Arts & Social Sciences

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A public talk by self-confessed ‘bad feminist’ Roxane Gay will be one of the highlights of UNSW-affiliated events at this year’s Sydney Writers' Festival.

This UNSWriting podcast features a lively discussion with two young emerging queer writers, Anna Westbrook and Alison Whittaker. 

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Opening this week, the 2016 Sci-Fi Film Festival will feature new talent from around the globe, including a short film by UNSW film student Josef Arbiv.

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A UNSW Arts & Social Sciences panel at the Sydney Film Festival will explore cinema’s ability to cross borders and help refugees tell their stories of courage and resilience.

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Popular culture remains at the margins of international relations, yet it has much to contribute to the understanding of the power dynamics at play in world affairs, write Laura Shepherd and William Clapton.

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Canberra needs to think very carefully before responding to the Productivity Commission’s report into childcare and early childhood learning, write Deb Brennan and Elizabeth Adamson.

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Women’s refuges play an important role in assisting women and children escape violence, writes Jane Bullen.

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A UNSW-led study into the long-term impacts of growing up in care has been launched by Justice Peter McClellan, who described it as an important step in strengthening the voice of 'Forgotten Australians'.

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Proposed 'ag gag' laws before parliament are designed to prevent activists from sharing evidence of animal suffering with the community, writes Siobhan O’Sullivan.

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