The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is one of Australia's leading faculties in both social sciences and humanities. Research is conducted in the Faculties' five schools and its specialist research centres.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences aspires to be recognised internationally as a progressive and socially engaged Faculty, with distinctive research strengths in scholarship across the contemporary Humanities, the Social Sciences and the Creative and Performing Arts. We generate research which extends knowledge, engages with and informs social changes and contributes to practice across a diverse range of areas. Our research is recognised both nationally and internationally and many of our researchers are considered leaders in their respective fields.
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The Faculty has a strong commitment to its researchers and has a number of resources in place to support staff, in particular early career researchers, which are designed to complement the services and support provided from the University.
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Persian stories on film
PhD student and documentary producer, Sanaz Fotouhi, has created Australia’s first Persian Film Festival to challenge cultural misconceptions.
The event promises to add a new dimension to Sydney’s annual festival scene by showing the diversity of filmic expression from the Persian world and beyond, showcasing films…