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06 December 2018

After 70 years, does the Declaration of Human Rights still matter?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) - the first declaration of universal human rights to be made by nations in concert - turns 70 on Monday 10 December 2018.
04 December 2018

ARC funding success for Arts and Social Sciences research at Sydney

Over $4 million of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding has been secured for Discovery Projects involving Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) academics.
03 December 2018

Terra Foundation brings Scholars of First Nations Art to Sydney

A new program made possible by a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art, will allow leading scholars of First Nations art in North America to teach, collaborate, and conduct research in Sydney.
28 November 2018

Young Sydney philosophers showcase big ideas at Harvard

Three young philosophers with big ideas recently spent 10 days at Harvard University, where they engaged in lively philosophical debate and fostered connections with researchers and philosophers from four different countries.
27 November 2018

The School of Social and Political Sciences turns 10

Ten years on from its establishment, the School of Social and Political Sciences is stronger than ever and looking to the future.

22 November 2018

2018 SCA Undergraduate Degree Show

Two awards were presented at the opening of the Undergraduate Degree show at the Sydney College of the Arts. Student achievements are celebrated at the annual exhibition, displaying the progressive works from the class of 2018.
21 November 2018

Arts and Social Sciences explained

With over 45 subject areas to choose from, we offer one of the widest ranges of arts and social sciences subjects in Australia. With so much choice, it can get a little overwhelming, so here’s a quick explainer of a few of our subjects.
20 November 2018

Sydney scholars elected into prestigious humanities academy

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has announced the election of three University of Sydney scholars to the Academy—the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia.
20 November 2018

Sydney partners with Fudan University for new dual degree in Economics

Designed for those who wish to take advantage of growing business opportunities in China, economics students will graduate with two master’s degrees from two of the world’s top universities.
20 November 2018

The lost voices of WWI: German internment in Australia

The story of Australia's 'German Concentration Camps', as they were called, is a little-known episode in the history of the First World War. Now, 100 years on, a collection of letters written by these internees have been translated into English for the first time by students from the University of Sydney's Department of Germanic Studies.