All Talks

All Talks  | Select by Category/Date  | View my Shortlist  | Print List
 
Page 1 2 3 4 Next  
 
Saturday 28 April 2018
Cruising about town: the history of the motor car in Sydney – a talk by Richard Whitaker  
From around 1900 in Sydney at first the car could only be afforded by the wealthy until the introduction of the T-Model Ford. Richard Whitaker has a special interest in vintage and veteran cars. His illustrated talk takes us on a journey from 1900 to 1970.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 10:15am-12:30pm Apr 28 Cost: Free
Venue: hall, Herb Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Rd, Marrickville
Submitted by: Marrickville Heritage Society
Enquiries: (02) 9557 3823   hertitagesociety@optusnet.com.au
Disabled Access
Death Cafe in Newtown  
Interested in talking about death, dying and the afterlife? Then join us at our monthly Death Cafe, a group-directed, agenda-free discussion group dedicated to the end-of-life. Hosted by South End Cafe and facilitated by Dr Michele Knight.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 2:15pm-4:30pm Apr 28 Cost: Donation
Venue: South End Cafe, 644 King Street, Erskineville
Submitted by: Sydney Nursing School waysofbeing.com.au
Enquiries: 0404488404   michele.knight@sydney.edu.au
Disabled Access
Until you see the original again: Lam Qua, Chinese export artist  
The first Sydney Asian Art Series event for 2018 features Winnie Wong, Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, discussing the Chinese painter known to Europeans as “Lam Qua". Presented with the Power Institute, VisAsia and the China Studies Centre.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm Apr 28 Cost: Free
Venue: Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Rd, the Domain, Sydney
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Sunday 29 April 2018
Eyewitness from Manus Island  
Greens Senator Nick Mc Kim Nick McKim visited the Manus Island detention centre during the siege last November to support the asylum seekers and refugees, describing it as an “escalating humanitarian emergency”. He will give a first hand account of conditions there and what he learnt.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm Apr 29 Cost: Free
Venue: Building 11, UTS, Broadway and Jones Sts, Ultimo
Submitted by: Solidarity www.refugeeaction.org.au
Enquiries: 0417 275 713   info@refugeaction.org.au
No Disabled Access

Monday 30 April 2018
Populism Now!  
Populism is a dirty word - but can it be harnessed as a positive force for change? David McKnight discusses the case for progressive populism, arguing that it could address the genuine economic grievances of everyday people, and may be the best way of defeating the racist backlash of right-wing populism.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Apr 30 Cost: Free - Everyone Welcome
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA), Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts smsa.org.au/events
Enquiries: (02) 9262 7300   tkc@smsa.org.au
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available

Tuesday 1 May 2018
Dialogue of the Titans: Megan Davis and Michael Kirby  
Since the foundation of the UN in 1945, human rights leaders have worked to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of all people. But what is the reality of working with the UN? Is it possible to achieve for human rights given the nature of politics?
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm May 01 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, G19, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dialogue..
Enquiries: (02) 93854832   centreforideas@unsw.edu.au
Disabled AccessHearing Loop Available
The best other museums in northern and central Italy  
Discover Northern and Central Italy’s best other museums with Nick Gordon, from hidden gems in Rome to new museums of modern art, villas dedicated to special collections and Venice’s abundant galleries.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm May 01 Cost: $38 incl. Tea & Coffee
Venue: Room 204, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: WEA Sydney www.weasydney.com.au
Enquiries: (02)9264 2781   info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au
Disabled Access

