Arts & Social Sciences


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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The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls are among several high-profile speakers at a major international conference on gendered violence hosted by UNSW.

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There are some important signs to look out for if you think your child might have a learning disability, write Sue O'Neill, Iva Strnadová and Terry Cumming.

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Australia's history of separations, reunions, refuge and war over the 20th Century are now being told through the incredible journeys of Red Cross tracing, write Ruth Balint and Jayne Persian.