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July 17, 2010toAugust 6, 2010


What’s ON @ UNSW – public lectures, music, conferences
Saturday 17 July – Friday 6 August 2010 

Tuesday 20 July | Public lecture | COFA talks: Is art really just another investment opportunity, or is it about the meaning of life?
Guest speakers are Adrian Newstead, Alexander Seton and Colin Rhodes. Adrian Newstead is an Aboriginal art consultant, dealer, and art commentator. Alexander Seton is a Sydney-based artist whose work has featured in numerous major sculpture exhibitions. Colin Rhodes has written and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art. Location: College of Fine Arts, Cnr Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington. Lecture theatre EGO2. 6-8pm. Free. http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/events/cofa-talks/

Thursday 22 July | Event| Scholarships Information Evening
The Scholarships Information Evening provides information on the range of scholarships at UNSW, with a focus on the application process. 6:30 to 8:30pm. Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. Open to current year 11 and 12 students and their parents. Free. Contact: (02) 9385 1844  studentrecruitment@unsw.edu.au

Monday 26 July | Public lecture | Disease Discovery: Cardiovascular Disease
Professor Denis Wakefield will lead a discussion of cardiovascular disease, drawing upon clinical examples and real pathology specimens to explain the science and treatments. At the conclusion of the session, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the Museum collection. Location: Museum of Human Disease, ground floor Samuels Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 7 – 9pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact:  (02) 9385 1522  diseasemuseum@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 27 July | Public lecture | Let’s Think Again About Refugees: A Forum on Law, Policy and Change
Ms Bassina Farbenblum, Australian Human Rights Centre, Mr Paul Power CEO of Refugee Council of Australia, Catherin Francetich, Australian Red Cross and Alexandra Pagliaro, Refugee Action Coordinator from Amnesty International Australia will discuss issues concerning refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
Location: Theatre G031, Old Main Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Free. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Ketki Kotwal  0431 136 273 amnesty@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 27 July – Wednesday 28 July | Conference | Hothouse Symposium
HotHouse is a “collective experiment” led by the National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA) at UNSW in association with Object-Australian Centre for Craft and Design and the City of Sydney. It will bring together artists, designers, curators and creative thinkers in a quest to develop models for sustainable environmental change. Location: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House. Tickets: Sydney Opera House box office. Contact: Rachael Kiang r.kiang@unsw.edu.au   http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au

Wednesday 28 July | Public lecture | Utzon Lecture Series: Urban Nation – Australia’s Planning Heritage
Professor Robert Freestone, UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, will discuss Australia’s planning heritage. Location: G001 Red Centre Theatre, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:30pm to 7:30 pm. Free. Booking is necessary.
Contact: Holly Ferreira 02 9385 4800 holly.f@unsw.edu.au

Friday 6 August | Concert | Lunchtime concert of film music
This is UNSW Orchestra’s second concert for 2010, conducted by Colin Piper. The Orchestra will play music from the following films: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Elvira Madigan (soloist Patrick Keith), Schindler’s List (soloist Nataliya Lukich), The Pink Panther and Pirates of the Caribbean. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 1-2pm. Gold coin donation at the door. Contact: Michelle Kwok (02) 8344 4837 unswsoap@googlegroups.com http://www.orchestra.unsw.edu.au/next_concert/


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