Events

Azar Nafisi: The Power of Literature

5 July 2015

Time: 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Author of the international best seller Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi will share her thoughts on the necessity of imagination, the economic and political dangers of living in a society that lacks vision, and the utility of the humanities in a time of crisis.

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A Masterclass with Dr Azar Nafisi

6 July 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Centre is hosting a masterclass with Dr Azar Nafisi, author of the international best seller Reading Lolita in Tehran, and currently the Director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. Dr Nafisi will lead an in-depth and interactive discussion on the radical power of literature.

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Evangelicalism and Secularisation in the United States and Britain since the 18th Century

17 August 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

In August 2015 the Clark Lecture Series, a flagship initiative by The Scots College, will again bring the world’s finest scholars to Sydney as part of the Scots Distinguished Professorial Fellow Program. Please join the Centre and Scots College for a special lecture by Professor David Bebbington from the University of Stirling on Evangelicalism and Secularisation in the United States and Britain since the 18th Century.

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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Zoellick

Robert Zoellick on the TPP and Greece

Former president of the World Bank Robert Zoellick, who was in Australia to speak at Centre conference on US–Australia trade, discusses the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the US–Australia Free Trade Agreement, and the current economic turmoil in Greece.


Stoler

Progress of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Former deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization Andrew Stoler, who will be speaking at the Centre's conference on the Australia–US trade relationship, looks back at the benefits of the 2005 free trade deal between the two nations and forward to the potential Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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