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Festival of Dangerous Ideas

3 – 5 April 2020
10.30am – 9.00pm AEDT
Sydney Town Hall
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In response to instructions by the Australian Federal Government due to COVID-19, UNSW Centre for Ideas will be cancelling all live events until further notice. The Festival has been cancelled and all ticket holders will be notified via email and receive a refund.

For enquiries about the Festival, please email the presenter, The Ethics Centre.

Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our community and we would like to do our part to reduce the risk of further spreading the virus.

If you are practising social distancing, we encourage you to take this time to listen to the many podcasts from past events. Click here for more information on UNSW Sydney’s response to COVID-19.



It's time to confront the here and now with the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.

This year UNSW Sydney is the principal partner of the Festival, which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The 2020 program features more than 30 speakers including UNSW academics Megan Davis and Pasi Sahlberg, as well as whistle-blower Edward Snowden, wrongfully convicted Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, ‘bad feminist’ Roxane Gay, political philosopher Michael Sandel, and controversial enviro-journalist David Wallace-Wells.



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