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  1. 4 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Regenerating political leadership in a populist age

    Gareth Evans argues our politicians needs new thinking, consensus and empathy as University of Melbourne launches new McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership

  2. 25 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Far right are the ‘real’ winners in the German election

    The far-right AfD is the real winner in the 2017 German election and Angela Merkel has been weakened, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 10 July 2017 - Public Affairs

    Crises in the EU: What does the future hold?

    The European Union is navigating multiple challenges in the face of large debts and rising populism. University of Melbourne experts ask what the future holds.

  4. 20 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why British Labour voters stayed true to their roots

    The UK Conservative Party failed to woo the working class in the north of England who voted to 'leave' in Brexit. A University of Melbourne expert explains why.

  5. 13 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Donald Trump and the uneasy alliance

    The Trump administration's split between Steve Bannon's 'alt-right' and the more moderate Jared Kushner is causing a rift, says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.

  7. 24 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    French poll could set up a constitutional crisis

    Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen won the first round of voting in the 2017 French presidential elections. University of Melbourne experts respond.

  8. 7 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    France’s presidential campaign: A strategy of fear versus a strategy of opportunity

    The 2017 French presidential election campaign is witnessing the French public falling into two main camps, just like with Trump in the US and Brexit in the UK.

  9. 4 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Are universities part of the populism problem?

    Universities are key drivers of educated debate, so with democracy in crisis amid rising populism and inequality, what have they been doing and where do they ne

  10. 3 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Four reasons Marine Le Pen probably won’t become French president

    Le Pen is a leading candidate in the 2017 French presidential election but a number of factors, including corruption charges, mean she is unlikely to win.