HASS on the Hill Day 1

Written by Terry Flew on March 22, 2011

HASS on the Hill – Parliament House Canberra 22-23 March 2011

Keynote Addresses

* Professor Ian Young, Vice-Chancellor, Australian National University

– risks in current climate: perception that educational reform is done; what will be the destinations of Australia’s educated graduates?
– impact of high $A and mining boom on other export industries e.g. Education
– can Australia learn from other small economies on how to sustain growth, such as the Scandinavian countries and The Netherlands – needs R&D investments and public investment in higher

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Social Media in Times of Crisis

Written by Terry Flew on March 16, 2011

SOCIAL MEDIA IN TIMES OF CRISIS: SOCIAL MEDIA DURING THE QUEENSLAND FLOODS

Presented by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation and the EIDOS Institute

Professor Terry Flew, Dr Axel Bruns, Dr Jean Burgess, Dennis Atkins, Kym Charlton, Dr Kelly McWilliam, Dr Mark Bahnisch, Monique Potts, Eileen Culleton

Date: Monday 4 April, 2011
Time: 9:45am – 2:00pm
Venue: State Library of Queensland, Brisbane

The unprecedented use and role of social media during the recent devastating floods occurring in South-East Queensland has emerged as

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Letting Go of Neo-Liberalism (with some help from Michel Foucault)

Written by Terry Flew on November 18, 2010

My presentation at QUT this coming Wednesday (24 November – 12-2pm). All welcome.

Faculty seminar series presented by Professor Terry Flew

Letting Go of Neo-Liberalism (with some help from Michel Foucault)

Professor of Media and Communication, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

12pm-2pm Wednesday 24th November 2010

Z2-315 CI Precinct QUT Kelvin Grove

ABSTRACT

Neo-liberalism has become one of the boom concepts of our time. From its original reference point as a descriptor of the economics of the “Chicago School” such as

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