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  1. 10 January 2020 - Humanities

    Dissecting disruption

    The upheavals of our time point to a transformational era and a pivotal period – order vs freedom, adaption vs nostalgia, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 23 December 2019 - Public Affairs

    The tectonics of the British election

    It was a stunning victory for Boris Johnson in the UK general election; University of Melbourne experts explore what that tells us about 21st Century politics.

  3. 12 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Working class likely to deliver for Boris Johnson

    UK election polls point to a likely decisive Conservative victory and a Brexit go-ahead, courtesy of the working class says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 20 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote

    Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.

  5. 29 August 2019 - Humanities

    Making India’s democracy even bigger and better

    India is committed to inclusive elections and allowing absentee voting would make the world's biggest democracy even bigger, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 21 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Australian democracy: crisis, resilience and renewal

    Worries that democracy is in decline have sparked experiments in citizen assemblies but a University of Melbourne expert says we can also revitalise parliament

  7. 20 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Hong Kong: The canary in the coal mine

    Amid the ongoing pro-democracy protests in China's Hong Kong, a University of Melbourne expert examines how it came to this and where it is likely to end.

  8. 5 June 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The political challenge of a divided electorate

    Australia's Federal Election was marked by countervailing swings that political parties will need to learn to navigate, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 4 June 2019 - Humanities

    The whispers of Tiananmen

    A University of Melbourne expert says the Chinese government hasn't acknowledged the violence of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago; but many whisper its history.

  10. 20 May 2019 - Humanities

    Voter aspiration delivers for Coalition

    Scott Morrison’s "aspirational individualism" resonated with voters, leaving the polls behind and forcing a Labor rethink, says University of Melbourne expert.