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September 10, 2020
Where do archaeologists work? Which skills does an archaeology degree give you? Will an archaeology degree make you job-ready? For Social Science Week, we will be sitting down with UWA Archaeology graduates to talk about their professional experiences and how...
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September 8, 2020
Racism has been one of the most destructive influences on science and society over the last 200 years. While racism as a dominant political force was largely abolished after WWII, scientific myths about human difference live on today in disturbing...
Upcoming
September 8, 2020
Gaining and sustaining paid work is important to the health, welling and quality of life of most people, and the adverse effects of long-term underemployment and unemployment are well documented. Numerous policy initiatives over many years have failed to reduce...
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August 1, 2020
Calling all Australian high school students in Year 9 to 12. Whether you feel strongly about climate change, animal welfare or #BLM, make your voice heard to celebrate Social Sciences Week, and you could win a $500 JB HiFi Voucher....
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September 7, 2020
For Social Sciences Week 2020, The Genders and Sexualities Thematic Group of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) is holding an online event to consolidate current sociological research regarding gender, sexuality and sporting cultures. On this website we will curate a...
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September 7, 2020
As environmental crises intensify and we confront the political, social, economic and cultural impediments to addressing them, environmental scholarship has moved from being the preserve of the natural sciences and into the heart of the social sciences. Social scientists offer...
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September 11, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia, the phrase “We’re all in this together” has transformed from a message of hope into a unifying mantra by governments, civil society groups, and citizens alike. This catchphrase may elicit some enthusiasm for community,...
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September 10, 2020
The rise of coronavirus has brought into view the complex intersections between infectious diseases and social, economic and political life. It has focused our attention on the importance of interactions between microbes, animals, humans, and societies in a swiftly changing...
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September 16, 2020
With the US Presidential election fast approaching we ask what the campaign and its aftermath will mean for the US and the world. The US faces a series of crises at home and abroad. COIVD-19 continues to wreak havoc on...
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September 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has put governance systems around the world to the greatest test in living memory. The variation in responses and results has opened up the debate as to the ability of different regimes and international institutions to deliver...
Upcoming
August 1, 2020
Calling all Australian high school students in Year 9 to 12. Whether you feel strongly about climate change, animal welfare or #BLM, make your voice heard to celebrate Social Sciences Week, and you could win a $500 JB HiFi Voucher....
Showing
September 10, 2020
Where do archaeologists work? Which skills does an archaeology degree give you? Will an archaeology degree make you job-ready? For Social Science Week, we will be sitting down with UWA Archaeology graduates to talk about their professional experiences and how...
Upcoming
September 8, 2020
Racism has been one of the most destructive influences on science and society over the last 200 years. While racism as a dominant political force was largely abolished after WWII, scientific myths about human difference live on today in disturbing...
Upcoming
September 8, 2020
Gaining and sustaining paid work is important to the health, welling and quality of life of most people, and the adverse effects of long-term underemployment and unemployment are well documented. Numerous policy initiatives over many years have failed to reduce...
Upcoming
September 7, 2020
As environmental crises intensify and we confront the political, social, economic and cultural impediments to addressing them, environmental scholarship has moved from being the preserve of the natural sciences and into the heart of the social sciences. Social scientists offer...
Upcoming
September 11, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia, the phrase “We’re all in this together” has transformed from a message of hope into a unifying mantra by governments, civil society groups, and citizens alike. This catchphrase may elicit some enthusiasm for community,...
Upcoming
September 10, 2020
The rise of coronavirus has brought into view the complex intersections between infectious diseases and social, economic and political life. It has focused our attention on the importance of interactions between microbes, animals, humans, and societies in a swiftly changing...
Upcoming
September 16, 2020
With the US Presidential election fast approaching we ask what the campaign and its aftermath will mean for the US and the world. The US faces a series of crises at home and abroad. COIVD-19 continues to wreak havoc on...
Upcoming
September 7, 2020
For Social Sciences Week 2020, The Genders and Sexualities Thematic Group of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) is holding an online event to consolidate current sociological research regarding gender, sexuality and sporting cultures. On this website we will curate a...
