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  1. National Archaeology Week 2020 Goes Online

    Each year in the third week of May, Australia celebrates National Archaeology Week. This year, our postgraduate community took a leading role in taking National Archaeology …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/29/national-archaeology-week-2020-goes-online

  2. A New Look at the History of Fascism

    For decades, third-year undergraduate History students at Melbourne have taken the subject Hitler’s Germany (HIST 30010). From Semester Two 2020, the subject will be expanded to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/22/a-new-look-at-the-history-of-fascism

  3. 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

  4. SHAPS in the Media (May 2020)

    This month’s digest of SHAPS research in the media offers a rich selection across a range of topics and genres, from podcasts on Bronze Age pandemics, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/12/shaps-in-the-media-may-2020

  5. Racial Justice, Memory & the Museum

    In December 2019, History PhD candidate Sam Watts travelled through the Deep South completing research for his thesis on racial politics in the Reconstruction-era urban Deep …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/09/racial-justice-memory-the-museum

  6. New Books by SHAPS Staff and Recent Graduates

    The publication of a new book is an occasion that should rightly be celebrated with colleagues and friends. Since we can’t gather in person to launch …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/05/new-books-by-shaps-staff-and-recent-graduates

  7. Mary Proctor: A Forgotten Populariser of Astronomy

    In a recent History & Philosophy of Science seminar, SHAPS Research Fellow Dr Martin Bush presented his work on British-American populariser of astronomy, Mary Proctor, and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/03/mary-proctor-a-forgotten-populariser-of-astronomy

  8. 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

  9. Graham Berry, Democratic Adventurer: An Interview with Professor Sean Scalmer

    Sean Scalmer, Professor of History in SHAPS, has just published a new book on the nineteenth-century Australian political figure, Premier of Victoria, Graham Berry. Democratic Adventurer: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/26/graham-berry-democratic-adventurer-an-interview-with-professor-sean-scalmer

  10. 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

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