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Events list

  • Date
  • 30 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Nuclear weapons: stigmatise, prohibit, eliminate

    Join us for a forum to discuss the mission of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), what they have achieved so far, and what work still needs to be done.

  • 4 December 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Carbon Capitalism and Communication: Confronting Climate Crisis

    This panel brings together activists and academics to discuss the central role of communication in environmental debates and launch the book 'Carbon Capitalism and Communication, Confronting Climate Crisis' edited by Benedetta Brevini and Graham Murdock.

  • 5 December 2017
    5.30pm - 7.00pm

    Sydney Ideas at Westmead - Mosquitoes in the City

    Four experts will share their understandings of how wildlife in our local bushlands and wetlands influence mosquito risk and share some tips on keeping people and pets protected from mosquitoes this summer.

  • 7 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Biosphere Question

    An environmental historian and historical geographer, Jason W Moore will challenge the theory and history offered by the most significant environmental concept of our times: the Anthropocene.

  • 8 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Cyber Society Meets Economics

    The stupendous rise of the internet and cyber society poses serious challenges for economics. Economics essentially looks at individual units - people, firms, governments - and treats their behaviour as independent. In the 21st century, this assumption is less and less tenable.

  • 11 December 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Caring (better) for the Seas

    This panel of academics and NGOs will take us into diverse practices and politics of caring – from caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Sea Countries, NGO campaigns on fish and fishing, to how surfers navigate the necessity of caring for the ocean with a desire to preserve secret surf spots.