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This page was created on October 14, 2014 and is reserved for TASA members to include details of their videos. The content needs to be about some aspect of Australian sociology (broadly defined).



Crystal Abidin: “Interview with Dr. Crystal Abidin from #AoIR2017.” Association of Internet Researchers, 6 December 2017

Meredith Nash: Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania, discusses the extent to which the #metoo movement will eventuate in social change in this Vimeo. ABC News

Brady Robards et al. New Sexes in the City? – Current gender challenges and possibilities

Shanthi Robertson: Visa Scams, The Feed, November 17, SBS – 5:11 – 7:33

Dan Woodman: Presidential address, TASA 2017

James Arvanitakis: Why Should I Do A PhD?

Raewyn Connell: Interview with Raewyn Connell, Non-hegemonic Masculinities

Meredith Nash: Leadership for Women in STEM (14:31)

James Arvanitakis discusses the 5 reasons for doing a Confirmation of Candidature in the below video:

Andrew Jakubowicz: Why Cyber Racism matters

Holly Thorpe: Action Sports for a Better World


Michael Flood –  The Drum, Tuesday February 9


Michael Gilding – Insight S2015 Ep14 – Windfall, SBS

Nicholas Hookway – Kindness of the Youth

#Kindsnaps Reel from Satchelmedia on Vimeo.



Janeen Baxter – Breaking the cycle of disadvantage

On Risk, Fear and Terror in the 21st Century
Professor Frank Furedi
Published 22 October as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks

Stewart Lockie – A brief sociology of time – explores the battles to control time, especially future time, that define our age. Safe passage to the future, he argues, is ultimately about power and who gets to decide what versions of the future are worth aiming for.

Culture and the modern crisis of meaning
Professor John Carroll
Published 17 April as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks

Kirsten Harley on the ‘ice-bucket challenge’ and raising awareness of Motor Neuron Disease

Raewyn Connell’s official “Last Lecture”, a.k.a. her Anti-Inaugural, was given in the Great Hall at University of Sydney on 5 September, in the presence of 450 people, 1 statue of W.C.Wentworth, and a dozen Chancellors in oil paintings.  The lecture is “The Knowledge Industry and Counter-Power: Subversive Futures for Intellectual Workers”.

Theresa Petray on ‘The Revolution will not (just) be Tweeted: Social Media and Social Movements

Theresa Petray on ‘Activisim’

Sue Malta on ‘Why older adults love online dating’. First published in The Conversation 18 June, 2014.

Meredith NashPicturing pregnancy – TEDxHobart


Raewyn Connell: Test-rich, justice-poor: Australian education in the new era

Global offshoring and its consequences
Distinguished Professor John Urry
Published 20 November as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks

Mobilities and societies beyond oil
Distinguished Professor John Urry with Professor Anthony Elliott
Published 15 October as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks

Globalisation and Glocalisation
Emeritus Professor Roland Robertson with Professor Anthony Elliott
Published 28 June 2013 as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks

Globalisation and social theory
Prof Charles Lemert in conversation with Prof Anthony Elliott
Published 24 March as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks
Globalisation and social theory: extended version

Individualism and Japanese society
Prof Masataka Katagiri
Published 6 February as part of the Hawke Institute’s ‘Hawke Talks