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Events list

  • Date
  • 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?

  • 1 August 2016
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Food Insecurity: putting good food back on the table

    1.2 million Australians regularly struggle to put good, healthy food on the table. In policy jargon, problems like these are often referred to as food and nutrition insecurity. This panel looks at the causes, consequences, and solutions.

  • 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.

  • 8 August 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas & Festival of Urbanism - Is Sydney losing its edge?

    A frank conversation on the divergence of Sydney and Melbourne’s cultural policy between The University of Melbourne’s Dr Kate Shaw and The University of Sydney’s Dr Oliver Watts.

  • 9 August 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Educating and Enabling Girls: the most powerful force for change on the planet

    Dame Marie Bashir and an informed panel of Sydney University global education thought leaders will explore the exciting shift in thinking regarding the importance of girls’ education that is gaining currency daily to tackle global challenges such as gender inequality and persistent poverty.

  • 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 in holding the powerful to account in 'Our Eyes and Ears around the World: investigative journalism, cross-border crime, corruption, and accountability