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Thursday 14 November 2019
2019 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony  
Global women-led movement against sexual violence and harassment Me Too has won the 2019 Sydney Peace Prize. The movement's founder Tarana Burke will deliver the Lecture, and will be awarded the Prize alongside Tracey Spicer and the awarding by Lord Mayor Clover Moore! To buy tickets, stickytickets.com.au/SPP
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Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Nov 14 Cost: 35$ for adult, 25$ for concession, 45$ for peacemaker
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Peace Foundation www.sydneypeacefoundation.org.au/
Enquiries: (02) 9351 4468   katie.gabriel@sydney.edu.au
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Friday 29 November 2019
RETRO HORROR Radio in English: Live Ghost Story Readings with Arisa Yura, and Terumi Narushima  
Stories of Otherworldly Japan. Immerse yourself in the world of uncanny Japanese tales; featuring works from Japan’s biggest names in retro horror writing: Lafcadio Hearn and Edogawa Ranpo. With music/sound accompaniment, this performance fuses a live radio play with the spirit of folklore. Part of the HORROR MANGA JAPAN program.
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Time: 6:15pm-7:15pm Nov 29 Cost: Free
Venue: The Japan Foundation, Sydney, Level 4, Central Park (access via lifts), 28 Broadway, Chippendale
Submitted by: Japan Foundation, Sydney www.jpf.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 8239 0055   reception@jpf.org.au
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From Page to Screen with Bruce Beresford  
Join Bruce Beresford for an inspiring talk focusing on his career as a filmmaker and his recently published book The Best Film I Never Made, a collection of reminiscences about films and people.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm Nov 29 Cost: Members: $15+fee/Non-Members $20+fee (incl. light supper)
Venue: Upstairs Hall, Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain
Submitted by: Friends of Balmain LIbrary fobl.org.au/
Enquiries: 0411 022 558   info@fobl.org.au
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Saturday 30 November 2019
Philosophy Basics: What is 'Philosophy', Anyway?  
Philosophy has escaped the hallowed halls of academia, and now everyone is philosophising all over the place! But just what are they doing, and why? In this introductory lecture, Tibor Molnar expands on the art (and science) of philosophical enquiry.
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Time: 12:30pm-4:30pm Nov 30 Cost: $92/$83 including refreshments
Venue: WEA, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Brainwaves Information Services www.weasydney.com.au/course/PBWPA
Bookings: (02) 9264 2781  Enquiries: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au
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Wednesday 4 December 2019
The Little Barbershop of History: A Social History of Australian Men's Hair  
In this lecture, Melissa Bellanta uses men’s hair and grooming customs to explore Australia’s social history, drawing on her past research on larrikin street gangs and goldfields dress, and her more recent work on Australian menswear in the twentieth century. And RAHS Day Lecture.
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Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Dec 04 Cost: Free
Venue: History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Royal Australian Historical Society www.rahs.org.au
Enquiries: (02 )9247 8001
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