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Monday 5 August 2019
An evening with Paullina Simons  
Join Paullina Simons, international best-selling author of novels such as Tully, Tatiana and Alexander and The Bronze Horseman as she tours Australia to celebrate the release of her new trilogy, The End of Forever. An unforgettable, sweeping saga from a master storyteller.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Aug 05 Cost: $15
Venue: The Pioneer Theatre, 14 Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Tuesday 6 August 2019
Polar extremes  
Professor Elizabeth Leane, Professor Tim Stephens and Dr Rohan Howitt will discuss how our relationship with the polar regions has changed in the 21st century and what the polar regions reveal about the broader environmental challenges facing the world today.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 06 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: SSB Lecture Theatre 200, 200 Science Rd, Camperdown
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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Dark Star Rising  
Did “positive thinking” and “mental science” help put Trump in the White House?  A web of connections stretches across the globe where reality is up for grabs, facts give way to fictions, and truth is a negotiable commodity. With Gary Lachman.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm Aug 06 Cost: $15 suggested contribution
Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 307 Sussex Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Anthroposophical Society - Sydney Branch garylachman.co.uk/2019/07/14/jun..
Enquiries: (02) 9264-5169   annet.vankesteren@gmail.com
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Wednesday 7 August 2019
Look Inside My Heart: Medical Science, Health and Lifestyle  
Leading academics from UNSW Medicine, The George Institute, the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre discuss the latest scientific research, issues and medical developments, followed by an audience Q&A. Moderator: Scientia Professor Vlado Perkovic.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 07 Cost: Free
Venue: Tyree Room, John Niland Scienta Building, UNSW Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: 02 9385 1000
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Thursday 8 August 2019
Using Land Titles records for family and local history  
Presented by Associate Professor Carol Liston AO. Land title records are a hidden treasure for family and local historians but are always easy to understand. This talk and workshop will introduce you to ways of searching and retrieving online records to trace the history properties and families.
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Time: 10:30am-1:00pm Aug 08 Cost: Free
Venue: Mosman Library, Mosman Library, 605 Military Road, Mosman
Submitted by: Mosman Library events.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events
Enquiries: (02) 9978 4101  Bookings: d.braye@mosman.nsw.gov.au
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Friday 9 August 2019
Troy Story  
To coincide with her latest novel A Thousand Ships writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes will take audiences on a tour around the Trojan War, the greatest conflict in ancient literature. From the causes of the war (divine displeasure) to its complex aftermath, this show encompasses some of the greatest poetry ever written.
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Time: 5:15pm-7:00pm Aug 09 Cost: This event is free
Venue: ABS Auditorium H20, The University of Sydney Business School, Corner Abercrombie and Codrington St, Darlington Campus, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry sophi-events.sydney.edu.au/calen..
Enquiries: 9351 2759   sophi.events@sydney.edu.au
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Saturday 10 August 2019
In Search of Our Other Mind  
Over two days, 10th and 11h August, Gary Lachman, will talk about his books; the Lost Knowledge of the Imagination and A Secret History of Consciousness. Gary Lachman is the author of many books on the intersection of consciousness, culture, and the West.
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Time: 0:30am-3:00pm Aug 10 Cost: Suggested contribution $175
Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 307 Sussex Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Anthroposophical Society - Sydney Branch garylachman.co.uk/2019/07/14/jun..
Enquiries: (02) 9264-5169   annet.vankesteren@gmail.com
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Monday 12 August 2019
Engaging Women in the Built Environment 2019  
Please join us for an evening with professional women working in the built environment, speaking on their experiences and discussing how we can all help other women in the sector. Speakers inlude Penelope Seidler and Susan Freeman. Hosted by the Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW Sydney.
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Time: 6:15pm-9:00pm Aug 12 Cost: Free
Venue: Entry opposite Queen Victoria Building, Sydney Lower Town Hall, 78 Druitt St, Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-engaging-women..
Enquiries: 02 93859851   BE.events@unsw.edu.au
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Rethinking Evil  
The science behind human behaviour paints a complex picture of why people commit inexcusable acts. Julia Shaw uses case studies from academia, examples from popular culture, and anecdotes from everyday life to break down concepts like the neuroscience of evil, the psychology of bloodlust and workplace misbehavior.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 12 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, G19, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: (02) 9385000
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Tuesday 13 August 2019
Paul Davies: The Demon in the Machine  
Despite stunning advances in biology, we still don’t know what life is or how it really began. Theoretical physicist, cosmologist and astrobiologist Paul Davies, argues that the answer is at last in sight.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 13 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, G19, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: (02) 9385000
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Exploring medical brain research  
Join Dr Lindsay Parker, a researcher at Macquarie University, as she discusses how she is trying to create better medicines for Alzheimer’s, chronic pain and brain cancer, by only targeting the unhealthy cells in the brain. This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series for National Science Week.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 13 Cost: Free
Venue: Castle Hill Library, Sonya Phillips Room, Cnr Castle and Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 02 9761 45310
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Hypnagogia and Precognitive Dreams  
The state hovering in between wakefulness and sleep called hypnagogia. Hypnagogic visions have inspired great artists, poets, and philosophers and for some they have been the gateway into other worlds and weird inner dimensions. With Gary Lachman, author of books on the intersection of consciousness, culture, and the West.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm Aug 13 Cost: Suggested contribution $15
Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 307 Sussex Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Anthroposophical Society - Sydney Branch garylachman.co.uk/2019/07/14/jun..
Enquiries: (02) 9264-5169   annet.vankesteren@gmail.com
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Wednesday 14 August 2019
Innovative 3D Printing: expanding the boundaries of what's possible  
Could 3D printing be used in everyday life? Join Jonathon O’Neill , manager of the UTS Protospace, a 3D printing facility at UTS as he explains the wide world of 3D printing equipment and the endless possibilities. Part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series for National Science Week.
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Time: 10:30am-11:30am Aug 14 Cost: Free
Venue: Baulkham Hills Shire Library, 1 Railway Street, Baulkham Hills
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Women and the Internet  
VICE reporter Claire L Evans tells the story of internet’s unsung female heroes. From Ada Lovelace who wrote the first computer program in the Victorian Age, to Elizabeth Feinler who helped create the first domain names, women have been a huge part of every significant milestone in web development.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:45pm Aug 14 Cost: $20/$10 + booking fees
Venue: Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall, George St, Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: (02) 93854oo
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Thursday 15 August 2019
Who controls the internet?  
Growth has outpaced governance, and opportunities to come together online are being undone by threats of division, such as the spread of hate speech and harassment. Hear from Bart Hogeveen, Dr Aim Sinpeng, Dr Damien Spry and Professor Michele Ford.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 15 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations essential.
Venue: CPC auditorium, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Camperdown
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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