What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE


9 March
Spanish Literature
Spanish writers Marcos Giralt Torrente and Elia Barceló
Marcos and Elia are in Australia as guests of the 2015 Adelaide Festival Writers' Week
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10 March
Chinoiserie and Japonisme: Continuity or Rupture?
Petra ten-Doesschate Chu, Professor of Art History and Director of Graduate Studies in Museum Professions at Seton Hall University
Co-presented by the Sydney Intellectual History Network and the China Studies Centre
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24 March
The Arts, Democracy and Education
Peter O’Connor, Associate Professor and Director of the Critical Research Unit in Applied Theatre at the University of Auckland
Co-presented with the Faculty of Education and Social Work
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31 March
Reading Australian Literature - Charlotte Wood
Charlotte Wood on the Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard
Co-presented with School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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21 April
Reading Australian Literature - Delia Falconer
Delia Falconer on Seven Poor Men of Sydney by Christina Stead
Co-presented with School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY



12 March
Climate Change and Resilience
Professor Neil Adger, Human Geography, University of Exeter
Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney
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18 March
Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes
Dr Don Slater and Mona Sloane, London School of Economics
Co-presented with the Cities Network at the Sydney Environment Institute
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31 March
The Future of Fossil Fuels in a Climate-Challenged World
A panel discussion
Presented by the Balanced Enterprise Research Network (BERN) at the Sydney Environment Institute and 350.org Australia
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY


4 March
Can You Afford to Live Where You Choose?
Dr David Rosen
Co-presented with the Future Cities Collaborative at the US Studies Centre the University of Sydney
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5 March
A Precariat Charter: combating insecurity and inequality
Professor Guy Standing, University of London
Co-presented with the Australian Social Policy Association and the School of Social and Political Science
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10 March
The News Cycle and Education: media, politics and public policy formation in the education sector
A panel discussion with Jane Caro, Chris Cawsey, Justine Ferrari, Helen Proctor and Gerard Goggin
Co-presented with the Dept of Media and Communications, and the Faculty of Education and Social Work
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12 March
A Surprisingly Short History of the 'Right to Know'
Professor Michael Schudson, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Co-presented with the Sydney Democracy Network and the Department of Media and Communications, the University of Sydney
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19 March
Looking West
Professor Geoff Gallop, Julianne Schultz, Helen Trinca and David Ritter
Presented with Griffith Review
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25 March
The Hong Kong Umbrella Movement: A post-mortem
Emeritus Professor John Wong, Department of History and Jocelyn Chey, Visiting Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures
Co-presented with the China Studies Centre
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26 March
Q Lecture: Exit to the Planetarium
McKenzie Wark, Professor of Media and Culture at The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Studies in New York City
Co-presented with the Centre for International Security Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney
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