Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Knowledges Seminar Series

Sydney Uni

The Library is delighted to invite you to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges Seminar Series. Run in conjunction with the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), our Seminar Series will include a total of 6 talks held during this year, presented by experts on areas including: History and Language, Cultural Astronomy, Connection to Country, Visual Art, Medicine, and Perspectives on Gender.

Attendance is open to all University staff and students, and presents a wonderful opportunity for those wishing to extend their cultural competence and to learn more about the rich cultures of our First Nations peoples.

See below registration details, speakers will be announced closer to the events.

Connection to Country

 

Friday, August 17, 11am-2pm Register 
Visual Art

 

Friday, September 21, 11am-2pm Register
Medicine

 

Friday, October 19, 11am-2pm Register
Perspectives on Gender

 

Friday, November 16, 11am-2pm Register 
History and Languages
Prof. Jakelin Troy
& Matt Poll
Friday, May 18, 11am-2pm Now closed
Cultural Astronomy
Speakers: Robert Fuller,
Carla Guedes & James Smith
Friday, June 15, 11am-2pm Now closed

Living Library

 

We’re super excited to be co-hosting our first Living Library!

Time: 12-2pm, Books are on loan for 20 minute slots during this period

Dates: Monday 27 March, Tuesday 4 April and Wednesday 12 April

LocationFisher Library, Seminar Room Level 2
Register to take part.

How does it work?

Just like any normal library, at the Living Library, books will be available to borrow, engage with and learn from. Except the ‘books’, in this instance, will be real people with a unique personal experience or perspective that they will generously share with readers. Check out our amazing catalogue and register for your conversation.