Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-1997 Date to: 31-12-2013
8
Nov
Crossings: New histories from the old legends
Who:Associate Professor Grace Karskens, UNSW
Venue:History House, 133 Macquarie Street Sydney
When:8 Nov 2013, 5pm - 7pm

Australian Studies Research Network

2013 marks the bicentenary of the famous ‘first’ crossing of the Blue Mountains. It also marks fifty years since geographer Tom Perry pointed out that the crossing of the Blue Mountains in 1813 was not driven by the search for new land at all, but by a need for more grass for cattle and sheep.

13
Nov
Professor Rónán McDonald will lead a discussion on J. M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World (1907),
Who:Professor Rónán McDonald
Venue:Webster 332
When:13 Nov 2013, 5pm - 6:30pm

Professor Rónán McDonald will lead a discussion on J. M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World (1907).

19
Nov
The Cultural dynamics of communication
Who:David Katan
Venue:Morven Brown 310
When:19 Nov 2013, 3pm - 4:30pm

Interpreting & Translation Seminar

It is the aim of this seminar to demonstrate how E.T. Hall's theory of "contexting" can be extremely effective in showing how the study of patterns of invisible cultural (and individual) communication orientations affect response.

4
Dec
20th Australasian Conference for Irish Studies (ISAANZ)
Who:Conference
Venue:UNSW Kensington Campus | Sydney | NSW | Australia
When:4 Dec 2013, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
5 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 7:30pm
6 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 7:30pm
7 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 11pm

The Global Irish Studies Centre at UNSW with the Irish Studies Association of Australia & New Zealand, will be hosting the 20th Australasian Conference for Irish Studies in Sydney 4-7th December 2013.

4
Dec
2013 - Patrick O'Farrell Memorial Lecture
Who:Professor Joanna Bourke, Professor of History in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck College, The University of London
Venue:Ritchie Theatre, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:4 Dec 2013, 6pm - 8pm

A "Diabolical Crime": Sexual Violence in Irish History

This lecture explores understandings of sexual violence in Ireland, 1830–1921. In particular, it examines the common belief at the time that accusations of rape in Ireland served political and economic ends.

4
Dec
Humanities Research Workshop with Professor Joanna Bourke
Who:Professor Joanna Bourke, Professor of History in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck College, The University of London
Venue:Room 310, Morven Brown Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
When:4 Dec 2013, 9:30am - 12pm

Professor Joanna Bourke leads a Humanities Research Workshop with Professor Sean Brawley and Dr Gemma Clark.

Open to researchers and especially research students.

4
Dec
Thinking Through the Environment: Unsettling the Humanities
Who:Environmental Humanities
Venue:Pioneer Internatioal Theater, AGSM Building, UNSW
When:4 Dec 2013, 9am - 5pm
5 Dec 2013, 9am - 5pm
6 Dec 2013, 9am - 5pm

3 Day Interactive Workshop

The emergence of the environmental humanities is part of a growing willingness to engage with the environment across a range of humanities and social sciences disciplines.

10
Dec
Redrafting Kant’s Perpetual Peace
Who:Prof. Gregg Lambert (Syracuse)
Venue:Morven Brown 310 (map ref C20)
When:10 Dec 2013, 2pm - 5pm

Presented by Sydney Political Theory Workshop.

18
Dec
Challenges in Community Interpreting Training Flemish-European Style
Who:Prof. Dr. Aline Remael, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Venue:Morven Brown 310
When:18 Dec 2013, 3pm - 4:30pm

Interpreting & Translation Seminar

While globalization and its migration streams have changed and continue to change the demographic composition of Europe’s original nation states, thoroughly reshuffling their cultural and linguistic make-up, the economic crisis and rising xenophobia are prompting politicians to resort to protectionist policies in a futile attempt to stem the flow of change. Community Interpreting (CI) is caught in the middle.

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