New Caledonia referendum: A flashpoint for decolonisation
New Caledonia is set to hold a referendum on independence from France this weekend, but University of Melbourne experts say historical justice is unlikely.
Submarines and vaccines: France’s 2022 presidential elections
Why do French elections matter to Australia? Due to France’s commitment in the fraught geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific says a University of Melbourne expert.
Comedy in the trenches
Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert
France clearly ‘On the Move’
Macron's En Marche! won an overall majority in the French legislative election but will still face challenges in government, says the University of Melbourne.
The new French president’s role in saving Europe
Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the presidential race; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he will be key in saving the EU?
Europe holds its breath as France chooses its President
As Le Pen and Macron face off in the final round of the French presidential election, the University of Melbourne considers Macron's background and platform.
French poll could set up a constitutional crisis
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen won the first round of voting in the 2017 French presidential elections. University of Melbourne experts respond.
Power and Pomp at Versailles
Treasures from the Palace of Versailles have come to Australian shores, leaving France for the first time and providing a glimpse of the court's splendour.
Why France is taking Europe to the crossroad
All eyes are on the French Presidential election in April and May as European politics lurches between liberalism and populism.
The deadly Nice attack shows there is a simmering discontent in the country that makes France a fertile ground for terrorism.