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  1. Encounters, Agency, and Race in Oceania

    A video-recording of the 2020 Greg Dening Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Bronwen Douglas.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/01/15/encounters-agency-and-race-in-oceania

  2. Stuart Macintyre in Conversation with History Honours Students

    As part of the Honours subject The Writing of Australian History (HIST90023), students have the unique opportunity to meet with distinguished historian Professor Emeritus Stuart Macintyre …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/01/12/stuart-macintyre-in-conversation-with-history-honours-students

  3. Searching for Mass Graves of Korean Forced Laborers from Wartime Japan

    During World War II, Imperial Japan relied on hundreds of thousands of Koreans for its economy. Authorities transported almost 800,000 Koreans from their homeland by force from 1939 to 1945 in the largest migration of non-Japanese into Japan in the country’s history. SHAPS Associate in History Dr David Palmer presented his research on this topic to the SHAPS Fellows & Associates seminar in October 2020.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/01/07/searching-for-mass-graves-of-korean-forced-laborers-from-wartime-japan

  4. 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. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/12/20/the-queen-who-defied-the-holy-roman-emperor

  5. 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 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/12/15/1918-spanish-flu-colonial-indonesia

  6. 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 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/12/11/documenting-the-history-of-worco-crafts-co-operative

  7. World AIDS Day: Interview with History Graduate Timothy Krulic

    Timothy Krulic is an Honours graduate from the University of Melbourne, having undertaken a combined degree in History and English and Theatre Studies. Since 2015, he …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/12/01/world-aids-day-interview-with-history-graduate-timothy-krulic

  8. ‘Narratives & Power’: Melbourne Historical Journal Volume 47 Launch

    Melbourne Historical Journal (MHJ), our very own postgraduate History journal, launched its much-anticipated Volume 47 on 5 November 2020. Themed Narratives and Power, the 2019/2020 edition …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/11/27/narratives-power-melbourne-historical-journal-volume-47-launch

  9. Historians Working for Justice at the Waitangi Tribunal

    Five History graduates from the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies have ended up working for New Zealand’s Waitangi Tribunal Unit at the Ministry of Justice. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/11/24/historians-working-for-justice-at-the-waitangi-tribunal

  10. ‘Donkey Work’ and the History of Labour

    Kathryn Smithies, Associate in History, recently published the book Introducing the Medieval Ass, on the cultural and socio-economic history of the donkey (previously known as the ass) …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/11/20/donkeywork

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