News and Events
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On Friday 11 November at Sydney Town Hall, Naomi Klein – Canadian award-winning author, journalist, and activist – will receive the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize.
Registrations are now open for the 2016 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, taking place at the University of Sydney on 12-15 December 2016.
Pubs and bars turn into classrooms[4 October 2016]
Amid calls for a ‘pub test’ for research grants, University of Sydney academics will rise to the challenge on Tuesday 18 October, when they deliver a series of public talks in bars and pubs across Sydney. As part of this worldwide initiative, Dr Chris Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations will be presenting at the Oxford Hotel on the topic of 'Celebrating the top 10 LGBTQI wins'.
Jonathan Bogais' essay on peace and conflict in the Asia Pacific region highlighted in the latest NTS-Asia e-newsletter[28 September 2016]
CISS member Jonathan Bogais wrote an essay on the violence and contradictory coexistence of peace and conflict in the Asia Pacific region for the Middle East Institute, which was just highlighted in the September issue of the NTS-Asia Bulletin.
The social sciences at the University of Sydney has been risen to 43 in the world, up from 76-100, by the keenly followed and largely metrics based ARWU rankings.
Early bird registrations for 2016 AAS Anthropology conference closing 26 September[16 September 2016]
Early bird registration for the 2016 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, taking place at the University of Sydney on 12-15 December 2016, will close 26th September. The program is now available online, with over 30 wide-ranging and provocative panel taking place under the overarching theme of 'Anthropocene transitions'.
‘Brexit means Brexit’ must not mean ‘keep calm and carry on’[14 September 2016]
The UK needs a long-term project of nation-building, not continuation with the neoliberal policy settings of the last 40 years, writes Associate Professor John Mikler for the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute blog.
Professor Pippa Norris wins academic leadership award[14 September 2016]
Congratulations to Professor Pippa Norris on receiving an Academic Leadership in Political Science Award from the Australian Political Studies Association.
Project Q featured on Foreign Affairs[12 September 2016]
Project Q, a Carnegie Corporation funded project led by the Centre for International Security Studies was recently featured in an article published on Foreign Affairs, which explores the implications of new quantum technologies on international relations.
Honours Week 2016[9 September 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.
The most recent research production from the interdisciplinary project The Coal Rush and Beyond is now being broadcast on the ABC's Radio National Science Show.