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  1. 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).

  2. 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 …

  3. SHAPS Digest (May 2022)

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

  4. Domestic Violence and the Law in Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome didn’t have specific domestic violence legislation – but the laws they did have give us a window into a world of abuse. In this article, republished from the Conversation, SHAPS’s Tim Parkin and Ash Finn, together with University of Sydney’s Eleanor Cowan and Kimberly Harris; and Kirsten Parkin (University of Cambridge), discusses evidence for family violence in the Roman world and legal frameworks that both enabled and addressed it. Readers are advised this story includes depictions of domestic violence and violence against women and children.

  5. Why Wait? Treaty and the Federal Election

    First Nations Peoples shouldn’t have to wait for non-Indigenous Australians and the Government to catch up when it comes to committing to Treaty. Julia Hurst from …

  6. 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).

  7. 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).

  8. MAARC 2022 Conference Report

    On 31 January-2 February 2022, SHAPS hosted the second Mediterranean Archaeology Australasian Research Community (MAARC) online conference. This event brought together researchers, students and ancient world …

  9. SHAPS Digest (April 2022)

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

  10. Hidden Women of History: ‘The Buzzwinker’ Ellen Miles, Child Convict, Goldfields Pickpocket and Vagrant

    As part of a series in the Conversation, looking at under-acknowledged women through the ages, Janet McCalman examines the life of Ellen Miles, a child convict born in 1820s England, told through some of her court appearances throughout her life.

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