What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE

Tuesday 21 November
Aerial Aftermaths: the visual culture of everyday militarisation
Professor Caren Kaplan, American Studies, University of California
Co-presented with the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies
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Tuesday 28 November
Inside the Plaster: scanning the victims of Pompeii (Season 2017)
Dr Estelle Lazer, Department of Classics and Ancient History
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Tuesday 28 November
Truth Fake News Will Set You Free?
El Chigüire Bipolar and The Chaser
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Wednesday 29 November
Luther and Dreams
Professor Lyndal Roper, Regius Professor of History, Oriel College, University of Oxford, UK
Keynote lecture for the Reformation, Revolution and Crisis in European History, Culture and Political Thought International Conference, at the University of Sydney
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EDUCATION


More events to be announced soon.

HEALTH AND MEDICINE


Tuesday 21 November
The Transformational Impact of Genomics on Medicine and the Healthcare System
Speaker: Professor John Mattick, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Co-presented by Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney
Part of the 21st Century Medicine Lecture Series 2017
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Tuesday 21 November
Tackling Dementia: our generation’s duty
This event has been cancelled.

POLITICS AND SOCIETY


Monday 20 November
Truth, Evidence, and Reason: who can we believe?
Post-Truth Initiative Series
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Monday 27 November
Digital Rights: what are they, and why do we need them?
Co-presented with the Digital Rights & Governance project at the University of Sydney
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*Tuesday 28 November
Promoting Human Rights through Trade
Dr Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade
*This event has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for 2018.

Wednesday 29 November
The Israelis and the Occupation
Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist and commentator
Co-presented with the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures at the University of Sydney
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Thursday 30 November
Nuclear weapons: stigmatise, prohibit, eliminate
Co-presented with the School of Social and Political Sciences, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the Evatt Foundation and the Council for Peace and Justice
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Monday 4 December
Carbon Capitalism and Communication: Confronting Climate Crisis
A panel discussion and book launch, part of the Post Truth Initiative series.
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY

Tuesday 28 November
Beyond the Climate Elephant: from climate denial to public engagement
Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute
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Tuesday 5 December
Mosquitoes in the City: protecting people and pets from these summer pests
A Sydney Ideas, Westmead forum
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Thursday 7 December
The Biosphere Question
Jason W Moore, environmental historian and historical geographer at Binghamton University
Co-presented with Department of Political Economy
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Friday 8 December
Cyber Society Meets Economics
Professor Paul Ormerod, Centre for Decision Making at University College, London (UCL)
Co-presented with the Centre for Complex Systems in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
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Monday 11 December
Caring (better) for the Seas
Co-presented with Sydney Environment Institute, and part of the Sustaining the Sea Conference at the University of Sydney, December 2017
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