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  1. National Archaeology Week 2020 Goes Online

    Each year in the third week of May, Australia celebrates National Archaeology Week. This year, our postgraduate community took a leading role in taking National Archaeology …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/29/national-archaeology-week-2020-goes-online

  2. Episode 4 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Nathan Rosenstein

    The catastrophic defeat Hannibal inflicted on Rome at Cannae in 216 BCE forced the Republic to drastically change how it would fight the Second Punic War. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/15/disaster-change-4

  3. SHAPS in the Media (May 2020)

    This month’s digest of SHAPS research in the media offers a rich selection across a range of topics and genres, from podcasts on Bronze Age pandemics, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/12/shaps-in-the-media-may-2020

  4. Graham Berry, Democratic Adventurer: An Interview with Professor Sean Scalmer

    Sean Scalmer, Professor of History in SHAPS, has just published a new book on the nineteenth-century Australian political figure, Premier of Victoria, Graham Berry. Democratic Adventurer: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/26/graham-berry-democratic-adventurer-an-interview-with-professor-sean-scalmer

  5. Episode 3 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Margaret Cameron

    This episode of our podcast, Disaster & Change, is intended to help us think through our current situation during the global coronavirus pandemic. The focus is …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/21/disaster-change-3

  6. Episode 2 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Mark Edele

    Does an unplanned and large-scale calamity – a war, say, or a global economic crisis – lead to lasting social, cultural, and political change? This podcast …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/11/disaster-change-2

  7. 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

  8. Professor Janet McCalman Opens Our New Podcast Series

    We are excited to announce the launch of the SHAPS Podcast Series, with this inaugural episode, presented by Professor Janet McCalman, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/01/disaster-and-change-1

  9. 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

  10. 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.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/02/16/reunion-2018-history-vca-collaboration-project