Events from 22 September, 2017

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  • 22nd September, 2017

    LCT Centre Roundtable

    Same language, different legitimacy: Comparing Chinese language curricula in Australia and China
    Dr Hongzhi Yang, School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney


  • 26th September, 2017
    5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Public Panel | Social Transformation Within and Beyond the Academy

    Co-organised with the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, the Sociological Review is hosting a public panel with scholars from different institutions presenting. They will bring their combined decades of experience in activism, community organizing, and NGOs to an open discussion on the possibilities and constraints of working for social change as academics inside and outside the University. 

  • 27th September, 2017
    12:30pm - 2:00pm

    Democracy Futures | The Maidan Revolution

    For the fourth anniversary of Euromaidan, Olga Oleinikova (Scholarly Teaching Fellow at the University of Technology Sydney’s School of Communications) will discuss the three most significant political and social gains and three corresponding deficits for the democratic development of Ukraine after the Euromaidan revolution. The seminar will conclude with a discussion around Ukraine’s vision for its democratic future.

  • 27th September, 2017
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    SEI | Renewable Reinvention - Global Green Shift?

    This public lecture presented by the Sydney Environment Institute in association with Sydney Ideas will bring together three expert speakers on the potential for renewable reinvention and a global green shift towards renewable energy. What are the opportunities and challenges Australia and the world face in the coming decade as we try to kick our fossil fuel habit and embrace a cleaner, more sustainable energy future?

  • 27th September, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

    War and the Politics of Ethics: Maja Zehfuss

    Join Professor Maja Zehfuss from the University of Manchester to discuss war and the politics of echics.

  • 28th September, 2017 to 29th September, 2017

    Cyber 9/12 student challenge

    In the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, student teams tackle a major – fictional but realistic – cyber attack and develop policy recommendations that respond to this evolving crisis. The competition is designed to provide students across academic disciplines with a deeper understanding of the policy challenges associated with cyber conflict, as well as a unique opportunity to interact with expert mentors and senior professionals in cyber security.

  • 28th September, 2017
    9:00am - 10:00am

    Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech by Ambassador Tobias Feakin

    The Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge is the only program of its kind in the world, with students across different countries and disciplines competing to provide the best policy response to a realistic conflict scenario in cyberspace. 2017 is the first year that this exciting event will be held in the Indo-Pacific, and we kick it off with a keynote speech by Ambassador Tobias Feakin.

  • 29th September, 2017
    9:00am - 1:00pm

    SSPS Teaching Day 2017

    Join the second SSPS Teaching Day to share and promote best teaching practices, and receive updates on IT developments and the implementation of Strategy 5 for 2018.

  • 29th September, 2017
    9:00am – 10:00am

    Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech by Ms Sandra Ragg

    In this public keynote speech for the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, Ms Sandra Ragg will help explain how the strength of our future cyber security workforce rests on our ability to harness the full potential of Australia’s diverse talent pool.

  • 29th September, 2017
    1:30pm - 4:00pm

    Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge at USYD: Final Round

    15 student teams from 3 countries are coming to the University of Sydney to pitch their policy responses to a cyber security crisis scenario. Only 3 team will advance to the final round. Come watch as they present their solutions to this escalating crisis before a live audience and panel of distinguished experts!