Upcoming
September 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has put governance systems around the world to the greatest test in living memory. The variation in responses and results has opened up the debate as to the ability of different regimes and international institutions to deliver...
Upcoming
Past Events
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for students at Hobart College. Dr Catherine Robinson, Anglicare Tasmania and Applied Sociology Portfolio Leader for the Australian Sociological Association will speak with Hobart College students about her experience as co-host and sociological consultant on...
September 13, 2019
This is a closed event for students at Loyola College. Professor Dan Woodman from the University of Melbourne will talk to Loyola College students about the future of work and how careers of the future can be informed by a...
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology VCE students at RMIT Urban School, Victoria. Dr Kathryn Daly from RMIT University will engage in a discussion with VCE Sociology students about the ways that Sociology approaches thinking about community and social...
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Global Politics VCE students at RMIT Urban School, Victoria. Associate Professor Tim Lynch from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about Global Politics, including Syria and climate change.
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology students at Ilim College, Victoria. Dr Diana Johns from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about three topics: How is crime defined and who defines crime? Factors contributing...
September 9, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology students at Keilor Downs Secondary College, Victoria. Associate Prof Katie Wright and Dr Sara James from Latrobe University will engage in a discussion with students about crime and deviance and popular culture.
September 13, 2019
UNSW School of Social Sciences and the Social Work Student Association will host a Social Work Careers Symposium as part of Social Sciences Week @UNSW. The symposium will provide an opportunity for current Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) students to...
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September 12, 2019
The Research & Policy Centre at the Brotherhood of St Laurence is delighted to invite you to attend our September session of Brotherhood Talks: Danielle Wood from the Grattan Institute joins Dr. Dina Bowman from the Brotherhood to examine why women’s economic disadvantage remains a live issue...
September 9, 2019
Current policies have become disconnected from the concerns of everyday people. In our present political climate, economic insecurity and worsening inequality have made decent jobs, affordable housing and a strong public service precarious. Indifference towards truth, in favour of vested...
September 7, 2019
Considering undergraduate study in the area of social sciences but not sure what to choose? UNSW School of Social Sciences will be hosting a series of short presentations at UNSW Open Day on Saturday 7 September covering the broad range of study options
September 16, 2019
Coordinator: Dr Fiona McGaughey, UWA Modern Slavery Research Cluster Keynote speaker: Professor Justine Nolan (UNSW) Held at The University of Western Australia, the symposium brings together academics from across Australia, the UK, India, and elsewhere, along with industry and government...
Expired
September 12, 2019
In recent times, both feminisms and femininities have taken on spectacular forms within what Banet-Weiser (2018) terms a broader ‘economy of visibility’. Many have questioned what transformations, possibilities, and consequences feminine visibilities indicate in relation to feminism, as feminist aims,...
Expired
September 13, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 11, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 9, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 13, 2019
Speakers: Dr Yasuo Takao (Curtin), Dr Nicole Tarulevicz (Tasmania), Dr Nichole Georgeou (WSU), Dr Charles Hawksley (Wollongong), Dr Linda Steele (UTS), Dr Farzana Tanima (Wollongong), Dr Belinda Gibbons (Wollongong) The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have set an ambitious set...
September 11, 2019
Professor Jude McCulloch, Professor JaneMaree Maher and Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon A Social Sciences Week 2019 event In this seminar, we reflect on the problems and possibilities of counting intimate femicide in the context of a three-year Australian Research Council funded...
Expired
September 12, 2019
With more nations taking steps to tighten their borders and more people on the move than ever before, perhaps no force in today’s world is as polarizing as global migration. This panel discussion will bring together journalists from The New York...
Expired
September 12, 2019
A free public forum for parents and their kids about screen-time Register here.  It’s the dilemma facing every parent, and is being called a crisis by some. How much screen-time is too much? What impact is it having on learning...
September 12, 2019
This Social Sciences Week event is presented by the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and the School of Sociology at the Australian National University. This public panel features three social scientists who research the intersections of young people, digitalisation,...
Expired
September 12, 2019
There has been a dramatic decline in the Australian public’s trust in politics and politicians for more than a decade. While the public’s disaffection with politics has not declined to the level of some other countries, restoring faith in politics...
