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  1. Writing the History of Gender and Sexuality in Australia: An Interview with History Honours Students

    Queer history is a relatively new field of historical research that offers loads of untapped sources and stories. In this video, three History Honours students, Meghan …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/08/21/writing-the-history-of-gender-and-sexuality-in-australia-an-interview-with-history-honours-students

  2. Conservators at Work on Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project

    Emma Hayles, one of our recent graduates, is now working as an archaeological conservator, looking after items uncovered during the Metro Tunnel Project excavations. After doing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/08/09/conservators-at-work

  3. From Melbourne to Hanoi via Sarajevo (and Everything In Between): Where a PhD Can Lead You

    After completing her PhD in History and Social Theory, Nicola Nixon has spent the last fifteen years working in international development, in a range of posts …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/08/07/from-melbourne-to-hanoi-via-sarajevo

  4. From the Field: SHAPS Students in the Southern Caucasus

    Staff and students from Melbourne University’s archaeology fieldwork intensive subject in Georgia were pleasantly surprised when the Australian Ambassador to Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan, Marc Innes-Brown, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/08/01/from-the-field

  5. Archaeologists at Work on Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project

    Archaeology PhD candidate Maddi Harris-Schober is one of a number of SHAPS students and alumni who have taken part in the archaeological digs in Melbourne’s CBD …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/07/24/archaeologists-at-work

  6. Meet the new Head of School, Professor Margaret Cameron

    The Theory of Intellectual Virtues, from "Ethics, Politics and Economics" by Aristotle. 15th century. Author unknown.

    In the midst of her relocation from Canada to commence her appointment as the new Head of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (SHAPS), Professor …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/07/10/meet-the-new-head-of-school-professor-margaret-cameron

  7. Building Rail, Building Victoria: A History of the Melbourne–Geelong Railway

    Trains and railroads hold a curious appeal for many of us, and they make compelling subjects for historical research. In 2018, History major Tim Lilley chose …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/06/28/building-rail-building-victoria

  8. Time-based Media Conservation: Masterclass with Patricia Falcão from Tate

    What happens when an artwork is produced using technologies that later become obsolete? What special skills are needed by conservators working with old media? Tate conservator …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/06/18/time-based-media-conservation

  9. Russian History Returns to Melbourne

    From second semester 2019, undergraduates at the University of Melbourne will be able to study Soviet history, with the launch of the second-year subject ‘Red Empire: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/06/11/russian-history-returns-to-melbourne

  10. Meet Dr Holly Lawford-Smith: Prize-winning Author, SHAPS Philosopher, and Seamstress Extraordinaire!

    On the back of her new book, Not in Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable for Their States’ Actions?, SHAPS Senior Lecturer in Political Philosophy, Dr Holly …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/06/04/holly-lawford-smith

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