Faculty in the Media

July 2014

Faculty in the Media – 31 July 2014

  • ABC Triple J’s Hack interviewed Tom Switzer from the United States Studies Centre about new sanctions on Russia by the US and EU.
  • The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review and the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from China Studies Centre about the President of China, Xi Jinping. Professor Brown also featured on Bloomberg (United States), Business Standard (India), Yahoo! Finance (United States) about the corruption investigations into China's former state security chief Zhou Yongkang. The Economic Times (India), Gestión (Peru) also quoted Professor Brown about the Japanese Prime Minister's world tour.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Adrian Hearn from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about Jinping’s visit to Latin America.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Elizabeth Rechniewski from the School of Languages and Culture about indigenous soldiers in World War I.

Faculty in the Media – 30 July 2014

  • ABC News 24 interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the impact of sanctions in place against Russia. Meanwhile, 666 ABC Canberra interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about the issue.
  • ABC 702's Sydney’s Drive program interviewed Associate Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the Australian-American alliance.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Claire Hansen from the Department of English about a new production of Macbeth, in which Hugo Weaving plays the lead character

Faculty in the Media – 29 July 2014

  • Bloomberg (United States) interviewed Professor Colin Wight from the Department of Government and International Relations about the fighting in Gaza.
  • 666 ABC Canberra Afternoons interviewed Professor Sahar Amer from the School of Languages and Culture about Ramadan.
  • Radio National Canberra’s PM program interviewed Emeritus Professor Richard Wright from Department of Archaeology about gathering evidence from dangerous areas.

Faculty in the Media – 28 July 2014

  • Associate Professor Catherine Driscoll from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies was interviewed on Channel Seven’s Weekend Sunrise about Middle Eastern artist Saint Hoax who is using images of Disney and other cartoon characters to raise awareness about domestic violence.
  • Rosie Findlay from the School of Letters Arts and the Media was interviewed on 891 ABC Adelaide Afternoons about the fashion of men wearing skirts.
  • Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote an op-ed about how the MH17 tragedy could reshape politics published in the Sydney Morning Herald. Professor Gill was also interviewed on Radio National PM about the resignation of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and on 2SER Breakfast about the MH17 tragedy and conflict in the Ukraine.

Faculty in the Media – 24 July 2014

  • ABC NewsRadio Melbourne afternoons interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the impact of sanctions on Russia.
  • The Venezuela Star and Pakistan News quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in a story about Chinese-Indian relations.

Faculty in the Media – 25 July 2014

  • ABC Radio National’s RN Drive interviewed Professor Ben Saul from Sydney Law School about the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.
  • The Canberra Times reported on artist JW Power and quoted Dr Ann Stephen from the Department of Art History and Film Studies and Andrew Donaldson from the Power Institute.
  • Associate Professor Michael Hogan from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote about Senator Faulkner's proposed ALP reforms for The Conversation.

Faculty in the Media – 24 July 2014

  • ABC NewsRadio Melbourne afternoons interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the impact of sanctions on Russia.
  • The Venezuela Star and Pakistan News quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in a story about Chinese-Indian relations.

Faculty in the Media – 23 July 2014

  • ABC News 24, News Afternoons and ABC NewsRadio Sydney Evenings interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about Ukraine and Russia.
  • ABC NewsRadio Melbourne Mornings and the Canberra Times interviewed Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about a Productivity Commission proposal to overhaul childcare.
  • 666 ABC Canberra interviewed Honorary Associate in the Digital Cultures Program, Mark Pesce, about fraudsters taking advantage of the crash of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.

Faculty in the Media – 22 July 2014

  • ABC News 24 interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about the current civil strife in the Ukraine and Russia’s response.
  • Bloomberg (US) interviewed Professor Colin Wight from the same department about the MH17 disaster.

Faculty in the Media – 21 July 2014

  • Channel 10’s The Project (Melbourne, Sydney), ABC News 24’s Weekend Breakfast and ABC NewsRadio Melbourne interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about the current civil strife in the Ukraine.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Richard Miles from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about teaching Latin in schools.
  • The Canberra Times reported on the art and bequest of John Wardell Power to the University. The story quoted Dr Ann Stephen from the Department of Art History and Film Studies and Andrew Donaldson from the Power Institute.

