News and Events
Political scientists from the University of Sydney's Department of Government and International Relations have joined forces with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to help voters across New South Wales make informed polling decisions ahead of this month's state election.
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’.
Electoral Integrity Project Report: The Year in Election 2014[18 February 2015]
The Electoral Integrity Project is a based at the University of Sydney and Harvard University. It is directed by Professor Pippa Norris and funded by the Australian Research Council. Since its launch in July 2012, the Electoral Integrity Project has monitored elections around the world, using an expert rolling survey on Perceptions of Electoral Integrity.
GIR PhD Student awarded the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Postgraduate Prize[15 January 2015]
Government and International Relations Postgraduate student, Chris Hills, was recently awarded the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Postgraduate Prize for his essay on gendered reintegration in Liberia. The prize includes expenses paid for travel to the Monash South Africa Campus to present his work. The prize was well deserved and is an excellent opportunity for Chris.