September 10, 2019
Social media are now firmly embedded in the daily lives of many people, as channels for connection, as sources of news and information, and as archives of personal memories. At the same time, public trust in social media companies has...
September 9, 2019
This Social Sciences Week event is presented by the School of Government and International Relations (SGIR), Griffith University’s Indigenous Research Unit (IRU), and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy (CGPP). An expert panel drawn from our Aboriginal and Torres...
September 10, 2019
Leading political economist Frank Stilwell and a panel of speakers will discuss economic inequality –  inequalities of wealth and incomes, globally and nationally – examining the scale of the problem and how it affects our wellbeing.  They will also show...
September 11, 2019
Part of Social Sciences Week, this talk will feature an expert panel of political scientists presenting answers to critical questions about what went on in the 2019 federal election. The speakers will engage with a range of topics including tax...
September 11, 2019
‘Rethinking LGBTQI+ Lives and the Law in the 21st century’ will analyse the new ways in which LGBTQI+ citizens experience aspects of the contemporary legal system. A panel of experts will discuss the expunging of gay men’s criminal records of...
September 10, 2019
‘Mutating Racisms’ explores the new modes of racism emerging in the 21st century – including Islamophobia – and discusses the increasing roles states or governments play in the perpetuation of this hatred. A panel of leading researchers in human rights,...
Spencer von Einem.  Ivan Milat.  Martin Bryant.  Names we all know.  But what about their victims? This event brings together criminal psychologist and author Tim Watson-Munro, ex-NSW police detective and author Duncan McNab, and criminologist, author and television presenter Dr Xanthé...