A leading expert on democratic theory, Professor Ashutosh Varshney, will contrast India’s democracy with its unsteady record of liberal freedoms at a free public lecture at UNSW on 12 July.
Population growth brings benefits, but policymakers also need to discuss the problems that come with it, writes Jenny Stewart.
In an edited extract, Megan Davis, Noel Pearson and Pat Anderson argue for a mechanism that will allow Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to participate more directly in decision-making in Canberra.
Some people with disabilities may not require government supports, meaning they wouldn’t have been counted as having a disability in the Census, write Karen Fisher and Sally Robinson.
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.
A new institute focusing on disability will harness research and innovation across all UNSW faculties and disciplines.
The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.
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.
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.
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.