Social Affairs

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Ageist assumptions about sex and sexuality will be challenged at a UNSW seminar that will highlight findings from the most comprehensive study of Australians aged 60 and over. 

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A new institute focusing on disability will harness research and innovation across all UNSW faculties and disciplines.

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The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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Two very different stories about forced migration and detention will be the focus of a Sydney Film Festival panel featuring UNSW's Su Goldfish and Iranian-Dutch director Arash Kamali Sarvestani.

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Man Booker prize winner Anne Enright is working with creative writing students and giving a public talk at UNSW this week as the inaugural Thomas Keneally Fellow.

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From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers' Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency. 

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As a migrant herself, Associate Professor Bingqin Li is no stranger to the difficulties of living and working away from home. But it was the disappearance of her mother’s housekeeper in Beijing that gave her the impetus for her research in social policy.

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Former headmaster of Sydney Grammar School and respected classical scholar John Vallance will join UNSW as Honorary Professor for the Public Understanding of the Humanities.

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In the midst of the Trump era, the timeliness of Belvoir's latest production shouldn’t be understated, writes Bryoni Trezise.

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As 300 Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders gather at Uluru, Harry Hobbs explains the role of this First Nations Convention in the process of constitutional reform.

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