News and Events
Associate Professor Nicola Piper and one of the Department’s PhD scholars, Sohoon Lee, were recently approached by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in view of developing an international policy analysis paper as part of their work on Gender Strategy in the International Cooperation Division.
Dr. Adrian Hearn, ARC Future Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, hosted a high-level forum on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Pacific Alliance on May 29th.
Forecasting the Onset of Genocide and Politicide: Annual Out-of-Sample Forecasts on a Global Dataset, 1988-2003
Our article “Forecasting the Onset of Genocide and Politicide: Annual Out-of-Sample Forecasts on a Global Dataset, 1988-2003” has been accepted by the Journal of Peace Research, with expected publication in July 2013 [http://jpr.sagepub.com/].
Benjamin Goldsmith has received a Medium Grant from the Electoral Integrity Project to investigate “Authoritarian Elections, Electoral Integrity, and Political Violence”
Dr Sharon Quah and Dr Shawna Tang, recent PhD graduates in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, have both been awarded prestigious Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore.
Dr Susan Banki, a member of the Department’s Human Rights Team, has been awarded the Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence.
UN Consultancy Paper on Migrant Domestic Workers released[29 April 2013]
Associate Professor Nicola Piper and one of the Department’s PhD scholars, Sohoon Lee, were recently granted a consultancy by the UN to develop a backgrounder and issues paper for the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) deliberations concerning women migrant workers, especially women migrant domestic workers.
Felix Eldridge, a 2012 graduate from the Masters in International Security program was featured in the weekend paper of the Sydney Morning Herald for landing his dream job at the UN Women in Africa.