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The World’s Youngest Failed State: Interrogating Western Interventions in South Sudan

The full recording of the lecture is available at charlesthunt.com/public-talks En route to conduct research in Juba, South Sudan, Dr Charles T Hunt, a Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow in the Social & Global Studies Centre, along with Adam Day from the United Nations University’s Centre for Policy Research, gave a public lecture on the […]

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Caring at a Distance

Insight in Dr Julian Lee’s story, and the impacts of migration on families.

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International Security Policy & Putin’s Russia

Professor Joe Siracusa joins the panel Night Owl Session at Lithuania's 2019 Snow Meeting

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Past Events

Migration and Caring Across Distance: Facebook, Skype & Digital Kinship

22 November 2018, 4:00PM-6:00PM

Migrants over 65 are more digitally literate than locals. They’re as keen to embrace social networking as the people that love them. But there are obstacles in their way.

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Understanding the NDIS: a history of disability welfare from ‘deserving poor’ to consumers in control

Society hasn't always seen people with disabilities as having the same rights at everyone else. So how did we get to the NDIS, which offers people with disabilities with choice and control?

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Past Events

A Woman’s Place: Reflections on the State of Gender Equality

21 November 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM

Join us to discover how Natasha Stott Despoja AM has been working to end gender inequity.

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Media, Politics and Multiculturalism in Victoria

Far-right, anti-Muslim groups with a vision for “heroic and salvational masculine violence” a threat to social cohesion in Victoria.

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Meet Our Academics

Introducing Doctoral Candidate: Leul Tadesse Sidelil

Gender Inequality Issues in Science and Technology in Higher Education in Ethiopia.

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Current Projects

Humour in social interactions in French and English

The main aim of the project is to analyse the functions of humour in French and Australian social visits within the framework of a larger joint project on social interaction.

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