Events

Upcoming Events
16
Aug
The inequities of un-neighbourliness: how disadvantage shapes the experiences and responses of problems between neighbours
Who:Prof. Lynda Cheshire, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:16 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

In this talk, Professor Lynda Cheshire will identify the experiences of neighbour problems among disadvantaged groups, the constraints upon how problems are managed, and the policy solutions required to help resolve the problem.

28
Aug
Confronting ageism in society and in medicine: What can be done?
Who:Dr Peta Cook, University of Tasmania
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:28 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

In this presentation, Dr Peta Cook will examine the subtle – and not so subtle – ways in which ageism manifests in society and in medicine.

5
Sep
Neoliberal nudity: gendered body practices in public/private times
Who:Professor Virginia Braun, School of Psychology, The University of Auckland
Venue:The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus (map ref G19)
When:5 Sep 2018, 4pm - 6pm

In this talk, Prof Virginia Braun will speculatively explore the idea of “neoliberal nudity” through reference to two particular sites and modes of body modification: body hair removal/retention, and vulval genital cosmetic surgery and related procedures.

19
Sep
Roads taken and not taken in the global AIDS response
Who:Prof. Michael Bartos, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:19 Sep 2018, 3pm - 4pm

In this talk, Prof Michael Bartos will reflect on the trajectories associated with HIV diagnosis, HIV prevention, TasP and PreP (treatment as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis), as well as the neglect of local responses and approaches informed by behavioural economics and the science of complex adaptive systems.