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  • 8 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    Government and International Relations centenary celebration

    The Department of Government and International Relations Centenary Celebration

    Join us to celebrate the centenary of the Department of Government and International Relations for an evening of entertainment and lively discussion.

  • 8 November 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
    J Basil Hennessy

    Inaugural J. Basil Hennessy Memorial Lecture

    Join the Council of the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation to celebrate J Basil Hennessy's many achievements in the world of Near Eastern Archaeology.

  • 20 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Truth, Evidence, and Reason: who can we believe?

    This panel discussion will dissect the current state of public discourse around truth, evidence, and reason, and associated questions including trust, faith, and identity.

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Outside the Square: why so sad?

    We’ve never had it better and yet… in any one year, around 1 million Australian adults will suffer from depression. Why are we so depressed? How can we be happy? What exactly is happiness?

  • 29 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    luther 100

    Sydney Ideas - Luther and Dreams

    Historian of early modern times, Professor Lyndal Roper, will discuss how Luther’s recorded dreams give us a rare insight into Luther’s deepest anxieties and feelings, and how historians can make use of dreams to understand the subjectivity of people in the past.

  • 7 December 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Living with Monsters - Anthropology Symposium

    The symposium draws on two anthropological traditions—an interest in the monstrous and the ethnographic method—in the hope of fostering interdisciplinary dialogue: adding an anthropological voice to discussions currently taking place in the inter-disciplinary field of monster studies.

  • 16 February 2018
    9.00am - 6.00pm

    Second Australian Political Theory and Philosophy Conference 2018

    The University of Sydney is proud to host the Second Annual Australian Political Theory and Philosophy Conference, on 16-17th February, 2018.