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  1. 14 June 2017 - Humanities

    The reality of terrorism: Old and new

    Following the terror attacks in London and Manchester, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how terrorism has changed, and if it's changed that much.

  2. 13 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Donald Trump and the uneasy alliance

    The Trump administration's split between Steve Bannon's 'alt-right' and the more moderate Jared Kushner is causing a rift, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 9 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Uncertainty in the UK

    The British electorate has rejected Theresa May and the Tories, making a no-deal outcome in Brexit talks more likely, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. Podcast13 June 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    A life on the frontline of refugee crises

    Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.

  5. 6 June 2017 - Humanities

    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.

  6. 6 June 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Chemical restraint: Behind locked doors

    Chemical restraint, often used to control people with disabilities and dementia, needs to be monitored and regulated argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 6 June 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Nowhere people have a right to somewhere

    The University of Melbourne's law school is to host a new research centre devoted to ending statelessness, backed by philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin

  8. 5 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    The British election: After the terror

    UK voters go to the polls after two terrorist attacks, in Manchester and London. University of Melbourne experts look at the impact on the democratic process.

  9. Podcast2 June 2017 - Up Close

    China in Africa: Who benefits?

    Economist Dr Lauren Johnston examines the evolving political and economic relationships between China and developing nations of Africa.