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Intercultural Dialogues seminar audio

Intercultural Dialogues October seminar audio is now available

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2015 Undergraduate Information Brochure

Welcome to Deakin University and especially welcome to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Enlighten - Criminology edition

The December 2014 edition of Enlighten focuses on our Criminology discipline. 'Enlighten' is the News from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences publication.


School signs contract with Defence

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences has won an extensive contract with the Department of Defence to deliver programs at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies in Canberra.
CDSS Partnership

Dual award - a first for Deakin University

Deakin University Australia, in partnership with Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany, is pleased to announce a new Dual Award Program in Cultural Heritage and World Heritage Studies.

Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Criminologist honoured in 100 Women of Influence Awards

A young Deakin University criminologist committed to the study of men who murder while also acting as a passionate voice for victims of crime has been recognised as one of Australia's most influential women.

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Intercultural encounters seminars 2014

Reviewing the Intercultural encounters seminars

Stephanie Cranage

Internship at Natural History Museum

Stephanie talks about her internship at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County within the Anthropology department.


Intercultural encounters seminars 2013

The 2013 Intercultural encounters seminars.

Shane Talia

Internship - UMA

As part of his internship for AIM717: Heritage in the Field, Shane is working at the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) in Brunswick. Shane is working on a series of objects that once belonged to the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia, including antique office equipment, commemorative artifacts, photographs, textiles and other miscellanea.

Furthering Australia-China Engagement

Furthering Australia-China Engagement

Diplomatic relations between Australia and China have now entered the fifth decade. Buoyed by close economic links, this crucial relationship appears to be healthy and growing. But is there room to further strengthen and develop this relationship?

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Renmin Conference

Deakin University and Renmin University of China presented an International Conference in 2013 'Furthering Australia-China Engagement: Issues, challenges and ideas'. Below are the biographies of the speakers.

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Kristal Buckley Member of the Order of Australia

In today's Queen's Birthday honours list lecturer Kristal Buckley has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition for her outstanding achievement and service "For significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the area of cultural heritage, and to education".


Cultural diversity should be a core tenet of humanity, says Deakin's new UNESCO chair

Deakin University's new UNESCO Chair in Comparative Research on Cultural Diversity and Social Justice, has many goals to achieve as part of his new role but close to his heart will be seeing cultural diversity accepted and embraced as a core tenet of humanity.

Andrew Henderson

Interning at UNESCO

Andrew talks about his internship in the Culture Unit of the UNESCO Office in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Deakin Professor named inaugural BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University

Deakin University's Alfred Deakin Professor and Professor of Australian Studies, David Walker, has been appointed as the inaugural BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.

Professor David Walker

Professor Walker named Alfred Deakin Professor

Professor Walker has long been recognised, in Australia and internationally, as a leading cultural historian and has contributed to the development of Australian Studies programs in universities in Indonesia, China and Japan. The title of Alfred Deakin Professor is the most prestigious that the University can bestow on its staff.

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