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Wednesday 14 November 2018
Domestic violence and how to stop it  
Join us for an lunchtime panel discussion with Superintendent Julie Boon and Moo Baulch CEO of Domestic Violence NSW. Facilitated by lawyer Pallavi Sinha. The panel will be about ‘Domestic Violence & How to Prevent It’. Light lunch will be served at 12pm. The panel will start at 12.30 pm.
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Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm Nov 14 Cost: Free, with online registration requested
Venue: Affinity Intercultural Foundation, Suite 502, Level 5, 51-57 Pitt St, Sydney
Submitted by: Affinity www.eventbrite.com.au/e/domestic..
Enquiries: (02) 8065 2502   info@affinity.org.au
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Everyday bordering, autochthonic politics and the double crisis of governability and governmentality  
Professor Nira Yuval-Davis from the University of East London examines the systemic crises of neo-liberal globalisation and the rising popularity of populist politics as a response to these crises.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:15pm Nov 14 Cost: Free
Venue: Law Building, Law Theatre, (Building E10), UNSW, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/pro..
Enquiries: (02) 93854832   university.events@unsw.edu.au
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Energy poverty  
Craig Kelly MP Australian House of Representatives, Sophie York Australian Conservatives (Senate Candidate) and Malcolm Roberts, politician and former Senator discuss the topic of energy poverty.
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Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Nov 14 Cost: Free
Venue: NSW Parliament House - Macqaurie Room, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW
Submitted by: Fellowship of the Round Table www.fortaustralia.org
Enquiries: (02) 9833 7578
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Film screening and discussion: The Opposition  
The Opposition is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary about Paga Hill community’s fight for justice from the illegal eviction and demolition of their homes in Port Moresby. The film will be opened and closed with discussion by Professor John Connell a specialist on development issues in Papua New Guinea.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Nov 14 Cost: Free
Venue: Old Geology Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums wordvine.sydney.edu.au/files/2259/22311/
Bookings: (02) 9036 5253   macleay.museum@sydney.edu.au
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Save the Rainforests of Ecuador & NSW  
An Evening for the Rainforests of Ecuador and NSW. Liz Downes speaks on stopping BHP, and other Australian miniers wreaking havoc in protected forests and indigenous territories of Ecuador. John Seed will launch RIC’s “Vote for the Forests” campaign. For more info: www.rainforestinformationcentre.org/14_11_18
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Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm Nov 14 Cost: $2 to $20 donation according to your means
Venue: Hut1, Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Road,, Marrickville,
Submitted by: Rainforest Information Centre www.rainforestinformationcentre.o..
Enquiries: 0410370632   johnseed1@ozemail.com.au
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Thursday 15 November 2018
2018 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and Awards Ceremony  
Nobel Prize winning economist, and lifelong champion for global economic justice, Professor Joesph Stiglitz will deliver the much-anticipated 2018 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture, and will be awarded the Prize at the Sydney Town Hall. Don't miss this exciting opportunity.
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Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm Nov 15 Cost: $25 Concession | $35 Adult | $45 Peacemaker
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Peace Foundation stickytickets.com.au/SPP
Enquiries: (02) 9351 4468  Bookings: peace.foundation@sydney.edu.au
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Sunday 18 November 2018
In paradise under the sun  
Dr Charmaine Robson speaks to the Australian Catholic Historical Society on the lay missionary Francis McGarry and the rewards of missionary work with indigenous people in 1930s Alice Springs.
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Time: 2:00pm-3:15pm Nov 18 Cost: Free
Venue: Crypt, St Patrick's Church Hill, Grosvenor St, The Rocks, Sydney
Submitted by: School of Mathematics australiancatholichistoricalsociety.com...
Enquiries: (02) 93857093   secretaryachs@gmail.com
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Monday 19 November 2018
A non-Muslim’s guide to Islam  
Many of us know comparatively little about Islam and what Muslims actually believe. There is confusion about things like halal food, sharia law and gender equity — and what it means for Australia. Souha Korbatieh discusses the basics of Islam for non-Muslims, clearing up the misconceptions that currently abound.
