Talks & Ideas

Talks & Ideas

Recent talks and ideas events from Sydney Opera House; from Antidote 2020, our festival of ideas, action & change; and Sydney’s favourite feminist gathering All About Women.

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  • All About Women Festival Pass: Watch On-Demand

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    Buy an All About Women Festival Pass and watch all the talks from this year's festival.
    Tickets $60

    All About Women features a stellar line-up of incredible international and Australian thinkers interrogating a range of topics impacting the lives of women, exploring themes of identity, hi...

  • All About Women: Caitlin Moran - More Than a Woman

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    A feminist handbook for middle age.
    With Caitlin Moran.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Ten years since Caitlin Moran's blockbuster memoir How To Be A Woman, she's juggling ageing parents, teenage daughters, and a bigger bum. How is one of our best-loved feminist...

  • All About Women: Isabel Allende - Soul of a Woman

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    A personal journey with one of our greatest writers.
    With Isabel Allende.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Join Isabel Allende, prolific writer and lifelong feminist, as she maps the movement across continents, cultures, and centuries. What incredible things have...

  • All About Women: Life: A Survival Guide

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    Radical tips for finding peace among global upheaval
    With Mary Hoang & Christine Jackman.
    Presented at All About Women

    Tickets $15

    Life is messy - especially during a pandemic. How do we survive? Our expert panellists are here to help us build a toolbox for mental wellbeing and a stron...

  • All About Women: How Smart is AI?

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    The hidden problems of Artificial Intelligence.
    With Kate Crawford.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Artificial Intelligence systems are trained to represent, interpret and codify human beings. But does the process of classification itself carry implicit bias? And...

  • All About Women: White Feminism

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    How does consumerist liberal feminism leave women behind?
    With Koa Beck.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    Tickets $15

    White feminism is an ideology that seeks individual power over community wellbeing. Join author Koa Beck for a look at the racism embedded in much of the movement's hi...

  • All About Women: Sex Work & Feminism

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    Beyond the binary of exploited or empowered.
    With Tilly Lawless, Jules Kim & Chantell Martin.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    Tickets $15

    Sex workers are tired of being spoken for. You're invited to listen to these voices from the sex worker community and consider why feminism needs...

  • All About Women: Men Who Hate Women

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    Incels. Pick-up-artists. MRAs. The misogynists are joining forces.
    With Laura Bates.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021, 10:30am AEST

    Tickets $15

    Online trolls aren't just playing around. When the Everyday Sexism founder, Laura Bates, became their target, she went deep into inv...

  • ANTIDOTE Festival Bundle - Watch all Talks

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    Buy an ANTIDOTE Festival Bundle and watch all five talks from this year's festival.

    Resetting the World
    Such a Fun Age - Kiley Reid
    The End of America?
    Reasons to be Cheerful
    Queerstories Comes Back Out

    First broadcast Sunday November 29 2020.
    Duration: approx 60 minutes per Live...

  • ANTIDOTE The End of America?

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    How did the State get into this state?
    With Jill Lepore.
    Presented at ANTIDOTE, November 2020.

    Presidential elections are pivotal in US politics and culture, but 2020 has taken this to the next level. In this radically changing landscape, could we be entering a new world order? Hosted by...

  • ANTIDOTE Such a Fun Age: Kiley Reid

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    Race. Class. Identity. Internet Culture. What could possibly go wrong? Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020

    Join Kiley Reid, author of 2020's bestseller Such a Fun Age, for a wide-ranging discussion of some of the biggest issues of our times. Hosted by Jan Fran.

    It's rare ...

  • ANTIDOTE Resetting The World

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    How can we rebuild outdated thinking with fresh perspectives? Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020.

    Advocate for Indigenous-led design Jefa Greenaway, social researcher Rebecca Huntley and one of Australia's leading economic journalists Jessica Irvine, offer fresh ideas to reshape our w...

  • ANTIDOTE Reasons to be Cheerful

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    Lets get hopeful about nature. With Rutger Bregman & Jess Scully. Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020.

    A cynical view sees humanity as bad by nature. But what if we're not selfish, but instead inherently good, hopeful, and kind? Could this understanding change everything? Hosted by Edwina Thr...

  • ANTIDOTE Queerstories Comes Back Out

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    Confessions, obsessions, love, loss and resistance at Sydney's legendary LGBTQI+ storytelling event.

    Hosted by Maeve Marsden.
    Presented at ANTIDOTE, November 2020

    There is more to being queer than coming out and getting married. Come on in, grab a seat, and listen to an unexpecte...