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Don’t forget the sweets!
Child letters are rare in the historical record but like those of a young Malcolm Fraser they are a unique window on history says University of Melbourne expert
Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert
Racism in sport: So where to from here?
This year's Dungala Kaiela orator, Josephine Sukkar AM, says while we have made steps forward, Australia is coming up short when it comes to racism in sport.
The symbolism of Australia’s Southern Cross
The Southern Cross has been on flags since the early colonial period but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s a very difficult emblem for many Australians
Communicating COVID-19 to our older culturally diverse Australians
University of Melbourne research finds some older Chinese Australians struggled going online during COVID-19, especially when getting accurate vaccine facts.
How smaller can be better for memorialising history
Historic events like 9/11 seem to demand monuments, but for communities smaller memorials can provide a closer connection argues University of Melbourne expert.
The rise of the digital nomad
University of Melbourne research finds countries around the world are seeking to attract a growing legion of digital nomads through new remote work visas.
The poem behind the Green Knight
The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is now a movie, but the poem already has a contemporary quality, writes a University of Melbourne expert
The Afghanistan withdrawal: This is what decolonisation looks like
As the Taliban retakes Afghanistan, a University of Melbourne expert says the US's withdrawal is just another example of its history of abandoning people.