SOPHI News and Events
Anne Rees, Junior Research Fellow, in History, writes for the Conversation.
Professor Peter Hiscock, Tom Austen Brown Chair of Australian Archaeology at the University of Sydney Laura McBride, Indigenous Officer at the Australian Museum
Anna Calik and Kay Kean, who recently represented the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies on an interdisciplinary service learning project at Kakadu National Park.
Applications Open to the Public
The aim of the David Harold Tribe Philosophy Award is to promote interest in philosophy and to help the recipient further their education, enabling them to develop their insights and to advance the general public’s understanding of philosophy.
Applications close Friday, 25 November 2016 at 4 p.m.
The award will be in the sum of $12,000 payable as a one-off payment
The Universities of Heidelberg, Basel and Sydney are proud to announce the Third International Research Award in Global History. The successful applicant will receive up to €10,000 towards the organization of an international symposium in Suzhou, China on a topic of significance to this year’s global history themes:
The History of Global Governance
Transnational Law and Global History
For the first time in its history, Crossroads in Cultural Studies is coming to the southern hemisphere. The 11th Association for Cultural Studies “Crossroads in Cultural Studies” conference will be held in Sydney, Australia, from the 14-17 December, 2016. Hosted by the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, Crossroads 2016 will bring scholars together in the beautiful summertime setting of Sydney University to engage with the past, present and future of cultural studies scholarship.
New social classes: Are you a startup star, slogger, gen 2.0 or gestater?[26 September 2016]
Gen Z: Access to technology is becoming increasingly important in the race for social mobility.
We did not invent clothes simply to stay warm[20 September 2016]
Melissa Hogenboom, Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology, writes: 'Simple protection may not have been the only reason we started wearing clothes'. Read her article written for the BBC.
Honours Week 2016[6 September 2016]
Honours Week 2016
If you're looking to improve your career prospects, open the door to further academic study or simply indulge a passion, then honours is your next step. Join us at Honours Week from 12 - 16 September to attend information sessions across a range of disciplines, chat with an Honours Coordinator, find out more about the types of projects available, and learn how to apply for your Honours year. Click here for more information and to register.
Seeing the Bigger Picture: Career Opportunities in the Humanities and Social Sciences[1 September 2016]
Wednesday 21 September 2016
Sutherland Room, The Holme Building
Many students studying Arts Degrees or combined Arts Degrees don’t recognise their career potential, or understand the importance of the skills they acquire while studying subjects like history, English, economics, philosophy, art history, languages, political science or anthropology – to name just a few of our majors. Come along and hear from successful Arts graduates from the University of Sydney, and broaden the possibilities for your post-university career.
2016 'Cities’ Workshops [12 February 2016]
Announcing the 2016 series of 'Cities' workshops to be held in Kevin Lee Room, Level 6, Lobby H, Quadrangle 5-7pm