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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).

  • 1 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Emergence and Evolution of Life Beyond Physics

    Theoretical biologist and complex systems researcher Stuart Kauffman proposes that the ever-changing phase space of evolution means we can write no laws of motion for evolution, and it is thus not reducible to physics. The evolving biosphere is the most complex system we know in the universe.

  • 8 March 2017
    5.30pm - 8.30pm
    Elspeth Book Launch

    'Eating the Oceans' - Book Launch and Author Talk

    Join us for the launch of Elspeth Probyn's "Eating the Oceans" and author talk.

  • 9 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Asian Art Series - Marketing Pleasure for Profit: The Mirror of Yoshiwara Beauties, Compared

    Professor Julie Nelson Davis will explore the production of the famous eighteenth-century Japanese book of ‘performing beauties’ prints, 'The Mirror of Yoshiwara Beauties, Compared' and demonstrate how the unnamed patrons of the project are indicated through the book’s representational strategies.

  • 13 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Power Institute - Who was Dziga Vertov?

    The Power Institute is pleased to present a lecture by Professor John MacKay on the work of pioneer Soviet filmmaker and theorist Dziga Vertov.

  • 14 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Power Institute - Stray: Adrift in the Anthropocene

    A book launch and a talk by Barbara Creed. Creed's timely polemic ‘Stray: Human–Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene’ explores the relationship between human and animal in the context of the stray. In her talk Creed will explor the concept of the stray through the visual arts, film and literature.

  • 15 March 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm

    Democracy Future | 100 Years That Shook the World

    1917. 2017. The Russian Revolution was an example of what one of its participant-witnesses, John Reed, called ‘intensified history’. At the same time as Ten Days That Shook the World was published, another of the Russian Revolution’s witness-chroniclers was documenting the transformations of space

  • 16 March 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Public Lecture | Social Transformation and Human Mobility: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Migration

    In this lecture Professor Castles will draw on his ideas he has developed across his career, ideas about migration and change, racism and society, as well as globalism and precarity, in order to help make sense of the current events, but also to propose new ideas about the future of human mobility.

  • 16 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - From the Frontline of Global Politics and the Middle East

    President of Al Sharq Forum, Wadah Khanfar in a conversation about the rapidly evolving nature of our news consumption, its relationship to the complex world of political strategy and diplomacy in the Middle East, and the complexities of identity and representation in this situation.

  • 17 March 2017
    8.30am - 5.30pm

    Professor Stephen Castles Festschrift

    Recently Professor Stephen Castles retired from his academic appointment at the University of Sydney. We are planning to celebrate the academic work of Stephen with a one and half day series of events in his honour.