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Uncovering the invisible women of history
Historical written records were almost exclusively written by men, but archaeology and the women scholars in the field can make the women of history visible. Professor Louise Hitchcock investigates.
Guardians of posterity: how a new trust is safeguarding the future of journalism in Australia
A Walkley Award is Australia’s highest honour for excellence in journalism. So how did Jack Banister, a University of Melbourne Master of Journalism student, join this illustrious list of Walkley winners?
From BA to UN: How Kareem El-Ansary is making a name for himself in youth advocacy
El-Ansary is in the midst of a national tour for his role as Australia’s 2019 Youth Representative to the UN.
Lucky discoveries of lost ancient history
Our knowledge of the ancient world owes a lot to chance discoveries. Here, we share the stories of some of the most important and unlikely finds from ancient Western history.
Talking Indonesia: environmental activism and art
Bali is home to a vibrant environmental movement involving collaboration between activists, artists and musicians, according to the Asia Institute’s Dr Edwin Jurriens.
2019 AN Smith Lecture in Journalism
Journalism Versus the Big Banks: Reporting where Regulators Fear to Tread presented by Adele Ferguson AM. Wednesday 10 April 2019 6.45-7.45pm.
Writers on Writers: Nam Le on David Malouf
Join author and University of Melbourne alumnus Nam Le in conversation with Christos Tsiolkas, discussing his new book, Nam Le on David Malouf, the fifth in the Writer on Writers series. Thursday 9 May 2019 6.30 - 8.00pm.
Once a building is destroyed, can the loss of a place like the Corkman be undone?
Since the illegal demolition of the historic Corkman Irish Pub in Melbourne in 2016, debate has raged about the best way forward for this historic place. UoM alumnus Dr James Lesh investigates.
Could low voter turnout save Indonesian democracy?
Ahead of the Presidential Election on 17 April, many Indonesian voters have begun publicly declaring an intention to not cast a vote, or golput. PhD candidate at Asia Institute Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir investigates.