News and Events
Sophie Hollingsworth is the 2016 recipient of the Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship, which brings her to Sydney in 2017 to start the Master of Health Security!
Registrations for the 2016 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, taking place at the University of Sydney on 12-15 December 2016, will close on 4 December.
With over 30 wide-ranging and provocative panel taking place under the overarching theme of 'Anthropocene transitions', the conference will cover climate change, notions of self-hood, indigenous identity, gender issues, and include an extensive film program.
The Sydney Asia Pacific Migration Centre (SAPMiC), as part of the School of Social and Political Sciences, organised and hosted an academic consultation workshop for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Migrants during his official mission to Australia.
Over the past number of decades, we have continually seen that diseases in one part of the world can rapidly spread to other regions to cause not only increased morbidity and mortality, but also social, economic, even political harm.
As the world tries to determine what kind of President Donald Trump will be, Professor James Der Derian writes Trump's tale is not a new one for history.
Migrants have welcomed a proposed long-term temporary visa for parents, but Australia should be wary of restrictions on residents in a democracy, writes Dr Anna Boucher.
The University of Sydney's intensive two-week HSC World Politics course is a terrific way to get a head start on your university studies this summer!
University of Sydney moves up in Best Global Universities Rankings[1 November 2016]
In the 2017 Best Global Universities Rankings, the University of Sydney has moved up six places to take the 45th position in the world. In subject rankings, the University is the 21st in Arts and Humanities and the 25th in Social Sciences and Public Health. Both are number one domestically.
Politics 2041 – Gen Y need Gen X to support their future[31 October 2016]
As part of the University of Sydney’s Innovation Week four of our researchers imagine our world in 25 years time. Here Professor Ariadne Vromen, from the Department of Government and International Relations, shares her vision.
Partnering with industry for real-world results[14 October 2016]
Sign up and view the CollegeWeekLive webinar recording for the School of Social and Political Sciences, presented by Professor Simon Tormey, Professor Colin Wight, and former International Relations student. This webinar will give you an overview of the School and what it's like being a student here.
Sydney Peace Prize Lecture [28 September 2016]
On Friday 11 November at Sydney Town Hall, Naomi Klein – Canadian award-winning author, journalist, and activist – will receive the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize.
Registration now open for 2016 AAS Anthropology conference[22 August 2016]
Registrations are now open for the 2016 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, taking place at the University of Sydney on 12-15 December 2016.