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Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program ...

The Bunga Barranugu Winter Program is by invitation only. Year 12 Students attend a five day ... Read more

Making Tomorrow Forum...

All over Australia, there are people working in schools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Read more

China in ASEAN...

The 2016 ASEAN Forum co-hosted by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and China Studies Centre will ... Read more

2016 Sydney China Business Forum...

The Sydney China Business Forum, now in its sixth year, is the flagship event for ... Read more

International House 50th Anniversary Celebration ...

International House’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, featuring performances by distinguished alumni, friends and current ... Read more

International House 50th Anniversary Public ...

Is the World Coming Together or Falling Apart? As International House celebrates its 50th anniversary, ... Read more

International House 50th Anniversary Art &...

This special exhibition, which will see the unveiling of a major new work by Bronwyn ... Read more

Events list

  • Date
  • 6 July 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos

    For the 2016 ASA Harley Wood lecture, Luke Barnes takes us a journey through how we understand the Universe, from its most basic particles and forces, to planets, stars and galaxies, and back through cosmic history to the birth of the cosmos.

  • 19 July 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Great War and Today’s World

    The construction of the Second World War as ‘good’ war fought for ‘necessary’ reasons by a generation of ‘heroes’ has created a massive obstacle to our capacity to understand the war of 1914-18 on its own terms. Leading war historian Sir Hew Strachan explores the topic.

  • 27 July 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Tax Havens: What Can be Done? evidence from a century of history

    Tax evasion is as old as taxes. But with the introduction of mass income taxes at the beginning of the twentieth century, the problem took on new dimensions. What, then, can be done against tax havens especially in the face of mounting inequality today?

  • 3 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Parenting with Disabilities

    Dr Marjorie Aunos is a leading practitioner-researcher and advocate for parents with intellectual disabilities. A parent with disability herself, in this lecture she shares ‘outsider’ and ‘insider’ perspective.

  • 3 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - ABR fellowship: Satan Repentant

    Australian Book Review is delighted to present the 2016 ABR Laureate’s Fellow Michael Aiken in conversation with David Malouf, the ABR Laureate. Aiken will read from his Fellowship project ‘Satan Repentant’. a violent epic leaping from the cosmological to the infinitesimal, a story of contrition.

  • 4 August 2016
    5.30pm - 7.15pm

    Insights 2016 - For a Political Economy of Space and Place

    Professor Adam Morton explores how the state under capitalism, organises spaces in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the places where we meet.

  • 4 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Re-imagining Public Service

    Drawing on his experience after a long and distinguished career in the Australian Public Service, Peter Shergold AC reflects on how governance can become more participatory and inclusive, and a new public service can emerge.

  • 9 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Teachers’ Work and Lives: understanding complexity, building quality

    Teachers in this century face unprecedented national societal and policy pressures to comply with policy agendas. This lecture brings together a range of international research examining the challenges of building and sustaining teacher quality and quality retention in twenty first century schools.

  • 10 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Storyology 2016

    Led by Gerard Ryle, who helped coordinate the reporting of the Panama Papers, a panel of journalists discuss the role for media and storytellers in holding the powerful to account and looking out for the most vulnerable among us in 'Mind the Gap: investigative journalism, corruption and class'.

  • 7 September 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas Health Forum - Five ways your heart can kill you that you didn’t know

    We know that obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking can raise the risk of a heart attack - but what about the factors you aren’t aware of?