Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2016 Date to: 31-12-2016
9
Feb
Ian Watson on "A Disappearing World: Studies in Class, Gender and Memory"
Who:Ian Watson, Freelance researcher and author
Venue:SPRC, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:9 Feb 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Ian Watson discusses his recently published book "A Disappearing World: Studies in Class, Gender and Memory"

23
Feb
Assessing Canada’s changing migration policy for migrant care givers
Who:Professor Monica Boyd, University of Toronto
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:23 Feb 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Professor Monica Boyd from the University of Toronto assesses changes in Canada’s migration regime that governs the admission of migrant workers for care

30
Mar
So, what? Lecture - Professor Lyn Craig introduced by Annabel Crabb
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref G19)
When:30 Mar 2016, 6pm - 7:30pm
5
Apr
Face Funds: The Politics of Philanthropy in Rural China
Who:Dr Tom Cliff, Australian National University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:5 Apr 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Dr Tom Cliff examines the development and propagation of non-state welfare funds in rural China, and reports on recent state efforts to co-opt and control this flourishing, indirectly contentious, civil movement.

13
Apr
Youth transitions from education to the labour market in Australia and the UK
Who:Dr Gill Main, University of Leeds
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:13 Apr 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Dr GIll Main presents the policy contexts and popular perceptions of youth, within which young people are making their journeys from education to the labour market are explored.

16
May
Sydney Writers' Festival 2016
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Various sites across Sydney
When:16 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
17 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
18 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
19 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
20 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
21 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
22 May 2016, 9am - 8pm

As a major partner of the Sydney Writers’ Festival, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is proud to support a number of events as part of the 2016 Festival program.

17
May
Indigenous Life Expectancy: Strengths and Pitfalls
Who:Professor Richard Madden, University of Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:17 May 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Professor Richard Madden explores the rapid growth rate of the Indigenous population, and if the statistics for identification actually add up.

18
May
Dean’s Research Awards 2016
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Bar at the End of the Wharf, Pier 4/5 Walsh Bay
When:18 May 2016, 5pm - 7pm

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is proud to announce the fourth annual Dean’s Research Awards.

The Awards celebrate excellent research performance by Arts & Social Sciences academics. The winners will be announced at a special event in Walsh Bay, held to coincide with the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

19
May
Yeonmi Park:The Young North Korean Defector Changing the World
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref G19)
When:19 May 2016, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Human rights activist Yeonmi Park comes to UNSW to share her extraordinary story of survival and escape. Now a university student, Yeonmi joins us to inspire a new generation of young world changers. Free event, bookings essential.