Faculty in the Media – 18 July 2014

  • ABC News 24 Sydney interviewed Dr Evan Jones from the Department of Political Economy about predatory lending.
  • Radio National Canberra‘s The World Today interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about US sanctions against Russia.
  • ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas interviewed Professor Geoff Gallop from the Graduate School of Government about the Centre for Policy Development address by Pascal Lamy.

Faculty in the Media – 17 July 2014

  • 612 ABC Brisbane Mornings interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about his new novel, The Professionals.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece about Indigenous hip-hop meeting the Iranian diaspora in a cross-border rap by Omid Tofighian, ARC Research Assistant, and Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy.

Faculty in the Media – 16 July 2014

  • [[http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/15/world/asia/xi-reformist-or-tyrant/index.htmlCNN.com (International)]] quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in an article about Chinese Premier, Xi Jinping.
  • Central Sydney (print) reported on an international, interdisciplinary conference co-hosted by Sydney College of the Arts and the Department of Philosophy.

Faculty in the Media – 15 July 2014

  • 702 ABC Sydney Mornings interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about the professionalisation of politics.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Mornings interviewed Dr Rebecca Sheehan from the United States Studies Centre regarding shy celebrities.
  • The Australian referenced Dr Nick Riemer from the Department of English in a piece about asylum seekers.

Faculty in the Media – 14 July 2014

  • The Sun Herald (print only) published an opinion piece about the case of journalist Peter Greste in Egypt by Dina Abdel-Mageed, an Egyptian journalist studying a Master of Digital Communication and Culture at the University.
  • The Sunday Age and Sun Herald quoted Dr Avril Alba from the School of Languages and Cultures about tourism and Auschwitz.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about professional politicians.

Faculty in the Media – 10 July 2014

  • ABC News 24 Sydney interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about the death penalty in China.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Evenings interviewed Professor Richard Waterhouse from the Department of History about the history of the Australian wool industry.
  • Radio New Zealand (New Zealand) quoted Jim Elmslie from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies in a story about the impact of the Indonesian elections on the people of West Papua.

Faculty in the Media – 9 July 2014

  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s relationship with Japan. The Australian also published an opinion piece by Dr Lee, while ABC 774 Melbourne interviewed Adjunct Professor Richard Broinowski of the Department of Media and Communications on the same issue.
  • ABC NewsRadio Melbourne and 6PR Perth Mornings interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about Australia’s relationship with China.

Faculty in the Media – 8 July 2014

  • 666 ABC Canberra and 612 ABC Brisbane interviewed Associate Professor Jake Lynch from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies about the federal government's policy on Sri Lankan refugees.
  • CNBC (US), Yahoo! India Finance (India) interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Australia. The Diplomat (US) published an opinion piece by Professor Brown on his new book, The New Emperors.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Rebecca Sheehan from the US Studies Centre about music artist Sia.

Faculty in the Media – 7 July 2014

  • Channel 7 (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane) interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of social media as a regulator.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about political campaigners.
  • The Conversation published an op-ed by Dr Vannessa Hearman from the School of Languages and Cultures about the upcoming Indonesian presidential election.

Faculty in the Media – 4 July 2014

Faculty in the Media – 2 July 2014

  • 702 ABC Sydney’s Drive interviewed Associate Professor Ahmad Shboul from the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies about the ISIS militants in Iraq declaring a new state of Caliphate.
  • ABC News 24 Sydney’s The Business interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about predictions made in January regarding the stock market in 2014.
  • SBS Ethnic Radio Melbourne reported on the veiling of women and interviewed Professor Sahar Amer from the School of Languages and Culture.

Faculty in the Media – 1 July 2014

  • ABC1's 7:30 interviewed Dr Leah Farrall from the United States Studies Centre about Australians fighting with jihadi groups.
  • ABC NSW Statewide Afternoons interviewed Honorary Associate in the Digital Cultures Program Mark Pesce about the ethics of Facebook users unknowingly participating in a science experiment.
  • ABC Radio National’s the World Today interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about a call for democratic reforms in Hong Kong.