Due to a family emergency, Renata Salecl is no long able to travel to Australia and the event Renata Salecl: On Anxiety has been cancelled.
Is our attempt to abolish anxiety making us anxious?
We are in the midst of an anxiety epidemic. It’s not surprising when the 24-hour media cycle force feeds us news of climate chaos, mass shootings, and the polarisation of politics. In our search for solace, the once marginalised voices of anti-vaxxers, flat earthers and climate denialists have become mainstream. So why does ignorance flourish in times of social unrest? Does the media cover anxiety or cause it?
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This event is presented by the UNSW Centre for Ideas and is a part of The Big Anxiety.
The Roundhouse is located at UNSW Sydney's Kensington Campus, E6 on this map (PDF). You can be dropped off close to the Roundhouse north entrance (D5 on map). Vehicles need to arrive via High Street, Gate 2, follow the road to Third Avenue and turn onto 1st Ave West. The closest accessible parking is available in the Western Campus Car Park on Anzac Parade (G2 on map).
The Centre for Ideas can provide Auslan interpreting services for selected talks upon request.
To discuss your access requirements and to book selected access services, please call the Centre for Ideas on 02 9385 1000 or email email@example.com.
The Centre for Ideas is happy to receive phone calls via the National Relay Service. TTY users, phone 133 677, then ask for 02 9385 1000. Speak and Listen users, phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 02 9385 1000. Internet relay users, visit relayservice.gov.au, then ask for 02 9385 1000.