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  1. Meet Dr Sarah Bendall, McKenzie Fellow in History

    In 2020, Dr Sarah Bendall joined the History program as a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow. A historian of material culture, Sarah specialises in the dress of sixteenth- …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/08/meet-sarah-bendall

  2. SHAPS in the News: A Digest of Recent Media Commentary by Our Staff & Students

    The need for expert knowledge and analysis has been brought into sharp relief as we struggle to understand and respond to the COVID-19 emergency. In this …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/04/shaps-in-the-news

  3. A Journal of the Plague Year: An Archive of COVID19

    Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne, looking West (detail), 24 March 2020. Photographer: Katie Dunning (Old Treasury Building). A Journal of the Plague Year: an Archive of CoVid19

    The Melbourne History Workshop in SHAPS has launched the Melbourne node of ‘A Journal of the Plague Year: An Archive of Covid19’, in collaboration with our …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/27/a-journal-of-the-plague-year-an-archive-of-covid19

  4. Were These the Good Old Days? The 1919 Flu Pandemic in Australia

    As we watch the global COVID-19 pandemic unfold, some scholars are looking back to the history of the worldwide influenza pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Mary …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/15/were-these-the-good-old-days

  5. Out of Ancient Marshes

    Archaeology at the site of the former Pontine Marshes has uncovered a massive but forgotten feat of ancient land reclamation revealing the early determination of the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/08/out-of-ancient-marshes

  6. A Conversation with Professor Emeritus Ron Ridley, Recipient of the 2019 Premio Daria Borghese

    It’s not often that you will hear an esteemed academic describe him or herself as the “last of the scallywags”, but this phrase trips easily off …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/01/ron-ridley

  7. Listening Across Boundaries: The Greg Dening Memorial Lecture 2019

    Emeritus Professor Greg Dening (1931–2008) occupies an important place in the history of the History program at the University of Melbourne. As Tom Griffiths put it: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/25/greg-dening-lecture-2019

  8. Pioneer, Innovator, Mentor: Reflections on Pat Grimshaw’s Influence and Legacy

    In December 2019, Professor Emeritus Patricia Grimshaw was awarded the University of Melbourne’s T.G. Tucker Medal. Named after the first Dean of Arts at the University, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/17/pioneer-innovator-mentor

  9. Alternative Social Media Platforms: An Ethnographic Study of the Scuttlebutt Community

    Can Open-Source Software (OSS) platforms offer ethical alternatives to Facebook and Twitter? How do technologies and social values interact with one another? And what might we …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/10/alternative-social-media-platforms-an-ethnographic-study-of-the-scuttlebutt-community

  10. The Life You Can Save

    Celebrating the tenth anniversary of his influential book The Life You Can Save, Professor Peter Singer discusses why we need to do more to improve the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/06/the-life-you-can-save

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