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Learning from Country: 15 May – 31 July 2017...

Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials showcasing the ... Read more

Sydney Science Forum 2017: The Doctor...

No need for a TARDIS… jump through ‘wibbly wobbly’ theories of time travel, and discover ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program - ...

An intenstive 5-day academic residential program for year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ... Read more

Racist Stereotypes, Resistance and Reclaiming ...

This lecture is being held to commemorate NAIDOC Week. Settler Australians came to know Aboriginal ... Read more

Howard on Trump...

Join us to hear former Prime Minister The Hon. John Howard OM AC in conversation ... Read more

ASEAN Forum 2017: Women in ASEAN...

In the 50th year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN Forum 2017 explores the ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 19 July 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - Portraits and Place

    Unveiling of the new portrait that recognises achievement of women in academia. The forum will also explore the shifts in assumptions, mindsets and ways of thinking that are required to achieve gender equality and how symbols, such as portraits may assist.

  • 20 July 2017
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    World War II with the Flying Tigers

    This seminar is based on the book “Piloted to Serve”, which is the autobiography of the speaker’s late mother, Rebecca Chan Chung (1920-2011), a US World War II veteran with the Flying Tigers (US Army) in China.

  • 20 July 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Making of Jane Austen

    July marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. This talk will celebrate Austen’s life and writings and make sense of how her characters and stories have come to be imprinted on each new generation of readers.

  • 23 July 2017
    3.00pm - 6.00pm
    Crossfire Arena

    Bubble Soccer & Archery Tag - Hong Kong

    A fun and exciting afternoon of Bubble Soccer and Archery Tag at the Crossfire Arena for Alumni in Hong Kong.

  • 26 July 2017
    7.30am - 9.00am

    Sydney Business Insights: Robots, Agriculture, and the Australian Economy

    Sydney Business Insights joins with AmCham to present: Robots, Agriculture, and the Australian Economy. Technology in agriculture: what are we eating? How will it be made?

  • 26 July 2017
    12.30pm - 2.00pm
    Vivian Kong

    Research Student Seminar:Defining Britishness in the Great Depression

    This is an research student seminar by Vivian Kong who is a PhD candidate at the University of Bristol under the Hong Kong History Project.

  • 26 July 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Climate Change in the City

    Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography, Durham University will explain that the coming of climate change to the city poses three critical questions for the research and policy community: questions of response; questions of justice; and questions of meaning.

  • 27 July 2017
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Outside the Square: Are Humans the Only Beings that Matter?

    We’re all in the same boat. Environmental crisis feels big, abstract, and difficult to do much about. Is there anything we can actually do that will matter?

  • 28 July 2017
    11.30am - 2.00pm
    Digital Indonesia

    Book launch: Digital Indonesia

    Join the Australian National University’s Indonesia Project and the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre for the launch of the Indonesia Update 2016 series Digital Indonesia: Challenges and opportunities of the digital revolution.

  • 31 July 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Films of Mohamed Al-Daradji

    Born in Baghdad in 1978, Mohamed Al-Daradji, is a multi-award Iraqi film director, producer and civil activist. In this Sydney Ideas event he will be will be in conversation with Dr Lucia Sorbera from the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures.