The stories of a city
Writer Christos Tsiolkas, photographer Zoe Ali and historian Andrew May explore life on a single city block in Melbourne in the exhibition called City Songs.
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.
Finding the Hidden Hellenism in Melbourne
From the Hoddle Grid to the State Library of Victoria, tour Melbourne through a Greek lens and discover how Hellenic culture has shaped the city.
The era of the citizen historian
Andrew Murray and Hannah Lewi are crowdsourcing history through their PastPort mobile app, part of a new vanguard of citizen historian use of tech.
Edgar Degas: Capturing a world of movement
More than just pretty ballet dancers, Degas work depicts the energy, vitality and daily life of Paris at the end of the 19th century.
The birth of the computer revolution
Professor Justin Zobel looks back sixty years to when computing began in Australia, comparing the changes and the fundamental similarities to computing today.
We are the Australians, we have the power
Bruce Pascoe, Australian author, delivers the 2016 Lin Onus oration at the University of Melbourne, on the real and present value of Indigenous culture and art.
The Irish Rising that shaped Australia
The Easter Uprising was a pivotal moment in Irish history, but it also unleashed a new, Catholic political force on the other side of the world, in Australia.
A long climatic affair
New research by the University of Melbourne has traced the human impact on record-breaking hot temperatures as far back as the 1930s.
Growing up Greek in Australia
Joy Damousi, the child of Greek immigrants and one of Australia's most celebrated historians, recalls a vibrant childhood growing up in inner city Melbourne.