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  1. 28 May 2024 - Humanities

    “Universities can change names without distancing themselves from troubling histories”

    A new truth-telling book about the University of Melbourne says renaming buildings is not about hiding the past but is a way to redefine the University's future

  2. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘The 1’: Something’s been forgotten in the Kanye-Taylor feud

    Although Taylor Swift was the ‘victim’ of Kanye West's 2009 VMA’s “I’mma let you finish” moment, Beyoncé lost out too, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 19 October 2022 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  4. 17 December 2021 - Public Affairs

    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.

  5. 29 September 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  6. Podcast9 June 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  7. 13 April 2021 - Legal Affairs

    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

  8. 7 March 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    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

  9. 4 March 2021 - Humanities

    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.

  10. 11 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.