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  • Professor Adrian Vickers speaking at Bard Graduate Center's Bali and Beyond symposium on 26 February[16 February 2018]

    Professor Adrian Vickers will be speaking on 'Balinese-Western Interactions in a Colonial Context: The 1930s Context of the Mead-Bateson Collection' at the Bali and Beyond: Culture, Power, and Indonesian Textiles symposium in New York City.


  • Translating culture and talking with translators – Sydney Ideas podcast[16 February 2018]

    Listen to the sold-out Sydney Ideas event featuring our Head of School Professor Yixu Lu FAHA, Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Professor Adrian Vickers and Dr Joshua Stenberg is now available on Sydney Ideas's podcast. What is the position of the translator as cultural mediator? Listen now as the distinguished panel of scholars explore the significance of translation, its impact on encounters between people, and its contribution to social cohesion, especially in multicultural and multi-faith societies like Australia.


  • John Dickson Teaches Historical Jesus Course at Sydney[12 February 2018]

    Well known scholar and author on Jesus and Christianity ,Dr John Dickson, will be lecturing in the course ‘Historical Jesus to Written Gospels’ in our Department this semester. Since completing his PhD in Ancient History at Macquarie University (2001) focusing on the birth of Christianity in its Jewish and Graeco-Roman


  • West-Östliche Wahlverwandtschaft: Hans Bethge und die historischen und ästhetischen Konstellationen um 1900[6 February 2018]

    This international conference brings experts and early career researchers in the field of intercultural studies together to examine German literary, philosophical, scientific and visual presentations of cultures of the Asian and Pacific regions with the aim of making visible some historical connections between European self-criticism through the Foreign, on the one hand, and imperialist expansion and the degradation of the Foreign on the other.


  • Languages at Sydney: Go Global 2018[10 December 2017]

    Languages at Sydney is a free event for high school students in year 10, 11 or 12. It's your opportunity to meet academics from the School of Languages and Cultures, and learn about studying languages at the University of Sydney.