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Full name / Email Research area Thesis Agus Salim Asian Studies Moderate Islam Identity in Foreign Policy Discourse and Practice: Indonesia's Responses to the US War on Terror Asako Patricia Saito Asian Studies Stories of men, by women, for women: Ideal masculinity and the sexualisation of Three Kingdoms as Boys' Love adaptations in China and Japan Ashley Robertson Indonesian Studies Out of the Shadows: Female puppeteers and the changing tradition of Indonesian shadow theatre Elisa Orofino Islamic Studies Radical Muslim youth in the West: the case of Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain and Australia Guangyu Qiao Asian Studies Synergy between the UN and Regional Organisations in Climate Change Governance: A Comparison of EU and ASEAN'. More information... Ho Chui Fun Chinese Studies Between the Museum and the Public: The Production and Consumption of Museums in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou Jamal Cynthia Abilmona Arabic Studies A Battle of Tongues: The Legacy of Arabism and Lebanism in Television Media in the Linguistic Struggle for the 'Face' of Lebanon Kylie Moore-Gilbert Islamic Studies Developments in Post-Arab Spring Political Islam. More information... Roger Nelson Asian Studies Continuities and Coevalities: Modernity and Contemporaneity in Cambodian "Arts," 1953-2015. More information... Ryan Edwards Islamic Studies Muslim Community Leadership in Australia. More information... Seng Yu Jin Asian Studies The Emergence of the Critical Exhibition: Mapping Exhibitions in Southeast Asia 1972 - 1993. More information... Song Yao Chinese Studies Deciphering China's Subnational Diplomacy. More information... Sunsanee McDonnell Asian Studies Crossroads at the Periphery: Chinese Influence in the Southeast Asian Borderlands. More information... Tianyang LIU Asian Studies Wars of Impotentiality: Terrorism and Sovereignty towards a Post-human Politics Xiao Tan (Monica) Chinese Studies Understanding China's Health Policy
School of Culture and Communication
Full name / Email Research area Thesis Alexa Scarlata Media and Communications A Stream Come True? A Critical Assessment of the Impact of Streaming Services on Local Television Production in Australia. More information... Aneta Trajkoski Art History and Art Curatorship The sonic spaces of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. More information... Angelo Lo Conte Art History and Art Curatorship Anatomy of a workshop: the Procaccini family in Milan. More information... Anita Archer Art History and Art Curatorship The role of the auction market in creating a Western market for contemporary Chinese art, 1998-2012. More information... Benjamin Nicoll Screen and Cultural Studies Platform (An)archaeology: A History of Failed Videogame Platforms. More information... Callum Reid Art History and Art Curatorship A history of display at the Grand Ducal Galleria deli Uffizi. More information... Craig Alan Frederick Martin Screen and Cultural Studies The Pleasures of Paedophobia: Tracing the History of the Evil Child in Film. More information... David M. A. Francis Creative Writing Body Imagery in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton David Homewood Art History and Art Curatorship Pinacotheca Conceptual Art. More information... Emma Koch English and Theatre Studies Phrasebooks as Cultural Mediators. More information... Felicity Ford Screen and Cultural Studies Writhing and Retching: An Exploration of Cinematic Disruption. More information... Georgina Walker Art History and Art Curatorship The Private Museum: Contemporary Art Collecting and Philanthropy Giles Simon Fielke Art History and Art Curatorship The Grammatisation of Images: Cultural Memory in the Time of Cinema through the work of Hollis Frampton