September 6, 2021
The University of Newcastle will kick off Social Science week with a thunderous celebration of the emerging social science scholarship and the rich diversity of inquiry happening within the disciplines of anthropology, sociology and criminology. We welcome you to a...
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September 7, 2021
‘What is anthropology?’, we ask our first-year students as they embark on their first week of studies with us at the University of Newcastle. The answers we get is normally manifold, ranging from ‘the study of ants’ and ‘the study...
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September 10, 2021
What might the different types of memorials around Stockton have in common with a junkyard of cars in the Northern Territory? Join Associate Professor Kate Senior and colleagues from The University of Newcastle for a journey across and between places...
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September 8, 2021
Ahead of the forthcoming 75th anniversary of the proclamation of Albury as a City, Associate Professor Bruce Pennay, from Charles Sturt University, presents a short, richly illustrated historical overview of how Albury has been imagined, planned, represented and experienced from...
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September 7, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories has intensified. Like the virus itself, the theories spread quickly and contain multiple variants. While conspiracy theories are often attributed to marginal or fringe populations, COVID has shown...
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September 9, 2020
The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion...
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September 9, 2020
Join The University of Newcastle for a screening of David Dhert’s film The Village Resists and a conversation with David and members of the Rio Indigenous community about what happened to the multi-ethnic urban Indigenous community of Aldeia Maracanã in...
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September 8, 2020
This live webinar aims to engage individuals working with people with a disability or older Australians who may not be able to physically access nature. Values of the benefits of facilitating programs to have people connect with nature will be...
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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 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...
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September 12, 2019
Spencer von Einem.  Ivan Milat.  Martin Bryant.  Names we all know.  But what about their victims? This event brings together criminal psychologist and author Tim Watson-Munro, ex-NSW police detective and author Duncan McNab, and criminologist, author and television presenter Dr Xanthé...
September 10, 2018
There is a Q&A forum event, with the theme ‘crimes against women’ that has very interesting guest speakers including; Mark Morri – a crime author and journalist who would be most commonly known for his published book ‘Remembering Anita Cobby’. Other guest...
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