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  1. A Year in Melbourne

    Professor Tim Parkin’s reflections on his first year as Tatoulis Chair in Classics The reason the Greeks and Romans remain fascinating and significant to us in …

  2. Honouring the Life and Work of Tony Sagona

    Antonio Sagona, 2011. Photograph © Claudia Sagona

    Free-threshing wheat, a small piece of inscribed banded agate, the myth of Jason and Medea… are all elements in the stories told by presenters at a recent Classics and Archaeology symposium devoted to the legacy of the late Emeritus Professor Antonio (Tony) Sagona.

  3. Introducing Ángel Alcalde: New Lecturer in Twentieth-century European History

    Incoming Lecturer in European History Ángel Alcalde brings expertise on the social and cultural history of war, transnational history and the history of fascism. He discusses his inspirations with Ross Karavis.

  4. Disposal of the Dead: The Intersection of Death & Technology

    Fallon Mody recently caught up with an interdisciplinary group of Melbourne-based researchers – including our own Associate Professor Mike Arnold – who think about death for a living.

  5. Meet Brigid Evans, recent SHAPS Master of Arts, Philosophy graduate

    Brigid Evans

    In 2018 Brigid Evans completed her Masters by research in the areas of political philosophy and philosophy of education. On a recent trip home from her new base in the UK, she chatted to Carley Tonoli about reflections on her research.

  6. Animating SHAPS Research: Collaboration with VCA Animation Students

    Still from Reunion

    Reunion (2018) is a short animation by VCA Animation students Jackson Cook and Jenn Tran, in collaboration with History PhD candidate Anh Nguyen.

  7. Reconstructing Knowledge: Sadra Zekrgoo’s Persian Ink PhD Project

    In 2018 Sadra completed a PhD at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. He talked to Georgia Garvey-Hawke from the SHAPS Engagement team about how his passion for conservation has taken him around the world…

  8. An Aegean Adventure: Kellie Youngs on her Jessie Webb Scholarship

    Research into glass and faience objects from Cyprus in the late Bronze Age involves more than digging into the ancient past. Kellie Youngs reflects on her research and time in Greece.

  9. The 2018 Australian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference

    Eight SHAPS graduate philosophers recently headed out to Monash to present their work at a major event for Australian philosophy postgraduates, the annual Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC).

  10. Undergraduate Subjects: History Capstone Showcase 2018

    The undergraduate History Major at the University of Melbourne culminates in the capstone subject, Making History (HIST30060). In this subject, students are given the chance to design and produce an independent historical research project on a topic of their own choice.

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