What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE


7 July
Getting Lost in the Italian Renaissance: the geography of urban disorientation
Niall Atkinson, Department of Art History, University of Chicago
Niall Atkinson is a guest of the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) 8th Biennial Conference, Sydney
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30 July
Contemporary Artists in China: how they operate between freedom and restriction
Edmund Capon, art curator in conversation with contemporary Chinese artists Shen Jiawei and Lindy Lee
Co-presented with the China Studies Centre, at the University of Sydney
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5 August
Farmyard Choreographies in Early Modern England
Professor Erica Fudge, English Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and Director of the British Animal Studies Network
Co-presented with HARN, the Human Animal Research Network
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7 August
Robots: the unfinished revolution
A panel discussion
Co-presented with the Sydney Democracy Network and the Consulate of the Czech Republic in Sydney
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11 August
New Asia Now Forum
Writers Miguel Syjuco (The Philippines), Annie Zaidi (India) and Sheng Keyi (China) with Beatriz Carrillo Garcia and Dr Tiffany Tsao from the University of Sydney, and Julianne Schultz, editor of Griffith Review.
Co-presented with the China Studies Centre and the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre
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15 September
Reading Australian Literature: Malcom Knox on David Ireland's 'Glass Canoe'
Co-presented with the School of Letters, Arts and Media at the University of Sydney
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HEALTH AND MEDICINE


29 July
Sydney Ideas Health Forum. Cancer screening: are we harming the healthy?
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5 August
Too Much Medicine: exploiting fear for the pursuit of profit
Dr Iona Heath
Co-presented with the School of Public Health
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY


7 July
HARN and Food@Sydney - The Glass Walls Fallacy: Reflections from an Industrialized Kill Floor on the promises and pitfalls of transparency
Co-presented with Human Animal Research Network (HARN) and Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney
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23 July
Climate+Capital
Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty, University of Chicago
Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute and the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY


28 July
ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Economic History
Patricia Clavin (Oxford) and Professor Gabrielle Meagher (Macquarie)
Co-presented with the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney
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30 July
Transformation of Islamic Discourse in the Arab World and Africa: Boko Haram versus the State
Professor Hamdy Hassan, Political Science at Cairo University
Co-presented with the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures, School of Languages and Cultures, and the Religion State and Society Network in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney
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30 July
Globalisation and Indigenous Peoples
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations
Co-presented with the Indigenous Research Network Worldwide Universities Network and the Sydney Environment Institute
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4 August
Who’s Afraid of Media Pluralism? Corporate power, concentration and ownership in the digital era
Professor Steven Barnett, University of Westminster, Amanda Meade, Guardian Australia's media correspondent, Professor John Keane and Dr Benedetta Brevini, the University of Sydney
Co-presented with the Department of Media and Communications and the Sydney Democracy Network details

18 August
Shell Shock, Gallipoli, and the Generation of Silence
Jay Winter, Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University
Co-presented with Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War
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25 August
US-China Relations: What's Ahead and What Do They Mean for Australia?
o-presented with the China Studies Centre and United States Studies Centre the University of Sydney
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17 September
ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Immigration History
Evelyn Hu-de Hart (Brown) and Sophie Loy-Wilson (Sydney)
Co-presented with the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney
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