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 10, 2020
In 331 BC, Ancient Rome was facing a pandemic with a number of sudden deaths. Rather than turning to the obvious and logical explanation, a conspiracy emerged that direct blame towards a group of women who were poisoning men with...
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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 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,...
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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 10, 2019
Social media is the new arena where ideas and individuals live or die at the will of the mob. As a celebrity, Magda Szubanski has often found herself at the centre of these lawless, sometimes bruising interactions. But it was...
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September 10, 2019
Leading political economist Frank Stilwell and a panel of speakers will discuss economic inequality –  inequalities of wealth and incomes, globally and nationally – examining the scale of the problem and how it affects our wellbeing.  They will also show...
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September 12, 2019
Part of Social Sciences Week, this public event will analyse the changes that occur when gender is pushed to the forefront of debates about war, violence and security, including the ways in which periods of peace and war are understood....
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September 11, 2019
Part of Social Sciences Week, this talk will feature an expert panel of political scientists presenting answers to critical questions about what went on in the 2019 federal election. The speakers will engage with a range of topics including tax...
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September 11, 2019
‘Rethinking LGBTQI+ Lives and the Law in the 21st century’ will analyse the new ways in which LGBTQI+ citizens experience aspects of the contemporary legal system. A panel of experts will discuss the expunging of gay men’s criminal records of...
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September 10, 2019
‘Mutating Racisms’ explores the new modes of racism emerging in the 21st century – including Islamophobia – and discusses the increasing roles states or governments play in the perpetuation of this hatred. A panel of leading researchers in human rights,...
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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 12, 2019
Thursday 12 September 2019 University of Technology, Sydney My School Conference program Registration is free, but is required. Click here to register. Taking the forthcoming ten-year anniversary of the My School website as a starting point this one day summit...
September 13, 2018
The anthropology departments/disciplines of Macquarie, Sydney and Western Sydney universities will come together to promote the discipline of anthropology. Anthropology Day is a free event for Year 12 and FE students, and for teachers, careers advisers and parents. Students can explore career...
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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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September 15, 2018
The Symposium aims to engage members of the community, scholars, artists and community activists on the problems of defining Islam and the impacts of such definitions on the lives of contemporary Muslims in Australia today. It is jointly organized by...
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September 12, 2018
As part of the national Social Sciences Week, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis, and The Conversation. Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney...
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September 13, 2018
Australia’s inaugural Anthropology Day will be on Thursday, 13 September 2018 Organised by The Australian Anthropological Society, Anthropology Day is part of Social Sciences Week , which aims to deepen public awareness of the social sciences in Australia. Local Events Anthropology departments...
September 11, 2018
What could be more fitting in Social Sciences week, than to honour the memory of Professor Tony Vinson – eminent social researcher, passionate reformer and among his many former roles, Chair of Social Work at UNSW? Join us to hear...
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September 14, 2018
Symposium:Migration, Social Inclusion and the Multicultural City Cities remain at the centre of global migration flows and challenges of diversity – as the principal destination for migrant settlement, as the localised site for national anxieties, as the space where human...
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September 11, 2018
There is no closure in a cold case. Jane, Arnna and Grant Beaumont, collectively known as the Beaumont children, disappeared from Glenelg Beach on Australia Day 1966. Their disappearance has led to one of the largest police investigations in Australian...
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