Events from 6 October, 2015
6th October, 201511:45am-1:30pm
When elections are examined from a long-term and global perspective, can we say with any certainty that their significance and functions have changed during our generation? This workshop, and the larger project to which it is linked, are designed to formulate new replies to fresh questions and to challenge and improve our 'big picture' understanding of the contemporary history of elections.
8th October, 20154:00 - 5:30pm
The Department of Political Economy invites you to a seminar with Michael Beggs to launch his book 'Inflation and the Making of Macroeconomic Policy in Australia, 1945-85'.
8th October, 201512:00 - 1:30pm
The Department of Government and International Relations invites you to a seminar: 'Eastminsters – Decolonisation and State Building in British Asia', with Dr Harshan Kumarasingham, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich.
8th October, 20154.30 - 7.00pm
The Centre for International Security Studies and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity invites you to attend the book launch of 'Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organisation and disease outbreak control' and 'Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security' by Dr. Adam Kamradt-Scott.
12th October, 20151:00 - 2:00pm
The Department of Sociology and Social Policy invites you to a seminar with Fadi Baghdadi on the topic of 'Space-Time and the Homogenisation of the Lebanese in Australia'.
14th October, 201512:30 - 2:00 pm
SDN DEMOCRACY FUTURES | Corporeal Liberty: The Place of the Body in the Making of Modern Sovereignty
In this seminar, Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein talks on her paper, which is a chapter from the monograph on surveillance she is currently writing.
15th October, 20154:00 - 5:30pm
The Department of Political Economy invites you to a seminar with Agnieszka Althaber on the topic of 'Men's Part Time Employment and Reforms of Employment Regulations and Family Policies in Germany'.
15th October, 20153:00 - 5:00pm
The incredible lightness of beings in coal’s corporate modernity: Reflections on research in Northwest NSW
The Department of Anthropology invites you to a seminar with Linda Connor on the topic of 'The incredible lightness of beings in coal’s corporate modernity: Reflections on research in Northwest NSW'.
16th October, 20155:30 - 8:30 pm
The Symposium is hosted by Bridge for Asylum Seekers Foundation and supported by City of Sydney Council. We aim to raise awareness on the different aspects of refugee life in Australia and around the world as well as raise funds for Bridge for Asylum Seekers Foundation.
16th October, 20155:00 - 6:30pm
This opening panel of the Sydney Festival of Democracy will discuss the fate of democracy in a world of surveillance states and industries. What facts and fictions about national security, secrecy and corporate power are driving the public debate about surveillance? Is the “balance” between national security and democratic rights and freedoms a fact or a fiction?