Date: 4 June, 2014 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Venue: NSW Parliament, Theatrette In the spring months of 1989, millions of citizens occupied the streets of hundreds of Chinese cities demanding an end to government corruption and authoritarian rule. The uprisings were crushed by troops and agents of the...

Tiananmen 25 years on - Murong Xuecun In this video, which commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Murong Xuecun shares his personal memories of the events that took place on June 4, 1989. He also speaks about the ways in which the memories...

Speaker: Henrik Bang Date: Wednesday 7 May Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm Venue: Seminar room 226, John Woolley Building (enter via Manning Road) Conversations on Democracy Series Lunch Time Seminar Michel Foucault has become an exemplar in the disciplines of philosophy, sociology, history, linguistics and literary criticism. Ironically, he has never made much...

Review of Errol Morris' Donald Rumsfeld film 'The Unknown Known'. Premiering in Australia at the Sydney Film Festival June 2014. By Patrick Hurley. Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes 
You that build all the bombs You that hide behind...

Professor John Keane Manus Island and Nauru detention centres are concentration camps, posing troubling questions for anyone concerned with democracy, writes John Keane. The dust of public controversy over the Sydney Biennale may have settled, but there are other questions for Luca Belgiorno-Nettis in light of the...

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