Welcome to your May edition of eSydney. I hope you know that alumni can attend the Sydney Ideas Public Lecture series free of charge! Find out more
This month you can participate in international lectures and Q&A’s on modern Chinese printmaking and experimentation by Prof Xiaobing Tan; the implications of the offshore oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by Prof Frank Alcock; and renowned curator Jessica Morgan on the Tate Modern.
The Sydney Ideas Open program this month showcases Sydney academics speaking about the politics of surveillance, and the Roman and Greek cities of Carthage, Athens and Rome.
I hope you are able to join us at one of the University’s many events in the coming weeks.
With kind regards
Tracey Beck | Director, Alumni and Events Office
In conjunction with Reconciliation Week, the University of Sydney will host several events from 27 May to 3 June to demonstrate its ongoing support for stronger community relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Best and brightest research showcase at state parliament
Alumni from the University of Sydney's Department of Government and International Relations last night stepped into the hothouse of political debate, if only for one night, when they presented their honours theses at NSW Parliament House.
With the end of the financial year approaching, the Sydney Development Fund has commenced its annual appeal to encourage alumni and friends to support our students and researchers to realise their potential.
Piracy, war, espionage, exploration and international intrigue are all brought into play at the Macleay Museum in this exhibition, which explores the ways humans have exploited pigments to make the colour red.