Events from 19 August, 2018

  • Date
  • 20th August, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

    SSP Seminar Series | Neoliberal Urbanisation, Corruption and the Corporate State in Latin America

    Professor Michael Humphrey presents on his paper which examines the project-led urban development model in Latin America. Through a few case studies, Professor Humphery argues that infrastructure related corruption has become a feature of the new corporate state.

  • 13th September, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Outside the Square | The Big Bubble: Will the Australian housing crisis ever end?

    Associate Prof. Melinda Cooper and two other panel members will interrogate the Australian housing crisis and discuss new ways of thinking about how we could live better.

  • 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.

  • 29th October, 2018
    2:00pm – 4:00pm

    Archive that Comrade! Left Memory Politics, Toxic Fame and the Populist Archive

    Join Department of Sociology and Social Policy in a seminar with Phil Cohen (University of East London) to discuss the left memory politics, toxic fame and the populist archive. Phil will address to these by looking at some recent controversies surrounding public memorials, monuments and archives in both the UK and USA and by arguing for an alternative democratic politics of the archive.

  • 22nd November, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Outside the Square | Stories and Racism in Australia: What if you’re not white?

    Join the discussion with a panel of experts including Prof. Sujatha Fernandes, as they dismantle the harmful narratives that purport to represent Indigenous and refugee communities in Australia, offering in their place powerfully transformational stories from non-white story-tellers.