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.
From Proletariat to Precariat: Navigating uncertainty in a globalised economy
Labour historian Professor Leon Fink on the rise of the Precariat - people in a permanent state of intermittent or underemployment.
Music fit for an Empress: Catherine the Great’s playlist
Music played an important role in the court of Catherine the Great - but what would have been on the 18th century equivalent of her iPod?
The professor who came in from the cold
For most, the former Soviet Union is mysterious, threatening. For Professor Stephen Wheatcroft it is a fascinating source of academic discovery to be shared
Behind the gossip, a commanding ruler
She is surrounded by myth and intrigue, but over time this Empress of Russia has come to be regarded as one of history's most formidable female leaders.
Behind this cover lies a world treasure
Why this centuries-old prayer book is a piece art that shows breathtaking beauty and exceptional craftmanship.