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Government and politics

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Find out about our panels, forums, talks, lectures and more in the areas of government and politics coming up in 2018.
Italian politician and comedian Beppe Grillo

Global and Diverse Leadership: Professor Jean Lau Chin will examine what successful 21st century leadership should look like in our increasingly diverse and global society.

Upcoming events

Unpacking Privilege

  • Friday 4 May
  • Join us for a discussion around privilege, oppression and inequity in society today, where our panellists will attempt to answer the important question - what is privilege? Who has it, and who doesn't?

Global and Diverse Leadership

  • Thursday 17 May
  • In this Sydney Ideas talk, Professor Jean Lau Chin from Adelphi University in New York will examine what successful 21st century leadership should look like in our increasingly diverse and global society.

Radicalisation

  • Tuesday 26 June
  • Professor Kevin McDonald presents case studies with a university student, a computer hacker, and a former drug dealer to demonstrate different radicalisation experiences

Thinker's Guide to the 21st Century

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selection of podcasts from our 2017 Thinker's Guide to the 21st Century.

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