Events from 17 August, 2018

  • Date
  • 23rd August, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Globalization and the Rise of Integrated World Society: Deterritorialization, Structural Power, and the Emergence of the Central State System

    Salvatore Babones (Sociology and Social Policy) and John H.S. Aberg (Malmö University ) analyse the rising trend of world society and the emergence of its endogenized Central State System under the development of globalization.

  • 6th September, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Evaluating Transitional Justice

    Associate Professor Kirsten Ainley (London School of Economics and Political Science) re-evaluates transitional justice (TJ) from different perspectives - what effects TJ could be expected to have and how TJ mechanisms should be judged.

  • 14th September, 2018
    09:00am - 05:00pm

    SSPS HDR Research Day 2018

    Our annual Research Day is here again! This co-incides with Postgraduate Study & Research Week held from 10-14 September. Join us for a day of conference, just for HDR students. There will be 3-minute and 15-minute presentations, as well as workshops on job preparations, etc.

  • 19th September, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Vegans and their Tattoos

    Dr Peter Chen reports on the first iteration of ethnographic interviews with vegan Australians who sport vegan tattoos.

  • 11th October, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Outside the Square | Hackers, Breaches, Bots: How well do you understand the internet?

    Dr Frank Smith III and two other panel members will provide a sobering analysis of the state of the internet today and explain the unintended consequences of our online behaviour.

  • 11th October, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Citizenship as Gesture

    Citizenship is epistemologically understood to be an institution that is intrinsic to the fulfilment of political membership and subjectivity in the modern nation state, including the settler colonial state. Dr Lana Tatour draws on original archival research on the making of the Israeli citizenship regime and considers the ways in which the question of citizenship was intimately tied to considerations of territory, population management, sovereignty, and processes of subjectivation.

  • 25th October, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Citizens and the Crash: Political Protest and the Global Financial Crisis in Cross-National Comparison

    How did the global financial crisis—the greatest economic crisis since the depression of the 1930s—affect trends in political protest? Dr Sarah Cameron examines individual level protest participation data from the World Values Survey in 18 countries, alongside protest event data from the Integrated Crisis Early Warning System (ICEWS). The paper finds that individual level participation declined following the crisis in countries affected to a greater extent, lending support to the resources model.

  • 8th November, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

    GIR Colloquium Series | Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

    In this colloquium series, Dr Elizabeth Thurbon demonstrates the presence of a "developmental mindset" on the part of political leaders and policy elites in Korea and implications of the Korean experience for wider debates concerning the future of financial activism in an era of financialization, energy insecurity, and climate change.