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  • Freedom of Speech: A Loaded Gun?[24 May 2015]

    Freedom of Speech: A Loaded Gun?

    The Charlie Hebdo tragedy in Paris this January has dramatically refocused the global spotlight on the question of freedom of speech, what it really entails, and the polarising consequences its application can have. More

  • A Labour of Love[24 May 2015]

    Kate McClymont on Eddie Obeid and the Future of Investigative Journalism

    Kate McClymont on Eddie Obeid and the Future of Investigative Journalism More

  • Roland Fletcher: On Past Futures[24 May 2015]

    Roland Fletcher

    Professor Roland Fletcher considered the destruction of ancient Angkor as a reminder of the climate challenges of our future in his Sydney Writers' Festival talk, writes SWF Media Hub intern Hannah Oakshott. More

  • Kim Williams - Rules of Engagement[22 May 2015]

    Kim Williams

    Sydney Writers' Festival Media Hub intern, Hannah Oakshott, reviews the session, 'Kim Williams - Rules of Engagement'. More

  • Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics[22 May 2015]

     Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics

    The world of Greek and Roman literature is one that can seem outdated and irrelevant, tucked away in musty libraries and museums. This morning, in the resplendent Roslyn Packer Theatre, Daniel Mendelsohn and David Malouf confronted this perception in their Sydney Writers' Festival talk "Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics" More

  • Secrets from the Crime Scene: The dark underbelly of Sydney[22 May 2015]

    Secrets from the Crime Scene: The dark underbelly of Sydney

    What do Sarah Hopkins, Kate McClymont, and Michael Robotham all have in common? More

  • Rebecca Sheehan: On Pop[21 May 2015]

    On Pop

    Our Sydney Writers' Festival Media Hub intern, Georgia Behren, reviews Dr Rebecca Sheehan's Curiosity Lecture Series talk, 'Rebecca Sheehan: On Pop'. More

  • Have we had it with hipsters?[20 May 2015]

    Hipsters

    Dr Fiona Allon will take to the Sydney Writers' Festival stage to decipher our complicated relationship to hipsters in her talk, 'Fiona Allon: On Hipsters' this Saturday 23 May. More

  • Meet our Sydney Writers' Festival Media Hub interns[18 May 2015]

    Media Hub

    With the Sydney Writers' Festival kicking off this week, we asked our Media Hub interns what they are most excited to see down at the wharf from 18 to 24 May. More

  • Five minutes with Mark Macrossan and Judith Beveridge[18 May 2015]

    Judith Beveridge

    To mark the start of Sydney Writers' Festival, Judith Beveridge and her Master of Arts (Research) student Mark Macrossan discuss their favourite poets, what they're reading now, and what they've learned from each other. More

  • University of Sydney partners with Sydney Film Festival [6 May 2015]

    Sydney Film Festival

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will support bold and engaging cinema this June as it continues its partnership with the Sydney Film Festival in 2015. More

  • 2015 Postgraduate Week[6 May 2015]

    2015 Postgraduate Week

    Take the next step and consider semester 2 postgraduate study during the University of Sydney's Postgraduate Week - 18-22 May 2015. More