and Harun Farocki. More information... Grace Yee Creative Writing Beneath the long white cloud: settler Chinese women's storytelling in Aotearoa New Zealand. More information... Harriet Parsons Art History and Art Curatorship Collaborative Art Practices on Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage, 1768-1771 Hayley Singer Creative Writing 'Fleischgeist': Subversive tropes of 'the flesh' in Angela Carter, Marie Darrieussecq and Deborah Levy. More information... Jane Eckett Art History and Art Curatorship Modernist Sculpture in Australia: Group of Four, Centre Five and the Europeans. More information... Jared Orth Screen and Cultural Studies Spotting Whodunit: A theory of viewer suspicion in the mystery film. More information... John Wei Screen and Cultural Studies Beyond Gayness and Chineseness: Queer Sinophone Screen Cultures in the Early Twenty-first Century. More information... Joshua Pocius Screen and Cultural Studies From (Epidemic) Time to (Endemic) Time: The Spatiotemporality of HIV/AIDS Screen Fiction in the "Post-AIDS" Era. More information... Kara Lindsey Blakley Art History and Art Curatorship Chinese Imagery in the Making of British Picturesque, Romantic, and Imperial Art, 1792-1851. More information... Laura Jean Mckay Creative Writing The Disappearing Animal: Representations of Nonhuman Animals in Contemporary Fiction. More information... Luke van Ryn Media and Communications The Political Ecology of MasterChef Australia. More information... Mark Shepheard Art History and Art Curatorship "Facing the Music": the Portrait of the Professional Musician in Early Modern Italy. More information... Mohebat Ahmadi English and Theatre Studies A Dramatic Discourse of the Anthropocene: Performing Ecocriticism in the Realm of Theatre. More information... Parisa Shiran English and Theatre Studies Do Women Write as Women? The (Im)possibility of a Non-Blanchotian Other Night in Barnes, Carter, Cixous and Parsipur Paul Conroy Media and Communications The role of print media in the contemporary history of serious police misconduct in Australia Pratiwi Retnaningdyah Screen and Cultural Studies We Have Voices, too: Literacy Practices, Alternative Modernities and Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong Robbie Fordyce Media and Communications The Electric Empire: networked resistance and networked media after autonomism. More information... Sally McIntyre Media and Communications Out of the Nest: Understanding Teen Resilience in Large-scale Disasters (Implications for Disaster Management Policy and Practice). More information... Samuel Harvey Screen and Cultural Studies Rococo Film Aesthetics and the Sinuous Cinema of Sofia Coppola. More information... Shiau Ching Wong Media and Communications Mediated representations of new social movements in Hong Kong and Taiwan. More information... Spiridoula Demetriou Art History and Art Curatorship The creation of modern Greece: Mesologgi, art and Philhellenism in the 19th century. Steven Hampton English and Theatre Studies Switzerland and British Romanticism Suneel Jethani Media and Communications The Politics of Self-Tracking: Emergence, Latency and Emancipatory Potentials. More information... Thao Phan Media and Communications The Modest Witness and the Turing Test: Gender and Artificial Intelligence. More information... Tyne Daile Sumner English and Theatre Studies Lyric Eye: The Poetics of Twentieth-Century Surveillance. More information... Verity Trott Media and Communications Feminist Activism in the Digital Age. More information... Victoria Tedeschi English and Theatre Studies The Natural Environment in Nineteenth-Century English Translations of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimms' and Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tale Literature. More information...
