Events from 23 June, 2018

  • Date
  • 25th June, 2018
    4:00pm - 6:00pm

    LABTALK Reading Group - Biopolitics of Science Research Network

    Join the LABTALK reading group run by the Biopolitics of Science Research Network on the last Monday of every month. This meeting will discuss Sally Engle Merry's 2016 book The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human. Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking.

  • 26th June, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Radicalisation

    Case studies with a university student, a computer hacker, and a former drug dealer demonstrate different radicalisation experiences and suggest that radicalisation is not something done to people, but something produced by active participants.

  • 26th June, 2018
    6:00pm – 8:00pm

    Populism, authoritarianism and gender in Trump’s America

    Join two of the United States leading political psychologists in this roundtable discussion co-presented by US Studies Centre and Electoral Integrity Project, to talk about the role of populism, authoritarianism and gender in American politics, and the politics of democracies in Europe and Australia.

  • 28th June, 2018
    6pm for 6.30pm

    Book launch | Human Rights and the Care of the Self

    Join Professor Duncan Ivison and Associate Professor Ben Golder to launch Associate Professor Alexandre Lefebvre's new book, where Lefebvre argues that the value of human rights is not only protecting people from serious social, legal, and political abuses and to advance global justice, but also lies in enabling ethical practices of self-transformation.

  • 29th June, 2018
    6pm for 6:30pm start

    Book launch | Risking Together: How Finance is Dominating Everyday Life in Australia

    Incoming Head of School Professor Lisa Adkins will launch this new book co-written by Emeritus Professor Dick Bryan, which explores the issue of financial risks shifting on to households in Australia, and includes suggestions on pushing back.

  • 2nd July, 2018
    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    SSSHARC Ultimate Peer Review | Masters of Wonder: Anthropology after the Flood by Dr Holly High

    In this SSSHARC peer review, Dr Holly High will present her work Masters of Wonder: Anthropology after the Flood, which discusses the role anthropology plays in political and economic deveolopment using the example of Kantu village in Laos.

  • 4th July, 2018
    11:00am - 12:00pm

    Climate Change: Implications for South East Asia

    No part of the planet will escape the impacts of climate change – not only the physical impacts, but the related impacts on knowledge, power, and governance. This roundtable chaired by Professor David Schlosberg will explore the implications of climate change for Asia, with a particular focus on the meaning of such change, how it impacts both livelihoods and knowledge systems, and the range of potential public responses – from elite and top-down to more bottom-up designs for ‘solidaristic flourishing’.

  • 4th July, 2018
    1:00pm - 1:45pm

    Guided Exhibition Walk: Phyllis Kaberry and the Sepik

    Join Dr Jude Philp in a guided walk through the Anthropology exhibition on display in the Fisher Library Level 3 and the SciTech Library.

  • 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.

  • 9th July, 2018
    4:00pm – 6:00pm

    Return trip: Portraits of Tai Dam migrants

    Department of Anthropology and SSSHARC present this screening session of Associate Professor Pierre Petit's film Return trip: Portraits of Tai Dam migrants. Through the true story of four young adults in Laos, this film explores the common predicament of those who move from rural areas to live in urban cities - “should I stay or should I go?”