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Politics and Society
1 - 31 Oct 9:00am 5:00pm

The UNSW Global Development Month is a jam-packed calendar of events supported by UNSW’s Institute for Global Development. Focused on exploring development discourse, redefining good practice guidelines and debating current critical development challenges the program aims to identify how to have impact for development in Australia and abroad.

19 Oct 12:00pm 2:00pm

UNSW Science presents a talk by Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling, UK (@Cairneypaul). Paul is a world expert in evidence-based policy and more broadly, knowledge translation. His research spans comparisons of policy theories, methods associated with key theories and international policy processes.

23 Oct 6:00pm 9:00pm

"Environmental activism: in your neighbourhood, in your world" 

Nancy Hillier was a tireless campaigner on behalf of people and places in the Botany Bay area of Sydney. This annual lecture series acknowledges Nancy’s legacy by providing a forum to discuss social and environmental issues that resonate with and extend her work. In 2018 the event will feature two presenters.

25 Oct 4:00pm 5:00pm

UNSW’s partnership with Matraville High School is ushering in a new era of teacher education. In a first-of -its-kind school-based university education program, UNSW Sydney is working with students, teachers, parents, and other key stakeholders to build a collaborative, inclusive and sustainable educational community for all. 

25 Oct 6:30pm 7:45pm


Kevin Rudd, Ken Henry, Richard Holden and Andrew Charlton


Watch and listen to the best of our past events right here