Centres & networks

Bringing together great minds to understand and progress humanity – past, present and future.

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UNSW School of Humanities & Languages is home to unique and world-leading research centres, networks and initiatives that bring together researchers, practitioners, students and diverse communities from across the humanities, languages and beyond.

Critique Network

Critique-A Network in Social, Political and Legal thought, was inaugurated in November 2019 and brings together academics and students at UNSW, working in critical theorising or applications thereof in the humanities, social sciences, law or any other discipline.

The Laureate Centre for History & Population

The Laureate Centre for History & Population asks how, where and why population policies emerged over the 19th and 20th centuries, and what their present legacies are, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.

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New Earth Histories Network

New Earth Histories brings the history of geosciences and the history of select world cosmologies together. Our aim is to produce a fresh and cosmopolitan history of environmental sciences, analysing the significance of geological time and multiple cosmologies for global modernity itself.

Forced Migration Research Network

The Forced Migration Research Network advances debate and knowledge translation on the multifaceted nature of human mobility and displacement.