‘Dear John’: Taylor’s responsibility to her Swifties
Taylor Swift has redefined fan engagement in the digital age, which comes with a responsibility to call out bad behaviour, says University of Melbourne expert.
Bringing community together through urban farming
A new project is building urban farming across some of Rio de Janeiro's poorest suburbs, building community in Brazil, says University of Melbourne expert.
Building intercultural engagement through music
A new University of Melbourne framework aims to generate opportunities for cultural exchange and the expression of new cultural identities through shared music.
Building resilience in remote communities
A remote archipelago off Brazil’s coast could provide insights into challenges to building community and urban resilience, says University of Melbourne expert.
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
One (wo)man’s trash...
A community-led group, enabled by social media, are rescuing hard waste and building a more connected society, writes a University of Melbourne anthropologist.
Finding friendship in art and algorithms
Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.
Transforming the aged care crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to support older people’s desire to live and thrive in their own community say University of Melbourne experts.
A University of Melbourne expert asks if we are undervaluing the role that beauty salon workers can play in reaching some of society’s most vulnerable members.
The toxic spread of COVID-19 racism
Reports of COVID-19-related racism are on the rise worldwide; University of Melbourne experts say everyone has a role to bring communities together instead.