Global Research Themes:
Cultures, Knowledge, and History

This theme includes historical research across regional and international contexts and practices. It covers cultural studies, indigenous studies, anthropology, and ethnography in many regions, cultures and communities. The theme involves literature, linguistics, and philosophy.

Related Schools And Focus Programs

  • The Body in the City, 1100-1800

    ‘The Body in the City, 1100-1800’ Focus Program aims to investigate the complex, diverse, and multi-layered realities and understandings of ‘the body’ in medieval and early modern societies.

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  • Deep Time Indigenous Ecologies

    The Deep Time Indigenous Ecologies program will merge research in the humanities and social and physical sciences with Indigenous knowledge systems, with a focus on Australia and Oceania.

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  • Health and Biofutures

    This Focus Program engages with the scientific, technological and socio-political transformations of prospects for human health and the production of human life.

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  • Culture, Media, Economy

    Organised around four themes – mediatisation and social change; media publics; cultural economy; cultures, identities, subjectivities – Culture, Media, Economy will have a strong policy and industry focus alongside its commitment to high level academic research.

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  • Belief, Value & Mind

    This Focus Program is an integrative exploration of how beliefs are formed, how values modulate decision-making based on those beliefs, and how these beliefs and values fit in with contemporary cognitive science.

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  • Population, Migration and Social Inclusion

    This program of research is concerned with the physical and social impact of population growth in Australia, with a specific focus on the short and long term consequences of increased immigration for social inclusion.

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Engagement is a main ambition of the Faculty of Arts. Engagement can take many forms. Partnerships can be formed in surprising ways. What we can deliver across many fields of research will impress. We are keen and prepared to form new collaborations.

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