Professor Gabriella Coleman and Professor Thomas Streeter McGill University and Western University Has Covid-19 transformed how we will live in the Internet in our digital future? What are the democratic promises of hacktivism and the security dangers of hacker cybercrimes?...
  • September 7, 2020
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A panel exploring how we can best translate the demands of the Black Lives Matter movement into longlasting meaningful change at the University of Melbourne. About this Event ‘Black Lives Matter’ (BLM) has been at the forefront of highlighting how...
  • August 11, 2020
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This is a closed event for students in the Faculty of Arts at University of Melbourne. A Q&A event in association with an exhibition of prize-winning photography from the New York Times focusing on the way people engage visually with...
  • September 4, 2019
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Deakin University is a public university in Victoria, Australia.
  • August 14, 2018
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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 4, 2019
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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 4, 2019
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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 4, 2019
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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 4, 2019
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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 4, 2019
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Monash University is one of Australia’s leading universities and ranks among the world’s top 100.
  • August 7, 2019
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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...
  • August 30, 2019
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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...
  • August 30, 2019
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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,...
  • August 21, 2019
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The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. (source: Wikipedia)
  • June 25, 2018
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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,...
  • August 19, 2019
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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...
  • August 19, 2019
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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...
  • August 15, 2019
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Sushi Das is an award-winning journalist and the chief of staff at RMIT ABC Fact Check. For more than two decades she worked for The Age in various roles, including news editor, senior reporter, columnist, feature writer and Op-Ed editor....
  • September 7, 2019
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Andrew Dodd is the director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne. He has been a journalist for more than 25 years, working in radio, TV, print and online. He was a broadcaster at ABC Radio National,...
  • September 7, 2019
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Misha has been a journalist for more than 20 years. In previous roles he was a reporter at The Age, founding editor of The Big Issue Australia and editor of Crikey, The Reader and The Melbourne Weekly. He also spent...
  • September 7, 2019
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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...
  • August 10, 2019
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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...
  • August 10, 2019
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Alexandra Wake is a program manager for the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) at RMIT University and is the elected President of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia. She is a board member of the Dart Centre for Journalists...
  • September 5, 2019
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Steven is Associate Professor in Sociology at Monash University. Steven is an internationally recognized expert on young people’s transitions to adulthood and the changing nature of men and masculinity. His research has focused on issues such as men’s emotionality, education and...
  • August 13, 2019
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Akane isLecturer in Media & Communication Studies at Monash University. Akane’s research investigates changing practices of gender through media, spanning digital self-representational practices, popular culture and self-branding. She is particularly interested in how social media is impacting cultures of femininity,...
  • August 13, 2019
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Mark is Professor, School of Media Film and Journalism at Monash University. Mark’s research explores the social implications of data mining and online monitoring, and he has undertaken a major project investigating public attitudes toward the collection of personal information online....
  • August 13, 2019
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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...
  • August 7, 2019
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Asher is Associate Professor of Criminology at Monash University. Asher’s research investigates gendered and technology-facilitated violence, such as online harassment and image-based abuse. She is particularly interested in how people access and negotiate justice in a world increasingly dominated by...
  • August 13, 2019
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Hosted by: Monash Gender Peace and Security Centre Presented by: Sarah Brown, 2019 Monash GPS Youth Fellow
  • August 7, 2019
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Join Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett, industry experts, university practitioners and international students for a #SSW2019 panel discussion on a vital issue that is often overlooked: the mental health of international students in Australia. In this special event, Monash Migration and Inclusion...
  • August 7, 2019
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Hosted by: School of Social Sciences and Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre. This event will be live recorded for ABC RN Big Ideas. This conversation will explore issues that are too often treated in isolation: critiques of border regulation, how...
  • August 7, 2019
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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...
  • August 7, 2019
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Professor Fiona Haines in conversation with Professor Andrew Day Moderated by Associate Professor Juliet Rogers In an era of fake news, alternative facts, and opinion being conflated with expertise in the interests of maintaining ‘balance’, the need for evidence has...
  • August 6, 2019
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The University of Melbourne occupies an important place in our community; supporting the exchange of ideas and new knowledge, and promoting debate on issues of local, national and international concern. It is therefore vital that the University and its activities...
  • August 6, 2019
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Location map: https://maps.unimelb.edu.au/dir?pointB=663441 Presenter: Yoland Wadsworth, Sociologist Author, Adjunct Professor RMIT University (Honorary) Presenting highlights from four decades of the social science career of Yoland Wadsworth, author of Australia’s best-selling research and evaluation books Do It Yourself Social Research and Everyday Evaluation...
  • July 25, 2019
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The Two University Freedoms: Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech Two concepts are much bandied about in contemporary public debate about universities: Academic freedom and freedom of speech. Almost everyone agrees that they are very important but opinions differ wildly...
  • July 8, 2019
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AUSTRALIAN CRITICAL RACE & WHITENESS STUDIES ASSOCIATION WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE ALFRED DEAKIN INSTITUTE FOR CITIZENSHIP & GLOBALISATION Event flyer 10 September 2019 1-4pm A team of scholar-activists will facilitate a workshop for PhD candidates, ECRs and senior scholars in...
  • June 20, 2019
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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,...
  • April 23, 2019
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The anthropology departments/disciplines of Deakin, Latrobe, Melbourne, and Monash 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...
  • September 9, 2018
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[This is a closed event for students at St Catherine’s School, Toorak, Victoria]  In this workshop, Dr Joshua Roose, scholar of the role of masculinity in the rise of western foreign fighters, political Islam, and of contemporary multiculturalism and the...
  • September 6, 2018
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This is a closed event for Year 11 students of Northcote High School Members of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, including academic scholars and industry stakeholders, will be visiting Year 11 Northcote High School students in Social Sciences Week to discuss prospective...
  • August 30, 2018
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(This is a closed event for Sociology students at Keilor Downs College, Victoria) Dr Diarmaid Harkin’s talk will unpack the international dimensions to forms of crime and the cross-jurisdictional challenges of managing international offending.  
  • August 29, 2018
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Speaker: Professor Greg Barton As another terrible anniversary approaches what are we to make of the global threat of terrorism, and 17 years of metaphorical, and real, war in countering terrorism? What have protracted military campaigns in Iraq, Syria and...
  • August 14, 2018
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Deakin Law School and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology invite you to an information session on Bail Reform in Victoria – Managing Risk. The Victorian government commissioned Justice Paul Coghlan QC to advise how Victoria’s bail system should...
  • August 8, 2018
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1968 is remembered as the year that sparked many near revolutions: the assassination of Martin Luther King and urban revolts in America, massive student protests in Paris, a rebellion against USSR in Prague, and many others. While none of these events became...
  • August 2, 2018
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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...
  • August 1, 2018
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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...
  • July 31, 2018
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This public lecture was delivered by Julian Burnside AO QC.  It was followed by a panel discussion on ‘Asylum Seekers and Australian Policy’ with Monash social scientists Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes, Professor Leanne Weber, Associate Professor Alan Gamlen and Dr...
  • July 31, 2018
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Creating Pathways to Child Wellbeing in Disadvantaged Communities Children living in economically deprived areas, especially First Nations children, are more likely than those from more affluent communities to drop out of school, become trapped in inter-generational cycles of poverty and...
  • July 2, 2018
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The Policy Lab at The University of Melbourne has been studying the rapid growth of public sector innovation labs around the world. These labs employ a range of social science and other methods and are seen as a mechanism for...
  • June 25, 2018
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