All Talks

All Talks  | Select by Category/Date  | View my Shortlist  | Print List
 
Page 1 2 3 Next  
 
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Radicalisation  
Professor Kevin McDonald explores case studies of different radicalization experiences, based on interviews with members of banned organizations and the social media use of British and French young people who travelled to Syria.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 26 Cost: Free
Venue: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access

Wednesday 27 June 2018
Vint Cerf on the future of the Internet  
Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, will be in conversation with UNSW Scientia Professor Toby Walsh to discuss issues including the development and future of the internet, the Internet of Things and digital security.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Jun 27 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, G19, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/fut..
Enquiries: (02) 93854832
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available
Glamorous Paris: Gertrude Stein  
Gertrude Stein kept one of the most famous Parisian salons of the 20th century. Accumulating an enviable collection of modern art, she mentored dozens of writers, all the while keeping at her own personal writing. Learn about one of the most fascinating women to call Paris home with Walter Mason.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Jun 27 Cost: Free
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
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Thursday 28 June 2018
Getting to Market: exploring the path to a commercially successful design practice  
Are you an emerging designer who is ready to produce your designs commercially? We’ll investigate the path leading from prototyping to intellectual property, contractual processes and onto how to deduce your net worth. Featuring WORKSHOPPED Director, Raymond Scott,  Kobe Johns, JP Finsbury Bespoke Joiners and a panel of industry experts.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Jun 28 Cost: $10 + GST (Includes drink on arrival)
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre www.facebook.com/australiandesig..
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
Disabled Access

Monday 2 July 2018
Making the new energy system fair  
This event, featuring Amanda Cahill, Godfrey Moase, Maria Cirillo and Christopher Wright will discuss the importance of building a new energy system that is fair to all, and what a truly progressive energy system might look like going forward.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 02 Cost: Free, with registration required
Venue: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access
Dogs helping people: In families, hospitals, colleges, and at work  
Some studies show dog owners are happier. Could having a dog indeed help combat depression? Join Dr Sandra Barker to to discuss how therapy dogs help people in a variety of ways, as part of the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2018 conference.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 02 Cost: Free
Venue: Footbridge Theatre, Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access
Dogs Helping People: in families, hospitals, colleges, and at work  
Dr Sandra Barker explores the settings in which pet dogs and therapy dogs are of emotional and physiological help, and will describe a model hospital therapy-dog program and explain how therapy-dog visits help patients and staff. Dr Barker is Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University, US.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 02 Cost: Free - Bookings Essential
Venue: Footbridge Theatre, University of Sydney, Camperdown
Submitted by: University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: 02 9351 2943
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Wednesday 4 July 2018
Spirituality in the Pub, Paddington  
Three generations of one family speak to theme of "Because of her we can". Aunty Elsie Heiss, a strong Wiradjuri woman and Aboriginal Elder, her daughter Gisela Wilson with Gisella's son Ben Wilson, a media and communication student at Sydney University, as Moderator.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Jul 04 Cost: donation
Venue: Paddington RSL, 220-232 Oxford Street, Paddington
Submitted by: Paddington Spirituality in the Pub www.catalystforrenewal@tpg.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 0414873910   mareadonovan@gmail.com
Disabled Access

Friday 6 July 2018
Lunch with Lorraine McGee-Sippel and Susan Moylan Coombs  
We invite you to join us for an in conversation event with two local senior community First Nations women - Lorraine McGee-Sippel and Susan Moylan Coombs. Enjoy a light lunch and a glass of wine following the lunchtime talk. This talk is part of the NAIDOC Week celebrations held across Australia.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 12:00pm-0:30am Jul 06 Cost: $35
Venue: North Sydney Community Centre, 220 Miller Street, North Sydney
Submitted by: North Sydney Community Centre www.northsydneycentre.com.au/
Enquiries: 02 99222299   info@northsydneycentre.com.au
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Saturday 7 July 2018
Chinese Whispers, In Search of Ivy  
Using archival records author Alison Choy Flannigan and Malcolm Oakes discovered the hidden life of Alison’s mother Ivy Lai. Having lost her mother at the age of seven, Alison knew nothing of her mother’s life. Their combined research revealed a family history going back many generations in China.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Jul 07 Cost: $15/$10 Members incl refreshments.
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Level 1, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
Submitted by: Chinese Heritage Association of Australia inc www.chineseheritage.org.au
Bookings: Kathie (02)48613078   dblunt@bigpond.net.au
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Tuesday 10 July 2018
All at Sea, with Warren Fahey  
Warren Fahey AM, cultural historian, folklore collector, actor, author, filmmaker and performer, looks at Australia's maritime traditions and the story of Australia's relationship with its seas and rivers. There are many maritime songs, about sixty-milers, shipwrecks, surf lifesaving and more. Expect nautical nostalgia and some sea songs sung.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 10:30am-11:30am Jul 10 Cost: Free, with email registration essential
Venue: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Head Office, Building 28, Best Ave, Mosman
Submitted by: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust harbourtrust.gov.au/learn/trust-talks
Enquiries: 0498814363  Bookings: paul.cooke@det.nsw.edu.au
Disabled Access
The North Face Speaker Series with Conrad Anker  
The master of technical mountaineering, Conrad Anker will present his life of adventure, sharing what inspired him to pursue a career in the mountains along with tales and stunning footage of climbing the world’s most remote and challenging peaks, from expeditions on Meru to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm Jul 10 Cost: $44.80
Venue: Seymour Centre, Corner of City Rd & Cleveland St, Chippendale
Submitted by: The North Face www.thenorthface.com.au/conradanker
Enquiries: 02 9351 7940
Disabled Access

Wednesday 11 July 2018
What does it take to achieve choice and control for people with disabilities?  
Two distinguished speakers, Professor Tom Shakespeare and Sue Salthouse, will address issues surrounding the National Disability Insurance Scheme and what it takes to achieve control and choice for people living with disabilities.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 11 Cost: Free
Venue: Medical Foundation Building Auditorium, 92-94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
Disabled Access

Monday 16 July 2018
Gaza: Settler-colonialism and War  
Join Assistant Professor and human rights attorney Noura Erakat to explore the nature of post-nationalism in the Palestinian struggle for freedom.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 16 Cost: Free
Venue: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access

Tuesday 17 July 2018
What can philosophy do?  
Join Professor Amie Thomasson for a discussion of the state of philosophy today, and to ask the question: what can philosophy still do that is useful and relevant?
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 17 Cost: Free
Venue: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access

Page 1 2 3 Next  
 

Conditions & Terms of Use: No material contained within this site may be copied or reproduced without the express permission of sydneytalks.com.au / SydneyTalks.