Politics & Society
I guess she won’t be writing the memoir
Defamation laws are having a chilling effect on non-fiction books, making it hard to get behind the scenes of big stories, says University of Melbourne expert.
Japan’s hidden landscape of violent crime
The shooting of Shinzo Abe shocked the world, but Japan has a hidden number of violent crimes – particularly against women, says University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s courts and gender dysphoria
Australia’s courts oversee the treatment for some children experiencing gender dysphoria, but University of Melbourne research asks if there's an alternative.
Australia’s shared future with Southeast Asia
A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s new government has made Southeast Asia a priority with a focus on the idea of a shared future.
Lawyers must adapt to the age of digitalisation
Facial recognition technology highlights the need for lawyers to be trained in the legal risks of emerging technologies say University of Melbourne experts.
The undoing of Roe v. Wade
A University of Melbourne expert says the US Supreme court decision on Roe v. Wade may embolden conservative activists to overturn other liberal decisions.
The making and unmaking of the East-West Link
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how Melbourne’s multi-billion dollar East-West Link was stymied from the start.
The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022
There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.
Why the war in Ukraine is so hard to stop
The real cause of Russia’s invasion is the special position that Ukraine occupies in post-imperial Russian politics, says University of Melbourne expert