School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
Full name / Email Research area Thesis Abby Robinson Classics and Archaeology Landscape boundaries and cultural frontiers in the Aspindza and Akhalkalaki districts of Samtskhe-Javakheti, Southwest Georgia. Adam Govers Philosophy The proposed thesis is in the field of epistemology in philosophy, with the specific focus of the thesis being on realism and pragmatism. Alexander Trudzik Philosophy Can we read Nietzsche as an early phenomenologist? Andrea Argirides Classics and Archaeology The protection of cultural heritage archaeological sites in conflict zones: The case for Iraq Andrea Cleland History The Pear Tree. A Study of Greek-Australian Families 50 years after migration. More information... Andrew Connor Philosophy Reconstituting reason: towards a non-binary theory of intelligence. Anh Nguyen History Personal, Political, and Emotional History of Vietnamese Child Refugees in Australia Anna Fagan Classics and Archaeology Animist Ontologies in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic Near East Annelies Van de Ven Classics and Archaeology Across the Persian Gulf: A comparative study of the use of Pre-Islamic archaeological evidence in the identity-building of Iran and Iraq. More information... Apryl Morden Cultural Materials Conservation Howard Arkley: establishing an oeuvre of a contemporary Australian artist. Ariel Kruger Philosophy Demarcating science from non-science by way of explanation Arun Chandu History The planning history of Tullamarine airport: 1920-1970 Belinda Shapardon Classics and Archaeology The Sioni culture of the Trans-Caucasus Bethany Phillips-Peddlesden History Prime Ministers: Gender and Power in Australian History, 1901-1971 Brendon Carlill History The Muqawama Doctrine: Policy options for a protracted conflict. Bronwyn Reddan History The problem of love in early modern contes de fées. Bulnes Bulnes Beniscelli Philosophy Religion vs Liberalism Caitlin Mahar History Death Becomes Us: Historical Aspects of Euthanasia Caroline Jane Tully Classics and Archaeology The Cultic Life of Trees: what trees say about people in the prehistoric Aegean, Cyprus, Levant and Egypt. More information... Caroline Chong Classics and Archaeology The Ethnic 'Other' in Cicero's Pro Scauro Cecily Grace Classics and Archaeology King Midas between East and West Chad Stevenson Philosophy Defending the Objective List Theory of Well-being Chloe Mackenzie Philosophy Moral Thinking and Moral Justification: Avner Baz's Critique of a Kantian Picture Chloe Ward History Knowledge, Unity, Responsibility: The Left Book Club, 1936-1945 Christopher Enger History The British and American handling of German refugees in occupied Germany, 1945-1949 Claire Tindal Cultural Materials Conservation Replicating the past: integrating cultural heritage conservation with 3D imaging and printing process. Clare McArdle Philosophy Role of a democratic state in a global world Cristian Soto Herrera Philosophy Issues in the Metaphysics of Science Daniel Nellor Philosophy Politics, love and the ethical David Mouritz Classics and Archaeology Archaic Greek Mercenaries in the Southern Levant David Rafferty Classics and Archaeology Consular and praetorian provincial allocations in the late Roman Republic. More information... David Henry History Creating Space to Talk: Cultural organisations, community engagement and intercultural dialogue Dean Hallett Classics and Archaeology The Spread of the Chariot. More information... Dianne Fitzpatrick Classics and Archaeology Collections at Risk: An examination of archaeological collections management practices in the Near East. More information... Dominique Waissbluth Kingma Philosophy A local approach to holistic environmentalism: cultural identity and environmental ethics Eden Smith History and Philosophy of Science Knowledge Production Practices: the neurophysiology of sensory-like mental phenomena. More information... Elena Balcaite History Being a Sports Fan: Self-narrative, Experience, and Meaning. More information... Eleonora Carminati Classics and Archaeology The Early Kurgan I and II cultures. More information... Elizabeth Gertsakis History Troubled Borders: The Southern Balkans photographed 1880-1920 Emily Noake Cultural Materials Conservation Deteriorating cultural heritage: placing a framework around malignant cellulose nitrate in museum collections. Emily Poelina-Hunter Classics and Archaeology Cycladic figurines and statues with abstract painted motifs: Representations of tattooing in the Prehistoric Aegean. More information... Emily Fitzgerald History The relationship between Australia and the USA during the development of Australian Federation Emma Shortis History 'Good ideas can triumph against the odds': Bob