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Friday 7 June 2019
Being authentic, in our practice and life  
We wear lots of hats, constantly inventing ourselves - an artist, a housekeeper, a business person – never understanding who we actually are and dealing with the anxieties that come with misunderstanding. When ourr masquerade of changing roles is challenged, an opportunity to be more authentic arises.With Lama Tsering Everest.
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Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Jun 07 Cost: 33
Venue: Rigpa Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre, 158 Australia St, Newtown
Submitted by: Rigpa Sydney sydney.rigpa.org.au/events-home/..
Enquiries: 02 9211 5304  Bookings: sydney@rigpa.org.au
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The four immeasurables: love, compassion, joy and equanimity  
The four qualities of love, compassion, joy, and equanimity are emphasized in all Buddhist traditions. They are the basis of opening the heart and developing bodhicitta. Making them our inseparable companions throughout our daily activities dissolves the boundaries that constrain us. With Lama Tsering Everest.
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Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Jun 07 Cost: 33
Venue: Rigpa Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre, 158 Australia St, Newtown
Submitted by: Rigpa Sydney sydney.rigpa.org.au/events-home/..
Enquiries: 02 9211 5304  Bookings: sydney@rigpa.org.au
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Saturday 8 June 2019
By muscle of man and horse  
In 1916 John Bradfield began building for Sydney one of the first underground railways in the world. The technology of the railway was cutting edge but the methods used were still ancient – the muscles of men and horses. Bill Phippen, historian and engineer will give an illustrated account.
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Time: 0:00am-3:45pm Jun 08 Cost: $6
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street,, Sydney
Submitted by: City of Sydney Historical Association Inc. www.sydneyhistorical.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 0448891981   brooksbevy@gmail.com
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Sunday 9 June 2019
The philosophy of power and the power of philosophy  
Noel Tointon presents his paper: 'The Philosophy of Power and the Power of Philosophy - A Set of Reflections on the Nature of Power. Plenty pauses for discussion.
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Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm Jun 09 Cost: Free
Venue: Brewers Room, L2, Imperial Hotel, Oxford St (next to Juniper House), Paddington
Submitted by: Continental Philosophy Group www.homestead.com/noelshomepage2/..
Enquiries: (02) 95171206
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Tuesday 11 June 2019
Why should the perfect robot look and think just like a human?  
The notion that robots should be just like humans closes our eyes to the possibilities and risks of AI and robotics. With Minoru Asada who specialises in robotics, artificial intelligence and cognitive developmental robotics, and Raya Jones, Cardiff University in Wales, who teaches psychology.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 11 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: Lecture Theatre 200, SSB (Social Sciences Building), 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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Wednesday 12 June 2019
Writing stories  
Jackey Coyle is our Keynote Speaker at The Society of Women Writers NSW literary luncheon. Jackey began writing about music in 1993, then moved into freelance travel editing, lifestyle magazine writing, ghostwriting and fiction. Jackey discusses the connections between these seemingly disparate forms.
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Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Jun 12 Cost: Members: $45, Non Members: $50
Venue: Macquarie Room, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, SYDNEY
Submitted by: Society of Women Writers NSW Inc www.womenwritersnsw.org/
Enquiries: (02) 0402 755 768
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Knowledge equity in the online world  
Join us as digital geographer Martin Dittus, from the Oxford Internet Institute, maps on a global scale the different ways knowledge is migrating online and identifies whose voices are loudest.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 12 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: Lecture Theatre 200, SSB (Social Sciences Building), 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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Thursday 13 June 2019
Economic and social justice in a climate changed world  
This event brings together four internationally renowned scholars, Dr Maan Barua, Professor Petra Tschakert, Professor Makere Stewart-Harawira and Professor David Schlosberg, to explore climate justice and economic justice within the context of a climate changed world and their broader implications for the wider world.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 13 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: Lecture Theatre 200, SSB (Social Sciences Building), 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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Monday 17 June 2019
One Giant Leap for Mankind: the 1969 moon landing  
The moon landing thrilled the world in July 1969. NASA’s Apollo 11 Mission was beamed around the world to over 600 million TV viewers. The trio of astronauts successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on 24th July after an eight day journey into space and into history. Presented by Judy King.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm Jun 17 Cost: 49
Venue: Room 204, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: WEA Sydney www.weasydney.com.au
Enquiries: (02)9264 2781
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Wednesday 19 June 2019
Biodiversity and extinction - can we achieve justice for all?  
Reflecting on specific cases, Professor Marisol de la Cadena, Ravi Agarwal, Professor Claire Jean Kim and Professor Danielle Celermajer will consider the challenges and the possibility of learning to take diverse ethical obligations and perspectives across the human and animal worlds more seriously.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 19 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: Lecture Theatre 200, SSB (Social Sciences Building), 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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An Evening with Randa Habelrih  
Join Randa as she talks from the heart about her story of hope, and a call to raise the standards of inclusion in our society. As the proud mother of a child with autism who graduated high school, Randa will discuss how you can make a difference in the world today.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Jun 19 Cost: Free
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/l..
Enquiries: (02) 9093 6400   libraryevents@randwick.nsw.gov.au
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Tuesday 25 June 2019
Resilient Sydney in action for the climate emergency  
Georges River Council is taking concrete steps to reduce its carbon footprint and is also examining the feasibility of being carbon neutral by 2030. Hear Senior Sustainability Officer Daniela Ramirez talk about Council’s progress including the uptake of electric vehicles and its plan to supply charging points for local residents.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:45pm Jun 25 Cost: Free
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Level 1, Sydney
Submitted by: Sustainable Population Australia au.citizensclimatelobby.org
Enquiries: 0467004892   george@ccl.org.au
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Wednesday 3 July 2019
Can we make food security failsafe in the age of climate change?  
Professor Hilal Elver will interrogate the causes of the current universal crisis. Ronni Kahn will respond to Elver’s talk, drawing on her work as Founder of OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue charity, while Mellissa Wood will discuss the importance of global agriculture to creating a healthy and sustainable food system.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 03 Cost: Free and open to all with online registration 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: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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Saturday 6 July 2019
Tophets, Trade and the Alphabet: The Phoenicians in the Mediterranean World  
Australians Studying Abroad celebrates more than 40 years of public lecturing. Lecturer: Tony O’Connor - Classical Archaeologist & Museum Curator (UK) Lecture 1 | 1.00 – 1.50pm Tophets, Trade and the Alphabet: The Phoenicians in the Mediterranean World Lecture 2 | 2.20 – 3.10pm Paintings in Stone: Coloured figurative mosaics of North Africa
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Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm Jul 06 Cost: Free
Venue: Theatre, Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street, , Sydney
Submitted by: Australians Studying Abroad www.asatours.com.au/events/sydne..
Enquiries: 03 98226899   info@asatours.com.au
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