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Events list

  • Date
  • 19 November 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    black hand writing on the hull of a boat

    Sydney Ideas - Death justice

    Activism and advocacy following contested death. An examination of issues around accountability and justice for bereaved families.

  • 20 November 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Silhouette of a soldier standing in front of a sunset

    Sydney Ideas - Why are soldiers taking their own lives?

    Our expert panel brings together medical experts and social scientists to discuss the growing problem of military suicide - why is it happening and how should it be addressed politically?

  • 21 November 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    painting of an angel and in the clouds with cherubs and a god-like figure

    Sydney Ideas - Expanding the circle of regard for truth

    Do we need cultural change in our relation to truth?Join us for the launch of the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC). Our expert panel will discuss the role of humanities in addressing the 'post truth' crisis.

  • 22 November 2018
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
    The quadrangle at the university of sydney

    Sydney Ideas - Do universities need to reinvent themselves

    Professor Don Nutbeam chairs an esteemed panel of university professors, private sector representatives and former politicians for an important debate - what should universities be?

  • 29 November 2018
    6.30pm - 8.00pm
    Black and white cut outs of people with a single orange one in the centre

    Sydney Ideas - Lets talk about shame and blame in obesity

    Our expert panel of Professor Stephen Simpson, Emily Maguire and Louise Stone sets the record straight on the causes of obesity, and explains why the finger of blame should not be pointed at the individual.

  • 3 December 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Eddie Woo

    Sydney Ideas: Eddie Woo's Wonderful World of Maths

    Australian Local Hero of the Year and proud University of Sydney graduate Eddie Woo returns to campus to show us the spellbinding world of maths that surrounds us.

  • 4 December 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - White Fragility

    Join the New York Times best-selling author Robin DiAngelo as she considers why it is so hard for white people to talk about racism.

  • 5 December 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A feild of crops next to some dry rocky terrain

    Sydney Ideas - Soil security: running down a dream

    Join us as we commemorate United Nations World Soil Day with a discussion about how we can ensure that our soils provide food, biodiversity and healthy ecosystems well into the future.

  • 9 December 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Professor Gillian Triggs

    Sydney Ideas - From good international citizen to pariah?

    Join us to reflect on Australia's human rights record, with a keynote address from Gillian Triggs, as well as responses from Tanya Plibersek and Elizabeth Evatt in this event, co-presented with the Evatt Foundation.

  • 10 December 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    a hand pouring red soil in the bush

    Sydney Ideas - Human rights: what lies ahead for the next 70 years?

    Our panel features human rights heroes who are thinking outside the square: campaigner Larissa Baldwin; feminist and refugee advocate, Dulce Munoz; journalist Nas Campanella; queer advocate Danny Lander; and animal rights advocate Dinesh Wadiwel.