Events

Upcoming Events
27
Mar
Tackling child abuse
Who:Professor David Finkelhor, Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, USA and Professor Donald Palmer, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:27 Mar 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Strategies for preventing child abuse - Professor David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire, USA

Toward an organisation theory analysis of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts - Professor Donald Palmer, University of California, USA

28
Mar
Encountering crows: Enacting multispecies democracies
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:28 Mar 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Dr Thom van Dooren, School of Humanities and Languages, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, discusses the complex histories and futures of human/crow interactions in Brisbane with a focus on ‘community’.

28
Mar
From welfare state to investment state
Who:Professor David Stoesz, Flinders University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:28 Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Professor David Stoesz discusses the evolution of the welfare state. 

29
Mar
UNSWriting presents: Cosmopolitan Queer
Who:Poet Alison Whittaker and novelist Anna Westbrook in conversation with Peter Polites
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:29 Mar 2017, 6:30pm - 8pm

Aboriginal poet Alison Whittaker, novelist Anna Westbrook in conversation with Queer novelist Peter Polites.

30
Mar
Welfare fraud and control over the poor
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative + School of Social Sciences
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref F20)
When:30 Mar 2017, 4pm - 5:30pm

Professor Vincent Dubois from the University of Strasbourg will show how the coming together of various social fields (Bourdieu) – from expertise to the media and the political arena – promotes welfare fraud as a public problem, and the reinforcement of welfare control as a policy priority.

6
Apr
The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System
Who:Professor Hannah Smithson, Manchester Metropolitan University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:6 Apr 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Why do we still find undiagnosed SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) issues in children who have been through the whole education system. How can they be missed?

7
Apr
Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan
Who:The UNSW Balinese Gamelan directed by Manolete Mora
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:7 Apr 2017, 6:30pm - 8pm

UNSW gamelan ensembles, Suwitra Jaya (Balinese) and Langen Suka (Javanese)

27
Apr
Is a just child protection system possible?
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:27 Apr 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Professor Ilan Katz, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, will examine whether it is possible, even in principle, to establish a just child protection system. Can a system be fair to parents, children and the public? Can it balance protection and support? How can the disproportionality of Indigenous and minority ethnic children be understood and addressed?

27
Apr
Solo Music Projects
Who:Solo Music Projects
Venue:Webster Studio 334
When:27 Apr 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
27 Apr 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
27 Apr 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
27 Apr 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Fourth-year Creative Practice (Performance) students will present solo work in recital in the relaxed atmosphere of Webster Studio 334.