Human Geography

Three Monash Arts graduate research scholarships currently on offer

Monash Arts is pleased to be offering three graduate research scholarships. The Cecile Parrish Memorial Scholarship for Research Excellence comprises of three-year fixed-term appointment within the Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Research Program.  The successful candidate will have a background the discipline of English literary studies, and be of outstanding merit. The scholarship will enable a PhD…

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Welcome Goshu Tefera: Researching the temporalities of refugee integration in Australia

We welcome PhD student Goshu Tefera to the PMSI Postgraduate Network. From the discipline of Human Geography and under the supervision of Associate Professor Alan Gamlen, Goshu is researching ‘The temporalities of refugee integration in Australia’ focusing on the experiences of Ethiopian-Australians from a refugee background in regards to integration, time and associated temporalities.  He…

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Distinguished Monash alum launches new Geography Seminar Series

The first in a new geography seminar series saw Gordon L. Clark, Professor and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University, discuss how large scale investors make decisions about whether (or how) to invest billions in large-scale infrastructure, and included detailed recommendations on how policy makers can set incentives for them to invest in more sustainable infrastructure.

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Monash #AfricanGangs forum looks beyond politics and media headlines

As a response to the #AfricanGangs social media movement established to counter negative perceptions of African immigrants in Australia, academics from the Monash Population Migration and Social Inclusion Focus Program (PMSI) recently hosted the forum ‘#AfricanGangs: Beyond politics and media headlines’. A platform for discussion and debate, the Monash #AfricanGangs Forum analysed the issues raised…

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Video of The Horrible Mess of Climate Change Politics: public lecture by Clive Hamilton

Over 100 people braved the rain for the booked out Monash Arts Public Lecture, ‘The Horrible Mess of Climate Change Politics‘, hosted by our School of Social Sciences‘ Department of Human Geography held at the State Library of Victoria. Professor Clive Hamilton delivered the keynote address and he was joined by Dr William Jackson, Chief Author of…

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