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Monash Arts celebrates Social Sciences Week with fascinating free panels and lectures. From the impacts of COVID-19 on gender based violence, international education, and digital lives, through to the challenges in political leadership and sustainability, our academics will showcase how their research is helping to change our world for the better.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7th, 2-3 PM
Digital media have allowed us to carry on in many ways - to stay connected, to be entertained, and to keep learning. But what are the costs? What are the limitations? What are the opportunities
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8th, 10-11.30 AM
Australia and New Zealand are major education exporters and the current COVID-19 crisis has presented great challenges to the sector, education institutions, and international students and their families.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8th, 5-6.30 PM
As the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, connections among households, public open spaces and urban life have all come into sharp focus, revealing numerous spatial inequalities across our cities.
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9th, 3.30-4.40 PM
Ahead of their forthcoming book Gender and Political Leadership in Australia, the panellists will explore the role that gender identities, gender politics and gendered power relationships play in shaping political leadership in this country.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10th, 5-6.30 PM
Researchers from Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre and Monash Gender, Peace and Security will be in conversation about their research into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gendered violence.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11th, 4-5 PM
From the perspective of medical anthropology, this international discussion will examine how the capacity to respond to the pandemic is uneven along the social fault lines of class, race, and gender.