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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).

  • 15 May 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Welcome to Country

    Learning from Country: 15 May – 31 July 2017

    Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials showcasing the journey behind a series of multi-award-winning books produced by Nadia Wheatley and Ken Searle.

  • 27 May 2017
    8.00am - 8.00pm

    Reconciliation Week 2017

    Reconciliation Week 2017 27 May 2016 - Every day, until 3rd Jun 2017 From 27 May to 3 June, we will mark 25 years of Reconciliation in Australia by celebrating our nation’s history, story, and future with a week-long program of events.

  • 30 May 2017
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions

    Cli Fi aspires to envision a climate change culture for readers who are in some cases losing their sense of what it means to be human, to strive for a common good, and to love.

  • 30 May 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Jane Gleeson-White

    Jane Gleeson-White on The Swan Book by Alexis Wright, a “paradigm shift in Australian literature’, with implications for Australia and the planet in an age of climate change.

  • 31 May 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Arts and Aboriginal Australia - decolonisation or reconciliation?

    Join us during National Reconciliation Week for a panel discussion reflecting on the milestones of the 1967 referendum the Murray Island land case ‘Mabo’ decision and looking forward to how new exhibitions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections can engage visitors meaningfully.

  • 1 June 2017
    5.00pm - 7.00pm
    Beth Yahp

    Creative Writing Masterclass: Bringing The World To Life

    Come and take an imaginary tour, do writing exercises to make things new and share in tips and tricks to bring the world to life on the page through reading and writing creatively.

  • 5 June 2017
    7.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Civil Wars: a history in ideas

    Professor David Armitage from Harvard University leads a forum exploring the roots and dynamics of civil war over the centuries, and its shaping force in our conflict-ridden world.

  • 6 June 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas and The Power Institute - Sebastian Smee on the art of Mark Bradford

    Australian Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic and the University of Sydney alumnus, Sebastian Smee gives free public lecture on African American artist Mark Bradford, this year’s US Venice Biennale representative.

  • 7 June 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm

    Democracy Futures | Quantum: The Next Permanent Revolution?

    In 1917 the Bolshevik leadership hitched its political platform to what they believed to be an inevitable historical process driven by scientific and industrial transformations: a permanent revolution. Conceived by Marx, elaborated by Trotsky and operationalized by Mao, the concept of permanent...