Germany’s election at the negotiating table
After a knife-edge result in Germany’s Federal elections – three parties must now negotiate to form a coalition, say University of Melbourne experts.
Australia’s Gen Y democracy gap
New University of Melbourne research finds there’s a democracy gap for young Australian adults, with a distrust of traditional politics but a focus on community
Why South Korea’s young men are turning conservative
The internet is playing a key role in spreading a new wave of right-wing conservatism among South Korea's young men, say University of Melbourne experts.
Why do anti-corruption campaigns fail in Pakistan?
A University of Melbourne expert says to understand why anti-corruption campaigns fail in Pakistan, we must understand kinship and the impact of military rule.
Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game
The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert
Artists, environment and truth telling in Indonesia
Indonesia's environmentally activist artists are also confronting the country's political past as they seek new way forward says University of Melbourne expert.
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.
Is this the end of the “American Century”?
Is America's time as a superpower coming to end? A University of Melbourne expert says US exceptionalism reigns, but the Capitol Hill riots revealed a truth.
The music of politics and protest
University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.
What happened in the US was Very Bad
A violent mob storming the US Capitol building was described as a ‘coup attempt’ but the fallout could be even greater, explains University of Melbourne expert.