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Events list

  • Date
  • 21 March 2019
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas: On hate and race politics

    Join us for this conversation with political philosopher Tim Soutphommasane, as he reflects on race relations and multiculturalism in Australia and beyond, and what it means for democracy worldwide.

  • 27 March 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    3D multi-coloured squares moving together in a wave formation

    Sydney Ideas: Moving to a gender-equal world

    Join Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, leading gender equality advocate Elizabeth Broderick and ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson as they share insights into how society can successfully embed cultural change into our daily lives and workplaces.

  • 28 March 2019
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas: The 2030 agenda - Is Australia on track?

    Join us for a conversation with John McArthur, UN Foundation senior advisor and Brookings Institution senior fellow, about global efforts towards Sustainable Development Goals and what it will take for Australia to rise to a leading role.

  • 9 April 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    blue points of light

    Sydney Ideas: Nano 3D printing - materials beyond imagination

    What is nano 3D printing, and how will it transform our lives? Professor Martin Wegener from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will deliver the inaugural Sydney Nano public lecture.

  • 9 April 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Can we prevent diabetes?

    Diabetes is arguably one of Australia's greatest health challenges and fastest-growing chronic conditions. But landmark research shows that type 2 diabetes could be preventable at any life stage - whether you are still young, starting a family, or middle-old age.

  • 11 April 2019
    6.00pm - 8.30pm
    Mahatma Gandhi

    Sydney Ideas: Why there's more to learn from Mahatma Gandhi's activism

    In the face of civil unrest, political upheaval and violence, how can peaceful actions be effective? Join us for this conversation about the transformational leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and its relevance in the contemporary world.

  • 17 April 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A smoggy city scape with sun rays shining through the fog

    Sydney Ideas: Understanding carbon in the air - can we avert a climate catastrophe?

    University of Cambridge Professor Herbert Huppert leads this insightful conversation on how global temperatures in the earth's atmosphere has increased over time and what we can do to stop potential calamity.

  • 22 May 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Aboriginal cave drawings

    Sydney Ideas: How archaeology can help future proof against natural disasters

    Archaeology can help us understand how climate and environmental change in our recent and distant past shapes our future. Join us as we delve into the little-known world of environmental archaeology, during National Archaeology Week.