CHASS Daily Media Report for Members


  Members' Events Calendar

8 October 2014   The History of Murder: Europe and the World
Hosted by the Centre for the History of Violence and The Lock-Up, this free public talk will be given by Professor Pieter Spierenburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Newcastle   New South Wales
Faculty of Education and the Arts, University of Newcastle

13 October 2014   ACHRC 2014 Annual Meeting Alliances and Impacts: Sustaining Humanities Research in the 21st Century
An opportunity for Humanities-based researchers to come together to discuss the practicalities of Humanities research in & around centres, institutes & other groupings
The Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres

24 November 2014   TASA Annual Conference
Challenging Identities, Institutions and Communities
The Australian Sociological Association

3 December 2014   22nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society for French Studies (ASFS)
Topic: Conflict, Dialogue and Representation. Guest of honour: Former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin (talking about his new book Le Mal napoléonien, Seuil 2014)
RMIT University

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  2014 CHASS National Forum, 8-9 Oct, Melbourne

The 2014 CHASS Forum will be held at the University of Melbourne's Woodward Conference Centre on 8-9 October. It will bring together an international group of speakers, policy makers, political leaders and performers to share results, ideas, and to build coalitions.

For the first time, CHASS will award yearly Australia Prizes for achievements in HASS subject areas. These cash prizes for authors, performers, policy makers and students will honour those who have advanced the HASS areas as well as draw publicity to the value of HASS, and will be awarded at a gala dinner on 8 October.

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  CHASS News: September 2014

Newsletter Issue #80

This year's CHASS National Forum and CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner feature two of Australia's most famous poets: Les Murray and David Malouf. Why not come along, enjoy the performances, get involved in the discussion and give your opinion on whether Australia needs a poet laureate.


  Quick links

The Humanities Matter
The University College London's (UCL) Centre for Digital Humanities in collaboration with 4Humanities recently created a new The Humanities Matter! infographic with statistics and arguments for the humanities in high-impact visual form.

Mapping Australian higher education 2013
A Grattan Institute Report.

Inspiring industry to inspire Australia: Business and science outreach
Based on CHASS's consultations with the industry sector, this report contains fifteen case studies that show how industry, research and community organisations are working together to promote future workforce skills and inspire innovative partnerships.

The humanities, arts and social sciences and public science engagement in Australia
This CHASS report was prepared for the Inspiring Australia funded project, 'Developing a national data base of completed research regarding public attitudes and behaviours towards science in Australia'.

Creative Australia - The Australia Government's 2013 National Cultural Policy
Celebrating Australia's strong, diverse and inclusive culture, it describes the essential role arts and culture play in the life of every Australian and how creativity is central to Australia's economic and social success: a creative nation is a productive nation.

Powering Ideas: An Innovation Agenda for the 21st Century
The innovation agenda for Australia over the next decade in Powering Ideas: An Innovation Agenda for the 21st Century was outlined by the Australian Government on 12 May 2009.