When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: rethinking democracy in China Co-hosted with the China Studies Centre and the China Development Society at the University of Sydney Predictions of the coming collapse of Chinese politics are today commonplace, however this talk explores a radically different alternative. China, it argues,...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 11/10/2016 Reporter: Emma Alberici -->> Former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong Anson Chan and Founding Chairman of Hong Kong's Democratic Party Martin Lee are delivering a speech on Thursday 13 October at the University of Sydney: Hong Kong and Mainland China: contested realities, future visions Transcript EMMA...

Time: 1 September 2016 6pm Venue: Law Foyer, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney Speakers: Anne-Marie Brady, Indi Hodgson-Johnston, Matt King and Tony Press Co-hosted with Sydney Ideas For more than half a century, the fragile and frozen continent of Antarctica has been protected by ‘post-sovereign’ governing...

Time: 2 September 2016 5pm Venue: Law Lounge, Sydney Law School Annex, The University of Sydney Speakers: Henrik Bang, Mark Chou, Anika Gauja, Ben Moffitt, Nick Rowley and Adele Webb | Chaird by Simon Tormey Populism is everywhere on the rise. Why is this happening? Why...

SDN associate, adjunct associate professor Jonathan Bogais, talks to Cambodian government spokesman Mr Phay Siphan live on Channel News Asia’s “Between the Lines” as Cambodia is on the brink of a political crisis. Cambodia’s emergent democracy is at a critical juncture.  The government faces a backlash...

This is part of the Festival of Democracy, 16 October 2015 Speakers: Francisco Jurado Gilabert and Professor Simon Tormey On the 15th May 2011  Spain was convulsed by one of the most extraordinary popular uprisings in the history of any advanced democratic society. Up to 8 million Spanish...

This is part of the Festival of Democracy 16 October 2015 at the University of Sydney. Edward Snowden confirmed facts that had previously been considered the stuff of fiction. Before and after Snowden’s revelations, this panel of experts on surveillance has used fiction, investigative journalism and research to...

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