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Connections...

Like currents between islands archipelagos, objects forge connections between museums around the world.... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 6 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Refugees under guard

    Reflecting on Refugia: a new transnational polity in the making

    A radical solution for refugee crises, “Refugia”: a confederal, transnational polity that would consist of a linked set of territories and spaces, proposed and discussed by Nicholas Van Hear, Deputy Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford.

  • 8 February 2019
    10.00am - 2.00pm

    Year 11 Future Friday: Thinking Ahead, Smash Essay Writing, Critical Thinking

    Year 11 students learn about scholarships, essay writing and critical thinking in one jam-packed day.

  • 11 February 2019
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Pathogen Summer School

    Sydney Summer School in Pathogen Genomics and Global Health

    This Summer School aims at young graduates, researchers, clinicians and public health professionals that are interested in translational research the field of public health pathogen genomics and communicable disease control.

  • 11 February 2019
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Thumbnail_Womens Day

    Westmead celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019

    Join us at Westmead as special guest Jenny Brockie leads our panel of leading and emerging researchers from Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, who will discuss the challenges for and achievements of women in science.

  • 12 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    CISS logo

    Tracking Digital Espionage

    The Centre for International Security Studies and the Sydney Cybersecurity Network present Professor Ron Deibert in a discussion about digital espionage against civil society.

  • 13 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Scrabble tiles that spell truth half submerged in sand

    Sydney Ideas: Truth, bullshit and weasel words

    Hear from Don Watson, award-winning author and former speechwriter for Paul Keating, as he decodes political language and reveals its influence on democracy and civil debate.

  • 15 February 2019
    9.30am - 4.00pm
    thumbnail_girl

    girledworld WOW Summit 2019 - University of Sydney

    In a rapidly changing technological world, we need to equip the next generation of girls with the future skillsets, entrepreneurial mindsets and practical techsets they need to lead, succeed and thrive in their future careers.

  • 15 February 2019
    10.00am - 2.00pm

    Year 11 Future Friday: Thinking Ahead, Smash Essay Writing, Critical Thinking

    Year 11 students learn about scholarships, essay writing and critical thinking in one jam-packed day.

  • 20 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A busy street in china

    Sydney Ideas: The Xinjiang crackdown

    As many as one million Uyghur people and other Muslim minorities in China have reportedly been detained indefinitely in "re-education camps" since 2017. Why is it happening and what are the political ramifications for us all?

  • 21 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A sign at a protest that reads

    Sydney Ideas: Culture, trust and systems

    Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute, this event examines a variety of ways of rethinking local politics for more sustainable and democratic ends.