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Events list

  • Date
  • 26 November 2014
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Sydney Ideas & China Studies Centre - Renewed Trouble in China’s Peripheries

    This lecture will discuss the current situation in Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and suggest that, rather than opposition to Communist Party, each crisis reflects a tension between statutory autonomy and increased efforts by the center to domesticate and integrate these diverse areas.

  • 1 December 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Living by Numbers? Metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life

    This talk will focus on the role digital data has in restructuring our everyday lives, both as individuals and as professionals.The reactions to such data deluges and their possible consequences will be examined in relation to city life and academic labour.

  • 5 December 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Public Media and Social Crisis

    How has the Australian media responded to international global crises such as the financial crisis of 2009, ‘Islamophobia’, the world-wide increase in refugees and asylum-seekers and the recent Ebola outbreak? A panel of experienced journalists discusses the visual and verbal discourses used.

  • 8 December 2014
    10.30am - 11.30am

    Charles Perkins Centre Inaugural Oration

    We are delighted to announce Nobel Laureate, Professor Bruce Beutler, Director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, as our inaugural Charles Perkins Centre Annual Orator.

  • 9 December 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Leadership for Cultural Competence: Innovations at the Cutting Edge to Achieve Change

    How do we value diversity for the richness and creativity it brings to society? Cultural competence is the ability to participate ethically and effectively in personal and professional intercultural settings. We bring together leaders in this space to discuss innovations that will achieve change.