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Coming Events

Semester Two begins

When: Monday, August 4 

MacFest 2008

MacFest 2008 is set to be one of the biggest yet with three days of stalls, marquees and entertainment held in the courtyard. There will also be a beginning of Semester Party in the UBar on Thursday night from 8pm. When: August 5 to August 7
Where: Central Courtyard, Macquarie University.
Visit the U@MQ website for details.

Andrew Vincent Memorial Lecture

30 years of Middle East Studies given by Professor Michael Humphrey, University of Sydney.
When: 7pm Friday, August 1
Where: Price Theatre, Macquarie University

Megacity challenges

Technology Trends Seminar: Megacity challenges given by John Chapman, Regional General Manager, Siemens Ltd.Based on key findings from the recently released Megacity Challenges report, John will explore the key challenges and trends that will shape urban development over the coming years in a supply-constrained world.
When: 5.30pm Thursday, August 7
Where: Caltex Amphitheatre, Macquarie Graduate School of Management




Revolutions - Forms That Turn

The Biennale of Sydney has showcased contemporary art from Australia and around the world since 1973 and is one of the largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts events.
When: Until September 7
Where: venues and sites throughout Sydney, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Visit the Biennale of Sydney website for details.

Live Green

Live Green is a vibrant event that demonstrates how we can live green in an urban environment. Come and find out about practical actions you can take to reduce your environmental impact through a range of workshops, demonstrations and stalls. This year's event will also feature organic and locally grown food, children's activities, entertainment and great bands and DJs.
When: 10am - 4pm Sunday, August 17
Where: Victoria Park, Camperdown
Visit the Live Green website for details. 

Australian History Museum Exhibition

Selerang to Sonkurai: In their own words draws together oral histories, objects and photographs telling the story of Australian soldiers taken as prisoners-of-war by the Japanese during WWII in the Pacific.
When: August 1 to August 22
Where: Building W6A, Ground Floor, Macquarie University