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Gandhi Oration 2018: The Significance of Gandhi in a Post-Truth World

The annual UNSW Gandhi Oration commemorates the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi and is delivered by a person whose life's work exemplifies Gandhian ideals. In 2018, the Gandhi Oration will be delivered by prominent Indian journalist Shoma Chaudhury on  The Significance of Gandhi in a Post-Truth World.
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Art and Performance: Two decades of archaeology at the ancient theatre of Paphos, Cyprus

The University of Sydney’s Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project has been excavating and interpreting Cyprus' ancient theatre since 1995. Over 500 Australian archaeologists, students and volunteers have helped reveal a structure used as a venue for performance for six and a half centuries. Dr Craig Barker presents the latest research.
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Learning, Adaptation and the Enlightenment: The Museum

Kim McKay AO, Director and CEO of Australian Museum, discusses the Museum’s history, its roots in the Enlightenment and its role as a major focus of intellectual life and scientific research in colonial Australia. Kim will also address why Museums will continue to play an important role in shaping society.
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Strayapedia

At a time when our MPs and senators are undergoing citizenship testing, satirist Dominic Knight discusses such questions of national identity as how the Hills Hoist relates to the goon bag, why koalas are ridden with venereal disease, and which beer sizes apply in which state and territory.
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