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Interpreting Trauma

Symposium on Interpreting in Domestic and Family Violence Settings

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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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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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Social Housing PhD Scholarship on Offer

Seeking highly motivated applicants for a PhD scholarship examining why people leave social housing & what happens to them subsequently

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Affordable Housing is Crucial for Tackling Homelessness

New research from the Unison Housing Research Lab suggests social housing may be one of the most overlooked, yet effective, solutions to reducing homelessness in Australia.

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Introducing Doctoral Candidate: Leul Tadesse Sidelil

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

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Social housing protects against homelessness – but other benefits are less clear

Social housing, managed by governments and the community sector, provides a safety net to vulnerable Australians.

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As Japan undergoes social change, single women are in the firing line

The ideal of a full-time male breadwinner model persists in Japan, even as women’s participation in the workforce has increased since the Equal Employment Opportunity Law was introduced in 1985.

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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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Introducing Migration, Mobility and Social Diversity Lead Researcher: Assoc. Prof. Hariz Halilovich

Missing People, Missing Stories and the Creation of Cyber Villages After the Bosnian Genocide

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Introducing Doctoral Candidate: Melissa Laing

Keeping the family together: Recognising the human-animal bond in family violence situations

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Call for Papers: ‘Real and Digital Experiences: Latin American Migrants in Australia’ Symposium

‘Real and Digital Experiences: Latin American Migrants in Australia’ is a symposium hosted at RMIT University and supported by the Migration and Mobility Lab (Digital Ethnography Research Centre, DERC) and the School of Global, Urban and Social Sciences, RMIT.

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Rules of thumb for women leaders in the Pacific, and beyond

In January, when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her pregnancy, she was careful to note that she would be “fully contactable” during her six weeks of maternity leave.

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New evidence suggests we may need to rethink policies aimed at poverty

Fewer people who were homeless or at risk of being homeless exited poverty than in the general population.

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Protecting Peacekeepers Requires Better Politics, Not More Force

Blog piece by Dr Charles T Hunt published in Global Observatory

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PhD Scholarships on offer in Urban Homelessness and Housing Program

SGSC and Unison Housing, Victoria's largest social housing provider join forces to explore community, public, affordable and transitional housing.

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Homeless on the Streets: Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Invisible homeless people on our streets are the symptom of a much larger and hidden homelessness problem

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Where did the Lucky Country Go? Homelessness and Housing Affordability

Guy Johnson, Urban Housing and Homelessness Research Program Lead reflects on the housing crisis gripping Australia

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Dr Anastasia Powell presents on a new framework for crime and justice in digital society

Dr Anastasia Powell who is one of the Lead Researcher’s in the Gendered Violence & Inequality Research Program and also works across the Law, Justice and Social Policy Research Program, recently participated in a meeting of the International Interdisciplinary Research Consortium on Cybercrime (IIRCC). The consortium was held at the International Institute for the Sociology […]

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