In the media

  • Academics Achieve Shortlisting for 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards[25 August 2014]

    Professor Paul Giles and Professor Iain McCalman

    NSW Premier, Mike Baird has announced the shortlist for the 2014 NSW Premier's History Awards with two academics from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences featuring in the list. More

  • New partnership with Yenching Academy of Peking University [22 August 2014]

    Peking University

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to announce a new partnership with Yenching Academy of Peking University. 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

  • Archaeology Labs refurbished[25 July 2014]

    Archaeology Labs

    Semester II will see the opening of the doors of the newly refurbished Archaeology Teaching Lab 102 in Old Teacher's College. 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

  • Boyhood shines at Sydney Film Festival[13 June 2014]

    Dr Richard Smith.

    Boyhood is shaping up as the frontrunner for the Sydney Film Festival's Official Competition, writes Dr Richard Smith in his latest Conversation column. More

  • Obama goes different direction to Abbott on climate[13 June 2014]

    Professor David Schlosberg.

    As Obama makes a new global climate agreement a priority, Australia's very public and ideological retreat will not be looked upon favourably, writes Professor David Schlosberg in the Sydney Morning Herald. More

  • Pyne's plan bold but disruptive[11 June 2014]

    Professor Colm Harmon.

    Policy changes always carry a law of unintended consequences caveat, but the proposed higher education reforms are riskier than most, writes Professor Colm Harmon in The Australian. 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

  • Orwelllian risks in the age of surveillance[2 June 2014]

    Professor James Der Derian.

    Professor James Der Derian reviews four books, including Luke Harding and Glenn Greenwald's accounts of Edward Snowden's defection, in the latest issue of the Australian Book Review. More