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 …
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 …
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 …
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).
SHAPS Digest (October 2022)
A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications, projects and other news from across the School community.
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 …
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 …
Failed Decolonisation: Russia, Ukraine and Vladimir Putin
A videorecording of the 2022 Kathleen Fitzpatrick Lecture, delivered by Professor Mark Edele on 19 May 2022.
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 …
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 …
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