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Erin Daly and Zacchaeus Lim win 2015 Borrie Prize

Demography - news - Tue, 2016-08-30 14:39

Erin Daly and Zacchaeus Lim were recently awarded the 2015 Borrie Prize for best student papers on a population-related topic.

Erin (Masters of Social Research Advanced) won the Honours/Masters/Grad category of the prize for her paper titled Did the EU's Dublin Regulation fail as a migration policy? "This paper considers whether the European Union’s (EU’s), Dublin Regulation, which legislates how asylum seeker applications are to be handled across the 28 EU Member States, should be considered a failure in the wake of the events of 2015."

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RSSS Director's Award

School of Sociology - news - Thu, 2016-08-25 11:40

Apply now for the generous RSSS Director's Award - a scholarship worth up to $20,000 per year for the best PhD applicant in the social sciences at ANU. Apply to study at Australia's top-ranked research university today.

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ANU Historians Shortlisted for the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards

School of History - news - Mon, 2016-08-22 13:54

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno and Professor Ann McGrath were shortlisted for the 2016 NSW Premier's History awards.

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ANU students in the Highly Commended category for History in the International Undergraduate Awards program

School of History - news - Mon, 2016-08-22 12:20

Two of our past and current Honours students, Geraldine Fela and Emily Gallagher, have been placed in the Highly Commended category for History in the International Undergraduate Awards program, convened in Ireland: they are in the top 10 per cent of applicants, from whom an overall winner will be announced on the 6th of September.

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Executive short courses launched

RSSS - news - Wed, 2016-08-17 11:51
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The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, in partnership with ANU Enterprise, has launched a series of executive education short courses to be run in October and November 2016.

Information on the courses and presenters is available here, or click through to individual course  pages below.

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Peter Mares, Not Quite Australian: How Temporary Migration is Changing the Nation in conversation with Frank Bongiorno

School of History - news - Fri, 2016-08-12 11:28

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
6:00pm – 7:00pm (18:00 – 19:00)

Permanent migration has long been vital to the story of Australia and today, there are more than one million temporary migrants living in Australia. They work, pay tax and abide by our laws, yet they remain unrecognised as citizens. All the while, this rise in temporary migration is redefining Australian society, from wage wars and healthcare benefits, to broader ideas of national identity and cultural diversity.

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The Public Life of History

School of History - news - Fri, 2016-08-12 11:05
Dipesh Chakrabarty in conversation with Meera Ashar and Frank Bongiorno

ANU School of History's Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno will be speaking at The Public Life of History, presented by the School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

Thursday 18 August 6:00pm – 7.30pm (light refreshments from 6:00pm to 6:30pm)

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2016 Allan Martin Public Lecture: Child refugees and Australian internationalism: past, present, future

School of History - news - Tue, 2016-08-09 09:55

The 2016 Allan Martin Lecture was presented by Professor Joy Damousi on Tuesday the 3rd of May in the Coombs Lecture Theatre at the Australian Natiuonal University.

This lecture is available to be viewed through the ANU College of Arts annd Social Sciences Soundcloud account.

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John Passmore Lecture: Changing Visions of an Egalitarian Society

Philosophy - news - Tue, 2016-08-09 09:30

The annual John Passmore Lecture took place on Tuesday the 2nd of August at the Innovations Theatre on the ANU campus. The 2016 John Passmore Lecture was given by Professor Elizabeth Anderson; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, John Dewey Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan.

The letcure can be viewed through the Experience ANU Soundcloud account, alongside a diverse range of events and presentations that have taken place at the ANU.

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Self-serve shoplifters do not see behaviour as stealing

School of Sociology - news - Mon, 2016-08-08 16:55

Many people passing off expensive items as cheaper ones at self-serve checkouts do not consider the behaviour to be stealing, and try to justify their behaviour, says criminologist Dr Emmeline Taylor. 
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Discover all you want to know about Sociology and Criminology at the ANU Open Day

School of Sociology - news - Mon, 2016-08-08 16:53

If you’re thinking of studying Sociology either at undergraduate or postgraduate level, or if you’re a parent, family member or friend wondering what it’s all about, then come along to the ANU Open Day! #youareANU

Discover Sociology at ANU.

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2016 Jack Smart Lecture: Cognition as a social skill

Philosophy - news - Mon, 2016-08-08 11:02
The ANU School of Philosophy presented the 2016 Jack Smart Memorial Lecture by Professor Sally Haslanger on the 27th of July.

A Podcast of the event is available through the Experience ANU Soundcloud account.

Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies at MIT.

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James Raymer teaching migration analysis in Korea

Demography - news - Fri, 2016-08-05 16:17

The 3rd KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population,  organised by the Asia Pacific Population Institute and Statistics Korea, is being held in Daejeon Korea from 1-12 August 2016. James Raymer is teaching migration analysis to participants from China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

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ANU School of History's Recent PhD Graduates

School of History - news - Tue, 2016-08-02 16:58

Dr Alexis Bergantz, Dr Brett Goodin, Dr Selena Williams, Dr Kim Doyle, and Dr Anne Rees have successfully completed their PhD's through the School of History.

For information on the School of History's undergraduate and postgraduate programs visit Programs and Courses.

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3MT - CAIS research scholar wins a joint prize

CAIS - news - Tue, 2016-08-02 11:38

Congratulations to the winners of College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) round of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. CAIS research scholar Katja Theodorakis received a joint first place with Ben Chapman-Schmidt, a graduate research scholar from the School of Sociology.

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Caldwell Fellowship for 2017: Call for applications

Demography - news - Tue, 2016-08-02 10:09

This is an exciting opportunity for an early career African researcher in population health or demography to develop a collegial partnership with researchers at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) and/or the School of Demography at the Australian National University (ANU).

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WVE conference video now available

CAIS - news - Mon, 2016-08-01 13:31

The Women and Violent Extremism: Myth and Reality conference was jointly presented by ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs (Bell School) and Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (CAIS). It was convened by Dr Vanessa Newby (Bell School) and Dr Raihan Ismail (CAIS) pictured here speaking in a panel on women in jihadi groups with Dr Bina D'Costa (Bell School).

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Congratulations to CAIS students graduating in July

CAIS - news - Thu, 2016-07-14 15:27
Graduations

Three research scholars will be awarded doctoral degrees this semester: Brenton Clark, Adrian d'Hage and Aly Zaman.

Dr Brenton Clark has completed a doctoral thesis on: 'The Islamic Republic of Iran's relations with the Republic of Tajikistan in the post-Soviet period'.

Dr Adrian D'Hage has researched the topic:  'The Influence of Religion on US Foreign Policy in the Middle East.

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Job opening - Associate Professor or Professor

Demography - news - Fri, 2016-07-08 12:22

The School of Demography is seeking an Associate Professor or Professor in the field of Demography. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record for excellence in research and publication in demography and will contribute towards the School's research agenda, generate external funding and research grants and consultancies, and in expanding its teaching programs and undertaking graduate supervision. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience.

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Call for Conference Registrations - History and Authority: Political Vocabularies of the Modern Age

School of History - news - Fri, 2016-07-08 10:38

The Humanities Research Centre invites registrations for its conference ‘History and Authority:  Political Vocabularies of the Modern Age’.  The conference will be held from the 27th - 29th July, 2016 at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. 

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