6 – 18 Aug Past event
UNSW x SYDNEY SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2019
Unlock the secrets to living longer, take a virtual dive into Australia’s hidden reefs or discover the feminist history of the internet.
22 Jul Past event
The Politics of Mental Health: Alastair Campbell
Why isn’t providing adequate mental health services a no brainer?
17 Jul Past event
Jelani Cobb: Civil Rights in the Age of Trump
The New Yorker's Jelani Cobb delivers the annual Martin Luther King Lecture.
20 May Past event
Factfulness: Anna Rosling Rönnlund
“A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.” – Barack Obama
9 May Past event
Greek to me: Adventures of the comma queen, Mary Norris
Tales of pencils, punctuation and proofreading 'The New Yorker'.
11 Mar Past event
Nancy MacLean: Democracy in Chains
How did corporations come to possess rights? How did democracy come to be defined as selfish individualism? Or money as free speech? Most people would blame Trump, but the man himself is just a distraction from the deeper and more troubling right wing agenda.
6 Mar Past event
Writing War: Kassem Eid & Mohammed Hanif
Take part in an intimate evening showcasing recent work by two extraordinary writers, who will discuss how and why they grapple with writing about the harrowing reality of war.
28 Feb Past event
Paul Bloom: The Pleasures of Suffering
People are hedonists, seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. This view is central to much of psychology and it fits many people’s own sense of why they do what they do. But what about our appetites for spicy foods, hot baths, horror movies, sad songs, BDSM, and hate reading?