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  1. “Born to Rule”: Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland

    Bona (1494–1557) was the Sforza heir to the throne of Milan and became the Queen of Poland. She was a key figure in the politics and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/20/born-to-rule-bona-sforza-queen-of-poland

  2. On God and Science

    For 20 years, Reverend Dr Stephen Ames has co-taught one of the most popular courses in the History and Philosophy Science program, God and the Natural …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/19/on-god-and-science

  3. Federation Stars: The Meanings of Popular Astronomy in Australia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    In 1901 a new flag was chosen to represent a new nation, and the central emblem was a constellation of the southern sky. By this time, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/12/federation-stars-the-meanings-of-popular-astronomy-in-australia-at-the-turn-of-the-twentieth-century

  4. The Sands of Time: Histories of the Medieval and Early Modern Hourglass

    Sandglasses were part of the variegated ecology of time measurement in the premodern world. This was a world attentive to time, where knowledge of the temporal …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/30/the-sands-of-time-histories-of-the-medieval-and-early-modern-hourglass

  5. Restoring and Conserving the Parish Church at Guiuan, Eastern Samar

    In the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, National Museum of the Philippines conservators, heritage professionals, architects and anthropologists, have been working with parishioners …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/30/restoring-and-conserving-the-parish-church-at-guiuan

  6. Reimagining Trust in Science

    During National Science Week 2020 the History and Philosophy of Science program (HPS) hosted two events as part of the University of Melbourne’s Science Festival. The …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/22/reimagining-trust-in-science

  7. Other Awful Years in History

    Around the world, people can’t wait for 2020 to end. COVID-19 has killed close to a million people globally over the course of the pandemic. On …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/21/other-awful-years-in-history

  8. WFH as a Textile Conservator

    Victoria Thomas is a textile conservator at Grimwade Conservation Services, the commercial arm of the Grimwade Centre. In this recent article, republished here from Gabberish, she …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/15/wfh-as-a-textile-conservator

  9. Welcome Dr Lieve Donnellan!

    This semester we welcome Dr Lieve Donnellan, incoming Lecturer in Classical Archaeology. Lieve comes to the university from her previous role as Assistant Professor of Classical …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/08/welcome-dr-lieve-donnellan

  10. Pirates or Partners?

    Famed as the home of the dreaded Barbary pirates, the ‘scourge of Christendom’, for many early modern Europeans and Britons, the Maghreb was a distant and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/08/pirates-or-partners

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