School of Social and Political Sciences
The School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney is home to the key social science disciplines, with outstanding staff and students undertaking world-leading teaching and research. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report, the social sciences at the University of Sydney was rated as 5/5 - higher than any other university in New South Wales and equal top in Australia with ANU and UQ.
Our 100 staff and 174 postgraduate research students conduct research and teaching across a vast range of topics across politics, government and international relations, peace and conflict studies, sociology and social policy, anthropology, security studies, and political economy. With a shortly to be completed state of the art social sciences building, world class library holdings and global leaders across key areas of contemporary relevance, the School of Social and Political Sciences is the premier environment for social science research and teaching.
A frontal clash between the Executive and the Legislative Powers will not only shape Venezuelan politics in the next months: its outcome will also determine the fate of the socialism of the twenty-first century, writes Dr Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández.
The impact of quantum science on peace and security will be debated by leading practitioners and researchers at the Q3 Symposium and Lecture.
The ADF needs to be flexible and adaptable, capable of responding to the wide variety of threats we now confront, writes Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott.
Support for the monarchy in Australia is at its highest level since the 1990s thanks to the arrival of new royal family members and a declining number and frequency of royal scandals, new research reveals.
China's move towards "cyber sovereignty" should be seen as nothing less than a bold push to re-shape the global contours of cyberspace in the nation's favour, writes PhD candidate Stephenie Andal for The Diplomat.
Singapore Governance: Reform Without Democratisation - 18 February 2016 to 19 February 2016
Is Demoncracy in Poland in Danger? - 24 February 2016