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Research highlights importance of collective efficacy in mitigating community fears

Research highlights importance of collective efficacy in mitigating community fears

Monday, 11 May 2020

Criminologist from the University of Newcastle, Dr Justin Ellis has recently published a co-authored journal article into the level of fear of crime in inner city Sydney, with Professor Murray Lee at the Sydney Law School and Professor Jonathan Jackson at the London School of Economics.

New book looks at how migrants used music to help shape their lives in nineteenth-century Newcastle

New book looks at how migrants used music to help shape their lives in nineteenth-century Newcastle

Monday, 4 May 2020

How did nineteenth-century migrants to Australia use music to make sense of their new surroundings? That is the question focused on in a newly published book authored by School of Creative Industries researcher and member of the Centre for 21st Century HumanitiesDr Helen English.

Book Launch: Doubtful Readers by Dr Erin McCarthy

Book Launch: Doubtful Readers by Dr Erin McCarthy

Saturday, 11 April 2020

Digital humanist with the School of Humanities and Social Science and the Centre for 21st Century HumanitiesDr Erin McCarthy has found a unique way to launch her newly published book, Doubtful Readers: Print, Poetry, and the Reading Public in Early Modern England.

Dr Askland part of research project to study advocacy coalitions

Dr Askland part of research project to study advocacy coalitions

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

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.

Mining Voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier

Mining Voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier

Friday, 3 April 2020

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

Massacre Map Presentations to Canberra Audiences

Massacre Map Presentations to Canberra Audiences

Thursday, 19 March 2020

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

Listening across difference in feminist digital spaces

Listening across difference in feminist digital spaces

Thursday, 12 March 2020

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 HumanitiesDr Julia Coffey.

Discover the stories behind the stories: Newcastle Writers Festival 2020

Discover the stories behind the stories: Newcastle Writers Festival 2020

Friday, 6 March 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!