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  1. Sri Lanka Election: Will the Country See a Return to Strongman Politics?

    Sri Lanka’s presidential election on Saturday comes at a critical time for the country. The government has been in turmoil since President Maithripala Sirisena sacked the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/15/sri-lanka-election-will-the-country-see-a-return-to-strongman-politics

  2. A German Solution to an Australian Problem? 1890s Unemployment and the Leongatha Labour Colony

    After Volkhard Wehner was awarded a PhD in 2017 for his thesis on the history of Victoria’s German-speaking community (1850–1930) he soon realised that after completing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/13/a-german-solution-to-an-australian-problem-1890s-unemployment-and-the-leongatha-labour-colony

  3. How Do You Crack the Code to a Lost Ancient Script?

    The decipherment of Linear B, the earliest form of Greek, was a history changing achievement, but decoding the older Linear A would open a new window …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/11/07/how-do-you-crack-the-code-to-a-lost-ancient-script

  4. Tracing the Evolution of Cancer Cytogenetics: An Interview with PhD candidate Lynda Campbell

    After retiring from a distinguished scientific career, Lynda Campbell developed an interest in the history of her field.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/29/tracing-the-evolution-of-cancer-cytogenetics-an-interview-with-phd-candidate-lynda-campbell

  5. Living the French Revolution: A Symposium in Honour of Peter McPhee

    The most significant event in French revolutionary studies ever to be held in Australia took place on 9 and 10 July 2019 at the University of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/24/living-the-french-revolution-a-symposium-in-honour-of-peter-mcphee

  6. Researching History on the High Seas

    Last year, History of Science lecturer Dr Gerhard Wiesenfeldt sailed across the South Atlantic on a tall ship. During the six-week voyage, he explored the use …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/18/researching-history-on-the-high-seas

  7. The Woman Who Stitched Her Way into Art History

    Known for her bold and bright work, artist Mirka Mora was a trailblazer for women artists in the 1970s, bringing ‘feminine techniques’ to the forefront of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/14/the-woman-who-stitched-her-way-into-art-history

  8. Hansen Trust PhD Scholarship in History

    From 2015, the extraordinary Hansen Gift — the largest ever made to a History program in Australia — has transformed the teaching of History at the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/09/hansen-trust-phd-scholarship-in-history

  9. Real Problem, Wrong Solution: Why The Nationals Shouldn’t Politicise the Science Replication Crisis

    Last week, politicians and farming lobbyists weighed in on the replication crisis in science and a number of academics, including several from SHAPS, responded in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/10/03/real-problem-wrong-solution-why-the-nationals-shouldnt-politicise-the-science-replication-crisis

  10. On Studying Chinese History in Melbourne: An Interview with Dr Xavier Ma

    Xavier Ma

    In 2017 Xavier Ma became the first postgraduate from the People’s Republic of China to receive a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne. Xavier …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/09/30/on-studying-chinese-history-in-melbourne-an-interview-with-dr-xavier-ma

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