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The past and future of international thinking

Join Professor Anne Orford, Professor David Armitage, Professor Patricia Owens, and Professor Glenda Sluga for a discussion of international thinking, through the lens of politics, law and history, and an examination of how the rise in nationalist sentiment affects international collaboration and institutions.
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The enduring impact of the ozone hole on climate

Professor Darryn Waugh, one of the worlds pre-eminent research scientists in atmosperic, ocean and climate sciences will discuss recent observed changes in the southern hemisphere tropospheric and ocean circulations. He will also examine simulated future changes, and when the ozone is expected to recover.
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Decline and Fall: Reflections on Rome and the USA

Political commentators increasingly look to the Classical world to help explain the rise of President Trump: “What ancient Rome tells us about Trump’s America”, wrote The Washington Post (30/10/17). How viable are these arguments? In this lecture, Professor the Hon Bob Carr reflects on resonances between Rome and the USA.
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Mark McKenna on history and Australia's future

Australia is on the brink of momentous change, but only if its citizens and politicians can come to new terms with the past. University of Sydney historian Mark McKenna looks beyond the history wars and considers the frontier, the Anzac legacy, and how Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians commemorate their histories.
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