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1 Feb 5:00pm 9:00pm

Housing Law: 'The Eviction' A documentary presentation by Blue Lucine

UNSW Law invites you to join us for a special screening of the film, The Eviction. The Film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Blue Lucine, Robert Mowbray from the Tenants Union, Professor Alan Morris from UTS and Barney Gardner, a Millers Point resident and activist.

1 Feb 5:30pm 7:00pm

The contents of ethical ideas and the priorities and successes of reform movements depend on the political economy of the place and time in which they emerge. This talk tries to make sense of the relation of human rights ideas and mobilisation to evolving forms of political economy in the modern era.

1 Feb 6:00pm 7:00pm

From Les Girls to Monsta Gras, alternative club culture in Sydney continues to be an important platform for community-building and the development of experimental performance practices. Within the context of gentrification and shifting urban dynamics, this panel discussion will explore the significance and precarity of Sydney’s club nights and venues from the 1970s to now. 

9 Feb 2:00pm 3:30pm

The recent media furore surrounding use of the Sydney Opera House sails for advertising highlights larger tensions around the use of public space. Bringing together architects, anti-gentrification activists, sociologists and cultural commentators, this panel discussion explores the argument for maintaining Sydney’s public housing, spaces and infrastructure.

28 Feb 6:30pm 7:30pm
People are hedonists, seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. This view is central to much of psychology and it fits many people’s own sense of why they do what they do. But what about our appetites for spicy foods, hot baths, horror movies, sad songs, BDSM, and hate reading?
11 Mar 6:30pm 7:30pm
How did corporations come to possess rights? How did democracy come to be defined as selfish individualism? Or money as free speech? Most people would blame Trump, but the man himself is just a distraction from the deeper and more troubling right wing agenda.

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