September 11, 2020
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?...
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September 8, 2020
Join us online for the launch of a ground-breaking new edited collection, Australian Mothering: Historical and Sociological Perspectives. Australian Mothering defines the field of maternal studies in Australia for the first time. Leading motherhood researchers explore how mothering has evolved across Australian...
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September 7, 2020
There is a globalised imperative towards building security through the prevention of violent conflicts, and recognition that positive peace is achieved through political rather than military means. We know that the role of diplomacy in reducing the intensity of conflict...
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September 10, 2020
This panel will explore the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on young people’s transition from education to employment, and what policymakers can do to create genuine opportunities and avoid the scarring effects of youth unemployment. Presented in partnership with the...
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September 10, 2020
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...
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September 8, 2020
Gaining and sustaining paid work is important to the health, wellbeing 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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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 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,...
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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...
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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...
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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 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...
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September 13, 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,...
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September 10, 2018
[This is a closed event for Sociology students at Korumburra Secondary College, Victoria]  Dr Max Holleran and Professor Dan Woodman from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about social movements – including the different types...
September 13, 2018
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...
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