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"Above world standard" research quality in History and Philosophy in the 2011 ERA Article - Posted on 10 February 2011

Researchers in History and Philosophy contributed strongly to the great results in the research areas of History, and Philosophy in the 2011 Excellence in Research for Australia report.

Outstanding results in Excellence in Research Australia report Article - Posted on 9 February 2011

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences research well above world standard

2011 Little Red Book for history students available online Article - Posted on 1 February 2011 The 2011 edition of the Little Red Book for history students is now available here.
Grace Karskens wins the Prime Minister's Literary Award for nonfiction for The Colony Article - Posted on 9 November 2010

Grace Karskens' The Colony: A History of Early Sydney (Allen & Unwin, 2009) has won the Prime Minister's Literary Award for nonfiction. The Colony provides a rich new interpretation of the early life of Sydney. Supported by a fertile diversity of sources, it is a rich history of a dynamic colony and a rounded account of the lives of the people who lived there.

Lisa Ford wins a NSW Premier's History Award and Littleton-Griswold Prize Article - Posted on 4 November 2010

Dr Lisa Ford book examining the relationship between law, settlers and indigenous people in North America and Australia in the early nineteenth century has won a NSW Premier History Award and the American Historical Association Littleton-Griswold Prize.

Summer Session Philosophy Course Announced: ARTS2366 Logic and Reasoning Article - Posted on 18 August 2010

For full details, please refer to the 2011 handbook when available.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Awards Ceremony 2010 Article - Posted on 29 April 2010

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences annual Award Ceremony was held on the 27th April to celebrate the achievements of our students.

Call for papers: The Idea of Home symposium Article - Posted on 24 March 2010

The Idea of Home Call for Papers

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How history can challenge the narrative of blame for homelessness

While homelessness is becoming more visible, it is not new in affluent societies like Australia, writes Anne O'Brien.

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