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  1. SHAPS Digest (March 2024)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2024/04/11/shaps-digest-march-2024

  2. Feminist Critiques of Sex Difference Research

    Feminist critics of sex difference research are often accused of claiming there are no sex differences, or that sex hormones have no influence on human behaviour. In this episode of the HPS Podcast, Professor Cordelia Fine joins Samara Greenwood to talk us through why this is a false characterisation. Instead, feminist researchers are digging into […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2024/01/16/feminist-critiques-of-sex-difference-research

  3. SHAPS Digest (December 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2024/01/02/shaps-digest-december-2023

  4. Celebrating Student Successes in History & Ancient World Studies

    As the year draws to a close, we look back on the achievements of our students, awarded prizes in 2021 for their outstanding work in History and Ancient World studies. Winner of the 2021 Gyles Turner Prize, Maya Del Rio Reddan The Gyles Turner Prize is awarded annually for an undergraduate essay in Australian history. […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/12/30/celebrating-student-successes-in-history-ancient-world-studies

  5. Our Mental Health Has Gone Digital

    Apps, wearables and ingestibles that support digital mental health have lowered barriers to access but have profound social, ethical, and legal implications. In this extract from her new book, The Artefacts of Digital Mental Health, and republished here from Pursuit, Dr Jacinthe Flore (HPS) new digital mental health technologies and their impact.  In April 2022, The […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/12/20/our-mental-health-has-gone-digital

  6. Introducing Dr Pete Millwood, Lecturer in East Asian History

    We are delighted to welcome Dr Pete Millwood, who recently joined SHAPS as our newly appointed Lecturer in East Asian History. Dr Millwood is a historian of the Chinese world’s international and transnational relations, especially with the United States. He obtained his doctorate in History at St Antony’s College, Oxford, in 2018, and has held […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/12/15/introducing-dr-pete-millwood

  7. SHAPS Digest (November 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/12/08/shaps-digest-november-2023

  8. Conversations with Australian Philosophers

    Daniel Nellor’s book, What Are They Thinking? Conversations with Australian Philosophers (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2023), features interviews with ten philosophers working in Australian universities today, including SHAPS philosophers Margaret Cameron, Chris Cordner and Dan Halliday. They discuss the nature of philosophy and why it’s valuable, and think through some of the big questions on their […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/11/30/conversations-with-australian-philosophers

  9. SHAPS Digest (October 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/11/02/shaps-digest-october-2023

  10. Marles Medal for Professor Robyn Sloggett

    Professor Robyn Sloggett was awarded the 2021 Marles Medal in Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne in recognition of her extraordinary achievements as a scholar and practitioner of cultural materials conservation whose work has had far-reaching impact both within and beyond the academy. Robyn is both a pioneer and a revolutionary force: […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/10/18/marles-medal-for-professor-robyn-sloggett

  11. Welcome Dr Jacinthe Flore, Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science

    We are excited to welcome Dr Jacinthe Flore as SHAPS’s new Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science. Dr Flore is a Science and Technology Studies (STS) Scholar and a Historian of Medicine, who combines the Medical Humanities, STS and critical theory in her research. She has published widely on the history and application of […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/10/09/welcome-dr-jacinthe-flore-lecturer-in-history-and-philosophy-of-science

  12. SHAPS Digest (September 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/09/25/shaps-digest-september-2023

  13. Meet Dr Oleg Beyda, Hansen Lecturer in Russian History

    In 2022, Dr Oleg Beyda was appointed Hansen Lecturer in Russian History. Dr Beyda’s research focuses on the post-revolutionary Russian diaspora, with a particular emphasis upon their experiences of the Second World War. History alumnus Noah Ellis sat down with Oleg to discuss his research and his approach to teaching. Your research focuses upon the […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/09/23/meet-dr-oleg-beyda-hansen-lecturer-in-russian-history

  14. Birds in Roman Life and Myth

    Dr Ashleigh Green recently published her first book, Birds in Roman Life and Myth. In 2020, her PhD thesis in Ancient World Studies passed examination without corrections. She went on to hold a La Trobe Society Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria in 2022 and is now a Teaching Associate in the School of […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/09/13/birds-in-roman-life-and-myth

