Canberra Events

September 14, 2018
A visual anthropology exhibition 14/9/18 – 12/10/18 The Colours of Anthropology exhibition is an exploration of sensory ethnography with a particular focus on colour. It showcases the photographs of ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world. The exhibition is a window into the beauty and dynamics of ethnographic...
September 10, 2018
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...
September 12, 2018
Experts, who needs ‘em? – Promoting the Value of Expertise in Decision-Making in Australia’s Future Doors open at 12 noon for 12.30pm – 1.30pm Light lunch served immediately after Featuring: Sarah Burr – Senior Adviser, Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet Linda Botterill – FASSA, Professor, School of Government & Policy, UC Carolyn Hendriks – Associate...
September 11, 2018
At university information days around the country, prospective students (and their parents!) often ask ‘What job will I get if I study political science?’ The answer, political scientists will often say, is that the possibilities are endless. This panel provides an opportunity for anyone interested in politics to understand more about what the study of...
September 11, 2018
September 11, Australian National University, Canberra Event Flyer Keynote Speaker: Professor Deborah Lupton. Deborah is an internationally renowned sociologist and foremost advocate for engagement with digital spaces and methods. This one-day symposium explores new and emerging social research into digital spaces and phenomena, as well as methods that use online digital data. We invite researchers to...
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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