What's On


ARTS AND CULTURE


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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4 May
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: China’s 3 Dreams
Screening will be followed by a panel discussion with award-winning director Nick Torrens
Co-presented with the China Studies Centre and CoInEd (Comparative and International Education Network) at the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney
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12 May
Drones, Gender and Identity in the New American Way of War
A panel discussion, part of the 'Grounded' show at the Seymour Centre
Co-presented with US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
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19 May
Key Texts 2015: Picasso’s Guernica: the painter and the painting; the event and the myth
Associate Professor Judith Keene, Department of History
Co-presented with the Sydney Intellectual History Network
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26 May
The future of music: how interactive technologies are changing music experience
Part of the Curiosity Season - VIVID Ideas
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26 May
David Raskin lecture: Hiroshi Sugimoto's Inhuman Photographs
Part of the Curiosity Season - VIVID Ideas
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2 June
Material Traces: Performativity, Artistic 'Work', and New Concepts of Agency
Amelia Jones, Robert A. Day Professor of Art and Design and Vice Dean of Critical Studies.
Co-presented with the Power Institute
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2 June
Key Texts. Reflections on Friedrich Schiller's On the Aesthetic Education of Man
Emeritus Professor Stephen Gaukroger, History of Philosophy and History of Science
Co-presented with the Sydney Intellectual History Network
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HEALTH AND MEDICINE


20 May
Sydney Ideas Health Forums - The Dementia Epidemic
A panel discussion
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27 May
The Obesity Epidemic: can design help?
Part of the Curiosity Season - VIVID Ideas
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SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY


7 May
Forgotten Paths of Empire
Professor Greg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Co-presented the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney
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11 May
Wild Life
Professor Irus Braverman, Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Geography at SUNY Buffalo Law School
Co-presented the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney and HARN
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28 May
Enlighten: Our brightest minds reveal how light transforms your life
Part of the Curiosity Season - VIVID Ideas
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POLITICS AND SOCIETY


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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11 May
ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Australian History
Marilyn Lake (Melbourne), Fiona Paisley (Griffith), Penny Russell (Sydney), Sophie Loy-Wilson (Sydney), Cath Bishop (ACU)
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29 May
I'm Not Racist, But...2015
Part of the Curiosity Season - VIVID Ideas
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28 July
ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Economic History
Patricia Clavin ( Oxford) and Professor Gabrielle Meagher (Sydney and Macquarie).
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17 September
ADDing WOMEN AND STIRring in Immigration History
Evelyn Hu-de Hart (Brown) and Sophie Loy-Wilson (Sydney)
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