  15. SHAPS Digest (August 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/09/06/shaps-digest-august-2023

  16. Re-Building: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part VI

    A video-recording of the sixth and final instalment in this series, featuring His Excellency Bruce Edwards, Professor Torbjörn Becker, Slava Balbek, Professor Natalia Kudriavtseva, and Emeritus Professor Marko Pavlyshyn, and Jurij Suchowerskij (November 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/08/24/re-building-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-vi

  17. On Biography and the History of Medicine

    Dr Fallon Mody in conversation with PhD candidate Samara Greenwood, for the HPS Podcast.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/08/17/on-biography-and-the-history-of-medicine

  18. Celebrating Twenty Years of the Grimwade Centre

    The year 2023 marks the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. In June, to mark this milestone, the Grimwade Centre hosted a special Family and Friends Event. In collaboration with Student Conservators at Melbourne (SC@M), the Centre transformed its multi-purpose lab into an event space. Staff, students, and […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/08/01/20-years-grimwade-centre

  19. Reflecting on the Nature of Science

    Dr Kristian Camilleri (HPS) in conversation with PhD candidate Samara Greenwood, for the HPS Podcast.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/07/24/reflecting-on-the-nature-of-science

  20. SHAPS Digest (June 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/07/03/shaps-digest-june-2023

  21. SHAPS Research Celebration

    In April, students and staff from the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies came together to celebrate the rich diversity of research undertaken across the School over the last three years.  The inaugural SHAPS Research Celebration, held in the Forum Theatre on the evening of 20 April 2023, provided a unique opportunity to recognise the […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/05/12/shaps-research-celebration

  22. SHAPS Digest (April 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/05/01/shaps-digest-april-2023

  23. Revisiting Frazer’s Golden Bough

    In February 2023, Dr Caroline Tully, archaeologist and honorary fellow in SHAPS, and Dr Stephanie Budin, ancient historian and independent scholar, hosted the international conference Shaking the Tree, Breaking the Bough. Designed to interrogate the influence of Sir James G Frazer’s (1854–1941) magnum opus, The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, first published in […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/04/11/revisiting-frazers-golden-bough

  24. Poetry: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part V

    A video-recording of the fifth instalment in this series, featuring Uilleam Blacker, Yuliya Musakovska, Lesyk Panasiuk, Iryna Shuvalova (14 October 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/03/19/poetry-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-v

  25. SHAPS Digest (February 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/03/13/shaps-digest-february-2023

  26. SHAPS Digest (January 2023)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/02/08/shaps-digest-january-2023

  27. Jonathan Tehusijarana

    Jonathan Tehusijarana (PhD in History, 2023), ‘Between the Pen and the Sword: Student-Soldiers and the Image of Ideal Youth in Indonesia’ Jonathan‘s thesis examines the tentara pelajar (Student Armies) of Indonesia that fought in the country’s war of independence (1945-1949), and whose veterans influenced a newly independent Indonesia afterwards. Using archival documents, news publications, memoirs, […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/01/30/jonathan-tehusijarana-2

  28. Morgan Weaving

    Morgan Weaving (PhD in History & Philosophy of Science, 2023) ‘Misogyny as Hierarchy Maintenance’ There is growing interest in ‘misogyny’ within psychology, yet the concept lacks a clear definition and theoretical grounding. This thesis explores misogyny as a form of gender hierarchy maintenance. Specifically, the thesis seeks to i) provide a definition and conceptual model […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/01/29/morgan-weaving

  29. A Global History of Feminism? Perspectives from across the Pacific World

    A video-recording of a roundtable held in October 2022.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/01/24/a-global-history-of-feminism-perspectives-from-across-the-pacific-world

  30. Imperial Russia in Australia & the Pacific

    A video-recording of the 2022 Greg Dening Memorial Lecture, delivered by Dr Hilary Howes.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/01/20/2022-greg-dening-memorial-lecture

  31. SHAPS Digest (December 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2023/01/06/shaps-digest-december-2022

  32. The (Call-)Ins and (Call-)Outs of Norm-Enacting Speech

    In 2020 Kelly Herbison was the recipient of a Hastie Scholarship, awarded annually to the highest achieving students in Honours Philosophy. In this article, Kelly shares some of the findings from her Honours thesis project, which used the philosophy of language and social norms to examine the practices of ‘calling-out’ and ‘calling-in’ as methods for […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/12/12/call-ins-and-call-outs

