• Archaeologists use airborne lasers to solve mystery of Angkor's demise[6 February 2015]

    Professor Roland Fletcher.

    A team of University of Sydney archaeologists, led by Dr Damian Evans, have used groundbreaking laser imaging to map central Angkor and to help identify how unstable climate change damaged the city's water system and contributed to its demise. Their groundbreaking work is the subject of a new SBS documentary. 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

  • Conference addresses social justice challenges[14 November 2014]

    Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane.

    The role of higher education institutions in fostering social justice will be examined today at the Sydney Social Justice Network (SSJN) conference, The University and Social Justice. More

  • ArtSS In The City: Sex, Evil and Equations[8 October 2014]

    Yaegan Doran, PhD Candidate in the Department of Linguistics

    Set amongst the picturesque views of Sydney's most iconic landmarks, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences gathered its finest alumni for the fourth annual ArtSS In The City event. More

  • Faculty Continues To Rise In World Rankings[2 October 2014]

    Faculty Continues To Rise In World Rankings

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences continues to be recognised as a world leader in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2014. More

  • 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

  • Investing in leadership potential[15 July 2014]

    Future Leaders Scholarship Scheme 2014

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are proud to announce the recipients of the 2014 Future Leaders Scholarship. 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