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Monday 23 July 2018
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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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 23 Cost: Free
Venue: Webster Lecture Theatre, Veterinary Science Conference Centre, Regimetnal Drive, 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
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Monday 30 July 2018
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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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 30 Cost: Free
Venue: John Niland Scientia Building, Tyree Room (L1), UNSW, University of New South Wales, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/enduring-im..
Enquiries: 0293850838   science.events@unsw.edu.au
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Wednesday 1 August 2018
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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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 01 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/2259/21404/
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2812   nicholson.museum@sydney.edu.au
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Thursday 2 August 2018
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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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 02 Cost: Free
Venue: Sutherland Library, 30-36 Belmont St, Sutherland
Submitted by: Sutherland Shire Council Libraries www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mark-mck..
Enquiries: (02) 97100351   library@ssc.nsw.gov.au
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Thursday 16 August 2018
Mingling art with science  
Art and chemistry are intrinsically linked for Sir Fraser Stoddart, 2016 Nobel Laureate. “I have been a sculptor of matter at the ultimate of size levels that equates with being a chemist … Art, in its many different guises, has fashioned my chemistry.”
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Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm Aug 16 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, G19, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/min..
Enquiries: (02) 93854832   university.events@unsw.edu.au
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Monday 10 September 2018
Brexit, ethnic populism and the end of the British empire as we know it  
For the 2018 J.M. Ward Memorial Lecture, co-presented with the Department of History, Professor Bill Schwarz will discuss the fallout from Brexit and the evolution of a new English nation.
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Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm Sep 10 Cost: Free and open to all with registrations required
Venue: General Lecture Theatre, The Quadrangle, University of Sydney
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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Friday 28 September 2018
Architecture and Disability  
Almost one in five Australians report living with a disability and are profoundly impacted by the design of public spaces and private dwellings. Join this dynamic discussion featuring prominent architects and community members in conversation with presenter Fenella Kerneborn as part of Sydney Architecture Festival.
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Time: 0:30am-12:00pm Sep 28 Cost: $20
Venue: North Sydney Community Centre, 220 Miller Street, North Sydney
Submitted by: North Sydney Community Centre www.northsydneycentre.com.au/
Bookings: 0299222299   info@northsydneycentre.com.au
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