September 11, 2019
What does it mean for universities to collaborate well in Indigenous-settler relations? How can collaboration be supported and nurtured in ways that advance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander goals and aspirations? Across our institutions of higher education there are many...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Speakers Fiona Haines and Andrew Day in conversation with Juliet Rogers ‘Why should we trust you? Thinking through the role of evidence in making difficult decisions’ In an era of fake news, alternative facts, and opinion being conflated with expertise...
September 9, 2019
The majority of Australian criminological scholarship is focused on crime and criminal justice in urban settings; however, rural criminology is an important and growing area of work highlighting the unique issues surrounding crime, disorder, and criminal justice in non-urban settings....
September 12, 2019
This one-day forum offers an opportunity for addressing knowledge and experience on human trafficking and modern-day slavery in South Australia (SA) with particular emphasis on forced marriage. The aim of the forum is to bring academics, service providers (such as...
September 10, 2019
Presented by Professor Sarah Maddison (University of Melbourne) ·         Jointly Hosted by Australian Political Science Association (APSA), Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), and The School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland (UQ) ·         6-8pm (includes...
Expired
September 13, 2019
Participants: Dr Nikola Pijović (Queens University Belfast) and Dr Tim Legrand (University of Adelaide) Panel description: In this panel, leading security scholars explore the convergence of national and international security imperatives, and how these impact on Australia’s future. Increasingly, the...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Join UTS FASS during Social Sciences Week for a screening of Australian documentary Return to Bosnia. Twenty-five years after fleeing a brutal civil war in Bosnia, Damir Mitric returns to uncover the pain and trauma that still divides his homeland.  Following the film, we...
Expired
September 9, 2019
The UNE Centre for Rural Criminology is the world’s only research centre dedicated to rural crime. Rural crime costs the community and government millions of dollars in losses each year in Australia, and can have a devastating social and economic...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Social media are now firmly embedded in the daily lives of many people, as channels for connection, as sources of news and information, and as archives of personal memories. At the same time, public trust in social media companies has...
Expired
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for students at Hobart College. Dr Catherine Robinson, Anglicare Tasmania and Applied Sociology Portfolio Leader for the Australian Sociological Association will speak with Hobart College students about her experience as co-host and sociological consultant on...
September 13, 2019
This is a closed event for students at Loyola College. Professor Dan Woodman from the University of Melbourne will talk to Loyola College students about the future of work and how careers of the future can be informed by a...
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology VCE students at RMIT Urban School, Victoria. Dr Kathryn Daly from RMIT University will engage in a discussion with VCE Sociology students about the ways that Sociology approaches thinking about community and social...
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Global Politics VCE students at RMIT Urban School, Victoria. Associate Professor Tim Lynch from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about Global Politics, including Syria and climate change.
September 11, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology students at Ilim College, Victoria. Dr Diana Johns from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about three topics: How is crime defined and who defines crime? Factors contributing...
September 9, 2019
This is a closed event for Sociology students at Keilor Downs Secondary College, Victoria. Associate Prof Katie Wright and Dr Sara James from Latrobe University will engage in a discussion with students about crime and deviance and popular culture.
September 13, 2019
UNSW School of Social Sciences and the Social Work Student Association will host a Social Work Careers Symposium as part of Social Sciences Week @UNSW. The symposium will provide an opportunity for current Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) students to...
Expired
September 12, 2019
The Research & Policy Centre at the Brotherhood of St Laurence is delighted to invite you to attend our September session of Brotherhood Talks: Danielle Wood from the Grattan Institute joins Dr. Dina Bowman from the Brotherhood to examine why women’s economic disadvantage remains a live issue...
September 9, 2019
Current policies have become disconnected from the concerns of everyday people. In our present political climate, economic insecurity and worsening inequality have made decent jobs, affordable housing and a strong public service precarious. Indifference towards truth, in favour of vested...
