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What’s On University of NSW Mon 20 Sept to Fri 8 Oct 2010

September 20, 2010toOctober 8, 2010


What’s On @ UNSW – Art Music Performance Debates Q and A and much more

  • Monday 20 September to Friday 8 October 2010 

Monday 20 September | Public Lecture | Obesity Surgery, Morality and Anti-Obesity Policy in the UK

Dr Karen Throsby, University of Warwick, discusses obesity surgery, morality and anti-obesity policy in the UK. Location: Law 101, Law Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 12:30 to 1:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 7802 sprcseminars@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 21 September | Public Lecture | The Asylum Debate

Q&A-style panel discussion with international refugee law experts: Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, Oxford University; Professor Geoff Gilbert, Essex University; Professor Kate Jastram, University of California, Berkeley; and UNSW’s Associate Professor Jane McAdam, moderated by Professor George Williams. Location: Law Theatre, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:15pm to 8pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Jane McAdam (please RSVP online) j.mcadam@unsw.edu.au


Tuesday 21 September | COFA Talks | Art in Minature

In the lecture, Art in Minature: Book art and the Turkish Tradition, Australian miniature artist Professor Elizabeth Ashburn joins two experts from Turkey, Dr Sulieman Berk and Dr Munevver Ucer, to discuss this ancient art form. Location: COFA UNSW cnr Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington. Free. 6pm.


Wednesday 22 September | Film Screening | ‘Autumn Gem’

‘Autumn Gem’ explores the life of Qiu Jin (1875 – 1907), a radical women’s rights activist who defied tradition to become the leader of a revolutionary army.  This free screening includes a Q&A with filmmakers Rae Chang and Adam Tow. Location: Room 327, The Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Booking is necessary. Contact Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 8512 fassevents@unsw.edu.au


Wednesday 22 September | Performance | Fairest Flowers – Burgundian Consort Recital

The Burgundian Consort’s annual evening recital, featuring works on floral themes including Britten’s Five Flower Songs, with members of the Australia Ensemble@UNSW. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus.7:30pm to 9pm. Adult $10, Concession $5. Booking is not necessary. Contact: (02) 9385 4874  u.bremner@unsw.edu.au

Thursday 23 September | So, What? Lecture | Always With Me: How Mobile and Social Media are Changing Us

Associate Professor Kate Crawford, from the UNSW Journalism and Media Research Centre, speaks about her research on how mobile and social media are changing soceity. Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 6pm to 7:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 8512 so.what@unsw.edu.au

Monday 27 September to Thursday 30 September | Event | UNSW Postgrad Study Expo

The UNSW Postgrad Study Expo encompasses a week of events showcasing the many coursework and research programs available. It’s your chance to chat with specialist advisors and have your questions answered. Location: UNSW Kensington campus. 4pm to 8pm. Free. Contact: Student Recruitment Office (02) 9385 1844 studentrecruitment@unsw.edu.au   http://postgradexpo.unsw.edu.au/

Friday 8 October | Performance | UNSW Orchestra and Wind Band Evening Concert

The UNSW Orchestra and the UNSW Wind Band, each conducted by Steven Hillinger, present their final concert in the 2010 season. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 7pm to 9pm. Cost: $15, concession $12. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Wilson Wong 0425 262 947 unswsoap@googlegroups.com  http://www.orchestra.unsw.edu.au


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