2017 Events

Highlights from our 2017 event program

2017 highlights

  • 02/06/2017

    Human health and climate change: risks and responses in low- and middle-income countries

    In partnership with Sydney School of Public Health & School of Business, Interoperability in Extreme Events Research Group (IEERG)
  • 02/07/2017

    Climate change and climate politics: where to now?

    In this workshop intellectuals, commentators and activists consider the question: where to now for meaningful climate action?
  • 02/08/2017

    The madhouse effect: climate change denial in the age of Trump

    How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy.
  • 20/02/2017

    Ecological democracy – looking back, looking forward

    Examining the contributions of theories of ecological democracy and evaluate how (or if) they might respond to the current set of ecological, and democratic, challenges.
  • 31/03/2017

    Global warming and the mass bleaching of corals

    Discussing the future of the Great Barrier Reef in the face of climate-induced coral bleaching.
  • 26/04/2017

    Food at Sydney series

    SEI explores how individuals and communities can redesign their food systems in this series. Join us to learn how to tackle food insecurity and create healthier, more sustainable food systems in different spaces.
  • 30/05/2017

    Climate change and the quest for transformative fictions

    Cli Fi aspires to envision a climate change culture for readers who are in some caseslosing their sense of what it means to be human, to strive for a common good, and tolove.
  • 26/07/2017

    Climate change in the city

    Examining the effects of climate change on urban environments
  • 05/09/2023

    How humans made the Anthropocene biosphere

    What does the geological record reveal about where we are headed?
  • 27/09/2017

    Renewable reinvention – global green shift?

    What does a renewable energy future look like?
  • 16/10/2017

    Coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef with screening of ‘Chasing Coral’

    Join us for a film screening followed by a panel discussion, including researchers from the University of Sydney’s One Tree Island Research Station, located in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • 06/11/2017

    Environmental justice 2017 – looking back, looking forward

    A retrospective look at environmental justice scholarship and activism and the prospects and themes for current and future work in the field.
  • 07/11/2017

    The future of environmental justice

    Reflecting on the meaning, and potential, of environmental justice as an idea, as an organising discourse, and as a political demand.
  • 09/11/2017

    Food justice in the city: toward a just and sustainable food system

    How can we build fairer urban food systems in the face of growing climate challenges?
  • 28/11/2017

    Beyond the climate elephant: from climate denial to public engagement

    This event is funded by the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre, as part of the POP-UP Research Lab, ‘Communicating heat & climate vulnerability through performance’.
  • 04/12/2017

    Carbon capitalism and communication, confronting climate crisis

    A panel discussion and book launch