Hawke, Jacques Cousteau, Michel Rocard and the Defeat of the Antarctic Minerals Convention. More information... Eva va de Brugge History and Philosophy of Science The effectiveness of argument mapping as a means to improve critical thinking skills. Fallon Mody History and Philosophy of Science 22 nations, 1 vocation: immigrant doctors in Australia, 1930-1960. More information... Faye Yik-Wei Chan History Faye Yik-Wei Chan, "Control and Resistance: The Social and Legal Regulation of Chinese Indonesian Women: 1930-2014". More information... Felicity Strong Cultural Materials Conservation Perceptions and depictions of art forgery – the missing piece of the puzzle Francis Li Philosophy Internalism and Externalism about Responsibility Garrie Hurchinson History Permanent force: a study of the permanent military force officers of the 1st Australian Division AIF. Genevieve Fitzgerald History Australia's beloved burden: family history, national narrative and convict stain. Gina Levenspiel Cultural Materials Conservation Architecture, materiality and the Burra Charter Gonzalo Villanueva History A Voice for the Animals: The Creation, Contention & Consequences of the Modern Australian Animal Movement, 1979-2011. Gordon Dadswell History and Philosophy of Science Timber science for the nation, research at the CSIR division for forest products 1918-1948 Grace Edwards History Dancing Dragons: A History of Chinese-Australian Involvement in Dance-related Cultural Activities Gretel Evans History The Persistent Past: Flood, Fire and Migrant Memories of Natural Disasters in Australia. More information... Hannah Loney History Women, Violence and Everyday Life during the Indonesian Occupation of East Timor (1975-99) Helan Jackson History My people, our image: The role of the arts in creating, representing and mirroring cultural identity in Australia Henry Reese History Displaced Sounds: Vernacular Phonography and the Social Life of Sound in Australasia. More information... Hussam Al Ganahi History The relationship between law enforcement and power in the Medieval Islam. Iain McIntyre History Tree-sits, tripods and lock-ons: obstructive direct action and the history of environmental movement. Ignacio Rojas-Corral History The (un)Australians- Australia as a Migrant Nation: Leaving the Echoes of White Australia behind Through Art Jacob Heywood Classics and Archaeology The Iconography of Cretan Larnakes from the Late Minoan III Period: Symbolic Change, Syntax, and Funerary Meaning James Lesh History A history of Australian urban heritage. More information... James (Kai) Tanter Philosophy What's the priority of pragmatics? Jarrad William Paul Classics and Archaeology The prehistoric worked bone and antler assemblage at Ugurlu, Gokceada Jason Shea History Australian women, citizenship and the Great War Conscription Referenda. Jason Adams Classics and Archaeology The Graeco-Roman theatre in the Urban Landscape Jean McBain History Liberty, license and libel: Press freedom and the London newspaper, 1695-1740. More information... Jennifer Bowen History Radio Talks : negotiations with power, place and publics in spoken-word radio programmes, 1930 –1956 Jessica Rynderman History When only The shoes Are left: A Study of Material and Memorial Culture in Holocaust Exhibitions in Australia, the United States, The United Kingdom and South Africa Joan Mcmeeken History and Philosophy of Science The history of physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne 1895-2010. Joel Barnes History The Ancient Constitution in the Age of Reform, 1831-1909 John Whitehouse History Historical Imaginations: Writing and teaching History John Moloney History The proper objects for a kingdom: violence and the formation of a political community of Right. John Cleary Philosophy Is there a scientific subject?: mathematical formalisation and the concept of the subject in contemporary continental philosophy. Josephine Verduci Classics and Archaeology Philistine jewellery, social borders and cultural intension: Cross-cultural influences in the Early Iron Age of the Eastern Mediteranean Julie Johnson History Revolutionary Justice in Lyon: The case of Jean-Jacques Ampère. Julie Davies History Science in an enchanted world: Science and witchcraft in the work of Joseph Glanvill. More information... Kartia Snoek History Marginalised Subjects, Meaningless Naturalisations, Imperial Motivations: Granting, Gaining & Excluding Citizenship Rights in Australia, 1900-1965 Kate Davison History Cold War Constructions of the Homosexual Character (working title). More information... Katherine Allan History and Philosophy of Science Viewing industrial progress through smog. More information... Katherine Mannell History and Philosophy of Science Negotiating (un)availability: