Events from 26 October, 2016
26th October, 201612:30pm - 2:00pm
In this workshop, Professor John Keane will speak on his upcoming book Humbling the Powerful: Democracy and Its Future.
26th October, 201612:30pm - 1:30pm
Sydney Security Scholars | The Effects of Sanctions on North Korean Food Prices: Evidence from Pyongyang Markets
Dr Justin Hastings will present on the paper about North Korea Santions, jointly written with two other authors.
27th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
This seminar presented by Professor Allan McConnell provides a novel heuristic to help analysts approach this important but grossly under-researched topic of hidden political agendas. After tackling difficult methodological issues surrounding how we research the 'hidden', it addresses issues such as who hides? What do they hide? What tools/ techniques are used to hide?
27th October, 20164:00pm - 5:30pm
You are cordially invited to this book launch with editors - Luis F. Angosto-Ferrandez and Geir H. Presterudstuen, and discussants - Neil Mclean (Anthropology) and Prof Dick Bryan (Emeritus, Political Economy).
27th October, 201612-1pm
A short tour of capitalist animal production, the pathogens it industrializes, and alternate agricultures.
27th October, 20166:30pm – 8:30pm
Associate Professor Jake Lynch is speaking in this public meeting, with internationally renowned South African Professor John Dugard and Professor Ben Saul, Challis Chair of International Law at the University of Sydney.
31st October, 20161:00pm - 2:00pm
SSP Seminar Series | “The blackest black in the world”: innovation, aesthetics and the event of the public
Professor Mike Michael will present his paper which investigate a number of ‘aesthetic publics’ in relation to a recent ostensibly technical innovation - the nanotechnology VANTAblack®.
1st November, 20163:00pm - 5:00pm
Join this reading seminar to discuss frameworks for thinking about Indigenous health.
6th November, 20163:30pm - 5:30pm
What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Join us and kick off the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize week with a screening of Naomi Klein’s film This Changes Everything!
7th November, 20166:00pm - 7:30pm
Fish, with their lack of facial expressions or recognisable communication, are often overlooked when it comes to welfare. Annually, millions of fish are caught on barbed hooks, or left to die by suffocation on the decks of fishing boats – should we be concerned about this?