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Thursday 13 June 2019
Geometry along the way  
While walking in the open air we can do some mathematics: measure the height of tall buildings or trees or cliffs; find the width of a river or distance to a passer-by, depth of a pond and so on. Discover everyday geometry with Tatiana Bonch-Osmolovskaya!
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Time: 0:30am-12:30pm Jun 13 Cost: $75 (Conc: $68)
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
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Men’s sheds: mateship, community and wellbeing  
Being active in a Men’s Shed has positive impacts on men’s health and well-being. Frank Richardson, President of Strathfield Mens’ Shed, talks about what Men’s Sheds do, some of the personal and community projects that his shed has completed, and how you can get involved. Presented for Men's Health Week 2019.
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Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Jun 13 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
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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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Screening: The Lady Eve (1941, Sturges)  
Barbara Stanwyck is at her femme fatale best in Preston Stuges’ The Lady Eve, starring as a card shark who falls in love with her mark (Henry Fonda), a hapless brewery heir with a passion for herpetology. The film will be introduced and given context by Peter Rainey.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm Jun 13 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
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Friday 14 June 2019
Tallulah Daaahling! The troubled life of a screen icon  
Alcoholic, fierce fighter, Queen of American theatre and possibly the greatest actress of her era. Discover her life and her glorious creative force with Walter Mason.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm Jun 14 Cost: $49 incl. refreshments
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
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Saturday 15 June 2019
William Adams: the first Englishman in Japan  
Peter Headley takes us on a journey to discuss William Adams, the first Englishman in Japan and one of the most influential foreigners in Japan during the 1600s.
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Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Jun 15 Cost: $38
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
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The importance of public broadcasting in an era of fake news  
Public broadcasting is vital in this era of fake news and manipulation of truth. Ed Davis explores the fight for a well-funded, strong and independent ABC.
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Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm Jun 15 Cost: $75 (Conc: $68)
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
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Sunday 16 June 2019
‘Pauper, Servus, et Humilis’?: The ‘special destiny ethos’ and Irish Catholic Identity in the 20th C  
Professor Irene Whelan, from History and Irish Studies, Manhattan College US, and an expert in the Irish 'ecclesiastical empire', discusses the self-image of the Irish, especially Irish Catholics.
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Time: 2:00pm-3:15pm Jun 16 Cost: Free
Venue: Crypt, St Patrick's Church Hill, Grosvenor St, The Rocks, Sydney
Submitted by: School of Mathematics australiancatholichistoricalsociety.com...
Enquiries: (02) 93857093   secretaryachs@gmail.com
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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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Apollo 11: the Eagle has Landed  
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon in July 1969, space historian Kerrie Dougherty will outline the Apollo 11 mission and some of the contributions made by Australians to the success of the Apollo program.
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Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm Jun 17 Cost: $2 in including refreshments
Venue: Discovery, Sydney Observatory, Watson rd, The Rocks
Submitted by: Sydney Space Frontier Society
Enquiries: (02) 9150-4553   ssfs@nssa.com.au
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Tuesday 18 June 2019
Dynamic wellbeing: self care in a busy world  
Join transpersonal coach Maria Gerathy as she discusses the need for self-care and why a holistic approach is so beneficial. Grounding ourselves within nature, understanding our responses to external stimuli and self care can help make a difference to our lives in this increasingly busy world.
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Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Jun 18 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
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The Piero della Francesca Trail  
Join Kathleen Olive as we explore the great Piero della Francesca in central Italy, from the technique and context of his paintings to the practicalities of following in his celebrated footsteps.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Jun 18 Cost: $38
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
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Author Talk: Siena Brown on Master of My Fate  
Celebrate the launch of Siena Brown's debut novel Master of My Fate. Based on a true story, this is about one man’s journey from slavery in Jamaica, through to eventual freedom in colonial New South Wales. In conversation with Jacqui Newling, The Colonial Gastronomer, author of Eat Your History.
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Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Jun 18 Cost: free, refreshments on sale also rum punch will be served
Venue: UNSW Bookshop, Gate 2, High Street Quadrangle Building (E15), UNSW, Kensington
Submitted by: Pine Street Films www.eventbrite.com.au/e/master-o..
Enquiries: 02 9385 6622.  Bookings: info@bookshop.unsw.edu.au
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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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Triumph Metamorphosed: The Transformation of a Roman Spectacle  
The form and structure of the Roman Triumph engendered a rich iconography and elaborate rituals. Dr Dugald McLellan explores how the Roman Triumph provided motifs and rituals long after the Empire's end and their impact on the physical environment and the use of spectacle and display in shaping public attitudes.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jun 19 Cost: $40, $30 for Friends of the Nicholson Museum, $10 students
Venue: Nicholson Museum, Quadrangle A14, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney University Museums wordvine.sydney.edu.au/files/2259/23239/
Bookings: (02) 9351 2812   nicholson.museum@sydney.edu.au
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