Mobile messaging in the coordination of social lives. More information... Katia Wilson History and Philosophy of Science Astrophysics in simulacrum: the epistemic use of computer simulation in dark matter studies Keir Wotherspoon History The Sixties Cultural Revolution and the Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. More information... Kerstin Astrid Knight Philosophy The Inconsistent Philosophy of Advance Care Planning - How conceptual diversity leads to unpredictable practice Kirsten Machon History and Philosophy of Science Apes and essence: on relating to beasts after Darwin Kristal Buckley History Heritage in Trouble? International Institutions and Heritage Practice. More information... Larissa Tittl Classics and Archaeology Negotiating the natural: ritiual behaviour, gender and the making of sacred landscaped in Late Bronze Age Crete Laura Jocic History Australian dress: the materiality of identity in a colonial society-in-the-making Lauren Meath History Emerging themes, patterns, developments and paradigms for religious women in Israel today Lauren Piko History Mirroring England: Milton Keynes, decline and the English landscape, 1967-1992. More information... Leanne Michelle Campbell Classics and Archaeology Human Iconographies in the Late Bronze Age: Minoan, Mycenaean and Egyptian Amarna Interconnections and Conscious Representations. More information... Leanne Howard History Community involvement in managing cultural landscapes: Reality or rhetoric? Leila Alhagh Cultural Materials Conservation Artistic and literary aspects of 'Sad Kalamih Shah Vilayat (One Hundred Sayings by Ali)': an analytical study of MUL17, a manuscript from the Melbourne University manuscript collection. Liam Byrne History Labor at War: the political culture of the Victorian Labor Party 1901-1921 Lynette Zeeng History The Instant image: A critical and creative exploration of the one-off photographic image Mahmoud Mohammed Cultural Materials Conservation Change in the chemical composition of Archaeological wood caused by exposure to different environments and its relation with the other properties Marc Bonaventura Classics and Archaeology Trojan Culture: Ethnic portaits of the Trojans from Archaic Greek to Augustan Rome Marcelle Scott Cultural Materials Conservation Tradition, innovation and education: building the professional discipline of cultural materials conservation in Australia Maria Barrett History Male circumcision in the 20th Century: A comparison of popular opinions in Australia and America Marilyn Stendera Philosophy Dasein's Temporal Enaction: Heideggerian Temporality in Dialogue with Contemporary Cognitive Science. More information... Martin Kovacic Philosophy A Buddhist Theory of Killing: Ethics, Metaphyics, Phenomenology Mary Helen Simmons Classics and Archaeology Nuptial-related representations of women on South Italian lebetes gamikoi Matthew Bach History The intended and actual outcomes of the first Gladstone ministry's measures to deal with habitual criminals - a study of the metropolis from 1871-1894. Matthew Holmes History Growing Songs: An oral history of recorded music for children in Australia from Woody Guthrie to The Wiggles Max Kaiser History Race, Genocide and Anti-fascism: Australian Jews in the post-war period Megan Lomax History and Philosophy of Science Beyond the aetiology debate and the imprimatur of science: experiment, autonomy and infrastructure in the 'Great LSD Scandal' at Newhaven Private Hospital. Melissa Afentoulis History North Aegean Islander Greek Migration to Australia - 1950s to 1970s Mia Martin Hobbs History Veterans Return to Vietnam Michael Barton Philosophy A Levinasian re-reading of Socrates/Plato. Michael Butcher History and Philosophy of Science A biography of geologist Dr Nicolas Boutakoff with particular emphasis on the way his career and ideas were influenced by place. Michael Plater History and Philosophy of Science Jack the Ripper: the divided self and the alien other in late nineteenth-century Victorian culture. Mike Jones History Connecting collections: investigating new approaches for capturing, managing and disseminating interconnected artefactual collections and archives at Museum Victoria Mohammad Mahdi Sadrforati Philosophy Does Conceptual Change pose threat to Scientific Realism? Molly Pettit Classics and Archaeology Virgil's Aeneid: A World of Labyrinths Nadine Cresswell-Myatt History Montsalvat, medievalism and the arts and crafts movement Najwa Belkziz History Transitional Justice Narratives: How Transitional Justice is Shaping the Modern History and Collective Memory of Morocco Natasha Szuhan History Regulating Contraception: Charting the Development and Export of Social, Scientific and Medical Birth Control Ideas and Ideals