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  1. 11 June 2019 - Humanities

    Defining the power of public interest journalism

    A University of Melbourne expert says the recent police raids on Australian journalists highlight the modern importance of public interest journalism.

  2. 7 June 2019 - Humanities

    What history can really teach us

    History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but studying it helps in understanding the complexities of the present says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 10 May 2019 - Humanities

    The human animal: Breastfeeding in public

    A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.

  4. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    The rise of the microgenre

    Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.

  5. 24 April 2019 - Humanities

    A toast to Anzac Day

    A celebratory drink is part of Australia's ANZAC tradition but as a University of Melbourne historian explains drinking on the day has always been controversial

  6. Podcast17 April 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Giving games their sound

    They're in the background and under your skin and make computer games sing. University of Melbourne expert Professor Kenny McAlpine tells us all about chiptunes

  7. 17 April 2019 - Humanities

    A blow to the heart of the City of Light

    The Notre Dame fire devastated Parisians, and many over the world, but a University of Melbourne expert says it has long withstood violence, war and revolution.

  8. 8 April 2019 - Humanities

    The Disneyfication of the AFL

    Australian Rules football is a grassroots sport, but a University of Melbourne expert says the AFL's corporatisation is distancing itself from the fans.

  9. Podcast3 April 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The history of paper

    Paper was invented in China before it spread through Central Asia and Europe, but how did paper evolve to become our modern-day office paper?

  10. 7 March 2019 - Humanities

    Uncovering the invisible women of history

    Ancient records were almost exclusively written by men, but archaeology and a new focus is making ancient women visible, says a University of Melbourne expert.