Faculty in the Media

June 2014

Faculty in the Media – 27 June 2014

  • The Australian Financial Review interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ramifications of the verdict in Britain's phone hacking trial.
  • Star Observer published a story about smartphone dating apps and their link to a rise in sexually transmitted infections and interviewed Associate Professor Kane Race from the Department of Culture and Gender Studies.

Faculty in the Media – 26 June 2014

  • Bloomberg (US) interviewed Associate Professor Ahmad Shboul from the School of Languages and Cultures about the fighting in Iraq.
  • Dawn (Pakistan) quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about Chinese warships joining in US war games.

Faculty in the Media – 25 June 2014

  • Amro Ali, PhD candidate from the Department of Government and International Relations, was interviewed by ABC Radio National's The World Today and ABC1's The World about the jailing of Australian journalist Peter Greste in Egypt.
  • PhD candidate Tara Moss from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies was interviewed by ABC Radio National's Big Ideas about her book The Fictional Woman.

Faculty in the Media – 24 June 2014

  • 774 ABC Melbourne Afternoons interviewed Dr Annie Clarke from the Department of Archeology about what archaeologists can learn from graffiti.
  • Radio Adelaide’s The Wire interviewed Dr Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about childcare costs.
  • Beijing Review (China) published an opinion piece by Professor Kerry Brown on Chinese and European relations.

Faculty in the Media – 23 June 2014

  • The New York Times published a review of The Reef, A Passionate History, a book by Professor Iain McCalman of the Department of History.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Mornings interview Dr Patricia Ranald from the Department of Political Economy about deregulation of the financial sector.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Jennifer Germon from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the telemovie Carlotta.

Faculty in the Media – 19 June 2014

  • Radio Australia interviewed Visiting Fellow at the Sydney Democracy Network Dr Chee Soon Juan about relations between Australia and Singapore.
  • The Conversation published a piece on federalism by Associate Professor Michael Hogan from the Department of Government and International Relations.

Faculty in the Media – 17 June 2014

  • Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy was a guest on the SBS program Insight which focused on the topic of entitlement.
  • The Straits Times (Singapore) quoted Damian Evans from the School of Languages and Cultures in a story about new discoveries at Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
  • The Conversation published a piece by PhD Candidate Claire Hansen from the Department of English on Bell Shakespeare’s new production of Shakespeare’s Henry V.

Faculty in the Media – 16 June 2014

  • Radio National Breakfast and ABC 702 Drive interviewed Professor Paul Glimcher from New York University, who spoke at a Sydney Ideas event about neuroeconomics with the School of Economics.
  • The Australian published a story featuring the Faculty's language diplomas.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Saturday Age published a review of Gazing at the Stars by Dr Avril Alba from the School of Languages and Culture.

Faculty in the Media – 13 June 2014

  • ABC1 Melbourne and ABC News 24 Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Ahmad Shboul from the School of Languages and Cultures about the current situation in Iraq.

    Canberra Times and Sydney Morning Herald published an op-ed about climate change policies in Australia and the United States by Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • The Australian (paywalled) quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the link between economics and political success.

Faculty in the Media – 11 June 2014

  • The Australian published an op-ed (paywalled) by Professor Colm Harmon from the School of Economics about proposed changes to the funding of higher education. The op-ed was also quoted in a news story in The Australian.
  • The Canberra Times quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about satirical news sites.
  • ABC’s Triple J Hack interviewed Professor David Schlosberg from the Sydney Environment Institute about climate change discussions between Tony Abbott and Canadian PM Stephen Harper.

Faculty in the Media – 10 June 2014

  • Dr Ken Macnab, President of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, was quoted in Sydney Morning Herald and Canberra Times stories about the resignation of ABC commentator Warren Ryan, amid allegations of racism.
  • ABC Radio National’s Sunday Extra interviewed Dr Damien Cahill from the Department of Political Economy about think-tanks.
  • The Straits Times (Singapore) quoted Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies in a story about an iPhone app that can notify parents if their child is skipping school.

Faculty in the Media – 6 June 2014

  • The Epoch Times (Taiwan) reported on a public talk hosted by the Sydney Democracy Network to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • ABC 774 Melbourne Afternoons interviewed PhD candidate Tara Moss from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about her new book The Fictional Woman.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Rebecca Sheehan from the United States Studies Centre about the Pet Shop Boys' contribution to queer culture.

Faculty in the Media – 5 June 2014

  • 2SM Sydney News and ABC’s Triple J Hack program interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History and Film Studies reports on the opening night screening of 20,000 Days on Earth at Sydney Film Festival. The post is the first of an SFF series written by faculty academics and published in The Conversation.

Faculty in the Media – 3 June 2014

  • Bloomberg TV interviewed Professor John Keane of the Sydney Democracy Network about the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Professor Keane was also interviewed on 2Sm radio and ABC702.
  • ABC's The Drum quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about the election process.
  • 2UE Sydney mentioned PhD candidate Tara Moss from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies in a discussion about her new book The Fictional Woman.

Faculty in the Media – 2 June 2014

  • Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations was quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald story about the battle of Leard Forest.
  • SBS World News Australia interviewed Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations School about the Chinese economy.
  • Radio National Canberra’s Breakfast interviewed Professor Alison Bashford from the Department of History about her new book Global Population.