The Institute for Culture and Society hosts a range of events throughout the year from international conferences to seminars, workshops and book launches.

Upcoming Events

ICS Seminar Series
Thursday 8 November 2018

The next ICS Seminar Series will feature Professor Lynn Meskell (Stanford University), presenting on 'Engineering Internationalism: UNESCO’s Victory in Nubia'.

Find out more about the ICS Seminar Series.

Sydney Environment Humanities Lecture Series

This Lecture Series is jointly funded and coordinated by Western Sydney University, the University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and the Australian Museum. Held at the Australian Museum, this lecture series will offer a range of talks by leading international scholars in Environmental Humanities and explore important roles that the humanities can play in addressing some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our day. Find out more...

Researching Post-Capitalist Possibilities PhD Summer School and One Day Conference
16-24 January 2019

This Summer School, taught by Professor Katherine Gibson, Dr Stephen Healy and members of the Community Economies Collective, will be held from 16-18 and 21-23 January 2019 with the one day conference on 24 January 2019.

Find out more about the PhD Summer School and One Day Conference

Researching Post-Capitalist Possibilities One Day Conference
24 January 2019

This conference will present recent research by members of the Community Economies Research Network, including Katherine Gibson and Stephen Healy. The conference is open to a wide audience.

Find out more about the Conference

TASA Conference 2019: Diversity & Urban Growth
25-28 November 2019

Western Sydney University (WSU) is pleased to host the 2019 Australian Sociological Association Conference, a return to Sydney for the first time since 2010. WSU’s School of Social Sciences and Psychology and Institute of Culture and Society will hold the conference in Greater Western Sydney (GWS) at our new Parramatta City campus and at other sites nearby.

Find out more about the TASA Conference 2019: Diversity & Urban Growth(opens in a new window)

Past Events

A full list of past events is available on the Past Events page.

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