Conferences and Major Events
Events from 1 November, 2014
4th November, 2014 to 5th November, 20149 - 5pm
Disorder Symposium hosted by Department of Anthropology - University of Sydney
11th November, 201411.45 am - 1.30 pm
After a civil war ends, the first post-conflict election can be an important test of the sustainability of peace, from Mozambique (1994) and Liberia (1997) to Afghanistan (2004), Iraq (2005), Sudan (2011), and East Timor (2012). For some groups the weapons of war can be hard to put down, and many countries fail this test—either with a return to civil war or through using violent techniques to try and affect the electoral process and outcome.
14th November, 20148.45am - 6pm
The 2014 Sydney Social Justice Research Network inaugural conference, ‘The University and Social Justice’, is a capstone event bringing together the work of members of the network over the last two years and looking to the future of social justice research in Australian universities.
17th November, 20146:00pm - 7:30pm
The Sydney Intellectual History Network with Sydney Ideas is proud to present this lecture by Robert B. Pippin, the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.
10th December, 2014 to 12th December, 2014
Ideas and Enlightenment: The Long-Eighteenth Century. David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV
The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS).
15th December, 2014 to 17th December, 2014
The 'Transnational turn' in literary studies has been the focus of intense debate and sustained reflection in recent years, as have critical re-evaluations of Modernism’s transnational scope. Transnational Modernisms aims to provoke fresh thinking about the particular resonances between Transnationalism and Modernism, including the ongoing critical review of Modernism’s traditional Transatlantic focus.
25th February, 20159.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Department of Political Economy presents: The Political Economy of Permanent Productivity Crisis Conference.