News and Events
Jonathan Bogais' essay on peace and conflict in the Asia Pacific region highlighted in the latest NTS-Asia e-newsletter
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.
On Friday 11 November at Sydney Town Hall, Naomi Klein – Canadian award-winning author, journalist, and activist – will receive the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize.
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.
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.
Registrations are now open for the 2016 Australian Anthropological Society Conference, taking place at the University of Sydney on 12-15 December 2016.
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.
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.
Beyond the Coal Rush [26 August 2016]
Based on the results of an SSPS and UTS research project, Beyond the Coal Rush explores the global contest over the future of coal through the eyes of communities on 3 continents. Tune into Beyond the Coal Rush, Radio National Science Show from noon on Saturday 27 August.
An interview with James Der Derian on E-International Relations[26 August 2016]
Professor James De Derian explains the importance of quantum physics to the social sciences, comments on the political science prison, and argues for more speculation in IR.
Interview with Ben Goldsmith on ABC TV News 24 [8 August 2016]
A/Prof Ben Goldsmith talks to ABC TV News 24 about the top 15 countries facing heightened risks of genocidal or political violence over the next 4 years.
Register now: 2016 Festival of Democracy[29 July 2016]
Join us for seven days of exciting talks, debates and art focused squarely on the new, challenging and dangerous political trends facing all democracies today. View the program and register now.