Selection of Australian Research Council (ARC) and other research projects both present and past undertaken by academics in the School of Social and Political Sciences.
Australian International Conflict Resolution
The Australian International Conflict Resolution (AICR) project has sought to contribute to a conversation on how Australian states might best be able to mobilise their resources to support conflict prevention and resolution programmes.
Minutes of Evidence
A collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, education experts, performance artists, community members, government and community organisations that sheds light on the little-known history of the 1881 Victorian Parliamentary Coranderrk Inquiry.
Australia’s Relationship with the European Union: from Tensions to New Paradigms
This project assesses relations between Australia and the EU and the opportunity for this engagement to further develop around a range of policies and forums.
Nuclear Energy and Global Governance
Projects on Nuclear Energy and Global Governance conducted in the School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne.
Managing at the Margins: Women Making it Work in Precarious Times
This Australian Research Council-funded project aims to investigate the economic, social and emotional impacts of precarious work on women.
Family Secrets National Silences: Intergenerational Memory in Australia
This project investigates the inherited family secrets, stories, and memories that inform Australians’ understandings of colonial history.
From Garden City To Eco-Citadel: Global Greenbelts
Urban Studies Foundation (Glasgow) Project. This project focuses on the history of municipal greenbelts in the UK, USA, and Australia.
The Intergenerational Transmission of Joblessness
This project unpacks the mechanisms, channels and factors that drive joblessness from one generation to the next in Australia and across Europe, Asia and the United States.
Girls Growing Up
Girls Growing Up is a qualitative, longitudinal research project that examines the everyday lives and imagined futures of young girls and women aged 15-25.
Affectivity of Historical Violence
This project investigated how the legacy of past violence shapes individual and social lives, forms of care and the very concept of what it means to be human in the aftermath of violence.
Wayfinding: A Photoethnography of Indigenous Migration
Anthropologists Dolly Kikon and Bengt G. Karlsson collaborated with photographer Andrzej Markiewicz to trace indigenous migrants from the borderland of Northeast India between 2013-2015.