Faculty in the Media

April 2014

Faculty in the Media – 24 April 2014

  • 6PR Perth Afternoons, 5AA Adelaide Mornings, and 2UE Sydney Mornings interviewed Associate Professor Liam Semler from the Department of English about Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.
  • Professor Stuart Rees, of the Sydney Peace Foundation, was interviewed on ABC News Radio Melbourne about an agreement between Palestinian factions to form a new unity government.

Faculty in the Media – 23 April 2014

  • News grabs on ABC Broken Hill, ABC Illawarra, ABC Riverina, ABC Wagga Wagga and ABC South East NSW quoted Dr Lynne Chester from the Department of Political Economy about the impact of selling off the state’s utilities.
  • Claire Hansen, a PhD candidate from the Department of English, wrote about Shakespeare for The Conversation as the literary world marked the playwright's 450th birthday.

Faculty in the Media – 21 April 2014

  • Academics from the Department of Government and International Relations were interviewed about ICAC and the resignation of Barry O’Farrell as NSW Premier: ABC Radio's World Today program, 2SM Sydney and ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Professor Rodney Smith; SBS TV News and AAP interviewed Dr Peter Chen; and 5AA Adelaide interviewed Emeritus Professor Rod Tiffen.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History and Film Studies on why people are drawn to horror films.
  • The Conversation published a piece by PhD candidate Max Grömping from the Faculty of Government and International Relations about voting in Asia.

Faculty in the Media – 17 April 2014

  • 4BC Brisbane Drive, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian interviewed Emeritus Professor Rod Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Barry O’Farrell’s resignation and corruption hearings at the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).

    News grabs on 2SM quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about Barry O’Farrell’s resignation.
  • ABC Goulburn Murray Mornings program also interviewed Dr Richard Stanton from the Department of Media and Communications about the resignation.
  • ABC’s The Drum published an op-ed by Honorary Associate Professor Mark Pesce from the Digital Cultures Program about surveillance and privacy.

Faculty in the Media – 16 April 2014

  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Dr Ruth Barcan from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies in a story about gender segregation of public toilets.
  • SBS World News Australia, The Land and the Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the prospects of Barry O’Farrell returning and the road ahead for the Liberal Party with the state election next year. The Chicago Tribune (U.S) and Reuters (U.S) also quoted Dr Peter Chen on the story.
  • The Manly Daily interviewed Dr Ursula Frederick from the Department of Archaeology about migrant engravings at the Quarantine Station in Manly.

Faculty in the Media – 15 April 2014

  • Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote about public attitudes to shark culling in The Guardian.
  • Mark Pesce, an Honorary Associate in the Digital Cultures Program, was quoted by The Australian regarding proposals to increase the retirement age.

Faculty in the Media – 14 April 2014

  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about house prices.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about reform in China.
  • Vice's UK and Scandinavian editions quoted Dr Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about alleged slavery in North Korea.

Faculty in the Media – 10 April 2014

  • The Conversation published a piece by Professor Duncan Ivison, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, about human rights.
  • SBS Online quoted PhD candidate Elisabeth Kramer from the Department of Indonesian Studies about Indonesia's elections.
  • ABC’s The Drum published a piece by Honorary Associate Professor Mark Pesce about software bugs.

Faculty in the Media – 9 April 2014

  • ABC’s The Drum published a piece by Dr Patricia Ranald from the Department of Political Economy about economic partnerships with Japan.
  • Professor Geoff Gallop from the Graduate School of Government wrote about about the ALP’s results in the Western Australia Senate election for The Conversation.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English as part of an ongoing series about Australian literature.

Faculty in the Media – 8 April 2014

  • The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies' event about Rwanda's 1994 genocide was mentioned on 702 ABC Sydney by Linda Mottram.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Elisabeth Kramer, PhD candidate from the Department of Indonesian Studies, about the upcoming election in Indonesia.
  • Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote about political comedy for The Conversation.

Faculty in the Media – 7 April 2014

  • The Canberra Times reported on free trade agreements and interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics.

Faculty in the Media – 4 April 2014

Faculty in the Media – 3 April 2014

  • Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies was quoted in news grabs by ABC Darwin about the military influence on Darwin. She also featured on ABC Darwin's Morning Show.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about an inquiry into Australian Water Holdings (AWH).

Faculty in the Media – 1 April 2014

  • The Conversation published a review by PhD candidate Claire Hansen from the Department of English about All's Well That Ends Well at the Seymour Centre.