from Britain to Australia, 1919-1970. More information... Nicholas Barthel de Weydenthal History and Philosophy of Science Risk: examining its practices ethnographically and philosophically. Nicholas Evans Philosophy Professional military ethics and revolution: the sovereign or the people? Nicole Davis History A fashionable promenade: the nineteenth-century shopping arcade in Australia. History, heritage & representation. More information... Nirosini Kandasamy History Exploring the long term resettlement experiences of Sri Lankan child refugees. Peter Mountford Classics and Archaeology The influence of the Etruscans on the Roman writers of the Augustan age Philip Patterson Philosophy The place of virtue ethics in the design of the 'value-based' ethics regualtion system in the Australian Public Service: philosophical and normative challenges to the efficacy of the APS values and code of conduct. Phoebe Kelloway History A history of the Minority Movement and the Communist Party in trade unions, early 1930s Raymonda Rajowski Cultural Materials Conservation The characterisation of acrylic emulsion paints in Australian colour-field painting. Rebecca Harrison Philosophy Beyond belief? Epistemic injustice and the testimony of sexual violence victims. Rhys Cooper History Representation and reconstruction of Australian heroism and masculinity during the Great War. More information... Richard Young History Dragging History through the Gutters: American Comic Books and the Popular Memory of the Vietnam War. More information... Roland Seton Wettenhall History Translocation of the English model of friendly societies to Victoria, Australia, 1835 - 1920. Ross Barham Philosophy Davidson's objective: the role of language in the concept of objectivity. Rustam Gadzhiev History The Russian masculinity stereotype, the Russian state and its impact on growing homophobic sentiment Sabine Cotte Conservation Study of Mirka Mora's materials and working processes and perspectives on the conservation of her artistic production. More information... Sadra Zekrgoo Cultural Materials Conservation Identification of Persian inks using non-destructuve analysis techniques: a study of the University of Melbourne's middle-eastern manuscript collection. Salman Panahy Philosophy Conceptual role semantics for logical concepts. Samantha Hamilton Conservation Best practice in conservation programs for remote Aboriginal communities. More information... Samuel Malak History Young Sudanese Refugee Experiences in Australia Sandra Stojkovic Classics and Archaeology Fingerprinting Australia's past: fingerprint evidence form historical Australian clay artefacts. Sarah Schmidt Cultural Materials Conservation Boundaries Between Individual and Communal Authorship of Aboriginal Art in Context of Clifford Possum's Tjapaltjarri's Art and the Case of RvO'Loughlin (2001) Sarah Craze History Piracy as a manifestation of failed states Sarah Green History A safe and necessary personal coherence: The experiences of Bosnian refugee children in Australia Sean Goedecke Philosophy The Conservative Motivation of Ethical Institutionism Shan Windscript History Making the Revolutionary Being: Writing a Diary in Mao's New China Shane Smits History Imagined Saviors: Childrearing, Psychiatry and the Quest for World Peace in early Postwar America. More information... Shane Tas History Masculinities and the lived body, in theory and practice Shane Cahill History "By Australians in Australia to advance Japanese interests". The Japan-Australia Society and the long cultivation of an Australian elite by the Imperial Japanese Navy and Government of Japan - considering a shared future 1890 - 1942. Sharon Volk Classics and Archaeology The development of a typology for ancient Egyptian funerary figurines Simon James Young Classics and Archaeology Symbols of Community Identity in the Greek Polis in Asia Minor: the Observer through Time (2nd century BC to the 3rd century AD). More information... Sonia Randhawa History The evolution of hegemony: The role of women journalists in Malay-language newsrooms in Malaysia from 1987 to 1998. More information... Sophie Lewincamp Cultural Materials Conservation Historical and scientific analysis of the middle eastern manuscript collection at The University of Melbourne Stephen Campbell-Wright History The significance of Point Cook to the Cultural Heritage of the Royal Australian Air Force Sue Silberberg History Historical geographies of Jewish Melbourne: a trans-national perspective Susan Reidy History Glorious Gardens and Exuberant Grounds: The History of Urban Public Parks in Australia Susan J Mooney History William Morris: Illuminating a Life. More information... Susie Collis Cultural Materials Conservation Reassessing conservation treatment