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  1. Shan Windscript on Locating the New Socialist Countryside in Mao’s China

    A video-recording of Shan Windscript’s presentation to the SHAPS Fellows and Associates seminar (May 2021).

  2. Reflections on the Last Two Decades of Indigenous Histories

    A video-recording of the 2021 Kathleen Fitzpatrick Lecture, delivered by Professor Lynette Russell.

  3. Exploring the History of Piracy

    In 2019 Dr Sarah Craze completed a PhD on the history of the 2008–2012 Somali piracy epidemic. Her study of this topic also explored historical connections …

  4. The Life Stories of Gippsland Lakes Fishers

    An oral history project involving SHAPS Fellow Nikki Henningham is preserving the memories of the people who fished the Gippsland Lakes before commercial fishing was shutdown. …

  5. Gita Yoga: Interview with Dr Fay Woodhouse

    In October 2020, SHAPS Fellow Fay Woodhouse released her new book, Gita: Melbourne’s First Yoga School – 65 Years of History, exploring the different phases of …

  6. The Truth Behind A Pirate Legend

    Benito de Soto was a ruthless and violent pirate, but his story has been rewritten (and reimagined) over 200 years to create his modern rebel reputation. …

  7. Charlotte-Rose Millar on Urban Ghosts in Early Modern London

    A video recording of Charlotte-Rose Millar’s presentation to the Early Modern Circle seminar (March 2021).

  8. Fifty Years of French Revolution: A Celebration of Peter McPhee

    In October 2020, Professor Peter McPhee delivered his final lecture for the undergraduate History subject The French Revolution, rounding off an astonishing fifty years of teaching …

  9. Is This the End of the ‘American Century’?

    Is the United States’ time in the sun as the world’s superpower coming to an end? While American exceptionalism reigns supreme, the Capitol Hill riots revealed …

  10. Charles Coppel on Elias Godfrey Coppel CMG QC LLD on the Supreme Court of Victoria

    A video recording of Charles Coppel’s presentation to the SHAPS Fellows & Associates seminar (February 2021).

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