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Ideas at the House

Live talks from the world’s greatest minds and culture creators

Catch up on events from recent festivals or dive into our rich archive of talks, hosted by Edwina Throsby, Head of Talks & Ideas.

Our latest episodes are live recordings from Antidote 2019, including a discussion with whistleblower Christopher Wylie and Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov.

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Latest episodes

Denise Ho: Pop & Politics in Hong Kong at ANTIDOTE 2019

6 December 2019

LGBTQI activist, and Cantopop singer, Denise Ho has become a prominent figure in Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution. In this exhilarating conversation, she talks about what's happening in Hong Kong, and resistance to state control. Hosted by Zing Tsjeng.

Annabel Crabb on gender and the workplace in Australia

29 November 2019

Join Annabel Crabb as she takes a fresh look at work and gender in conversation with Edwina Throsby. While women have revolutionised the way they live and work, Annabel investigates why the habits of men remains largely unchanged.

Deborah Lipstadt: Antisemitism Here And Now at ANTIDOTE 2019

22 November 2019

Neo fascists, white nationalists - antisemitism is the hate that will not die. Join historian Deborah Lipstadt as she explains what it looks like, and how to stand up to it. Hosted by Ramona Koval.

Deray Mckesson at ANTIDOTE 2019

15 November 2019

In the face of violence and racism, how do we keep believing in change? Black Lives Matter leader and Pod Save the People host DeRay Mckesson spoke at ANTIDOTE 2019 with Faustina Agolley about justice, action and hope.

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Sydney Opera House Talks & Ideas presents ideas, conversation and debate from leading thinkers and culture creators, extending the reach of live events online with unique content.