Friday 7 August 2015 6:00-8:00pm The Great Hall, University of Sydney Speakers: Ivan M. Havel, Tereza Todorová, Associate Professor Fabio Ramos, Associate Professor Mari Velonaki and Professor John Keane(chair) Co-presented with Sydney Ideas and the Consulate of the Czech Republic in Sydney Listen to lecture: [buzzsprout episode='297083' player='true'] We're living through a second machine age revolution...

Dr Kumi Naidoo in conversation with Amanda Tattersall Wednesday 5 August 2015 6.00 - 7.00pm Charles Perkins Centre Auditorium Listen to the lecture: [buzzsprout episode='295611' player='true'] Co-presented with Sydney Ideas and the Sydney Environment Institute and in association with Greenpeace at the University of Sydney Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Dr Kumi...

Wednesday 5 August 2015, 3:00pm-5:00pm Professor Steven Barnett, University of Westminster Co-presented with DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY [buzzsprout episode='297049' player='true'] Just 2 months after its surprise election victory, Britain’s Conservative government produced its proposals (a “Green Paper”) for a new BBC Charter, due to expire at...

By Alana Mann This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. Calls for food democracy, which date back to the...

By Jean-Paul Gagnon, Australian Catholic University; Mark Chou, Australian Catholic University, and Octavia Bryant, Australian Catholic University [caption id="attachment_9240" align="alignnone" width="668"] ‘Goddesses of Democracy’ in the 21st century: Thomas Marsh sculpted a replica (left) in Washington DC of the statue destroyed in Tiananmen Square in 1989;...

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