Faculty of Arts
Strengthening civil society more important than ever
13 February 2019
The Public Policy Institute is here to provide the up-to-date, well-researched information that policy makers need to respond to large, complex issues.
Climate change denial not about the science
12 February 2019
Opinion: Climate change is a direct challenge to the philosophy of neo-liberalism that has made a very small group of people exceedingly rich, writes Dr Neal Curtis.
Babysitting a factor in survival of religion?
24 January 2019
Why isn't religion declining as rapidly in New Zealand as a decades-long trend would suggest?
A historical lens on Trump’s wall
23 January 2019
Opinion: Trump fights for his wall, the US budget impasse drags on: Dr Stephen Hoadley looks at the history and effect of walls on borders around the world.
Staff welcome 2019 with New Year Honours
3 January 2019
Congratulations to staff across our faculties who were recognised in the New Year Honours List 2019.
Paula Morris new Katherine Mansfield Fellow
12 December 2018
University of Auckland novelist, essayist and academic Paula Morris (Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Whātua) is the 2018 Katherine Mansfield Fellow.
Students track war crimes in Syria
10 December 2018
A chance to take part in an Amnesty International (NZ) investigation into possible war crimes in Syria was too good to pass up for University of Auckland students last week.
Damon Salesa: first Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific)
6 December 2018
A month into his new role as the University of Auckland’s first Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific), Associate Professor Toeolesulusulu Damon Salesa speaks to Newsroom about education, leadership and the need for New Zealand to recognise itself as a Pacific nation.
Arts student won't let disability hold her back
5 December 2018
Criminology and Māori Studies student Alicia Kapa has been celebrated for inspiring others with disabilities.
Women in NZ: a country of firsts
28 November 2018
Opinion: Women's right to vote was won just 10 weeks before a general election, on this day in 1893. Suffragists work continued as they rallied women to register and use their vote, writes Professor Jennifer Curtin.
Story set in Nazi-controlled Saarland wins creative writing prize
26 November 2018
Former New Zealand Herald journalist Karen Holdom is this year's winner of the University of Auckland's Sir James Wallace Prize in Creative Writing.
Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar
20 November 2018
University of Auckland alumnus Johann Go is a 2019 Rhodes Scholar.