2020 Events

Highlights from our 2020 event program

2020 highlights

  • 06/02/2020

    The 2020 Iain McCalman Lecture

    Swinging the pendulum towards the politics of production: animal-based food and environmental justice.
  • 26/02/2021

    Questions of management and policy amidst Australia’s bushfire crisis

    An interdisciplinary panel consider how government and industry should best respond to climate-related disasters, which will only become increasingly common, intense, widespread and destructive as the planet warms.
  • 03/03/2020

    How universities can become advocates for climate action

    Dr Tanya Fiedler in conversation with Professor Michael Mann and Professor Christopher Wright.
  • 20/03/2020

    What is the latest science and how worried should we be?

    Join Professor Michael Mann, Cate Harris, Zoe Whitton, Dr Tanya Fiedler, Mark Nagle and Nick Wood for a review of the latest climate change science, as well as an in-depth discussion of how climate change is likely to impact capital markets in the near to medium term.
  • 03/04/2020

    Tiwi song: far more than meets the ear

  • 11/03/2020

    Reducing the impact of heatwaves: bodies, housing, and cool suburbs

    This panel focuses on key, implementable responses for lessening the impacts of heatwaves.
  • 08/06/2020

    Interdisciplinarity in a more-than-human world

    A two-part workshop series on challenges and strategies for creating an interdisciplinary learning experience.
  • 09/09/2020

    Critical Companions Series

    The Critical Companions Series celebrates innovative and rich thinking. The series aims to traverse disciplinary silos to provoke different perspectives and invite new conversations.
  • 11/02/2020

    Philosophy on the ground

    The USYD PhilSoc in conversation with Dr Killian Quigley and Professor Danielle Celermajer.
  • 19/11/2020

    The future of social impact assessment in NSW

    This event brings together a panel of experts to discuss the implications of changes to New South Wales’ Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Guideline, and some of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the practice of SIA more broadly.
  • The inaugural postdoctoral fellowship lecture: an encrusting ocean

    The Sydney Environment Institute introduces its new Postdoctoral Fellowship Lecture, that celebrates the contributions and careers of our Postdoctoral Research Fellows during their time with us.
  • 03/12/2020

    Te Mana o te Moana: Pacific report launch

    Join a panel of researchers and activists to launch, ‘Te Mana o te Moana: the State of the Climate in the Pacific 2020′ – a Greenpeace Australia Pacific report on the impact of climate change on Pacific Island Countries.
  • 19/10/2021

    Worrying times: new image ecologies

    SEI’s 2021-22 Environmental Humanities Visiting Fellow, Jennifer Deger, experiments with the power of images to tell new kinds of environmental stories.