methodology for water-logged archaeological wood: an Australian context. Sze Chieh Ng (Jason) History Red Shadow: Malayan Communist Memoirs as Parallel Histories of Malaysia. More information... Tessa Leach History and Philosophy of Science Symmetry of the human and the non-human in interfaces. More information... Tracey Griffiths History The uses and meanings of colours in late medieval and early modern Italian clothing. Tristram Oliver-Skuse Philosophy Emotions and representation. Tyson Retz History The History and Function of Empathy in Historical Studies Vanessa Pratt History Relationship between China and Australia around the period of Federation, focusing on the ideas of nationhood. Volkhard Wehner History The German-speaking Community of Victoria between 1850 and 1930 and its Perception by the Victorian Press William Purchase Classics and Archaeology Sallustas Partisan and Critic: His Service to the Living Caesar, and His Turn Against Him in His Subsequent Writings Xavier Fowler History The 'Sportsmen-Soldier' and the Australian Middle-Class in World War One Xavier Ma History Science, Industry, and Nation: Making Meanings of Minerals in Modern China Yana Canteloupe Philosophy Killing Lennie Small Yue Qiu Conservation Development of new non-destructive diagnostic method based on fine structural chemical shift for the characterization and identification of cultural materials by ED-XRF
School of Languages and Linguistics
Full name / Email Research area Thesis Agnese Bresin Italian studies Language variation in the restaurants of Italy. More information... Ali Rastgou Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies The impact of teacher feedback on writing performance in a foreign language context: a longitudinal mixed methods study Amie Sexton French studies Cultural Differences in Attitudes to Wine in France and Australia. More information... Bai Ying Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Exploring the Test Consequence from Students' Perspective: Attitudes, Contributing Factors and Outcomes Daniel McDonald Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Lexicogrammatical and discourse-semantic choices over the course of membership in an online support group Davide Nores Cerfeda German studies Performing Perversion in Kafka's Literature and Adaptations Hannah Kunert Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies From Loaning to Owning: Changes in loanword orthography in Japan. More information... Jade Patterson French studies Sleeping monsters: Birth, Death and Regeneration of Monsters in selected French Romantic and decadent works Joshua J. Clothier Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Variation in Ethnic Identity & Accent in Australian English. More information... Kathleen Jepson Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Intonation and Prosody in Djambarrpuyŋu: An autosegmental-metrical analysis. More information... Marco Antonio Espinoza Alvarado Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Two languages in one ruka: Code-switching patterns in bilingual indigenous children's interactions with family members". More information... Marzooq Aldossary Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies The impact of peer feedback on the L2 writing of givers and receivers: A longitudinal, mixed method study in Saudi Arabia. More information... Mat Bettinson Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Language Documentation 2.0: In search of scalable tools and methods. More information... Natalia Batova Russian studies Russian Word Order: the Pragmatics of Unconventional Types. More information... Rosey Billington Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies The Phonetics and Phonology of Lopit. More information... Ruth McHugh-Dillon Spanish and Latin American studies "Linguistic Violence and Identity Politics in the Resistance Writing of Junot Díaz" Samuel Rutter Spanish and Latin American studies Realidad, conectividad y ficción: la evolución de los mundos narrativos del siglo XX a la nueva literatura posautónoma del siglo XXI en el Cono Sur. William Forshaw Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Little Kids, Big Verbs: Acquisition of Murrinhpatha Bipartite Stem Verbs. More information... Woranon Sitajalabhorn Linguistics and Applied Linguistics studies Measuring second language summary writing ability: Development and validation of a theoretically-driven, empirically-derived, and intuitively-based rating scale for the assessment of summary writing
School of Social and Political Sciences
