What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE



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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28 April
Night-time Design: envisioning luminous cities
Leni Schwendinger, US lighting designer and associate principal ARUP, New York
Co-presented with the Future Cities Collaborative at the US Studies Centre
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HEALTH AND MEDICINE


2 April
The (Well-Known) Secrets of Human Motivation: research on facilitating positive engagement using self-determination theory
Professor Richard Ryan, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australian Catholic University
Co-presented by the Software Engineering Group, School of Electrical and Information Engineering and the School of Psychology
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY



1 April
Professor Walter Stibbs Lecture 2015 - The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy
Professor Andrea Ghez, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at UCLA
Co-presented with Sydney Institute of Astronomy, School of Physics, Faculty of Science, the University of Sydney
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY


9 April
The Future of Islam, Democracy and Political Islam after the Arab Spring
Professor John L. Esposito, Religion and International Affairs, and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University
A keynote speech at the international symposium Cultures of Freedom and Contending Visions of Justice and Governance: Voices from the Arab and Muslim Worlds.
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10 April
Nomadic Citizenship: reflections on exile and revolution
Associate Professor May Telmissany, Arabic Studies, University of Ottawa
A keynote speech at the international symposium Cultures of Freedom and Contending Visions of Justice and Governance: Voices from the Arab and Muslim Worlds.
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13 April
Civil Society and Resilience against Authoritarianism in the Middle East and North Africa: experiences from Tunisia, Egypt, and Bahrain.
A panel discussion for the international symposium Cultures of Freedom and Contending Visions of Justice and Governance: Voices from the Arab and Muslim Worlds.
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20 April
Writing History, Making Race: slave-owners and their stories
Professor Catherine Hall, History, University College London (UCL)
Co-presented with the Department of History
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23 April
Enduring Legacies
Anzac Day forum with Dr Jeannine Baker, Tom Bamforth, James Brown, Professor Stephen Garton, Associate Professor Julia Horne, Professor Tim Rowse and Dr Tamson Pietsch
Co-presented with Griffith Review and Beyond 1914 project
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28 April
Private Power and Public Service
A Sydney University Press book launch and panel discussion with business journalist Micahael West, Dr Patricia Ranald, Assoc Professor Jane Andrews and Professor John Buchanan, the University of Sydney
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29 April
On the Front Line of Humanitarian Crises: Libya, Central African Republic and Syria
Father Bernard Kinvi and Peter Bouckaert Emergencies Director at Human Rights Watch
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