The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labour and Indigenous Encounters in Australia’s Northern Trading Network, by Julia Martínez and Adrian Vickers, has won the 2016 University of Southern Queensland History Book Award. The QLD Literary Awards were set up to recognise outstanding writing.
"Concepts and Theories of Life from the Nineteenth Century to the Present"
The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) currently has opportunities available for sessional tutors. We are looking for motivated teaching staff who are interested in casual work during semester. Our School offers the widest range of language and culture studies in Australia. As a sessional tutor at the University of Sydney you will have the chance to work alongside world class academics. See the selection criteria for more information.
Senior Lecturer Dr Xiaohuan Zhao at an exhibition opening ceremony in Sydney[26 September 2016]
“Dialogue Across Time and Space” commemorates Shakespeare and Tang’s Legacies to the world.
Jae My Postgraduate Scholarship in Korean Studies[23 September 2016]
The Jae My Holdings Pty Ltd has established the Jae My Postgraduate Scholarship in Korean Studies at the University of Sydney.
SLC Academic receives Australia-China Council Grant[15 September 2016]
Associate Professor Christine Ji has received a grant from the Australia-China Council (ACC). The grant of $35,000 will support her project: Innovative Digital Translation for Bilingual Communication in Business and Trade.
SBS Interview: la biographie de Jean-François de La Pérouse[6 September 2016]
Dr Edward Duyker, Honorary Senior Lecturer with the Department of French Studies, was interviewed by SBS radio on 4 September. He has just spent 6 months in France for his current research, working on a biography for naval officer Jean-Francoise de La Perouse. Listen to the podcast here.
BBC Radio 3 Interview | Mahler and the Tang Dynasty Poets[30 August 2016]
Stephen Johnson takes a closer look at the poetry used by Mahler in Das Lied von der Erde. He interviews Professor Yixu Lu, Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures. Professor Lu explains why the ideas expressed expressed by Mahler were relevant to the German speaking world around the turn of the twentieth century.
Call for Papers extended until 12 September | Australian Association for Jewish Studies Conference[29 August 2016]
Call for Papers – Australian Association for Jewish Studies
The 29th AAJS Conference, 12-13 February 2017
Narrativesand Counter-Narrativess: Jews, Nation and Nationhood
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 12 SEPTEMBER