Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
Our global team of scholars are experts in the fields of history, politics, sociology, and literature.
Applications to the PhD and MPhil programs will re-open for domestic and international Higher Degree Research candidates later in 2021.
The Research Centre for Refugees, Migration, and Humanitarian Studies explores the experiences of refugees across the world.Explore research
The Research Centre for Social and Political Change explores realignments of power and how to theorise them.Explore research
Gender and Women’s History Research Centre explores the experience of a diverse array of women and men in times past.Explore research
27 April 2021
Two ACU academics have been awarded prizes in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.
15 April 2021
"White Russians, Red Peril", A new book uncovering by ACU's Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick uncovers the little known history of Russian migration to Australia.
6 April 2021
ACU sociologist Professor Bryan Turner has been invited to speak in a prestigious Oxford Union Debate on the topic of Immortality.
17 February 2021
ACU’s leadership in humanities has been further recognised with a prominent book award for one of our senior researchers.
30 June 2020
Australia's workforce, economy and society needs the capabilities of a humanities education: critical thinking, analytical and research skills, and the ability to grapple with and communicate complex ...
21 April 2020
Internationally renowned historian of modern Russia, Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick FAHA, and leading early modern scholar of gender and emotions, Professor Susan Broomhall FAHA, have been appointed to ...
20 April 2020
Seven new research centres will enhance ACU’s reputation in the arts, education, health, and theology and philosophy.
21 January 2020
Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA has been appointed as the Director of ACU’s new Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences.