SOPHI News and Events
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney has partnered with organisations such as Westpac, KPMG, Telstra and Allianz to create paid placement programs for bright and enterprising students. By coupling these placements with professional skills workshops on our campus, the program readies arts students for the workplace and demonstrates to employers the breadth of skills held by our graduates. Read the full article here.
Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy,University of Sydney and the Writing and Society Research Centre, University of Western Sydney
January 2-22 2016
The Department of Archaeology and the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens invite your application to join the fourth Classical Archaeology Summer School in Athens.
Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History has been jointly appointed to the prestigious Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University for the 2016-2017 academic year.
17-18 September 2015
This symposium sets out to re-think histories of labour rights within the context of economic internationalism. It suggests that there is now a need to broaden and re-think the field of labour rights history and that one way to do this is by focusing on the global response to the problem of coolie trade, what became known as the 'coolie question,' in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Abstracts should be sent to Sophie Loy-Wilson by April 30th 2015.