

  • 29 May 2019
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
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    Visualizing Oceanic Infrastructure: a workshop on the aesthetics of island building

    This workshop in the environmental humanities is designed to introduce methods useful for the study of islands as they confront the epochal changes wrought by climate change, habitat loss, and pollution.

  • 29 May 2019
    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    Liverpool City Library: Study Centre

    University of Sydney student volunteers are matched one-on-one or in small groups to help support students’ diverse learning needs and build academic competence.