School of Social Sciences

Politics and International Relations Seminar Series

How did the Taliban come back so successfully from utter defeat? Prof. Farrell draws on the literatures on civil wars and on military adaptation, to identify and unpack of two sets of factors that explain relative success of insurgencies: first are the availability of social resources, and second are factors that drive and enable military adaptation.

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Ethics in Neurotechnological Innovation

The Monash institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) and Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) are pleased to be hosting an interdisciplinary Symposium in Neuroethics. Entitled, Ethics in Neurotechnological Innovation, the symposium will take place on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:30pm at New Horizons, 20 Research Way, Level 4 Collaboration Lounge. Professor Judy Illes …

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The role of transnational networks and mobile citizens in South Sudan’s global community: A pilot study focused on Melbourne and Juba

Population, Migration and Social Inclusion (PMSI) Research Associate, Dr Sara Maher, the lead researcher for the Melbourne site of the transnational South Sudan Diaspora Impacts Project, has co-authored the project’s concluding report titled; ‘The role of transnational networks and mobile citizens in South Sudan’s global community A pilot study focused on Melbourne and Juba’. The…

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Hannah Lewis to present her research on the intersection of faith and slavery in post-secular contexts

We’re delighted to host Dr Hannah Lewis, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Sheffield who will present findings from her research on ‘Modern slavery and human trafficking: The re-emergence of the intersection of faith and slavery in post-secular contexts’ at the next Monash Criminology Seminar series, Tuesday, April 10, from 11-12pm, Menzies Building Room N502. Her presentation…

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BOb research presented to Parliamentary Inquiry into External Oversight of Police

Associate Professor Leanne Weber from the Border Crossing Observatory and Professor Jude McCulloch from the Monash Gender and Family Violence program appeared before the parliamentary IBAC Committee on 26 February to elaborate on their written submission to the ongoing Inquiry into the External Oversight of Police Corruption and Misconduct in Victoria. In their original submission,…

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Public event: Coercive Control (QUT, Brisbane)

On 15 March 2018, the Queensland University of Technology’s Crime and Justice Research Centre will be hosting a public event on coercive control at their Gardens Point campus in Brisbane. Join the Monash Gender and Family Violence team’s Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon and Professor Sandra Walklate, along with Rachel Neil (Principal Solicitor of the Women’s Legal Service), to hear their…

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