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  1. 9 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Sexism, women and Australian politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.

  2. 6 July 2018 - Public Affairs

    Mexicans voted overwhelmingly for change. Will they get it?

    Mexico has elected leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador or ALMO; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he can deliver on his reputation for change

  3. 26 June 2018 - Public Affairs

    A political watershed for Mexico?

    The Mexican election on July 1 could change the country's entire government, according to a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. Podcast25 May 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Is democracy dying before our eyes?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Yascha Mounk from Harvard considers the rise of populism and the future of democracy.

  5. 24 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Reducing governments’ reliance on consultants

    Australian governments spend billions on consultants, but a University of Melbourne expert argues this could be reduced by boosting public servants' capacity.

  6. 20 May 2018 - Humanities

    20 years after Soeharto: Is Indonesia’s ‘era reformasi’ over?

    Indonesia's President Soeharto’s 32-year rule ended 20 years ago, but a University of Melbourne expert says recent changes raise questions about the future.

  7. 26 March 2018 - Humanities

    No laughing matter: The Death of Stalin and Putin’s anxieties

    The movie The Death of Stalin has been banned in Russia, revealing much about anxieties in the Kremlin, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 15 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    A winning political vision

    Dean Smith and Vonda Malone are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne - recognising visionary leaders.

  9. Podcast12 March 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Does Australia have a gambling problem?

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast consider the extent of Australia's problem gambling problem, and policy options to address it.

  10. 2 March 2018 - Humanities

    Is there such a thing as a ‘private life’ if you’re in public office?

    The recent cases of Barnaby Joyce and Brett Guerin show something about the concept of 'office' today is deeply amiss, argues a University of Melbourne expert.