The University of Newcastle, Australia
Smoke stacks

News • 8 Apr 2020

Dr Askland part of research project to study advocacy coalitions

Member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, anthropologist Dr Hedda Askland, is part of a new $418,828 multi-institutional research project led by Dr Alfonso M. Arranz at the University of Melbourne, which aims to better understand and utilise the mechanics of “advocacy coalitions” for low-carbon technologies.

Entrance to Wollar

News • 3 Apr 2020

Mining Voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier

Anthropologist with the School of Humanities and Social Science and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Hedda Askland, has published a journal article with Cambridge University Press entitled Mining voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier.

Professor Lyndall Ryan

News • 19 Mar 2020

Massacre Map Presentations to Canberra Audiences

Professor Lyndall Ryan, the leader of the team behind the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map has recently delivered several presentations in Canberra.

Julia Coffey

News • 12 Mar 2020

Listening across difference in feminist digital spaces

Is it possible to listen across difference in feminist digital spaces? That is the question being investigated by School of Humanities and Social Science researcher and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Julia Coffey.

Nancy Cushing

News • 9 Mar 2020

History under the spotlight at the Newcastle Writers Festival

The Newcastle Writers Festival will again this year feature talks from historians, not only from the University of Newcastle, but also from the local area and beyond.

Newcastle writers festival logo

News • 6 Mar 2020

Discover the stories behind the stories: Newcastle Writers Festival 2020

With another amazing line up of authors, academics, commentators and journalists, including a wealth from our University, tickets to this year’s Newcastle Writers Festival, on April 3-5, will be in hot demand!

University of Newcastle student Reid McManus

News • 6 Mar 2020

Students at the heart of unique partnership with music industry giant BMG

An opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s biggest and best-established artists and music industry professionals is now a reality for students at the University of Newcastle.

Jesper Gulddal

News • 5 Mar 2020

Associate Professor Jesper Gulddal publishes The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction

English literature researcher with the School of Humanities and Social Science and member of the Centre for 21stCentury Humanities, Associate Professor Jesper Gulddal, has a new book out in April this year titled The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction.

News • 24 Feb 2020

Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters project post-doc available

The Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters Project with Birkbeck University of London has a postdoctoral research position available.

Wine studies conference, University of California.

News • 21 Feb 2020

Centre Director convenes third international wine studies conference during Fulbright program

Dr Julie McIntyre, an environmental historian and interim Director of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, recently spent 3 months at the Shields Library, University of California in Davis to trace binational innovations in modernising wine production as part of the Fulbright Scholarship she was awarded.

Philip Dwyer

News • 20 Feb 2020

Dwyer gives public lecture on Broken Bones, Broken Stones: Iconoclasm in World History

Professor Philip Dwyer, Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence gave a public lecture at Trinity College Dublin, as part of the 'Out of the Ashes' Lecture Series.

Mardi Gras parade - crowd of people dressed in colourful clothes and wigs

News • 18 Feb 2020

FOI Reveals Cost of 2013 Policing of Mardi Gras Festival

As the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras begins this week, University of Newcastle criminologist, Dr Justin Ellis, reflects on the cost of the controversial policing of the 2013 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.