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Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Nov 19 Cost: Free - Everyone Welcome
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA), Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts smsa.org.au/events
Enquiries: (02) 9262 7300   tkc@smsa.org.au
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Border Politics: screening and Q&A with Julian Burnside AO QC  
Join us for Border Politics, followed by a Q&A discussion with Burnside, filmmaker Judy Rymer, and former Hazara refugee Hayat Akbari. This powerful contemporary film is described as a reflection on “the threat to human rights, the loss of democratic values and our increasingly heartless treatment of ‘the other’”.
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Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm Nov 19 Cost: $15
Venue: Riverside Theatres, Cnr Church and Market Sts, Parramatta
Submitted by: Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University bit.ly/2P4NZHW
Bookings: + 61 2 8839 3399  Enquiries: info@whitlam.org
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Tuesday 20 November 2018
Kerry O'Brien on 'A Memoir'  
Six-time Walkley Award winner and ABC paragon Kerry O’Brien will discuss his intimate and ground-breaking memoir, where he reflects on the social and political upheavals he has witnessed, on lessons learned and lessons ignored, and from close up, the personalities who have made history.
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Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Nov 20 Cost: Admission Only — FREE (First in best dressed.) / Admission + Signed Book — $40 ($4.99 off RRP)
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA), Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts smsa.org.au/events/booking-form-..
Enquiries: (02) 9262 7300   tkc@smsa.org.au
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Wednesday 21 November 2018
Hidden In Plain View: the Aboriginal people of coastal Sydney  
Paul Irish, historian and archaeologist, will discuss his 2017 book Hidden In Plain View, which shows that Aboriginal people never disappeared from Sydney in the nineteenth century as is often assumed. Instead they lived across colonial Sydney and interacted with its residents and economy, often in unexpected ways.
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Time: 10:30am-11:30am Nov 21 Cost: Free, but booking essential
Venue: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Head Office, Building 28, Best Ave, Mosman
Submitted by: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust www.harbourtrust.gov.au
Enquiries: 0498814363  Bookings: paul.cooke@harbourtrust.gov.au
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Expanding the circle of regard for truth  
Do we need cultural change in our relation to truth? Join Professor Nick Enfield, Dr Dalia Nassar, Associate Professor Rebecca Scott Bray and Professor Duncan Ivison as they discuss the role of humanities in addressing the 'post truth' crisis.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Nov 21 Cost: Free with online registration required
Venue: Lecture Theatre 200, SSB (Social Sciences Building), University of Sydney, Camperdown
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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The power of silence in creating social change  
Join us on for an A+ Youth Lecture with Madeleine Goodsir, President of the Notre Dame Sydney Law Society, as she discusses the power of silence in creating social change. The talk will be facilitated by Omar Dabbagh, journalist from SBS World News.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Nov 21 Cost: Free
Venue: Affinity Intercultural Foundation, Suite 502, Level 5, 51-57 Pitt St, Sydney
Submitted by: Affinity www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-powe..
Enquiries: (02) 8065 2502   info@affinity.org.au
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Facing our past: the Jericho Skull  
Jericho is one of the world's oldest inhabited settlements. Excavations in 1953 uncovered a cache of skulls that had been plastered and painted 9500 years ago to resemble individuals. Recent CT imaging of the British Museum skull has revealed astonishing new information. Dr Alexandra Fletcher (British Museum) discusses these new discoveries.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Nov 21 Cost: $40, $30 for Friends of the Nicholson Museum, $10 students
Venue: Nicholson Museum, Quadrangle A14, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums wordvine.sydney.edu.au/files/2259/21817/
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2812   nicholson.museum@sydney.edu.au
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Film screening and talk: After the Apology  
Professor Larissa Behrendt will talk about her film After the Apology and the rate of Indigenous child removal that has increased at an exponential rate since Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the 'stolen generations' in 2008. Her film will then be shown.
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Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Nov 21 Cost: 22
Venue: Event Cinema, 500 Oxford Street, BondiJunction
Submitted by: Amnesty International bit.ly/AftertheApologyEvents
Enquiries: (02) 8396-7663   aia.esgroup@gmail.com
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