Resilience and fragility in the Asian Century

In conjunction with the University of Melbourne, the Academy is pleased to present its 2014 Keith Hancock Lecture by Professor Simon Ville on Tuesday, 25 November 2014.

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Mapping the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences ...

The Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia released a major new report: Mapping the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia. Launched at the National Press Club in Canberra, the report provides the most comprehensive account of student enrolments, teaching and research in the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS) sector to date.
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Resilience and fragility in the Asian Century ...

In conjunction with the University of Melbourne, the Academy is pleased to present its 2014 Keith Hancock Lecture by Professor Simon Ville on Tuesday, 25 November 2014.
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ASSA's 2014 Annual Report ...

This year has seen the Academy expand its activities and influence, overcome challenges, and continue to promote its strengths and raise its profile to government and the wider community. Importantly, we continued to engage effectively with the other Learned Academies, the Office of the Chief Scientist and the Department of Education, as well as fostering partnerships with universities, the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (AASSREC), International Social Science Council (ISSC), Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS), Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), Royal Society of New Zealand, Korean National Academy of Science, and the Research Alliance group, among others.
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ASSA workshop report: The globalisation of international society ...

A report on the recent ASSA funded workshop The globalisation of international society has been added to the ASSA website.
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Media release: 2014 Paul Bourke Award and Panel Commendations for Early Career ...

The President of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Professor Deborah Terry, is pleased to announce the winner of the Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research 2014 and the winners of the Panel Awards for Early Career Research 2014. The Academy honours Australians in the early part of their career who have achieved excellence in scholarship in one or more fields of the social sciences from a shortlist of four outstanding early career researchers for the Panel Commendations for Early Career Research (one from each panel of the Academy) from whom will be selected one exceptional researcher to be the recipient of the Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research.
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Mapping HASS

The Australian Academy of the Humanities and ASSA have released a major new report: Mapping the humanities, arts and social sciences in Australia. Launched at the National Press Club in Canberra, the report provides the most comprehensive account of student enrolments, teaching and research in the humanities, arts and social sciences ...

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Pressed for time: the acceleration of life in digital capitalism
by Judy Wajcman

In Pressed for time, Judy Wajcman explains why we immediately interpret our experiences with digital technology as inexorably accelerating everyday life. She argues that we are not mere hostages to communication …

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