Events from 20 April, 2018

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  • 4th May, 2018

    Sydney Ideas | Unpacking privilege

    Join us for a discussion around privilege, oppression and inequity in society today, where our panellists will attempt to answer the important question - what is privilege? Who has it, and who doesn't?

  • 10th May, 2018
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    ANTH Seminar Series | 'Creativity and performance in the repatriation of King Ng:tja'

    In this seminar, Dr Kirsty Gillespie explores the various elements created for ceremonies to repatriate an ancestor through elements of painting, music, and smoking practices.

  • 17th May, 2018
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    SSPS HDR Social Event

    Join us at one of University of Sydney’s most popular spots for an enjoyable evening of socialising, gourmet pizza, and drinks. All new and returning HDR students are invited to join us, as well as HDR supervisors and coordinators.

  • 24th May, 2018
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    ANTH Seminar Series | Migrating Caste: Nepalese Gurkha Immigrants in Britain

    Over the recent years, the UK’s Indian Dalits or 'untouchables' have challenged the implicit assumption that caste cannot thrive in a radically different economic, social and cultural environment of the West. Dr Mitra Pariyar talks about his recent study of recent Gurkha migration and settlement in England that demonstrates how and why Nepalese caste has been swiftly resurrected overseas.

  • 31st May, 2018
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    ANTH Seminar Series | Towards an anthropology of exile in precarious times; Or, on getting stuck in Adelaide

    Exile is most often associated with situations of banishment and diasporic communities. In this seminar, Dr Melinda Hinkson focuses on a situation of a Central Australian Aboriginal woman who shines light on the intimate perspective from which to observe the conjunction of social forces at work in contemporary processes of displacement.