Faculty

Monash graduate named CEO of the year

Monash alumni Karl Redenbach (BA 1999, LLB 2000), currently head of a global technology company LiveTiles, has been named 2014 CEO of the Year by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). The award, announced at the AHRI annual dinner in December, recognises the CEO who has most convincingly achieved success for their business through best practice people…

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Monash social scientists recognised

Four Monash social scientists have been recognised for their distinguished achievements and exceptional contributions by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA). Professor Bruce Scates from the National Centre for Australian Studies, Professor Alistair Thomson from the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Professor Lisa Cameron from the Monash Centre for Development Economics,…

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New Postgrad Research Area: Trans-Asian Cultural and Media Studies

A new research area has been added to the postgraduate research program within the School of Film, Media and Communication (MFJ) at Monash, ‘Trans-Asian Cultural and Media Studies’. Currently, there are thirteen prominent scholars available for supervision both within MFJ and across Arts, with opportunity for cross-disciplinary research. With an emphasis on transnational perspectives and…

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Monash Arts student success in GradConnection Top 100 Future Graduates Awards

Monash Arts student, Ashley Coleman-Bock, was recently listed in the top 3 Arts Graduates according to  the Grad Connection Top 100 Future Graduates Awards. Grad Connection is an organisation designed to link high calibre students and graduates to businesses seeking new recruits. This year, Grad Connection began a Top 100 Award to highlight the graduates…

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Hipster or Bohemian? Melbourne’s counter-cultural history showcased at SLV

The State Library Victoria will showcase Melbourne’s vibrant bohemian history with an exhibition, performances, public lectures and walking tours this summer. A unique chance to learn about Melbourne’s counter-culture characters, and their contribution to the city’s arts, music and literary scene. Melbourne’s rich history of counter-cultures will be captured in a new exhibition, with the…

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Dr Ahmad Sarmast wins 2014 Arts Distinguished Alumni Award

The annual Distinguished Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements and exceptional qualities of Monash alumni worldwide.  This year, Dr Ahmad Naser Sarmast won the title for the Arts Faculty award, which recognised his ongoing work as a musician and founder and director of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, a music school aimed at empowering Afghan children…

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Call for papers: Conference on Central and West Asia and their diasporas

Call for Papers: An International Conference on the Transnational and Transgenerational in Central and West Asia and their Diasporas Hosted by Monash University Faculty of Arts Sponsored by the Monash Asia Institute and Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Scholars of West and Central Asia, especially Iran and its neighbours, are invited to submit proposals for pre-arranged panels…

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Ten Monash researchers become ARC Future Fellows

Monash researchers will explore the oldest stars in the galaxy, transform the manufacturing of high value products and examine gender politics in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa, thanks to funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). The Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, announced $115 million in funding this week as part…

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Mid-year entry

Mid-year entry is your opportunity to start your degree in July. You don’t have to wait until next year to start studying. The Faculty of Arts welcomes applications from qualified applicants for entry at mid-year into our courses. Selection is a competitive process and will be based on academic merit. Application closing date for semester…

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Recognition in Queen’s Birthday honours

Monash University’s Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel, and Provost and Senior Vice-President, Professor Edwina Cornish, have both received Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) awards in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Dr Finkel’s award recognises not only his distinguished service to science and engineering and to tertiary education administration, but also the contribution he has…

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