Events from 27 May, 2018

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  • 4th June, 2018

    Why we need to think about inequality and climate change

    This panel will bring together speakers who make the case for the necessity of seeing climate change and inequality as entwined challenges.

  • 7th June, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Business actors, political resistance, and strategies for policymakers

    Existing energy policies remain well short of achieving a rapid transformation to a low carbon system of energy supply. One of the principal reasons has been political resistance from incumbent fossil fuel industries. In this seminar, Dr Christian Downie will showcase his paper that argues the specific strategies policymakers can employ to help overcome the resistance from incumbent fossil fuel industries.

  • 15th June, 2018
    4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Double Disillusion Book Launch

    Join one of Australia’s leading political journalists, Laura Tingle (7.30 Report), and the editors from different fields in the school to launch this new book Double Disillusion: The 2016 Australian Federal Election. Reflecting on the key themes of the 2016 contest and events since, scholars will discuss the direction of Australian politics heading towards the next election.

  • 19th June, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Peace on the Peninsula?: The origins and implications of North Korea’s diplomatic offensive

    A panel of experts will explore the origins and implications of Kim Jong-un’s recent diplomatic activism from North Korean, US, and Chinese perspectives.

  • 21st June, 2018
    5:00pm - 7:30pm

    Masterclass for the Master of Public Policy

    Join this postgraduate masterclass in public policy delivered by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia, one of the leading academics in this field, to experience the actual curriculum.

  • 5th July, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Outside the Square | Populism: Have Australian politicians caught the bug?

    Hear from a panel of political experts, including Associate Prof. Anika Gauja and Dr David Smith, as they analyse the populist epidemic and take the temperature of Australia’s current political climate.