Full name / Email Research area Thesis Angelique Stastny Political Science Teaching Settler-Indigenous Relationships in Settler Societies - A Comparative Analysis of Attitudes and Practices in Schools in Australia and New Caledonia Araz Aminnaseri Political Science The Political Economy of Electoral Systems: Assessing the role of electoral reforms on the level of economic inequality in New Zealand Caitlin Overington Criminology The changing eyes of surveillance: a critical analysis of CCTV surveillance practices in Melbourne. More information... Cassie DeFillipo Anthropology and Development Studies Masculine Mix-ups: Prevailing norms, ideologies, and structures of manhood that create and perpetuate sex work in Thailand. More information... Charlotte Mertens Political Science Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Violent Representations, Colonial Traces, Present Reconfigurations. More information... Don Chandima Padmaperuma Anthropology and Development Studies Partnerships between Microfinance Institutions and Commercial Banks; Critical Analysis of the motives, operational dynamics and success factors. A comparative case study of developing and developed country context in Cambodia and Australia. Edward Yencken Political Science From Conflict to Cooperation? The transformation of Australian foreign policy towards the European Union Fadillah Putra Political Science Social Policy in Southeast Asian Democracies Frank Hofheins Political Science A Comparative study of the EU and U.S. responses to the rise of China. More information... Hani Yulindrasari Anthropology and Development Studies Negotiating Indonesian Masculinities: Lived Experiences of Male Teachers in Early Childhood Education. More information... Hannah Williams Political Science Does the policy fit the crime? Government responses to high-profile offending. Jeremy Baskin Political Science Geoengineering, ecologism and the end of nature. More information... Jodie Heap Sociology, Social Policy and Social Theory So...What is Enlightenment? Imagination, Creativity and Autonomy: From Kant to Castoriadis. Lenka Hadravova Anthropology and Development Studies Imagining honour and modesty: How second generation Australian Turks use moral agency to construct their identities. More information... Li-chia Lo Political Science Who Governs? Deliberative Democracy and the Power of Local Governance in Chinese Cities. More information... Lisa Carson Political Science Gender Training and Peacekeeping: Does the rhetoric match the reality? Louise Olliff Anthropology and Development Studies From resettled refugees to humanitarian actors: Diaspora community-based organisations in the international refugee regime Mark Wood Criminology Sites/sights of violence: Spectating affray in the age of (anti)social media. More information... Martin Bortz Political Science We're all managers now: The discursive power of management consultants Matthew Gmalifo Mabefam Anthropology and Development Studies Witchcraft and Development in Africa: Case Study of Northern Ghana Melinda Herron Anthropology and Development Studies Living, Belonging & Getting Along: the lives of teens in a culturally diverse, disadvantaged school community Mohamad Tabbaa Criminology The Muslim Secret: Confessional Speech and the Sydney Protests. More information... Orhan Karagoz Anthropology and Development Studies The experience and construction of ethics and morality in the Australian Turkish diaspora Patricia Gillespie Anthropology and Development Studies Autonomy, Dignity and Kinship: elders' views on how they wish to live. More information... Ruth Constantine Anthropology and Development Studies Nomads, Moorings, and Traffickers: Undocumented Movement on the Thai-Myanmar Border. More information... Senkosi Moses Balyejjusa Anthropology and Development Studies Acculturation and Wellbeing of Refugees: a study of Somalis in Kampala-Uganda Sitthana Theerathitiwong Criminology Crossing the Border: Case Studies on the Reentry Experiences of Women from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds in Melbourne and New York City. More information... Sokphea Young Political Science Political Economy of State, Civil Society and Business Interactions in Cambodia. More information... Sondra Dickinson Anthropology and Development Studies Impact of social networks on information flow in fire-risk communities Surjeet Dogra Dhanji Sociology, Social Policy and Social Theory Two waves of Indian migrants in metropolitan Melbourne Sylvia Ang Anthropology and Development Studies The social imaginaries of Chinese-ness among locals and migrants in Singapore Thu-Trang Political Science Wisdom in Public Administration in Australia and China. More information... Woojong Moon Anthropology and Development Studies Life and Business: The Social Construction of Pharmaceuticals in China's Economic and Health Reforms Zhongzhou Peng Political Science A Comparative Analysis of the EU's and China's Normative Power