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  1. 14 May 2018 - Humanities

    Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White

    Author and University of Melbourne alumnus Christos Tsiolkas discusses his love affair with Patrick White's books; part of the Writers on Writers series.

  2. 10 May 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Breathing new life into old songs

    Thabi - public songs indigenous to west Pilbarra - offer a unique insight into Australian history, and University of Melbourne researchers are documenting them.

  3. 10 May 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Cannes vs Netflix: A screen battle of blockbuster proportions

    A University of Melbourne expert looks at the clash between the Cannes Film Festival and Netflix, after films without theatrical distribution were disallowed.

  4. 3 May 2018 - Humanities

    Why the lost daughters of Picnic at Hanging Rock still haunt us

    As the new adaption of Picnic at Hanging Rock debuts on TV, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the rise of feminism and female leads on our small screens

  5. 27 April 2018 - Under the Microscope

    At the cutting-edge of choreography

    University of Melbourne choreographer Gideon Obarzanek began dancing as a teenager, but it's his work as a choreographer that he's most proud of.

  6. 9 April 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Vanitas: An app to die for

    Vanitas, an immersive app developed by University of Melbourne experts, is a meditative exploration of life and death - and is now nominated for a Webby Award.

  7. 2 April 2018 - Science Matters

    The First Fleet and Australia’s unforgiving weather

    In her new book, Dr Joëlle Gergis from the University of Melbourne looks at the history of Australia's harsh climate, from the arrival of the First Fleet to now

  8. Podcast28 March 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The secret history of stone

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, cultural geographer Tim Edensor discusses what place reveals about culture.

  9. 29 March 2018 - Humanities

    Birth of the holiday road trip

    The Commercial Travellers' Collection of photographs at the University of Melbourne Archives takes us back to the birth of the holiday road trip

  10. 26 March 2018 - Humanities

    No laughing matter: The Death of Stalin and Putin’s anxieties

    The movie The Death of Stalin has been banned in Russia, revealing much about anxieties in the Kremlin, argues a University of Melbourne expert.