The social sciences are key to understanding humanity, society and the institutions which govern our daily lives.
An initiative of several Australian social science associations and coordinated by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Social Sciences Week will grow again in 2022 with a combination of in-person, online and hybrid events.
Each year we have headline national events that will feature here, stay tuned for the 2022 featured events! There is also an opportunity for sponsor events to be featured here.
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For the 2022 program, we are welcoming virtual, in-person and hybrid events. We welcome all social-science themed events and participants are encouraged to be as creative as possible.
A celebration of our “other” sciences Media Release – Thursday 2 September 2021 Science has been deservedly recognised during the pandemic: we’ve had a stark reminder of the importance of our medical scientists and epidemiologists. But equally important and less...
If you’re an Aussie high school teacher, whether you teach business studies, commerce, society and culture, civics & citizenship, legal studies or one of the many other social science disciplines, we can match your class with a free speaker this September. Just...
It’s the issue event organisers across the world are battling with: how to run a major event in a time of social distancing and forbidden gatherings? When the Social Sciences Week organising committee met recently, the answer was clear: go digital. Now, more than...
What do pop culture and crime, cultural integrity, artificial intelligence and democracy have in common? They were all discussed in events that were part of the second annual Social Sciences Week, held in September 2019. Across the week, sixty talks from some of...
We are proud to offer sponsorship opportunities for the first time this year.
Show your commitment to the social sciences and the week by becoming a sponsor.