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Protest and democracy in Asia
Western-style protests in Asia like those on the Japanese island Okinawa are an example of growing civil society dynamism, says a University of Melbourne expert
Want to live forever? Here’s how
Soon we will be able to 'talk' to the dead; technologies will use Internet histories to create realistic online presences, write University of Melbourne experts
Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster
A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.
Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees
The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.
Daring to resolve conflicts without war
As the numbers of conflict deaths and refugees grow, in part due to the Syrian war, University of Melbourne experts argue for diplomats to focus on prevention.
Islands of language enter virtual reality
A University of Melbourne linguist and other language researchers are making archives of endangered languages accessible as virtual reality.
Dinner in No-Man’s Land
Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict
Anzac Day not just for the boys
The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.
Lest we forget: Storing precious memories
Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017