Program 6 July - 19 October, 2021

Find us at the Upstairs Diner at Hotel Harry, Cnr Wentworth Ave & Goulburn St, Surry Hills.

The event starts at the earlier time of 6.00pm. We will finish at 7.15pm or when the last question is answered, whichever comes first.

 

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

HOW THEY TRASHED THE REFUGEE CONVENTION, AND HOW WE GET IT BACK AGAIN

An Evening with Dr Barri Phatarfod, Doctors for Refugees; Ms Madeline Gleeson, Kaldor Centre, University of New South Wales.

 

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

CHINA: A BIG THREAT TO OUR FUTURE OR A MISUNDERSTOOD HEGEMON?

An Evening with Dr David Brophy, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, University of Sydney; Adjunct Professor Jocelyn Chey, Australia-China Institute for Art and Culture, Western Sydney University.

 

Tuesday 3 August, 2021

WHERE ARE WE NOW WITH PRECARIOUS WORK?

An Evening with Maxine Sharkey, General Secretary, NSW teachers Federation; Jack Boutros, Organiser, Transport Workers Union

 

Tuesday 17 August

THE MENDACITY OF MORRISON, WHO IS DECEIVED AND WHY?

An Evening with Bruce Haigh, former diplomat, current political author; Mark Morey, Secretary, Union NSW.

 

Tuesday 7 September, 2021

WAR MEMORIAL DISPLAY INDIFFERENCE TO PEACE

An Evening with Peter Stanley, Research Prof, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of NSW; Douglas Newton, former Assoc Prof of History, University of Western Sydney.

 

Tuesday 21 September, 2021

BURMA

Speakers TBA

 

Tuesday 5 October, 2021

JULIAN ASSANGE CASE

Speakers TBA

 

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

MODERN MONETARY THEORY (mmt): SNAKE-OIL OR SHOWING HOW TO FUND A GOOD SOCIETY?

An evening with Wayne McMillan, Convenor, Rethinking Economics in Australia; and Frank Stilwell, Political Economy, University of Sydney