2021 Social Sciences Week

Western Sydney University is once again proud to sponsor Social Sciences Week.(opens in a new window)

The School of Social Sciences has contributed a suite of online events from 6-12 September.

The events will offer insights into the significance of the social sciences for our day-to-day lives and cover a diverse range of issues from championing the humanities and social sciences in education; to understanding the spread of conspiracy theories; and researching the relationship between people, machines and data.

6th September 3PM-4:30PM
Championing the humanities and social sciences in education: research, policy and partnerships (opens in a new window)

7th September 10AM-11:30AM
Tourism, vector, virus: Managing tourism and public health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic (opens in a new window)

7th September 12PM-1:30PM
Micro-chips, big pharma, 5G, the virus escaped the lab: the conspiracy theories and misinformation of COVID-19 (opens in a new window)

7th September 2PM-4PM
Muslim women's narratives and representations: Creative methodologies and expressions for Social Justice (opens in a new window)

8th September 10AM-11:30AM
Researching automated worlds (opens in a new window)

8th September 2PM-3:30PM
People, heat, dust and the stars: Social Science at the extremities (opens in a new window)

9th September 10AM-11:30AM
Sociology and disability justice: Transforming our world (opens in a new window)

10th September 10AM-12PM
Critical race theory: Transforming disciplinary knowledge in humanities and social sciences (HASS) (opens in a new window)

For full details on each event and how to register or attend, download the Western Sydney University Social Sciences Week flyer (PDF, 1973.24 KB).(opens in a new window)

Events Archive

Integrating Arts + Therapy Student Exhibition

This group exhibition showcases artwork projects by Master of Art Therapy students in the subject Integrating Arts and Therapy.

Drawing on concepts from contemporary art and theories of materiality, each work speaks to an aspect of art therapy of interest to the artist/trainee art therapist.

The physical exhibition can be viewed at the Parramatta South Campus, Lower Ground, Science Building (EHa). You can also visit the exhibition online, via a 360 degree virtual tour.(opens in a new window)

Student videos:
Morgana Thomas - Clay
Jams Yau - Free Hong Kong

For further information, please contact
Dr. Joy Paton,
or Anita Lever,