Events

A free event for Year 12 and FE students, and for teachers, careers advisers and parents. “Engaged anthropology @UQ” will be held at the amazing UQ Anthropology Museum. Students will be involved in a hands-on activity: “Connect-Reconnect”, exploring how anthropologists connect objects, photographs and people. Then students take part in a discussion on “Where can anthropology take you?” in which...
The anthropology departments/disciplines of Macquarie, Sydney and Western Sydney universities will come together to promote the discipline of anthropology. Anthropology Day is a free event for Year 12 and FE students, and for teachers, careers advisers and parents. Students can explore career paths with anthropology, compare undergraduate courses at all the university stalls, gain tips on university...
September 13, 2018
Perth
Anthopologists from the University of Western Australia will come together to promote the discipline of anthropology. Anthropology Day is a free event for Year 12 and FE students, and for teachers, careers advisers and parents. Students can explore career paths with anthropology, compare undergraduate courses at all the university stalls, gain tips on university admission and interact...
September 13, 2018
Melbourne
The anthropology departments/disciplines of Deakin, Latrobe, Melbourne, and Monash universities will come together to promote the discipline of anthropology. Anthropology Day is a free event for Year 12 and FE students, and for teachers, careers advisers and parents. Students can explore career paths with anthropology, compare undergraduate courses at all the university stalls, gain tips on university...
September 11, 2018
Melbourne
[This is a closed event for students at St Catherine’s School, Toorak, Victoria]  In this workshop, Dr Joshua Roose, scholar of the role of masculinity in the rise of western foreign fighters, political Islam, and of contemporary multiculturalism and the emergence of global populist movements will discuss the social science of terrorism with students. The...
September 12, 2018
Melbourne
This is a closed event for Year 11 students of Northcote High School Members of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, including academic scholars and industry stakeholders, will be visiting Year 11 Northcote High School students in Social Sciences Week to discuss prospective career pathways in Criminology. The workshop will include a discussion of the multifaceted pathways students can...
September 11, 2018
Wodonga
[This is a closed event for Sociology students at Wodonga Senior Secondary College, Victoria]   Eileen Clarke, Editor of Nexus, the newsletter of the Australian Sociological Association and experienced sociologist who has worked inside and outside of academic settings will discuss the research process and ethics with sociology students. This event is not open to the...
September 14, 2018
(This is a closed event for Sociology students at Keilor Downs College, Victoria) Dr Diarmaid Harkin’s talk will unpack the international dimensions to forms of crime and the cross-jurisdictional challenges of managing international offending.  
September 10, 2018
Korumburra
[This is a closed event for Sociology students at Korumburra Secondary College, Victoria]  Dr Max Holleran and Professor Dan Woodman from the University of Melbourne will engage in a discussion with students about social movements – including the different types of movements, how they come into being, how they bring about change, what factors block...
September 12, 2018
Cairns
Lecture presented by Professor Heather Douglas Every year millions of women turn to law as an integral part of their strategy to live lives free and safe from domestic violence. Women apply for protection orders, family court orders and orders to avoid deportation after separation from an abuser. Sometimes they become involved in child safety...
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