Alumni

  • Lex Hirst: Co-Director of National Young Writers' Festival[21 August 2014]

    Random House Editor Lex Hirst

    For Master of Publishing graduate Lex Hirst, a well-placed internship and a couple of stints volunteering in her passion industry have led to both a career in editing at Random House and to being selected as a Co-Director of National Young Writers' Festival. More

  • Ancient North African (ANA) research project forges ahead[19 August 2014]

    Cyrene Forum, Libya

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences again has reason to be extremely grateful for the generous and imaginative support of University alumni for the Ancient North African research project (ANA). More

  • The Conversation and the future of journalism[13 August 2014]

    Andrew Jaspan

    The Sydney Democracy Network is excited to announce that editor and Co-founder of The Conversation, Andrew Jaspan will open this year's Festival of Democracy with a public lecture entitled The Conversation and the future of journalism. More

  • Fellow will explore post-war lives of Chinese-Australian women[8 August 2014]

    Daisy Kwok

    Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson from the Department of History will travel to China to explore the private Shanghai archives of a Chinese-Australian socialite, thanks to a new fellowship made possible by a donation to the Faculty. More

  • Ainslie Elbra awarded Stein Rokkan Grant[4 August 2014]

    Ainslie Elbra awarded Stein Rokkan Grant (right)

    Last week I was part of a contingent of Australian political researchers, including several from the University of Sydney, who attended the International Political Science Association's (IPSA) 2014 World Congress. More

  • Jobs study pits 'who you know' against 'where you go'[11 July 2014]

    Associate Professor Gaby Ramia.

    Associate Professor Gaby Ramia of the Graduate School of Government will lead a landmark study into how formal and informal networks affect employment outcomes for the long-term and youth unemployed. More

  • Queen's Birthday Honour for Professor Barbara Caine[13 June 2014]

    Professor Barbara Caine AM

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences would like to congratulate Professor Barbara Caine AM, who has been made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to tertiary education, particularly to gender studies, women's history, and as a role model and mentor. More

  • Words of Wisdom with Mark Scott[5 June 2014]

    Mark Scott Thumb

    Students graduating from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on Friday were treated to a special address, delivered by Alumni and current Managing Director of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Mark Scott. More

  • Global Voices Exchange[3 June 2014]

    Nicola Bauman

    BA Honours student, Nicola Bauman has returned from the Global Voices delegation to the OECD Forum in Paris and filed a special report for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More

  • Rococo Aesthetics: Women, Lapdogs and Sexual Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Art[29 May 2014]

    Rococo Aesthetics: Women, Lapdogs and Sexual Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Art

    Professor Jennifer Milam will consider how Rococo art is connected with Enlightenment thought processes that sought to push the accepted boundaries of human sexuality in an effort to argue the merits of a life of pleasure in this 5 June Insights Lecture. More

  • Reason to love: David Braddon-Mitchell's philosophy of passion[25 May 2014]

    DBM

    Speaking at the Sydney Writers' Festival's Bloomberg Stage, David Braddon-Mitchell told us "writing and storytelling will help us find what we have reason to love." More

  • Reef lives and breathes through McCalman's tales[23 May 2014]

    Iain McCalman

    Professor Iain McCalman weaved a rich tapestry of history, science, culture and environment to explore the various identities of the Great Barrier Reef at a Sydney Writers' Festival talk on Monday night. More