Social Sciences Stars 2018 – Canberra

As part of the national Social Sciences Week, CHASS is organising a series of free public events in collaboration with publishers Routledge-Taylor & Francis and The Conversation.

Called ‘Social Sciences Stars’, this series will be held in three cities – Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday that week respectively.

In Canberra, our speakers are acclaimed social researcher and author Dr Hugh Mackay AO and renowned sociologist Professor Deborah Lupton from the University of Canberra.

All welcome!

Time: 11:30am for a 12pm start

Please register by clicking on the ‘Website‘ link. 

Social Sciences Stars 2018 Canberra

Hugh Mackay is a prolific social researcher, writer and commentator. His latest book, Australia Reimagined, was published earlier this year. In recognition of his pioneering work in social research, he has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and awarded honorary doctorates by Charles Sturt, Macquarie, NSW and Western Sydney universities. A newspaper columnist for over...
Professor Deborah Lupton is an internationally renowned sociologist and foremost advocate for engagement with digital spaces and methods. Deborah Lupton joined the university in early 2014 as a Centenary Research Professor associated with the News & Media Research Centre in the Faculty of Arts & Design. Her research and teaching is multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, media...
Event Details
SSW Speakers
Mark Morri
A crime author and journalist
Greg Barton
Shanthi Robertson
Academic: Senior Research Fellow, Institute For Culture And Society
Academic: DECRA Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Writer, Lawyer
Farida Fozdar
Academic: Sociologists - Deputy Head (Research), UWA School of Social Sciences
Deborah Lupton
Academic: Centenary Research Professor, Communication
Anthony Elliott
Academic: Dean of External Engagement
Joel McGregor
Associate Lecturer, PhD Candidate
Ben Lohmeyer
Critical youth sociologist and youth worker
Duncan McNab
Journalist & Author
Xanthé Mallett
Academic: Criminologist and forensic scientist
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