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  1. 31 March 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  2. 7 March 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  3. Podcast17 February 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  4. 7 January 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  5. 17 November 2020 - Humanities

    The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey

    Turkey’s opposition is mobilising against authoritarianism by using the Government’s own laws to establish broad alliances, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 10 November 2020 - Public Affairs

    What’s next for the Republicans after Trump?

    A University of Melbourne expert says, for conservatives, there are five reasons to be concerned about Trump’s legacy, and another five to be optimistic about.

  7. Podcast2 September 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The state of democracy, before and during COVID-19

    We are facing a global democratic recession, but the pandemic has intensified the focus on what we want from democracy, says University of Melbourne's Tom Daly.

  8. 23 July 2020 - Science Matters

    How Timor-Leste has mobilised against COVID-19

    Timor-Leste is now COVID-19 free, but ongoing threats of pandemic disruption could have longer term impacts on the country warn University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 17 July 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    A little bird didn’t tell me

    The hack attack on Twitter was aimed at financial gain, but what happens when hacking turns political? University of Melbourne experts look at what is needed.

  10. 3 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    How COVID-19 is hitting some democracies harder than others

    University of Melbourne research finds that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on democracy worldwide, but some democracies are more resilient than others.