September 7, 2019
Considering undergraduate study in the area of social sciences but not sure what to choose? UNSW School of Social Sciences will be hosting a series of short presentations at UNSW Open Day on Saturday 7 September covering the broad range of study options
September 16, 2019
Coordinator: Dr Fiona McGaughey, UWA Modern Slavery Research Cluster Keynote speaker: Professor Justine Nolan (UNSW) Held at The University of Western Australia, the symposium brings together academics from across Australia, the UK, India, and elsewhere, along with industry and government...
Expired
September 12, 2019
In recent times, both feminisms and femininities have taken on spectacular forms within what Banet-Weiser (2018) terms a broader ‘economy of visibility’. Many have questioned what transformations, possibilities, and consequences feminine visibilities indicate in relation to feminism, as feminist aims,...
Expired
September 13, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 11, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 9, 2019
As part of national Social Sciences Week 2019, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday,...
Expired
September 13, 2019
Speakers: Dr Yasuo Takao (Curtin), Dr Nicole Tarulevicz (Tasmania), Dr Nichole Georgeou (WSU), Dr Charles Hawksley (Wollongong), Dr Linda Steele (UTS), Dr Farzana Tanima (Wollongong), Dr Belinda Gibbons (Wollongong) The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have set an ambitious set...
September 11, 2019
Professor Jude McCulloch, Professor JaneMaree Maher and Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon A Social Sciences Week 2019 event In this seminar, we reflect on the problems and possibilities of counting intimate femicide in the context of a three-year Australian Research Council funded...
Expired
September 12, 2019
With more nations taking steps to tighten their borders and more people on the move than ever before, perhaps no force in today’s world is as polarizing as global migration. This panel discussion will bring together journalists from The New York...
Expired
September 12, 2019
A free public forum for parents and their kids about screen-time Register here.  It’s the dilemma facing every parent, and is being called a crisis by some. How much screen-time is too much? What impact is it having on learning...
September 12, 2019
This Social Sciences Week event is presented by the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and the School of Sociology at the Australian National University. This public panel features three social scientists who research the intersections of young people, digitalisation,...
Expired
September 12, 2019
There has been a dramatic decline in the Australian public’s trust in politics and politicians for more than a decade. While the public’s disaffection with politics has not declined to the level of some other countries, restoring faith in politics...
September 11, 2019
What does it mean for universities to collaborate well in Indigenous-settler relations? How can collaboration be supported and nurtured in ways that advance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander goals and aspirations? Across our institutions of higher education there are many...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Speakers Fiona Haines and Andrew Day in conversation with Juliet Rogers ‘Why should we trust you? Thinking through the role of evidence in making difficult decisions’ In an era of fake news, alternative facts, and opinion being conflated with expertise...
September 9, 2019
The majority of Australian criminological scholarship is focused on crime and criminal justice in urban settings; however, rural criminology is an important and growing area of work highlighting the unique issues surrounding crime, disorder, and criminal justice in non-urban settings....
September 12, 2019
This one-day forum offers an opportunity for addressing knowledge and experience on human trafficking and modern-day slavery in South Australia (SA) with particular emphasis on forced marriage. The aim of the forum is to bring academics, service providers (such as...
September 10, 2019
Presented by Professor Sarah Maddison (University of Melbourne) ·         Jointly Hosted by Australian Political Science Association (APSA), Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), and The School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland (UQ) ·         6-8pm (includes...
Expired
September 13, 2019
Participants: Dr Nikola Pijović (Queens University Belfast) and Dr Tim Legrand (University of Adelaide) Panel description: In this panel, leading security scholars explore the convergence of national and international security imperatives, and how these impact on Australia’s future. Increasingly, the...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Join UTS FASS during Social Sciences Week for a screening of Australian documentary Return to Bosnia. Twenty-five years after fleeing a brutal civil war in Bosnia, Damir Mitric returns to uncover the pain and trauma that still divides his homeland.  Following the film, we...
Expired
September 9, 2019
The UNE Centre for Rural Criminology is the world’s only research centre dedicated to rural crime. Rural crime costs the community and government millions of dollars in losses each year in Australia, and can have a devastating social and economic...
Expired
September 10, 2019
Social media are now firmly embedded in the daily lives of many people, as channels for connection, as sources of news and information, and as archives of personal memories. At the same time, public trust in social media companies has...
Expired