1. Home
  2. Politics & Society

Politics & Society

  1. 13 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Keeping tabs on the tech giants

    As Australia's competition watchdog investigates tech giants like Google and Facebook, a University of Melbourne expert says the focus is more transparency.

  2. 20 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    No country, no rights, no hope

    Millions of people worldwide are stateless, leaving them vulnerable to human rights abuses. The issue needs more attention, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 15 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    A winning political vision

    Dean Smith and Vonda Malone are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne - recognising visionary leaders.

  4. 15 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    Russia’s strange yet predictable election

    Russians go to the polls to re-elect Vladimir Putin as President. A University of Melbourne expert says if that sounds like a foregone conclusion, well, it is.

  5. 8 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    Religious freedom: One right among many

    A University of Melbourne expert argues the tension between rights like religious freedom and equality reflects the need for an Australian bill of rights.

  6. 1 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    This is not a drill: 5 facts about the South China Sea

    The South China Sea has become one of the region’s biggest potential flashpoints; a University of Melbourne special explores what it could mean for Australia.

  7. Podcast12 March 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Does Australia have a gambling problem?

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast consider the extent of Australia's problem gambling problem, and policy options to address it.

  8. 25 February 2018 - Humanities

    Understanding the ‘social’ in social anxiety

    University of Melbourne PhD student researching how people with social anxiety feel, says we need to look beyond medicalising it to look also at social drivers.

  9. Podcast23 February 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Why we shouldn’t fear old age

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore discuss how ageing is changing as we all live longer.