SOPHI News and Events
Announcing the 2016 series of 'Cities' workshops to be held in Kevin Lee Room, Level 6, Lobby H, Quadrangle 5-7pm
Scholarships: Master of Peace and Conflict Studies[30 May 2016]
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies is currently offering $5000 partial scholarships for a Master of Peace and Conflict Studies.
Wednesday 1 June 2016, 2:30-5:00pm NSW Parliament House Theatrette, 6 Macquarie Street.
Register to attend this event at: www.topblokes.org.au
In her recent book, Darwin, Tess Lea wrote about how mosquitoes were the unsung urban planners of her hometown. Listen to her l defend the Aussie mozzie in a debate over whether we should just get rid of them altogether, or recognise that mozzies do have an important role to play.
As often happens, this announcement was the result of a surprisingly long process, and yet it has shocked some archaeologists. The response to it reveals much about the nature of archaeological argument and about the way we think about the past.
World's oldest axe fragment found in Australia[11 May 2016]
A fragment of the world's oldest known ground-edge axe has been found in the remote Kimberley region of northern Australia.