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Events list

  • Date
  • 6 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Unexpected Universe: how astronomical telescopes continue to reveal new surprises

    Cosmology in recent decades has been undergoing a revolution. Astronomers have for the first time identified the major constituents of the universe, revealing a universe that barely resembles what we thought only a few decades ago. Professor Wendy Freedman will describe the exciting new advances.

  • 24 February 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Hal Foster

    HAL FOSTER - Contemporary Art and Mimetic Excess

    In this groundbreaking lecture, Hal Foster seeks to define and highlight a different sort of avant-garde, one that seeks trace fractures that already exist within the given order, to pressure them further, to activate them somehow. Presented by the Power Institute with Sydney Ideas.

  • 5 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - A Precariat Charter: Combating Insecurity and Inequality

    Economist Guy Standing has identified the emergence of a new class globally—the precariat—the product of the breakdown in the income distribution system at the end of the 20th century. He now proposes a ‘Precariat Charter ‘ to ensure their political, social and economic rights.

  • 9 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Spanish Literature

    Spanish writers Marcos Giralt Torrente and Elia Barceló discuss the state of literature in Spain today, the perils of translation and the newest trends is contemporary fiction.