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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...

  • 27 March 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Artists have never been more important

    A panel of renowned artists, curators, writers and commentators will address the claim that in this moment of planetary environmental crisis, artists have never been more important.

  • 28 March 2018
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Grace Under Pressure

    Grace Under Pressure - The Power of Creative Arts in Health

    What can art do in the context of health? This panel will review works by outstanding performance makers whose practice engages some the most pressing ethical and political concerns in the field of health.

  • 28 March 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - 2018 Michael Hintze Lecture: Global Security Cultures

    Why do politicians think that war is the answer to terror when wars have made things worse? Why do contemporary conflicts never end?

 Professor Kaldor will introduce the concept of global security cultures in order to explain why we get stuck in certain ways of doing security.

  • 28 April 2018
    3.00pm - 4.30pm
    Winnie Wong

    Sydney Asian Art Series: Until You See the Original Again: Lam Qua, Chinese Export Artist

    Professor Winnie Wong will challenge what we know about the Chinese painter known to Europeans as “Lam Qua.” Was he an early exemplar of modern art in China, or a mere copyist of European pictures? And how does learning about Lam Qua’s stature alter, in turn, how we might see his work?

  • 29 May 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Asian Art Series- Transcultural Attractions: Photographs of an Indian Dancer Ajay Sinha

    In New York City, 1938, Indian dancer, Ram Gopal, posed for the American photographer, Carl Van Vechten, Ajay Sinha will examine those remarkable photographs to expound a story of mutual fascination and transcultural exchange triggered by the camera placed between the dancer and the photographer.