Events

September 12, 2019
In recent times, both feminisms and femininities have taken on spectacular forms within what Banet-Weiser (2018) terms a broader ‘economy of visibility’. Many have questioned what transformations, possibilities, and consequences feminine visibilities indicate in relation to feminism, as feminist aims,...
September 10, 2019
Presented by Professor Sarah Maddison (University of Melbourne) ·         Jointly Hosted by Australian Political Science Association (APSA), Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), and The School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland (UQ) ·         6-8pm (includes...
September 11, 2019
Hosted by: Monash Gender Peace and Security Centre Presented by: Sarah Brown, 2019 Monash GPS Youth Fellow
September 12, 2019
Ageing in Australia: Changes, choices and challenges Rural and regional communities experience population ageing differently to major metropolitan centres. Despite this, the distinctive strengths and challenges of rural Australia are often overlooked in macro level decisions about health and aged...
September 11, 2019
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) codifies and shows the scope of indigenous political and cultural rights. It recognises that the universal right to self-determination belongs to peoples as well as to individuals and that...
September 10, 2019
The University of Queensland’s School of Social Science and Institute for Social Science Research invite you to attend the 2019 John Western Public Lecture delivered by Professor Rhema Vaithianathan. The lecture will explore the history of data analytics for social good, the...
Professor David Trigger, University of Queensland and University of Western Australia with discussants Mr Kevin Smith, CEO, Queensland South Native Title Services and Professor Tim Rowse, Western Sydney University Native title in Australia is a significant issue for Indigenous claimants...
September 12, 2019
Location map: https://maps.unimelb.edu.au/dir?pointB=663441 Presenter: Yoland Wadsworth, Sociologist Author, Adjunct Professor RMIT University (Honorary) Presenting highlights from four decades of the social science career of Yoland Wadsworth, author of Australia’s best-selling research and evaluation books Do It Yourself Social Research and Everyday Evaluation...
September 11, 2019
AI IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK: Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution Introduction by Professor Mike Innes (ASSA Fellow) Lecture presented by Professor Anthony Elliott Event Flyer In this provocative lecture, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott argues that much of what...
September 10, 2019
The Two University Freedoms: Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech Two concepts are much bandied about in contemporary public debate about universities: Academic freedom and freedom of speech. Almost everyone agrees that they are very important but opinions differ wildly...