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  1. Federation Stars: The Meanings of Popular Astronomy in Australia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    In 1901 a new flag was chosen to represent a new nation, and the central emblem was a constellation of the southern sky. By this time, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/12/federation-stars-the-meanings-of-popular-astronomy-in-australia-at-the-turn-of-the-twentieth-century

  2. The 1970s and the Making of Modern Australia

    The 2020 Ernest Scott Lecture was delivered by Professor Michelle Arrow (Macquarie University). In a rich and thought-provoking lecture, Professor Arrow explored the 1970s as the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/07/the-1970s-and-the-making-of-modern-australia

  3. SHAPS Digest (September 2020)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications and projects, and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/05/shaps-digest-september-2020

  4. The Sands of Time: Histories of the Medieval and Early Modern Hourglass

    Sandglasses were part of the variegated ecology of time measurement in the premodern world. This was a world attentive to time, where knowledge of the temporal …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/30/the-sands-of-time-histories-of-the-medieval-and-early-modern-hourglass

  5. SHAPS Digest (August 2020)

    A monthly roundup of media commentary, publications and projects, and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/11/shaps-digest-august-2020

  6. Pirates or Partners?

    Famed as the home of the dreaded Barbary pirates, the ‘scourge of Christendom’, for many early modern Europeans and Britons, the Maghreb was a distant and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/08/pirates-or-partners

  7. Body-makers and Farthingale-makers in Seventeenth-century London

    By 1700 tailors no longer dominated England’s garment marketplace, as stay-makers, mantua-makers and seamstresses began to produce key items of female dress previously made by tailors. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/03/body-makers-and-farthingale-makers-in-seventeenth-century-london

  8. From HPS to Saving Planet A

    Recently, HPS Alumna Dr Zoë Loh featured on the ABC documentary Fight for Planet A in relation to her role as a senior research scientist at …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/01/from-hps-to-saving-planet-a

  9. Students Chat about Philosophy

    We are social creatures and the current lockdown isolation is hard on all of us – whether extrovert or introvert. So we thought you might enjoy …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/28/students-chat-about-philosophy

  10. The Bishop with 150 Wives

    Francis Xavier Gsell is famous for his work among the Tiwi people, from whom he purchased the marriage rights to young women as part of a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/17/the-bishop-with-150-wives

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