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Who’s afraid of the ...

This two-part symposium, presented by the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney ... Read more

Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder AO ...

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Michael Haydn’s Missa Pro Defunctis for Count Archbishop Sigismund von Schrattenbach, Mozart’s Te ... Read more

Events list

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 22 April 2014
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Opening Up to Our Pacific Neighbours

    As Australian development assistance in the Pacific falls, Chinese assistance is rising, and politically and economically the Pacific Islands are moving closer to East Asia. Should our future be about openness rather than allowing a ‘Fortress Australia’ mentality to infect our Pacific policy?

  • 23 April 2014
    4.30pm - 6.15pm
    100x100 thai in aust

    Sydney Ideas - Thailand in Australia

    In association with the 12th International Conference on Thai Studies (ICTS12) Sydney Ideas presents a public forum on Thailand in Australia. It is a chance to explore and reveal surprising aspects of Thailand’s demographic, economic and cultural presence in Australia.

  • 25 April 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
    100x100 anzac day panel content

    Sydney Ideas - Remembering World War One in the Pacific

    Overshadowed substantially by the western front, the Pacific theatre of World War One has not yet attracted the scholarship it deserves. Three researchers make a fascinating start on redressing the gap. Join us for a special panel on the afternoon of Anzac Day 2014.

  • 28 April 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 hastings event

    Who’s Afraid of the Nanny State?

    Professor Gerard Hastings presents the keynote lecture in the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Law School symposium Who’s Afraid of the Nanny State on the topic of ‘The Marketing Matrix: Why I’m not lovin' it, will not just do it, and, sure as hell, will never be worth it’

  • 2 May 2014
    6.30pm - 8.00pm
    100x100 Channa Daswatter

    Sydney Ideas - Palimpsest: Sri Lanka

    On the island of Sri Lanka, itself an oceanic cross roads, landscapes are imbued with traces of sometimes contentious yet revelatory histories. Award-winning Architect Channa Daswatte traces a personal journey with the history and landscape of his country.

  • 7 May 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 lynn meskell

    Sydney Ideas - The Right to World Heritage?

    UNESCO’s 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage is the only international instrument for safeguarding the world’s heritage. Lynn Meskell examines how emergent rights to the past are now being presented, promoted and prevented by select groups.

  • 7 May 2014
    6.30pm - 8.30pm
    100x100 may chidiac

    Sydney Ideas - The Role of Women in Media during National Conflicts

    May Chidiac was a Lebanese journalist known for her criticism of the political influence of Syria over Lebanon, when she was attacked by a car bomb on 25th September 2005 causing her to lose her left leg and left arm. Join her for a discussion about the role media in conflict zones and more.

  • 13 May 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 matthew connelly

    Sydney Ideas - Decoding Official Secrecy in the Age of Data Mining

    The growth of big data and the national security state means millions of secret documents are piling up, or being destroyed or deleted, raising doubts about how we will be able to access classified information. Find out how historians are teaming up with data scientists to analyse these documents.

  • 14 May 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 leanne togher

    Sydney Ideas & Health Sciences - Professor Leanne Togher

    Good conversation is a rewarding and important part of social interaction. Leanne Togher’s research into teaching people with brain injury the art and science of conversation shows how basic principles can benefit all who seek the rewards of satisfying conversation with the people close to them.

  • 15 May 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 melia content

    The Professor Walter Stibbs Lecture - Cracking the Einstein Code

    Einstein's theory of general relativity had a mathematical code was one of the most difficult to crack in all of science. How did a 29 year old, Roy Kerr, solve the great riddle in 1963, and came to make his breakthrough discovery that astronomers and astrophysicists use today?