Wednesday 2 May 2018
Engineering for understanding  
Join UNSW Sydney and the Royal Society of NSW as we celebrate Professor Andrea Morello, who was awarded the 2017 Pollock Memorial Lectureship for his ground-breaking research in quantum computing. His talk will be on the topic Engineering for understanding: how building quantum devices unveils the meaning of quantum mechanics.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm May 02 Cost: Free, with online registration requested
Venue: Roundhouse, Anzac Parade, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.unsw.edu.au/events/2018-poll..
Enquiries: 9385 4832   engineering.events@unsw.edu.au
Disabled Access
Author Talk: Alice Pung on 'On John Marsden'  
Author Alice Pung will discuss her book On John Marsden, from the Writers on Writers book series in which celebrated Australian storytellers reflect on a literary figure who has inspired and fascinated them. The discussion will be facilitated by educational publisher Catherine du Peloux Menagé. a Sydney Writers’ Festival event.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm May 02 Cost: Free, but bookings are required www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/library
Venue: Library auditorium, Margaret Martin Library, Level 1 Royal Randwick Shopping Centre, Belmore Road, Randwick
Submitted by: Randwick City Library Service www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: (02) 9093 6400   contactus@randwick.nsw.gov.au
Disabled Access
The war on journalism –: how 9/11 changed everything  
Academic and journalist Peter Greste, who was himself imprisoned in Egypt on terrorism charges, examines the way press freedom has steadily eroded to its worst point this century, and how Australia’s new national security laws are a troubling continuation of that trend.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm May 02 Cost: $20 concessions / $35 adults
Venue: Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, Corner of City Road and Cleveland Street, CHIPPENDALE
Submitted by: Sydney PEN International www.swf.org.au/festivals/festiva..
Enquiries: +6142187439
No Disabled Access

Thursday 3 May 2018
Embroidered Abstraction: Vita Cochran in conversation  
Vita Cochran is a textile artist interested in early 20th-century women modernists, and the decorative arts of that moment's influence on painted abstraction. Come and listen to Vita chat with Lisa Cahill, CEO and Artistic Director, Australian Design Centre about her fascinating practice and the inspiration behind her Object Space show.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm May 03 Cost: Free
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre www.eventbrite.com.au/e/embroide..
Enquiries: +61293614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
Disabled Access

Friday 4 May 2018
Purple Haze: the psychedelic sound of the 1960s  
See and hear some of the most memorable exponents of the Psychedelic sound: the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and more with Perry Celestino.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm May 04 Cost: $49 incl light supper
Venue: David Stewart Room, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: WEA Sydney www.weasydney.com.au
Enquiries: (02)9264 2781   info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au
Disabled Access

Saturday 5 May 2018
Digging Australia: Tales from the Australian trenches  
Since the early 2000s archaeologist Ben Churcher has been involved with Australian archaeology, principally investigating Aboriginal cultural heritage sites. Ben talks about his day-to-day work: from rock engravings in the Blue Mountains and cave deposits outside Gunnedah to burials near Narrandera and axe grinding grooves in the Hunter Valley.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm May 05 Cost: Free
Venue: Nicholson Museum, Quadrangle A14, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums wordvine.sydney.edu.au/files/2259/20361/
Bookings: (02) 9351 2812   nicholson.museum@sydney.edu.au
No Disabled Access

Sunday 6 May 2018
Exploring the history of one of Sydney's finest organs  
This unique 'behind the scenes' tour will give an insight into the workings of one of Sydney's oldest, and finest, pipe organs. Afternoon tea to follow.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm May 06 Cost: $15/Adults, $10/Concession, $5/Children incl. afternoon tea
Venue: Pitt St Uniting Church, 264 Pitt St near Park St, Sydney
Submitted by: Pitt Street Uniting Church bit.ly/2H0BcX2
Enquiries: (02) 9267 3614   office@pittstreetuniting.org.au
Disabled Access

Monday 7 May 2018
Martin Luther King: Life & Legacy  
Fifty years ago the leader of the American Civil Rights Movement was assassinated. Burkhard Jahnicke explores the life and legacy of the man who made history when he said: ‘I have a dream’.
Print Item
Download vCal
Time: 12:15pm-1:15pm May 07 Cost: $18
Venue: Room 311, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: WEA Sydney www.weasydney.com.au
Enquiries: (02)9264 2781   info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au
Disabled Access

Page 1 2 3 4 Next  
 

Conditions & Terms of Use: No material contained within this site may be copied or reproduced without the express permission of sydneytalks.com.au / SydneyTalks.