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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
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An unwinnable war?

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:05
The limits of western military intervention in Afghanistan
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Exploring space with Bill Nye

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:05
Bill Nye presents the technology for solar sailing and why interplanetary space exploration is so exciting.
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Black Lives Matter

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:05
Fighting against racism in the justice system and the broader society
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Disrupting ageing

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:05
We need to change our assumptions about ageing and stop talking about the ageing population as if it’s a burden.
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Future of humanity

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:05
Is humanity designing its own demise?
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Reunification Korea

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:05
The Berlin Wall and the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea were very visible symbols of Cold War division in Germany and Korea. But while Germany was reunified in 1990, Korea remains divided. Recent tensions on the Korean peninsula seem to make the possibility of a Korean reunification even less likely. Or would it be possible? Under the right circumstances? And what can the Koreas learn from the German experience?
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How just is genomics and biomedical research?

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 20:05
Simplistic narratives of cures and miracle drugs obscure harder questions about the meaning of and control over genomic data.
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