Flying the flag for change?
Australian symbols have meaning for us – highlighting past and present colonialism, racism and a different future, say University of Melbourne experts.
Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi
Statues of Mahatma Gandhi have been vandalised or removed around the world ; University of Melbourne experts explore why his likeness faces attacks today.
Racism in sport: So where to from here?
This year's Dungala Kaiela orator, Josephine Sukkar AM, says while we have made steps forward, Australia is coming up short when it comes to racism in sport.
Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?
The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Real action needed on Aboriginal deaths in custody
Thirty years on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody the situation has worsened. A University of Melbourne expert says real action needed
Getting racism out of the classroom
Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism
Australia needs to embrace ‘Asianness’ as part of ‘Australianness’
Many Asian Australians experienced racism during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne experts say that Australia needs to update its modern national identity.
Collingwood’s challenge is everyone’s challenge
A University of Melbourne expert says make no mistake, Collingwood Football Club’s challenge to undo systemic racism is everyone’s challenge – together.
Why we’re not doing better at racism in sport
A University of Melbourne expert says Collingwood isn't the only AFL club where racism is part of the culture, but real change in Australian sport is possible.
The battle for the racial future of America
Race divides US progressives and conservatives; a University of Melbourne expert says this presidential election is about race and racial inequality in America.