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Events list

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  • 3 May 2016
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Nicholas Jose

    Nicholas Jose looks at Dorothy Hewett's Bobbin Up, a book he found incredibly evocative of a disappearing inner city Sydney world when he read it thirty years ago.

  • 4 May 2016
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - What’s the Announceable?

    How toxic can this clamour for bite-sized “announceable’ headline-ready policies be? Join us for a panel discussion with international and local journalists on how politics and journalism collide.

  • 5 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Light and the Illusion of Space

    This panel will explore the effect of light on our perception of space as investigated by artist Jolene Elliott's lighting design methods that manipulate the apparent size of space.

  • 6 May 2016
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas & Sydney Environment Institute - Saving Indonesia’s Rainforests

    2016 is a critical time for Indonesia’s rainforests. Kiki Taufik, the Global Head of Greenpeace’s Indonesian Forests Campaign will outline why protecting Indonesia's forests is critical to global efforts to stabilise the climate and preserve biodiversity.

  • 10 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Warwick Holmes

    The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to Comet-67P is the first interplanetary mission to orbit and land a spacecraft on a Comet. Engineer on the Rosetta Project, Warwick Holmes discusses his role in the design, building, testing, launch and interplanetary trajectory used to reach the comet.

  • 10 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - A Drop in the Ocean: How Did a Seascape Make Waves in China and Beyond?

    Why did it take more than two thousand years for an ancient Chinese tale to become the subject for painting? And what does this reveal about the 1980s reformist era? Harvard University Professor Eugene Y. Wang discusses.

  • 11 May 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas Health Forum - Sleep: why it matters and how to get more of it

    "Sleep is something we all want and need," says Professor Ron Grunstein, who will deliver an informative and entertaining Sydney Ideas talk about why sleep is so important and how we can improve the quantity and quality of the sleep we get each night.

  • 12 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Turkey Under the AKP

    The Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has governed Turkey for more than a decade. How are the AKP’s state-led Islamisation and commitment towards creating a ‘devout generation’ located within the foundations established by the secular Kemalist Republic?

  • 17 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Defending the Aussie Mozzie

    A panel to explore issues relating to both the recent Zika outbreak and relevant broader, contextual features of human-mosquito relations. Is Zika a threat in Australia? What other threats are there to human health from mosquito-borne disease?

  • 18 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Small Changes Series - Plastic Water

    A panel looks at the impact of using bottled water on tap water provision, and the implications of accumulating plastic waste in our environment and bodies.