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ARTS AND CULTURE


Thursday 26 May
Eileen Myles: I Must Be Living Twice
Co-presented by the Department of English in the School of Literature, Art and Media in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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Friday 27 May
Music and Contemporary Indigenous Identities
Part of the Reconciliation Week 2016
Co-presented with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Research Centre for Music Diversity
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Wednesday 1 June
A Garden for Empire and Nation: History and Memory at the Qing Imperial Mountain Estate
Dr Stephen Whiteman, Asian Art History, The University of Sydney
Presented with the China Studies Centre and The Power Institute
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Thursday 2 June
I'm Not Racist But...
Co-presented with the NSW Reconciliation Council for National Reconciliation Week 2016
Part of Reconciliation Week at the University of Sydney 201
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Friday 3 June
Do Good, Be Good Keynote
Steve Lambert, founder of the Center for Artistic Activism and Natalie Jeremijenko, director of the Environmental Health Clinic at NYU
Presented as part of 2016 Vivid Ideas
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Thursday 2 June
Looking Forward and Looking Back: Rashid Johnson and Frederick Douglass on Photography
Shawn Michelle Smith, Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Hosted by The Photography Cultures Research Group at the University of Sydney and the Photography. Ontology Symposium
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Thursday 9 June
Healing Rituals in Medieval Chinese Buddhism
Professor Stephen F Teiser, DT Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion, Princeton University
The Inaugural Master Sheng Yen Lecture in Chinese Buddhism, hosted by the School of Languages and Cultures
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Thursday 9 June
Key Texts. The Manifesto: from Surrealism to the present
Associate Professor Natalya Lusty, Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney
Key Texts presented by the Sydney Intellectual History Network
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Thursday 16 June
Insights 2016: Lecture Series
The Chinese Enigma: China through European Eyes 1750-1900
Professor Yixu Lu
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HEALTH AND MEDICINE


Monday 30 May
Is Too Much Testing and Treatment Making us Sick?
Panel discussion with audience Q&A on the topic of Wiser Healthcare
Co-presented with the Sydney School of Public Health
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Wednesday 1 June
Health Forums Series
Neuroplasticity: the science behind rewiring the brain
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Wednesday 8 June
Zika Virus and other Infectious Outbreaks: is Australia prepared?
A Sydney Ideas, Westmead forumdetails

Wednesday 7 September
Health Forums Series
Five ways your heart can kill you that you didn’t know
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Wednesday 12 October
Health Forums Series
Childhood infectious diseases: protecting kids from the cradle to the mosh pit
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY


Wednesday 25 May
The Social Organisation of Educational Knowledge in Different Jurisdictions: an exploration
Professor John Furlong, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Oxford and an Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College Oxford
Part of the Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean’s Lecture Series
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Wednesday 25 May
Politics, Democracy and Stability in Southeast Asia: exploring the implications of the 2016 Philippine elections
A panel discussion co-presented by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and Sydney Democracy Network
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Friday 10 June
Controversial Conversations - Reclaiming, Resilience and Decolonising
Co-presented with the National Centre for Cultural Competence at the University of Sydney
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Thursday 9 June
The Middle Ages Now
Co-presented by the Global Middle Ages Faculty Research Group in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Tuesday 14 June
Imagining the Future
Co-presented by with Griffith Review
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Tuesday 19 July
The Great War and Today’s World
Sir Hew Strachan FRSE, Hon D. Univ (Paisley) was the Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford and is now Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews
The Michael Hintze lecture presented by the Centre for International Security Studies
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Wednesday 27 July
Tax Havens: What Can be Done? Evidence from a century of history
Vanessa Ogle, Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania
Co-presented with the Laureate Research Program in International History, University of Sydney
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Thursday 4 August
Insights 2016: Lecture Series
For a Political Economy of Space and Place
Professor Adam David Morton
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Thursday 8 September
Insights 2016: Lecture Series
Something to Play Every Day: rural retirement culture
Professor Catherine Driscoll
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Thursday 3 November
Insights 2016: Lecture Series
Making Persons in Law and History
Professor Andrew Fitzmaurice
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY


Tuesday 7 June
Data: Transforming Science and Society
Presented as part of 2016 Vivid Ideas
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Thursday 28 July
Insights 2016: Lecture Series
Participating Publics: engaging with science and technology
Professor Mike Michael
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