2018 UNSW Canberra Postgraduate Symposium

UNSW Canberra Postgraduate Symposium 2018

Lecture Theatre South (Building 30)

UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy

Northcott Drive, Campbell ACT

9.00am to 4.15pm

Presented by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the 2018 UNSW Canbera Postgraduate Symposium is designed to help postgraduates work better and smarter, acquire new skills, keep up with current research, and to provide opportunities for networking.

Showcasing the talent and scholarship of postgraduates in the ACT, the symposium aims to foster institutional exchange with delegates and postgraduate presenters from UNSW Canberra, ANU and the University of Canberra.

Over 30 postgraduate researchers and Honours students from different institutions will present papers in history, literature, ethics and philosophy, education, political science, international relations, anthropology, sociology, and more. Questions and discussion follow each postgraduate presentation. All welcome!



Please click here for Symposium's complete program 

Please click here for images of the last Postgraduate Symposium



Building an Academic Career
Professor Leslie Holmes, University of Melbourne

Leslie Holmes has been a Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne since 1988, and Professor Emeritus there since 2014. He also teaches every year in Warsaw and Beijing, and occasionally at the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna. He has authored or edited 16 books – including Corruption: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2015) - and his work has been published in 16 languages.

He specialises in post-communism, corruption and organised crime. Professor Holmes has been a consultant on corruption to the World Bank, Transparency International and the Swiss government, and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia since 1995. In 2017, he was given a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by the Australian Political Studies Association.



If you would like further information, please contact the School of Humanities and Social Sciences T: +61 2 6268 8867, E: hass@adfa.edu.au