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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

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
  • 25 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Social Organisation of Educational Knowledge in Different Jurisdictions

    For the second in our Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean’s Lecture Series, we welcome Professor John Furlong whose 2013 book ‘Education – an anatomy of the discipline’ was awarded first prize by the British Society for Educational Studies for the best educational research book of the year.

  • 25 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Exploring the implications of the 2016 Philippine elections

    The Philippines is the third largest economy, has the second largest population in the Southeast Asian region and is set to assume the chairmanship of ASEAN in 2017. We explore the implications of the currently unfolding 2016 Philippine elections on the democratic landscape in our region.

  • 26 May 2016
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - Eileen Myles: I Must Be Living Twice

    Join us for a reading, conversation and Q & A with acclaimed US feminist poet and writer Eileen Myles.

  • 27 May 2016 - Every day, until 3rd Jun 2016
    9.00am - 8.00pm
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    Reconciliation Week 2016

    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.

  • 27 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Music and Contemporary Indigenous Identities

    Music’s power to form, sustain and present social identities is especially relevant in today’s changing and increasingly networked world. To mark Reconciliation Week, join us to hear some exciting new ideas from a panel of Indigenous researchers and performers from Australia and overseas.

  • 30 May 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Is Too Much Testing and Treatment Making us Sick?

    Panel discussion with audience Q&A on the topic of Wiser Healthcare. Our panellists (all Chief Investigators on a newly funded NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence) will explore the hotly debated topic of overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

  • 1 June 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
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    Sydney Ideas Health Forum - Neuroplasticity: the science behind rewiring the brain

    Neuroplasticity describes changes that can occur in the human brain in response to experience. From protecting your brain against diseases like Alzheimer’s, to regaining movement or speech after stroke or injury, our researchers will share the latest evidence and what it means.

  • 1 June 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - A Garden for Empire and Nation: History and Memory at the Qing Imperial Mountain Estate

    Asian Art historian Stephen Whiteman explores the early history of Qing imperial park of Bishu shanzhuang - from its original conception as an imperial retreat to its representation through text and image - and considers its legacy in collective memories of the rise and fall of the dynasty.

  • 2 June 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Looking Forward and Looking Back: Rashid Johnson and Frederick Douglass on Photography Back

    Looking through the lens of contemporary artist Rashid Johnson, Professor Shawn Michelle Smith considers Frederick Douglass’s propositions about the social power of photography; his complicated embrace of photography as a medium of objectification as well as progress.

  • 2 June 2016
    7.00pm - 10.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - I'm Not Racist But ...

    I’m Not Racist, But…is an interactive forum that aims to generate an open discussion around racism in Australia. Joining us this year are Abdul Abdullah, Alex McKinnon, Professor Jakelin Troy, and Luka Lesson, with Yatu Widders Hunt as MC.