News and Events
Major Grant from Institute for New Economic Thinking Awarded to new ‘Financial Innovation and Central Banking in China: a Money View’ Project
A new project, ‘Financial innovation and central banking in China: a money view’ received a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking amounting to $106,176.
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.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Announces Major Grant for New Quantum Project by the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney
Who will benefit from and who will be harmed by the advent of quantum computing, communications and control? Are networked media, global surveillance and data-mining already producing quantum effects in world politics? How will quantum be ‘weaponized’? Will a quantum revolution present us with sentient programs, feral algorithms and artificial intelligence?
Martijn Konings’ New Forthcoming Book: ‘The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed’
Martijn Konings’s new book ‘The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed’ (Stanford University Press) is coming out in May 2015. According to Adam Morton, the Chair of Department of Political Economy, ‘this book advances a new understanding of the semiotics of money and the genealogy of economy, with a view to uncovering the paradoxical sources of cohesion and legitimacy that neoliberal capitalism commands’.
A full-time postgraduate scholarship, endowed from a bequest to the Department of Anthropology from Mr. Carlyle Greenwell, is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good degree in social or cultural anthropology to undertake research studies leading to an M. Phil or PhD in Anthropology.
Fashion Revolution Day Clothes Swap at University of Sydney[15 April 2015]
On 24 April 2015, we ask 'Who Made My Clothes?' Bring your unwanted clothes for an exchange!
Venue: USYD Eastern Avenue Auditorium
Departmental history captured in new book[15 April 2015]