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  1. Introducing Dr Matthew Champion

    Dr Matthew Champion, appointed to a Senior Lectureship in History in 2022, is a historian of medieval and early modern Europe, with a particular focus on …


  2. Conserving the World’s Oldest Processional Dragon

    For the last year, Grimwade Conservation Services has been conserving Loong 龍, the oldest intact Imperial processional dragon in the world. Dr Holly Jones-Amin, Senior Conservator …


  3. Review of Frank Bongiorno’s Political History of Australia

    Frank Bongiorno’s Political History of Australia is a grand synthesis, but takes a narrow view of its subject. Read Marilyn Lake’s (Professorial Fellow, History) review, republished …


  4. Think you know your Ancient History?

    If you can identify your per se from your id est, or rattle off the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, test your wits against our …


  5. Dr Donald Edward Kennedy (1928–2021)

    This week marks one year since the passing of Dr Don Kennedy, who taught History at the University of Melbourne from 1958 until his retirement in …


  6. Failed Decolonisation: Russia, Ukraine and Vladimir Putin

    A videorecording of the 2022 Kathleen Fitzpatrick Lecture, delivered by Professor Mark Edele on 19 May 2022.


  7. Introducing 2022 Hansen Scholar in History Ines Jahudka

    The Hansen Trust, established to advance the study of History at University of Melbourne, includes an annual PhD scholarship to the doctoral program in History in SHAPS. The 2022 …


  8. The Reckoning of Gillard’s Misogyny Speech

    A historical reckoning with Gillard’s misogyny speech forces us to acknowledge there are no heroes – and that’s okay. SHAPS Hansen Lecturer in US History, Julia …


  9. An Interview with Associate Professor James Chong-Gossard

    SHAPS belatedly, if most cordially, congratulates James Chong-Gossard on his promotion to Associate Professor of Classics. James Harvey Kim On Chong-Gossard (affectionately known as K.O.) was …


  10. Imagining a Different Internet

    Last week, the US government released six principles for reforming Big Tech. It’s the latest example of growing efforts to regulate the handful of companies with …


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