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  1. Episode 4 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Nathan Rosenstein

    The catastrophic defeat Hannibal inflicted on Rome at Cannae in 216 BCE forced the Republic to drastically change how it would fight the Second Punic War. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/15/disaster-change-4

  2. Chinese-Australian Perspectives on the Pandemic: A Personal Reflection

    History PhD candidate Luke Yin was on a research trip to China when the news of the COVID-19 outbreak was first made public. Returning to Melbourne …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/29/chinese-australian-perspectives-on-the-pandemic

  3. Episode 3 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Margaret Cameron

    This episode of our podcast, Disaster & Change, is intended to help us think through our current situation during the global coronavirus pandemic. The focus is …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/21/disaster-change-3

  4. How Plague Helped Make Rome a Superpower

    Epidemics haunt history, but at a time of COVID-19 it pays to remember they shape history too, as happened in 212 BC at Syracuse. David Feeney, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/14/how-plague-helped-make-rome-a-superpower

  5. Episode 2 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Mark Edele

    Does an unplanned and large-scale calamity – a war, say, or a global economic crisis – lead to lasting social, cultural, and political change? This podcast …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/11/disaster-change-2

  6. SHAPS in the News: A Digest of Recent Media Commentary by Our Staff & Students

    The need for expert knowledge and analysis has been brought into sharp relief as we struggle to understand and respond to the COVID-19 emergency. In this …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/04/shaps-in-the-news

  7. Professor Janet McCalman Opens Our New Podcast Series

    We are excited to announce the launch of the SHAPS Podcast Series, with this inaugural episode, presented by Professor Janet McCalman, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/01/disaster-and-change-1

  8. Journal of the Plague Year: An Online Archive of COVID-19 Times

    Universities around the world are collaborating to crowd-source coronavirus accounts creating an archive of COVID-19 for future historians. Last month, we announced the launch of Journal …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/21/journal-of-the-plague-year-an-online-archive-of-covid-19-times

  9. Death in a Time of Corona

    The COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically changing how family and friends around the world can mourn and memorialise loved ones who pass away – from funerals limited …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/16/death-in-a-time-of-corona

  10. Wave as Eigenzeit: A Meditation on Medial Time

    In the 2019–2020 academic year, Dang Nguyen from History and Philosophy of Science in SHAPS is spending her time in the United States as a Fox …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/04/wave-as-eigenzeit

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