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Tuesday 25 September 2018
Why the Large Hadron Collider is a game changer  
Theoretical physicist Peter Skands takes us on a tour of the experiments performed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Sep 25 Cost: Free and open to all with registrations required
Venue: Abercrombie Business School (LT 1040), Cnr Codrington & Abercrombie Streets, The University of Sydney, Darlington
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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Improve your gut health for wellbeing  
Improve your gut health for wellbeing. Lee Holmes is back to speak about her latest book Supercharge Your Gut. Author of the bestselling Supercharged Food books Lee will inspire you to eat your way to increased energy, reduced inflammation and happier moods.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 25 Cost: $7.50pp
Venue: Castle Hill Library, Sonya Phillips Room, Cnr Castle and Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.eventbrite.com.au/e/an-eveni..
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Getting political will to reduce the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events  
Science Communicator George Carrard will address methods of raising public awareness of the urgency of transforming the economy to renewable energy sources. All welcome to also join us from 6pm at Cellini’s, QVB south (opp Hobbyco) - look for Citizens' Climate Lobby T-shirts.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:45pm Sep 25 Cost: Free
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Level 1, Sydney
Submitted by: Sustainable Population Australia ccl.org.au
Enquiries: 0419973952 or 0467004892   brian@ccl.org.au
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Wednesday 26 September 2018
Women in design: Dr Gene Sherman AM  
A Sydney reprise of the keynote address delivered by leading Australian cultural figure and philanthropist Dr Gene Sherman AM at Women in Design 2018. Cost: $12 includes drinks and canapes.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Sep 26 Cost: $12
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre www.eventbrite.com.au/e/women-in..
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
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Thursday 27 September 2018
Fuelling War: Australia and the weapons industry  
Join Dr Sue Wareham, Vice President, The Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Australia and Dr Hannah Middleton, peace activist as they discuss the consequence of Australia's growing weapons industry to global peace.
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Time: 6:15pm-7:30pm Sep 27 Cost: Free/ Donation welcome
Venue: Level 1, Gaelic Club, 64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Submitted by: Politics in the Pub www.politicsinthepub.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 96749179/94890530
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Author Talk: An evening with Ber Carroll  
Join Ber Carroll as she discusses her new book, The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy. A gripping psychological drama guaranteed to keep you in suspense.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 27 Cost: 7.50PP
Venue: Castle Hill Library, Sonya Phillips Room, Cnr Castle and Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.eventbrite.com.au/e/an-eveni..
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Friday 28 September 2018
In Conversation: Architecture and Accessibility  
Almost one in five Australians report living with a disability and are profoundly impacted by the design of public spaces and private dwellings. Presented in association with the Sydney Architecture Festival, join this discussion featuring a panel of prominent architects and community members in conversation with presenter Fenella Kernebone.
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Time: 9:30am-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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Radical change for Australia's banking system? What the Royal Commission could do  
An evening with Dr Evan Jones, Dept of Political Economy, University of Sydney.
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Time: 6:30pm-8:15pm Sep 28 Cost: donation
Venue: Upstairs, Harold Park Hotel, Cnr Wigram Road and Ross Street, Glebe
Submitted by: Original Sydney Politics in the Pub www.originalsydneypoliticspub.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 0418312301   peter_murphy1_au@bigpond.com
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Thursday 4 October 2018
How Australia can save democracy for the world  
Is living free of cynicism and contempt the key to success? Leading academic, political strategist and new Director of the Sydney Policy Lab Marc Stears argues that it is possible for democracy to thrive, even in our very turbulent times, but only if people act to save it.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Oct 04 Cost: Free and open to all with registrations required
Venue: CPC auditorium, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Camperdown
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: 93512943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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Planet versus profit: striking a balance  
A multidisciplinary panel of experts including Professor Christopher Wright among others, will examine the role and responsibilities in balancing environmental sustainability and economic growth in Southeast Asia. What part can – and should - Australia play in negotiating the tensions between economic growth and environmental sustainability?
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Oct 04 Cost: Free and open to all with registrations required
Venue: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: 93512943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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Driving Start-up Growth through B2B Markets Networking  
Michael Haynes, B2B Customer Strategy Specialist with 20 years’ experience working with companies in Australia, Brazil and Canada will present the opportunities that B2B markets can provide in driving the sustainability and growth of start-ups, key characteristics of B2B markets as well as how to develop and implement customer driven strategies.
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Time: 6:15pm-7:45pm Oct 04 Cost: Free
Venue: Level 2 MBAe Venture Lab, UTS Business School, 14-28 Ultimo Road, Ultimo
Submitted by: University of Technology Sydney www.uts.edu.au/future-students/b..
Enquiries: (02) 9514 3504   business.practice@uts.edu.au
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Boycotts, disinvestment and sanctions (BDS) of Israel: success to date  
Join Palestinian Activist & final year law and journalism student Mona Abu Zalaf, and Hilmi Dabbagh BDS Australia ,as they elaborate what has been achieved and discuss the Campaign to Boycott Eurovision 2019.
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Time: 6:15pm-7:30pm Oct 04 Cost: Free/Donation welcome
Venue: Level 1, Gaelic Club, 64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Submitted by: Politics in the Pub www.politicsinthepub.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 96749179/94890530
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Saturday 6 October 2018
Charles Dickens at his 'Little Kentish Freehold'  
Jennifer Ide is the Senior tour guide at Gad's HIll Place, the home of Charles Dickens between 1856 - 1870, in Kent, England. The years Dickens spent at Gad's Hill were the most difficult and turbulent of his life. Yet it was his last and favourite home.
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Time: 10:30am-12:00pm Oct 06 Cost: $5.00 Members, $10.00 Guests
Venue: Sydney Room, City Tattersals Club, 194-204 Pitt Street, Sydney City
Submitted by: Dickens Society of NSW dickenssydney.com
Enquiries: (02) 0425396736   Darlynn100@y7mail.com.au
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Making it better workshop: stitching through adversity with shared threads  
An experiential workshop to explore the processes of healing and growth through craft. Megan (psychiatrist and craftswoman) and Deanne (psychology and architecture graduate) will discuss examples in which people have used a variety of craft media to live with or work through challenging times.
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Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm Oct 06 Cost: $45 full price and $30 concession
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre www.eventbrite.com.au/e/making-i..
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
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After Alexander: Pella in the Classical and Late Antique Periods  
Archaeologist Dr Stephen Bourke speaks on Pella, Jordan. The Macedonian conquests were a key moment in the history of the Middle East, ushering in an age of profound change to cultural, economic and political norms. The occupational history of Pella reflects these changes in architectural, material cultural and biological assemblages.
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Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Oct 06 Cost: Free
Venue: Nicholson Museum, Quadrangle A14, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums wordvine.sydney.edu.au/files/2259/21833/
Bookings: (02) 9351 2812   nicholson.museum@sydney.edu.au
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