Events

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 2019

The ICS Seminar Series presents an exciting breadth of social and cultural research from the Institute’s renowned staff and doctoral candidates as well as a range of national and international visiting scholars. Our first Seminar for 2019 will be held on Thursday the 7th of March. ICS and the Whitlam Institute will host the Seminar Uluru Statement ‘From the Heart’: Are We Listening?

Find out more about the ICS Seminar Series.


Seminar: Beyond technology: Museums as catalysts of connection through communication 14 February 2019

Museums have always been points of connection across time, locations, content formations and communities. How do digital infrastructures, technologies and media impact museums’ options of making connections? Kirsten Drotner, Professor of Media and Communication Studies at the University of Southern Denmark and founding director of two R&D programmes, DREAM and Our Museum, presents answers, offers practical examples of how to make new connections, and discusses some of the obstacles. Find out more about the Seminar


Public Seminar: New materialism and the sociology of inequality: class, capital and capacities.

A public seminar on new materialism and the sociology of inequality presented by Peta Hinton and Nick J. Fox.

Find out more about the seminar.


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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