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  1. 4 June 2019 - Humanities

    The whispers of Tiananmen

    A University of Melbourne expert says the Chinese government hasn't acknowledged the violence of Tiananmen Square 30 years ago; but many whisper its history.

  2. 28 May 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Jakarta riots reveal Indonesia’s deep divisions

    A University of Melbourne expert says Indonesia’s post-election riots and violence highlight the tensions over the place of Islam in the democracy.

  3. 16 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    Academics call for an end to immigration detention

    Academics for Refugees are protesting against Australia's policy of detaining refugees. University of Melbourne experts explain why they're adding their voices.

  4. 26 June 2018 - Public Affairs

    Inequality driving Hong Kong’s independence movement

    Hong Kong's independence ('Localist') movement is driven by income inequality, not a generational divide, says a University of Melbourne researcher.

  5. 26 July 2017 - Humanities

    Protest and democracy in Asia

    Western-style protests in Asia like those on the Japanese island Okinawa are an example of growing civil society dynamism, says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 19 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Blasphemy, treason and democracy: Jakarta goes to the polls

    Indonesian voters are at the polls to elect a new governor of Jakarta, the University of Melbourne's Tim Lindsey talks through the religious and racial tensions

  7. 10 December 2016 - Humanities

    The medical student who helped change Australia

    Melbourne graduate Ismail bin Abdul Rahman forged a path for overseas students in Australia – and sparked a debate that helped end the White Australia Policy.