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  • 24 October 2015
    7.15am - 6.00pm

    South Coast & Royal National Park

    Planned (not published externally)

    Just an hour south of Sydney is the magnificent Royal National Park and the stunning south coast where Sydneysiders go to relax, explore and enjoy nature.

  • 8 February 2016
    8.00am - 5.00pm
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    Exhibition: Laugh Lines 8 Feb - 31 Aug 2016

    Come and enjoy a smile, a giggle or a big laugh at the Library's Rare Books and Special Collection’s new exhibition showcasing some of the holdings of the Humour Collection. All welcome!

    #Sydney_library #RareBooks #humour

  • 16 May 2016
    9.00am - 5.00pm
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    Exhibition: Striking Chords 19 May -30 Nov 2016

    This exhibition is a celebration of the University Library’s Rare Music Collection, on the occasion of its relocation from the Conservatorium Library to Fisher Rare Books & Special Collections.

    #RareBooks #Sydney_library

  • 8 June 2016
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
    Local elections in Indonesia's Papua

    Why are local elections in Indonesia's Papua most violent?

    Planned (not published externally)

    Higher poverty rates and lack of development seem to significantly correlate with higher electoral hostility in Papua. The seminar looks at the issues of modernisation, policing/security institutions and the (possible) abuse of procedural democracy in weakening the secessionist aspirations.

  • 28 July 2016
    11.00am - 5.00pm
    City of Ideas

    City of Ideas: Architects' Voices and Visions

    Presented through audio recordings, interview transcripts, quotes and images, this exhibition portrays today’s leading architects and society in general. Listen to these voices as they help us challenge one fundamental question: what is architecture, here and now?

  • 11 August 2016
    11.00am - 4.00pm
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    Femflix profiles distinct aspects of 90s feminist screen culture: animation, curated by Deborah Szapiro; live action short films, curated by Jacqueline Millner and Jane Schneider; and a new contemporary video installation by Elena Knox that draws on the insights of this pioneering period.

  • 15 August 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    New strategies in care coordination for brain injury

    This event has been cancelled

    Exchange of experiences between the University of Sydney and the University of Toronto

  • 29 August 2016
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    Postgraduate Film Studies Reading Group: Dangerous Daisies

    Dangerous Daisies: an outraged, playful, gendered text or a 'witty surrealist comedy'? The Postgraduate Film Studies Reading Group screens Vera Chytilová's wildly intelligent, poetic and unruly cinematic vision, 'Daisies' (Czechoslovakia, 1966).

  • 30 August 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Martin Krzywinski

    The quality of quantity

    'The great tragedy of science–the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.' wrote Huxley, in a statement that is as much about how science works as about the irrepressible optimism required to practice it.

  • 30 August 2016
    3.00pm - 4.00pm
    Professor Sharma

    Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease

    Dr. Arya Sharma is Professor and Chair of Obesity Research and Management, University of Alberta | Medical Director of the Edmonton Regional Weight Wise Program | Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network, and President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.