- A message from the Dean of Arts
Instagram stories: John Tass-Parker on social media and politics
John has already worked for two Australian PM's and for Instagram's Politics & Government team in New York. So what's the common thread stringing these seemingly disparate interests together?
Celebrating our 2019 Arts Alumni Award recipients
The Faculty of Arts recognises alumni who have achieved excellence in their chosen field, and who have made a considerable contribution to the Faculty, the University and their communities, both locally and globally.
The geopolitics of Antarctica
Sixty years ago, countries around the world came together at a time of frosty global politics to establish the Antarctic Treaty, but its focus was on diplomacy rather than the environment.
50 years in the making: the fruits of Harold Wright's legacy
The Harold Wright and The Sarah and William Holmes Scholarships allow recipients to undertake an intensive study of prints in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. Louise Box, PhD candidate - Art History talks about her experience.
Melbourne Masterclass: The Terracotta Warriors
The Faculty of Arts in partnership with the NGV is delighted to present a Melbourne Masterclass exploring the ways in which these incredible artefacts embody a sense of place, culture and history. 1 July 2019 6.00-9.00pm.
Living in Paris during the French Revolution: The Story of an Ordinary Citizen
Presented by Professor Emeritus Timothy Tackett this free public lecture is part of 'Living the French Revolution: A symposium in honour of Peter McPhee'. 9 July 2019 6.30-7.30pm.
What history can really teach us
History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but knowing your history is key to understanding the complexities of the present. Professor Mark Edele from the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts investigates.
The whispers of Tiananmen
Although the Chinese government has never publicly addressed the violent suppression of protests in Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, its history has been whispered through generations. Dr Sow Keat Tok from the Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts explores the ghosts of Tiananmen that still haunt us.
Leonardo Revisited: New Perspectives on the man and his works
On the 500th anniversary of his death, this event will bring together the perspectives of engineering and history to re-examine the work, legacy and myth of Leonardo da Vinci. 21 August 2019 6.45-8.00pm.