Programs

International Program

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), through its international activities and agreements, promotes scholarly cooperation, facilitates intellectual and scholarly exchanges by Australian social scientists with academic counterparts overseas, and acts as an Australian national member of international organisations concerned with the social sciences. The International Program connects social scientists across Australia with […]

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Policy and advocacy program 

The Policy and Advocacy Program encourages the participation of Fellows and social scientists in engaging in debate, research or other activities that advocate and highlight the importance of the social sciences in providing data, advice, and direction for policy development by government. The social science community is encouraged to accept this invitation to be heard […]

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Submissions

The Academy uses the varied experiences and expert recommendations of our vast network of Fellows to respond to government inquiries.  Inquiries are selected by the Policy and Advocacy Committee, often in consultation across the Fellowship.  We seek the views of interested Fellows, compile suggestions and relevant information, and then publish online for public viewing. We also […]

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Public forums and communications program 

Public forums and communications program aims to raise awareness of the social sciences within the community, among policy-makers and opinion leaders, and to highlight the relevance of the social sciences for public policy. The academy’s Public Forums Program comprises of : the academy’s annual events – the Annual Symposium and the Cunningham Lecture the academy’s public […]

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Workshop program

The Workshop Program is a principal component of ASSA’s promotion of excellence in research in the social sciences. By means of the Workshop Program, the academy is a major facilitator of collective intellectual work in the social sciences in Australia. The aim of the Workshop Program is to identify issues of national concern in the […]

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Contact Information

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

  • Location: 26 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT 2601
  • Postal: GPO Box 1956, Canberra, ACT 2601
  • +61 .2 62491788
  • +61 .2 62474335
  • secretariat@assa.edu.au

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