ARCSHS Events

Upcoming events

HIV and Hepatitis Pre and Post Test Discussion - A short course for infection prevention and control practitioners

Monday 11 February 09:00am until Tuesday 12 February 05:00pm

Courses in pre and post test discussion are run by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) several times throughout the year.

Past events

Wednesday 12 December 11:30am

Dr. Jamie Hakim, Lecturer in Media Studies, University of East Anglia, UK, will be presenting “The Rise of Chemsex: queering collective intimacy in neoliberal London”. Following this Profesor J. Ignacio Pichardo at Complutense University, Madrid, will present “LGBT+ rights in a transcultural comparative perspective, the case of Spain.”

Friday 07 December 09:45am

One-day symposium looking at social science, public health and cultural studies research exploring men, masculinities and men's bodies

Wednesday 28 November 01:00pm

ARCSHS Lunchtime Seminar series presents Dr Chris Pepping, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at La Trobe University.

Tuesday 20 November 08:00am

Courses in post test counselling are run by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) several times throughout the year.

Wednesday 17 October 01:00pm

A lunchtime seminar from Dr Howie Lim, presented by ARCSHS with La Trobe Asia. Several recent studies show that incident HIV infection among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Australia is falling. While this significant development in the HIV epidemic is to be celebrated, it appears that not all sections of the population are benefitting in the same way.

Wednesday 22 August 01:00pm

Dr Maurice Nagington (The University of Manchester) presents research on chemsex for ARCSHS free lunch time seminar series.

Tuesday 17 July 09:30am

The Victorian Hepatitis B Alliance (VHBA) proudly presents and invites you to attend the 10th Annual Spotlight on Hepatitis B forum event: Leadership Towards Elimination.

Wednesday 04 July 01:00pm

Dr Sarah MacLean (Centre for Alcohol Policy Research and Discipline of Social Work and Social Policy, La Trobe University) presents research on the social practice of drinking among middle-aged same-sex attracted women as part of ARCSHS public seminar series. As a group, middle-aged same-sex attracted women appear to consume more alcohol than exclusively-heterosexual women in the same age range, however few studies document their collective drinking practices or identify opportunities to reduce associated harms.

Tuesday 15 May 09:30am

HIV intersections community of practice is about maintaining and strengthening the partnership response to HIV, with an emphasis on underserved / marginal/ intersectional communities (many of whom are described as ‘other priority populations’ in the Victorian HIV strategy). This group meets 4 times a year, and meetings themes alternate between considerations pre diagnosis (eg prevention, testing, health promotion) and post diagnosis (eg health literacy, treatment, service integration and complex care). This meeting theme is post HIV diagnosis.

Thursday 03 May 02:30pm

Garret Prestage and Mo Hammoud from the Kirby Institute, and Adam Bourne from ARCSHS will be presenting some key findings from The Flux Study, the largest cohort study of drug use among gay men to date. Information will be presented about gay men's changes in drug use over time and associated harm, beliefs and attitudes and the role of gay community networks.

Wednesday 02 May 04:00pm

You are invited to attend a special event hosted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University. Featuring a keynote address by the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, as he explores the challenges still facing the LGBTI community. While the Marriage Law Postal Survey outcome was successful, the battle was hard fought and only begins to tackle the varied inequalities faced by this population.

Tuesday 24 April 01:00pm

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society presents a seminar by Christina Kenny from Australian National University, titled 'Gendered citizenship and embodied rights in post-colonial Kenya'