It's that time of year again -- the point at which the School's first-year HDR students present papers that set out their progress and plans.
Please note that the program this year begins at 2 p.m. on Friday the 27th of November. It will end with a wine and cheese reception. The full program is available here.
Fascinated about the Middle East? Come and find out how to expand your knowledge at one of Australia’s leading universities. Learn more about our Middle Eastern language courses, our undergraduate and postgraduate studies specialising in the Middle East and Central Asia, and attend a demonstration of the online Arabic and Persian language courses.
Date: Wednesday 2 December 2015
Time: 3-4:30 pm
The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods was pleased to host Dr Benjamin L Castleman from the University of Virginia. Dr Castleman is an expert on behaviourial insights into educational access and attainment in the United States. In this lecture, he shared his experiences and findings from conducting randomised controlled trials in education research.
The capacity to analyze and explain (in exchanges with fellow scholars and students, with policy makers and media personnel, with area specialists and socials scientists) the transformations occurring in the societies and polities of the Middle East depends on the quality of data collection but also on their interpretation through viable conceptual grids.
‘One of the very few socialists the College has ever had’: Don Dunstan’s Education in 1940s Adelaide
Don Dunstan was one of the most influential political figures in 20th-century Australia. Premier of South Australia between 1967–68 and 1970–79, he blazed a trail of reform, ending the gerrymandering that had guaranteed decades of conservative rule, and introducing his vision of social democracy in one state.
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The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is pleased to announce the inaugural Social Research and Methods Seminar series. Running weekly from Weds 28th October-Weds 2nd December there will be six speakers from a range of research backgrounds, all with an applied methods focus.
Seminars will be held each week from 2.30-3.30pm, in CASS Training Room 1, Level 2, Beryl Rawson Building at the Australian National University.
Seminars will be followed by informal afternoon tea.
Joseph Backler (1813-95), 'St Thomas' Church, Port Macquarie, 1832-42', SLNSW ML/273
Art work by Fabienne Verdier
In this advanced course you will learn the skills to navigate the world of big data by accessing and analysing administrative, commercial and attitudinal information. The course will also address some of the ethical and methodological issues surrounding big data.Course date:
9.30am–4.30pm 27 October 2015Venue:
#132 Crawford Building, Lennox Crossing, ANU
Nuns' choir, Cistercian monastery of Mariensee, c. 1220 - 1250
CAIS academic staff and research scholars will hold a thirty minute presentation titled 'The Middle East and Central Asia: At a glance'. Come along to hear information about the Centre's programs, research opportunities and possible career paths.
In an article on trends in child mortality in developing countries published in 1986 the noted social scientist, JC Caldwell, found that all eleven of the worst performing countries by his calculations had majority Muslim populations and eight of them were from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Reviewing the relevant data three decades later we find dramatically opposite results.
Between the Old World and the New: C. F. Volney and the Politics of Travel Writing in France, 1780–1803
In 1959 the secretary of the Department of Trade, John Crawford (1910–1984), accepted an invitation to become Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies and Professor of Economics at the Australian National University.
Understanding and addressing racial-ethnic inequalities in child health and development - the importance of early life adversity and unique social exposures
Dr Naomi Priest, Fellow, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods
ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods' Dr Marisa Fogarty co-presents a webinar describing the effects of gambling in Indigenous communities, and discussing a health promotion framework to inform policy and practice.
Registration for the webinar is available at the Australian Institute of Family Studies website.
Bristol and the War, 31 Oct.1914, p.1