Expressions of interest are sought from individuals or small teams to fill the newly created position of TASA Digital Publications Editor that incorporates the Editorship of Nexus, TASA’s newsletter with support for TASA’s blog. Nexus, is now an online publication, currently published three times a year. The Digital Publications editor will commission and edit content […]
Nexus editors Eileen Clark, Peter Robinson and Alexia Maddox have compiled a bumper final 2017 issue. You can access all the articles directly from the Nexus site.
TASA member John van Kooy, Brotherhood of St Laurence, summarises the 2016 Surviving to Thriving research forum below. This article was originally published in Nexus. The Surviving to Thriving (S2T) research forum was held on 7 December 2016, convened by Dr Dina Bowman and John van Kooy at the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) […]
In the next couple of issues, Nexus is providing space to publish short accounts (up to 500 words) from postgraduate students in sociology and allied disciplines on their research methodology. We would be interested in hearing whether you had to change course methodologically and why, whether theory drove your initial investigations or empirical data. If […]
Eileen Clark, Nexus Editor Welcome to this issue of Nexus, in which we sum up the very successful 2016 TASA Conference held at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. The campus itself mirrored the conference theme, Cities and Successful Societies, with its clever blending of the new and the old. The striking Mannix building had […]
TASA member Peter Robinson, a Senior Lecturer in History and Sociology at Swinburne University, has completed the third book in his series on Gay Men. Peter Robinson’s first book, The Changing World of Gay Men was published in 2008 (Palgrave Macmillan, UK) and won The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Inaugural Raewyn Connell Prize in 2010 for the […]
Written by Sue Malta, outgoing TASA Nexus editor With all things Brexit monopolising the news landscape, it seems valid that I co-opt the catchphrase, as this issue marks my Nexit – my last edition as editor of Nexus. This edition contains two groups of themed articles on issues that are both topical and, for me, […]