TASA Events

September 11, 2018
[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 12, 2018
Professor Peter Beilharz will moderate the panel discussion, ‘Why are Australian Men so prone to loneliness? And what we are going to do about it?’ Speakers: Professor Adrian Franklin (UniSA); Dr Katrina Jaworski (UniSA); Professor Bruce Tranter (UTAS) Time: 6pm–6.30: drinks and canapés                6.30pm–8.00pm: panel About the event: It is widely claimed that loneliness is...
September 14, 2018
Symposium:Migration, Social Inclusion and the Multicultural City Cities remain at the centre of global migration flows and challenges of diversity – as the principal destination for migrant settlement, as the localised site for national anxieties, as the space where human mobilities, rights and citizenship are facilitated or constrained, and as the everyday mediating ground for...
DUE TO ILLNESS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Public Lecture 6pm drinks and canapés Anthony Elliott   In this provocative lecture, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott argues that much of what passes for conventional wisdom about the AI Revolution is either ill-considered or plain wrong.  The reason?  AI is not so much about the future, but is...
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...
September 11, 2018
There is no closure in a cold case. Jane, Arnna and Grant Beaumont, collectively known as the Beaumont children, disappeared from Glenelg Beach on Australia Day 1966. Their disappearance has led to one of the largest police investigations in Australian history and is one of the country’s most famous cold cases. Most recently, the Seven...
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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