HASS News and Events
Behind the scenes of Australian comedy
UNE’s Professor Anne Pender has dedicated years getting to know Australia’s best-loved comic actors who have "contributed enormously to the Australian cultural landscape, imagination and to our sense of ourselves". The resulting book, Seven Big Australians, contains stories of struggle and triumph that have shaped Australian comedy.
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Law and ordering: UNE to help safeguard Australia’s criminal justice history
Published date: 13/06/2019
Two University of New England (UNE) historians will help build Australia’s first repository of historical criminal justice data to safeguard knowledge and benefit future research. The project, led by Griffith...
“Archaeology emerged as the obvious career choice”
Published date: 07/06/2019
Digital technology and mass-production might shape the world today, but stone is where it all began, says UNE Archaeology’s A/Prof Mark Moore. “As the oldest of all technologies, the manufacture...
“It’s fun to do things outside your comfort zone.”
Published date: 21/05/2019
Jennifer Power-Geary long decided that with her range of interests, she would be an actor, scientist or a presenter at a zoo. The UNE science honours student has studied a...
Public Lectures and Seminars
Each year the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences hosts a number of public lectures. Our public lectures feature renowned national and international scholars and are always open to the community to attend.
Russel Ward Annual Lecture
The Russel Ward Annual Lecture honours the memory and legacy of one of the University's most renowned scholars, Emeritus Professor Russel Braddock Ward. Russel Ward taught at UNE from 1957, and was Deputy Chancellor of UNE from 1981–1989.
Aspects of Antiquity Lecture Series
Maurice Kelly Lecture
The Maurice Kelly Lecture is presented each year by a distinguished researcher on invitation from the Museum of Antiquities.
Research Seminar Series
Our research seminars present the latest research, papers and publications from our researchers. Held throughout the year, these seminars are a great opportunity to engage with the UNE research community.