School of Humanities and Languages


The Fellowship for Associate Professor Kama Maclean recognises outstanding contribution to research in the history of modern India.


Is the afterlife a mirror of our ideal world? Do cunning people live better? Can we divorce the moral from the beautiful? These are some of the questions to be examined this week at a UNSW conference looking at ancient prescriptions for living well.

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A book surveying Enlightenment-era European encounters with the people of the Pacific has won a UNSW academic the NSW Premier’s History award.

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UNSW and the University of Sydney have partnered to offer cross-institutional enrolments in Indonesian, Modern Greek and Italian.

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It is time for science communication to get real with less emphasis on technology promotion and more acknowledgment of areas of uncertainty, alternatives and political commitments, write Matthew Kearnes and Georgia Miller. 

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What does the emerging scholarly field of environmental humanities have in common with the Hollywood film Grease? More than you might think, writes Jennifer Hamilton. 

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Former NSW Premier and Foreign Minister Senator Bob Carr has been appointed Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW.

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The truthfulness of clinical trial data is often debatable. So how did we get here and what exaclty is the problem with this situation, asks Nicolas Rasmussen. 

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The premier conference for young Australian and Chinese leaders kicks off this week, and international student Lina Tao is one of 30 delegates selected to participate.  

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A historical examination of the policies of assimilation in European empires, written by ARC Future Fellow Saliha Belmessous, has won a 2013 NSW Premier’s History Award.