Recent highlights from the Faculty of Arts in the media

Recent highlights from the Faculty of Arts in the media

Recent highlights from the Faculty of Arts in the media

NRL players behaving badly, the cultural and political revolution of the 1970s, climate policy and the history of political advertising... here are a few of the recent highlights from Faculty of Arts academics in the media.

Associate Professor Michelle Arrow from the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney Focus and was featured in The Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald about political and societal changes in the 1970s.

Professor Catharine Lumby from the Department of Media,  Music, Communication and Cultural Studies was interviewed on ABC News and ABC Radio Newcastle Drive, and featured in The AustralianChannel 10’s The Project and the Sydney Morning Herald regarding NRL players sharing sexually explicit videos.

Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley from the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies was interviewed on Radio National's The History Listen regarding the history of political advertising.

Adjunct Professor Stuart Clark from the Macquarie Law School contributed the article ‘Litigation funders hit the jackpot at the expense of consumers’ to The Australian.

Dr Kais Al-Momani from the Department of Sociology was interviewed on SBS Arabic about the NSW state election.

Professor Bronwyn Carlson from the Department of Indigenous Studies was featured on ABC Radio News nationally and Triple J News regarding a proposed DNA test for Aboriginal people who receive welfare.

Dr Rebecca Sheehan from the Department of Sociology was featured on Radio National Big Ideas regarding the pushback against women's rights and freedoms by the current wave of populist leaders.

Professor Bates Gill from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology contributed the article ‘Bounded engagement: charting a new era in Australia-China relations’ to the Australian Financial Review.

Dr Julian Droogan from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology was interviewed on SBS World News regarding terrorist threats from far-right extremists.

Dr Karin Sowada from the Department of Ancient History was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney Drive regarding new discoveries about how the Egyptian pyramids were built.

Dr Katrina Hutchison from the Department of Philosophy was interviewed on 2SER The Daily regarding the ethics of making details of surgeons' performance public.

Professor Martin Bommas, Director of the Museum of Ancient Cultures was featured in The Australian and Cosmos regarding the repatriation of an ancient artefact to Egypt.

Professor Marion Maddox from the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations was interviewed on Radio National God Forbid regarding religious instruction in schools.

Dr Allon Uhlmann and Dr Stephen McCombie from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology were featured on ABC Radio’s Russia, If You’re Listening regarding Russian interference in the US presidential election.

Dr Glenn Kefford from the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations contributed the article 'Digital campaigning on sites like Facebook is unlikely to swing the election' to The Conversation, and was mentioned on IT News. This article was originally published on The Lighthouse.

Dr Tom Baudinette from the Department of International Studies, Languages and Cultures was featured on 10 DailySBS News and Essential Kids regarding the growing popularity of Korean language and culture due to the rise of K-Pop. This article was originally published on The Lighthouse.

Dr Jonathan Symons from the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations was featured on ABC Radio Sydney AM regarding the Greens' election climate policy

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