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Events list

  • Date
  • 4 December 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Carbon Capitalism and Communication: Confronting Climate Crisis

    This panel brings together activists and academics to discuss the central role of communication in environmental debates and launch the book 'Carbon Capitalism and Communication, Confronting Climate Crisis' edited by Benedetta Brevini and Graham Murdock.

  • 5 December 2017
    5.30pm - 7.00pm

    Sydney Ideas at Westmead - Mosquitoes in the City

    Four experts will share their understandings of how wildlife in our local bushlands and wetlands influence mosquito risk and share some tips on keeping people and pets protected from mosquitoes this summer.

  • 6 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 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.

  • 7 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Biosphere Question

    An environmental historian and historical geographer, Jason W Moore will challenge the theory and history offered by the most significant environmental concept of our times: the Anthropocene.

  • 8 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Cyber Society Meets Economics

    The stupendous rise of the internet and cyber society poses serious challenges for economics. Economics essentially looks at individual units - people, firms, governments - and treats their behaviour as independent. In the 21st century, this assumption is less and less tenable.

  • 10 December 2017
    5.00pm - 8.00pm

    Mendelssohn's Paulus

    Hear the Sydney University Graduate Choir, orchestra and soloists presenting Mendelssohn’s dramatic and poetic oratorio Paulus (St Paul), telling the story of the life of the apostle Paul, and his conversion on the road to Damascus.

  • 11 December 2017
    9.30am - 3.15pm
    Blended learning

    Blended Learning in Labs and Lessons Symposium

    Key note speaker, Associate Professor Gwen Lawrie from the University of Queensland, will discuss the development of inclusive online learning environments and her associated successes and challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of hands on workshops.

  • 11 December 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Caring (better) for the Seas

    This panel of academics and NGOs will take us into diverse practices and politics of caring – from caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Sea Countries, NGO campaigns on fish and fishing, to how surfers navigate the necessity of caring for the ocean with a desire to preserve secret surf spots.

  • 12 December 2017
    5.30pm - 7.00pm

    Public Lecture:Rethinking the Relationship of Chinese and Western Medicine

    How should we compare Chinese and Western medicine? Professor Shigehisa Kuriyama will provide another approaches to look at them.