  33. SHAPS Digest (November 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/12/05/shaps-digest-november-2022

  34. Solidarity: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part IV

    A video-recording of the fourth instalment in this series, featuring HE Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia and New Zealand; HE Nina Obermaier, Ambassador of the European Union to New Zealand; Dr Olesya Khromeychuk (Ukrainian Institute London); Prof. Michèle Knodt (TU Darmstadt), and Prof. Zdisław Mach (Jagiellonian University, Kraków), speaking on the theme of 'Solidarity' (16 September 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/11/10/solidarity-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-iv

  35. SHAPS Digest (October 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/11/04/shaps-digest-october-2022

  36. SHAPS Digest (September 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/10/03/shaps-digest-september-2022

  37. Cuckoldry in Early Modern England

    Early modern English culture displayed an obsession with women’s infidelity and anxieties around the shame this brought on their husbands. History major Joseph Moorhead explored this topic for the subject A History of Sexualities (HIST30004) in 2020, and was awarded the 2020 Laurie R Gardiner Prize for the best undergraduate essay in early modern British […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/09/19/cuckoldry-in-early-modern-england

  38. SHAPS Digest (August 2022)

    Our new Hellenic Senior Lecturer in Global Diaspora Studies, Andonis Piperoglou (History), delivered a talk as part of the Greek Community of Melbourne’s Greek History & Culture Seminar series, on the topic ‘ “My kids are still called dagoes”: Historical Responses to an Irksome Racial Slur’. Racial slurs permeate our public vernacular. Throughout the United […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/09/05/shaps-digest-august-2022

  39. Propaganda: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part III

    A video-recording of the third instalment in this series, featuring Professor Natalia Chaban (University of Canterbury), Dr Julie Fedor (University of Melbourne), Dr Robert Horvath (La Trobe University), and Dr Volodymyr Kulyk (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), speaking on the theme of 'Propaganda' (27 May 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/08/29/propaganda-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-iii

  40. Introducing Dr Tristan Grøtvedt Haze

    Tristan Grøtvedt Haze joined the University of Melbourne in 2022 as a Lecturer (Teaching Specialist) in Philosophy. His first book, Meaning and Metaphysical Necessity, was recently published by Routledge. Tristan specialises in metaphysics and logic, and teaches across a number of undergraduate Philosophy subjects. He also enjoys some rather funny extracurricular activities, which he explores […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/08/22/introducing-dr-tristan-grotvedt-haze

  41. Remembering Stuart Macintyre

    A videorecording of the two-day symposium honouring and celebrating Stuart Macintyre (24–25 February 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/08/08/remembering-stuart-macintyre

  42. SHAPS Digest (July 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/08/01/shaps-digest-july-2022

  43. SHAPS Digest (June 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/07/04/shaps-digest-june-2022

  44. History: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part II

    A video-recording of the second instalment in this series, featuring Associate Professor Olga Bertelsen (Tiffin University), Associate Professor Oxana Shevel (Tufts University) and Professor Serhy Yekelchyk (University of Victoria), speaking on the theme of 'History' (29 April 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/06/20/history-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-ii

  45. An Interview with Associate Professor Laura Schroeter

    The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies congratulates Laura Schroeter on her recent promotion to Associate Professor. Specialising in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, and Metaethics, Laura has gained international recognition for her work on two-dimensional (2D) semantics and is famed for her ‘jazz model’ of concepts. As long-serving director of postgraduate studies in […]

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/06/13/an-interview-with-associate-professor-laura-schroeter

  46. SHAPS Digest (May 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/06/06/shaps-digest-may-2022

  47. Resistance: Russia’s War on Ukraine, Part I

    A video-recording of the first instalment in this special series of talks, featuring Dr Olga Boichak (Sydney), Dr Roman Horbyk (Lviv/Södertörn), and Professor Marko Pavlyshyn (Monash), speaking on the theme of 'Resistance' (8 April 2022).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/05/13/resistance-russias-war-on-ukraine-part-i

  48. Christianity, Colonisation and the Challenge of Māori History

    A video-recording of the 2021 Ernest Scott Lecture, Part II, delivered by Dr Hirini Kaa (October 2021).

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/05/12/christianity-colonisation-and-the-challenge-of-maori-history

  49. SHAPS Digest (April 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/05/02/shaps-digest-april-2022

  50. SHAPS Digest (March 2022)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/04/04/shaps-digest-march-2022

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