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  • 21 November 2018
    11.00am - 5.00pm

    FungiSphere Symposium

    Join us to learn about fungal research at the University of Sydney. Hear about how MBI's cross-disciplinary approach to identifying and implementing new and exciting areas of fungal research related to human, animal and plant health.

  • 21 November 2018
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Berit Heitmann

    Primary obesity prevention - the what, how, who and why's

    Professor Berit Heitmann from Denmark will provide novel results from the Danish Healthy Start Primary Intervention Study, that targeted healthy weight children at risk of future obesity, and discuss the “what, how, who and why’s” related to primary obesity prevention.

  • 21 November 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Corporatocracy is not democracy


    One day every three years, citizens get to vote. The rest of the time, their democratic rights are usurped by the power of corporations. Michael West & Christine Milne ask what might Australia be like in 30 years time if governments fail to address the threat to democracy from "Dark Money"?

  • 21 November 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    painting of an angel and in the clouds with cherubs and a god-like figure

    Sydney Ideas - Expanding the circle of regard for truth

    Do we need cultural change in our relation to truth?Join us for the launch of the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC). Our expert panel will discuss the role of humanities in addressing the 'post truth' crisis.

  • 21 November 2018
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Facing our past: the Jericho Skull

    Join us for an evening of champagne, canapes and the annual Sir Charles Nicholson Lecture presented by Dr Alexandra Fletcher.

  • 22 November 2018
    8.15am - 4.00pm
    mbi colloquium

    MBI Colloquium 2018

    The MBI annual colloquium is open to anyone with an interest in the areas of emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity, with a particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region.

  • 22 November 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    English Logo

    Bildungsroman: Form and Transformations, an international conference at the University of Sydney (22 - 25 November)

    This conference will explore the past and present condition of the Bildungsroman, with its myriad transformations and diversifications not only in the novel proper but also in memoir, film and long-form television.

  • 22 November 2018
    1.00pm - 2.30pm
    Kenneth MacLeish

    Diagnosis, Vulnerability, and the Embodied Life of War-Making

    This talk draws on over ten years of ethnographic fieldwork and cultural analysis with current and former post-9/11 US military service members to explore the fundamental vulnerability of embodied military life.

  • 22 November 2018
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
    The quadrangle at the university of sydney

    Sydney Ideas - Do universities need to reinvent themselves

    Professor Don Nutbeam chairs an esteemed panel of university professors, private sector representatives and former politicians for an important debate - what should universities be?

  • 23 November 2018
    9.00am - 6.00pm
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    Functional linguistics: descriptive and typological perspectives

    This November 23-25, 2018, The Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney will be hosting a three-day forum – 'Functional linguistics: descriptive and typological perspectives'.