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  1. The Greco-Roman and Chinese Ancient Worlds in Comparative Perspective

    In late 2019 Associate Professor Hyun Jin Kim received the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia, when he was elected Fellow of the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/17/the-greco-roman-and-chinese-ancient-worlds-in-comparative-perspective-a-conversation-with-associate-professor-hyun-jin-kim

  2. Will COVID-19 End Globalisation?

    A spectre is haunting the world but it isn’t COVID-19, it’s the idea that the pandemic could lead to the end of globalisation. In an article …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/16/will-covid-19-end-globalisation

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Meet Dr Sarah Bendall, McKenzie Fellow in History

    In 2020, Dr Sarah Bendall joined the History program as a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow. A historian of material culture, Sarah specialises in the dress of sixteenth- …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/08/meet-sarah-bendall

  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. Gender Equity in the Workplace: An Interview with Professor Cordelia Fine

    Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Cordelia Fine, is well-known for her research into science, sex and gender. While her earlier research involved critiquing the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/27/gender-equity-in-the-workplace-an-interview-with-professor-cordelia-fine

  9. 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

  10. 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

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