2020

Australia’s Future in Space and Space Industry

Download Australia's Future in Space and Space Industry: An Emerging Agenda for the Social Sciences TBC 2020  Conveners: Professor Roy MacLeod, Ms Jiye Kim, Dr Susan Pond "In framing this era of discovery, the social sciences have a bold role to play." Possibly among the first of its kind, this workshop will examine the opportunities [...]
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Using Transparency to Achieve Equality

Download Using Transparency to Achieve Equality TBC 2020  Conveners: Emerita Professor Margaret Thornton, Associate Professor Dominique Allen and Associate Professor Alysia Blackham This workshop seeks to explore how the tension between privacy and transparency can be overcome in the attempt to achieve equality across all areas of public life. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, and the [...]
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Economic Uncertainty and Labour Market Change in Australia

Download Economic Uncertainty and Labour Market Change in Australia: Challenges for Public Policy from Income Volatility TBC 2020  Conveners: Professor Peter Whiteford FASSA and Professor Matthew Gray Short term earnings volatility – where household incomes can vary substantially and unexpectedly from month to month - is increasingly recognised as a challenge for a wide range [...]
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The Contemporary Corporation: Current Challenges and Future Directions

Download The Contemporary Corporation: Current Challenges and Future Directions February 2021  Conveners: Associate Professor Vivienne Brand, Professor Margaret Davies and Associate Professor Rosemary Langford Corporations are a critical part of modern economies: artificial creations of the law, they have underpinned the western world’s twentieth century economic miracle. One Nobel Prize winner described the corporation as [...]
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Critical Perspectives on the Value of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Development

Download Critical Perspectives on the Value of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Development TBC 2020  Conveners: Distinguished Professor Stuart Clegg, Professor Shankar Shankaran and Senior Lecturer Samuel MacAulay Despite more than 30 years’ experience of PPP’s the concept remains contested as a concept and in practice. International scholars will debate the value PPP’s with industry practitioners [...]
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Mapping Gendered Systems of Social Protection and Social Support

Download Mapping Gendered Systems of Social Protection and Social Support Across Welfare, Family and Disability Domains TBC 2020  Conveners: Associate Professor Kristin Natalier, Associate Professor Karen Soldatic and Emeritus Professor Barbara Pocock There is a vast array of policies and programmes across government, private and community sectors shaping the lives of socioeconomically marginalised women. These [...]
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Families of Strangers?

Download Families of Strangers? Socio-Legal and Technological Innovation in Donor-Linked Families TBC 2020  Conveners: Associate Professor Deborah Dempsey and Professor Fiona Kelly In memory of Emeritus Professor Louis Waller AO Up to 60,000 Australians have been conceived with donated sperm, eggs or embryos and there is increasing interest among donor-conceived people, parents and donors in [...]
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Tackling Gender-Inequality Through the Law

Download Tackling Gender-Inequality Through the Law: Improving Accountability for Gender-Responsive Laws at the Domestic Level 03 August 2020 (Day 1 - virtual) & TBC 2021 (Day 2) Conveners: Professor Diane Kirkby and Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa Women and men remain unequal in every country globally. The time has come to explore a relatively obvious response to [...]
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