Featured story • 17 Sep 2021

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity in ‘Social Sciences Week 2021 ‘by hosting three world-renowned intellectuals: Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh and Gar Alperovitz

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News • 2 Jul 2020

Dr. S A Hamed Hosseini publishes The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies

S A Hamed Hosseini, an expert in global studies from the School of Humanities and Social Science and the founder of Alternative Futures Research Network has led an international team of editors and authors to publish a novel handbook in the twin fields of globalisation and development studies: The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies.

News • 23 Jul 2019

Future Societies Workshop was successfully organized by FEDUA-Alternative Futures Research Network (AFRN) in collaboration with New Economy Network Australia (NENA) on 23 July 2019

The parties committed themselves to establish FEDUA’s first Community partnered “Research Hub” (Alternative Futures Research Hub -AFRHub) based at the University of Newcastle, with the purpose of developing and conducting transformative research projects.

News • 21 Jun 2019

Future Societies Workshop kicks off Memorandum of Understanding with the New Economy Network Australia

The Alternative Futures Research Network will create a new research hub in partnership with the New Economy Network Australia.

Featured story • 1 Nov 2018

2018 Alternative Futures Symposium on YouTube: Watch all the presentations here! Multimedia 2018 Alternative Futures Symposium on YouTube: Watch all the presentations here!

Alternative Futures Symposium was held in Sydney 22-23 November 2018. It contained 18 presentations by 22 presenters (incl. two Key Note Speakers) most of them with a distinguished academic and activist background. Five non-academic civil society and cooperative networks and organizations from NSW

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