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  • Reflections on Australia Day[22 January 2015]

    Australia Day

    Academics from the Department of History contemplate the cutural significance of Australia Day, both now and in our past. More

  • Alumni donation supports creative fellowships in Paris[8 January 2015]

    Professor Mark Ledbury (Power Institute), Mrs Lynette Fern and Mr Terrence Fern.

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and The Power Institute are proud to receive a donation in support of the annual Cité Internationale des Arts Residencies fellowships for the next five years. More

  • Transform your outlook through Peace and Conflict Studies[18 December 2014]

    Transform your outlook through Peace and Conflict Studies

    Understand the causes of conflict and violence and the means of attaining peace, justice and human rights through postgraduate study with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS). More

  • Associate Professor Tess Lea shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premiers Literary Award[16 December 2014]

    Associate Professor Tess Lea

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies has been shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premiers Literary Award in the best non-fiction category for her book entitled Darwin. More

  • A comprehensive global focus[15 December 2014]

    A comprehensive global focus

    Discover more about the Faculty's overseas engagement activities through its new online international portal. More

  • Impressive scholarship recognised[9 December 2014]

    Australian Humanities Academy

    Congratulations to Associate Professor Daniel Anlezark and Professor Adrian Vickers on their Fellowship appointments to the Australian Academy of the Humanities. More

  • E12 Scheme goes from strength to strength[2 December 2014]

    E12 Scheme goes from strength to strength

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences increased the amount of its Early Offer Year 12 (E12) offers by 30 per cent over a three-year period, according to the latest figures from the University's Admissions Unit. More

  • Faculty engages industry to officially launch EMASS and outline its focus on leadership[26 November 2014]

    EMASS Industry Breakfast

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences launched its new Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences (EMASS) at an Industry Breakfast in Sydney recently. More

  • ABC budget cuts will hit media innovation[25 November 2014]

    Jonathon Hutchinson.

    The Australian population should be concerned with the knock-on effect of the public service they stand to lose due to budget cuts to the national broadcaster, writes Jonathon Hutchinson. More

  • FASS campus events seek to 'Widen Participation' in the Humanities[25 November 2014]

    FASS Widening Participation Program November 2014

    Over the past three weeks, the Departments of English and History welcomed more than 200 high school students to campus as part of the FASS Schools Engagement program, 'Widening Participation in the Humanities'. One of many FASS social inclusion initiatives and now in its fourth year of operation, Widening Participation in the Humanities is designed to raise aspirations among low-SES students of diversebackgrounds. More

  • University looks to build mobility opportunities with India[19 November 2014]

    University looks to build mobility opportunities with India

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is directly involved in the University of Sydney's efforts to build on the growing rapport between India and Australia by establishing new opportunities for staff and student mobility between the two countries. More

  • How can universities promote social justice?[19 November 2014]

    Tim Soutphommasane

    Friday saw the inaugural Sydney Social Justice Network conference. Dean Professor Duncan Ivison looks at some of the ways universities can contribute to the realisation of social justice in our society. More