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Learning from Country: 15 May – 31 July 2017...

Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials showcasing the ... Read more

Reconciliation Week 2017...

Reconciliation Week 2017 27 May 2016 - Every day, until 3rd Jun 2017 From 27 May to 3 June, we will ... Read more

Sydney Science Forum 2017: The Doctor...

No need for a TARDIS… jump through ‘wibbly wobbly’ theories of time travel, and discover ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program - ...

An intenstive 5-day academic residential program for year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ... Read more

Events list

  • Date
  • 25 May 2017
    6.30pm - 8.00pm
    Susan Faludi 100 x100

    Sydney Ideas - Susan Faludi

    Join us for special event with Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of the bestselling Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women and Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man.

  • 27 May 2017
    8.00am - 8.00pm

    Reconciliation Week 2017

    Reconciliation Week 2017 27 May 2016 - Every day, until 3rd Jun 2017 From 27 May to 3 June, we will mark 25 years of Reconciliation in Australia by celebrating our nation’s history, story, and future with a week-long program of events.

  • 30 May 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Jane Gleeson-White

    Jane Gleeson-White on The Swan Book by Alexis Wright, a “paradigm shift in Australian literature’, with implications for Australia and the planet in an age of climate change.

  • 31 May 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - What's Wrong with our Kidneys?

    This talk will review the state of the nation in terms of kidney health and discuss the spectrum of kidney disease in the Australian population. The cycle of research will be illustrated with examples of research conducted across the University of Sydney and at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

  • 31 May 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Arts and Aboriginal Australia - decolonisation or reconciliation?

    Join us during National Reconciliation Week for a panel discussion reflecting on the milestones of the 1967 referendum the Murray Island land case ‘Mabo’ decision and looking forward to how new exhibitions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections can engage visitors meaningfully.

  • 5 June 2017
    4.30pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Film Screening: 'A Plastic Ocean'

    The film highlights the shocking realities of what the plastic epidemic is doing to our marine environments, as well as the impacts on human health and our economies. Part of the World Environment Day programming.

  • 5 June 2017
    7.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Civil Wars: a history in ideas

    Professor David Armitage from Harvard University leads a forum exploring the roots and dynamics of civil war over the centuries, and its shaping force in our conflict-ridden world.

  • 6 June 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas, Food [at] Sydney - Eating in the City

    Too many Australians are going hungry in the City. What is being done and what more can we do to help address this problem? What food-related urban planning policy actions are required to promote food justice?

  • 6 June 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas and The Power Institute - Sebastian Smee on the art of Mark Bradford

    Australian Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic and the University of Sydney alumnus, Sebastian Smee gives free public lecture on African American artist Mark Bradford, this year’s US Venice Biennale representative.

  • 8 June 2017
    5.30pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The future of the auto industry with Carlos Ghosn

    Join us for an interactive session to hear from Carlos Ghosn Chairman and CEO, Renault-Nissan Alliance on the future of the automotive industry, the importance of innovation in business, and what it takes to be a truly global leader.