What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE



1 September
Key Texts: Beauty, Art and Life: Kant’s Critique of Judgment
Dr Dalia Nassar, Department of Philosophy
Co-presented with the Sydney Intellectual History Network
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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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28 September
Politics, Human Rights and the Art of Commemoration of the Americas
Professor Katherine Hite, Political Science, Vassar College, USA
Co-presented with the Department of History at the University of Sydney and the Instituto Cervantes in Sydney
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13 October
Mireille Juchau on Patrick White's 'Riders in the Chariot'
Co-presented with the School of Letters, Arts and Media at the University of Sydney
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15 October
The Future of France Foretold in its New Museums
Professor Herman Lebovic, Department of History, Stony Brook University
Co-presented by the Department of French Studies, the Nation Empire Globe Research Cluster and Museum and Heritage Studies
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HEALTH AND MEDICINE


8 September
Talking About Mental Health in the Media
Co-presented with Department of Media and Communications and Sydney Medical School
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10 September
Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease: a personal experience
Screening of documentary 'Twitch' and expert Q & A.
Co-presented with the Sydney Network on Bodies, Organs and Tissues, Northern Clinical School, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) at the University of Sydney, and the Human Genetics Society of Australasia
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14 October
Health Forum #3: What does it mean to die well?
A panel discussion
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY


10 September
Myth: Roads are the solution to congestion
Presented with the Festival of Urbanism. hosted by the Henry Halloran Trust at the University of Sydney.
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12 September
The Robotic Revolution for Architecture and Design
A panel discussion presented with the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, at the University of Sydney as part of Fabricating Futures Exhibition for Sydney Design 2015
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16 September
Risky Milk, Risky Cheese
A panel discussion; part of The Small Changes: Environmental Conversations series co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute
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23 September
Comprehending the “Justice” in Food Justice
Food @ Sydney Seminar Series. Acting for People and for the Planet
Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute
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23 September
A Global Climate Deal in 2015: What are the chances? What are the implications?
A panel discussion with a keynote by Tim Flannery, Chair of the Climate Council and 2007 Australian of the Year.
Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute and Sydney Democracy Network
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY



10 September
Australia and Brazil: 70 years of bilateral relations
His Excellency Mr Rubem Antonio Corrêa Barbosa, Brazilian Ambassador to Australia
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16 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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18 September
The Shrinking Space for Freedom of Expression in South Asia
Meenakshi Ganguly, director South Asia division, Human Rights Watch
Co-presented with Human Rights Watch
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29 September
Women in Leadership: why aren’t we there yet? The forward agenda for change
Panel with keynote by Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner
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