News

  • “Controversial Questions about Life” Julia Hinde 25 October 2013 The Age click here to read article Read More... Read more
  • SOPHIS has made new appointments in the following areas: The Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology has appointed Dr Scott Dunbar to a three year Lectureship beginning in July 2013. Dunbar is currently an Assistant Professor of Global Issues at the UPEI, Canada. He possesses a completed interdisciplinary doctorate in religion and social issues (“Classical ... Read more
  • The 2013 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Resarch by an Early Career Researcher was announced last week – congratulations to Dr Catherine Mills of the philosophy program for winning the award, and congratulations also to Dr Adam Clulow of the history program who has been highly commended. Dr Mills graduated with a PhD in the discipline ... Read more
  • Monash History and Philosophy were ranked highly in the 2011/12 QS World University Subject Rankings Monash History ranked 4th in Australia, 21st in the world Monash Philosophy ranked 2nd in Australia, 26th in the world. Published annually since 2004, QS World University Rankings provide an important indicator of academic excellence. For more about the ratings see: QS World University Rankings by ... Read more
  • The University of Warwick (UK) and Monash University (Australia) have signed a new agreement to create an alliance between the two universities that will clearly establish both as “globally networked universities”. SOPHIS is currently working with Warwick on three important projects A team led by Adam Clulow and David Garrioch is working with staff at Warwick’s Global ... Read more
  • Studying Religion and Theology at Monash The Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology is devoted to the critical study of a wide range of religious traditions, as interpreted both in the past and in the contemporary world. It is also concerned with thinking about the ways in which specific religious traditions (such as Buddhism, Judaism ... Read more
  • The School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies’ teaching covers many of the key areas of human societies and includes programs at all levels: research degrees, postgraduate coursework, and majors within the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Letters. It forms an active research community, producing many publications for both scholarly and general audiences. Find ... Read more