26 November 20144.00pm - 5.30pm
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 20146.00pm - 7.30pm
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 20145.00pm - 6.30pm
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 201410.30am - 11.30am
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 20146.00pm - 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.