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  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 28 October 2019
    9.30am - 3.00pm

    Russ the Story Bus

    The Russ the Story Bus initiative is delivered in partnership with the Sydney Writers’ Festival and aims to foster a love of reading among young readers by visiting schools in NSW, and bringing some of Australia’s best children’s writers and illustrators along for the ride.

  • 28 October 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    image of hard hats behind a yellow cage

    Sydney Ideas: How the waterfront dispute changed industrial relations in Australia

    Join Walkley award-winning journalists as they discuss power, politics, the press and how they have affected today's labour market

  • 30 October 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    From Body in Action to Information in Time: Performance Art and Its 'Second Life' in 1960s Japan

    In this Keir lecture, guest speaker Reiko Tomii examines the ‘second life’ of performance art through its documentation, foregrounding the artist an agency not so much of body as of information.

  • 30 October 2019
    6.30pm - 7.45pm
    Heatwave and asteroids

    Choose your own apocalypse

    From Armageddon to Zombieland, we've seen apocalypse predictions play out on the big screen. Now our panel of experts will pitch their hypothesis... then you can decide our most likely fate.

  • 1 November 2019
    8.30am - 5.30pm
    running man

    Fit For Your Life Workshop with Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh

    Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, MD, FRACP presents a practical, evidence-based workshop for physicians and other healthcare professionals on the integration of exercise in the clinical setting for the prevention and management of chronic disease.

  • 4 November 2019
    9.30am - 3.00pm

    Russ the Story Bus

    The Russ the Story Bus initiative is delivered in partnership with the Sydney Writers’ Festival and aims to foster a love of reading among young readers by visiting schools in NSW, and bringing some of Australia’s best children’s writers and illustrators along for the ride.

  • 6 November 2019
    6.00pm - 7.10pm
    an intriguing journey in maths

    An intriguing journey in maths - Dr Simon Marais Memorial Lecture

    Explore the fascinating interplay between the two competing models of reality from historical, mathematical, and personal perspectives in this public lecture by Dr June Huh, the receipient of the 2019 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize as part of the Breakthrough Prize series.

  • 7 November 2019
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Lucanian skyphos fragment; 420-390BC; Palermo Painter; Lucania, Italy [NM97.172]

    Can we reconstruct ancient Greek music?

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for a free public lecture.

  • 8 November 2019
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Image Credit: Larrakia peoples, circa 1877; Port Darwin Northern Territory, Australia, Macleay Collections, ETA.1005

    Being Collected 2019

    Join us for Being Collected 2019.

  • 10 November 2019
    3.00pm - 5.00pm
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    Choral and Orchestral Concert: Brahms - A German Requiem

    One of the masterpieces of the choral repertoire, Brahms’ A German Requiem, with large choir and orchestra. Concert at the Sydney Town Hall, at 3pm, Sunday 10th November 2019.