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Raising the Bar Sydney ...

At the University of Sydney, we believe in taking education out of the lecture theatre ... Read more

2018 Sydney China Business Forum...

What does China’s urbanisation mean for Australia and our businesses? And what do we ... Read more

2018 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture: ...

Indigenous Australians are imprisoned at arguably the highest rate of imprisonment of any group of ... Read more

Primary obesity prevention - the ...

Professor Berit Heitmann from Denmark will provide novel results from the Danish Healthy Start Primary ... Read more

Key events

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  • 24 October 2018
    1.00pm - 3.00pm
    Lisa Rosén Rasmussen

    Material school design in the making

    A School and Teacher Education Policy Research Network event in partnership with the Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation, featuring Dr Lisa Rosén Rasmussen

  • 24 October 2018
    1.00pm - 3.00pm

    How to get published?

    Are you a research student or early career researcher working on or with China and wondering how and where to get your work published? This workshop provides tips and guidance, helping you to understand the business of publishing.

  • 24 October 2018
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Snowy Cabin

    Think Bench: Money and the Microeconomic Mode

    Think Bench brings together SSPS & SLAM to explore current intersections across their disciplines. Dr Jane Elliott kicks off the series, using the novel and film adaptation of The Revenant: A Story of Revenge, as a focus point used to explore the microeconomic mode.

  • 24 October 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    The island nation of Kiribati

    Sydney Ideas - Why island nations' isolation on the climate change threat must end

    Climate change is a serious problem for Pacific Island nations, who often battle flooding, coastal erosion and rising sea levels on their own. How can industrialised nations like Australia assist them?

  • 24 October 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Phillip Boulten SC

    2018 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture: Our First Nations People in Custody; a national disgrace

    Indigenous Australians are imprisoned at arguably the highest rate of imprisonment of any group of people in the world. This memorial lecture will focus on why this disparity exists and what can be done to ameliorate it.

  • 24 October 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    six women huddled around a small photograph

    Sydney Ideas - Visionary realities: documentary cinema in 20th century China

    This talk uses documentary cinema to investigate the intertwined histories of media technology, social practice and political contention in China's 20th century.

  • 24 October 2018
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
    Bronze image

    Susan Lupack - The Mycenaean Cult of an Ancestral Wanax

    Dr Susan Lupack opens new vistas on the Mycenaeans and their ritual practices in this engaging public lecture. The decipherment of Linear B in 1952 illuminated the Mycenaean world, but it also raised many intriguing questions.

  • 25 October 2018
    1.00pm - 2.30pm
    Sarah Cameron

    Citizens and the Crash: Political Protest and the Global Financial Crisis in Cross-National Comparison

    How did the global financial crisis—the greatest economic crisis since the depression of the 1930s—affect trends in political protest? This paper seeks to answer this question by understanding how economic shocks affect protest participation trends more broadly.

  • 25 October 2018
    3.00pm - 5.00pm
    Shiori Shakuto

    Post-work intimacy: Negotiating gender among Japanese retired couples in Malaysia

    Among middle to upper middle class Japanese couples, a relocation to Malaysia has become one of the popular retirement options. By tracing these changing relationships, this ethnographic study addresses larger debates over the politics of intimacy and productivity.

  • 25 October 2018
    5.30pm - 8.00pm
    Pink Painting

    Money: A Feminist Issue

    Join Australian Feminist Studies and our School of Social and Political Sciences for the launch of the very special 'Money' issue, which asks: how is money a feminist issue?