History Capstone 2020 Showcase
Making History is the capstone subject for our History majors — for many of our students this is their last academic unit of History. The subject …
Encounters, Agency, and Race in Oceania
A video-recording of the 2020 Greg Dening Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Bronwen Douglas.
Introducing MAARC: A New Network for Mediterranean Archaeologists in Australasia
In 2020, Gijs Tol (University of Melbourne) and Jeremy Armstrong (University of Auckland) led a new initiative aimed at bringing together Australasian archaeologists of the Mediterranean. …
SHAPS Digest (December 2020)
A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications and projects, and other news from across the School community.
Empowering Communities through Shared Learning
For the last 9 years, conservator and Grimwade Centre PhD candidate, Sophie Lewincamp, has been investigating how conservators can better engage with community knowledge in a …
The Queen who Defied the Holy Roman Emperor
An Italian-born princess and sole heir to the Sforza dukedom, the life of Bona Sforza helps us understand how elite Renaissance women acquired, maintained and negotiated power. …
Exploring the History of Antimatter
Kevin Orrman-Rossiter is an unusual PhD candidate. Having completed a PhD in Physics early in his career, he is now immersed in a second PhD in …
Looking Back at the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic in Colonial Indonesia
Colonial Indonesia was hit especially hard by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918–1919, with the highest death rate in Asia after India. History PhD candidate Ravando …
Documenting the History of Worco Crafts Co-operative
After completing her PhD in History in 2019, Molly Mckew was commissioned to write the history of the Preston-based Worco crafts co-operative, to mark the fortieth …
Cataloguing the University’s School of Chemistry Collection
Grimwade Centre student Lia Sumichan worked in the University of Melbourne’s School of Chemistry Collection as part of the University’s Museums and Collections Projects Program. She told Isabella Walker how unique collection items and inspiring colleagues encouraged a newfound passion for chemistry.
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