The impasse between Israel and Hamas
It’s hard to see a way out of the conflict between Israel and Hamas that has seen thousands of civilians lose their lives, says University of Melbourne expert.
Q&A: Israel, Hamas and the future of the Middle east
Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel marks a dramatic escalation in the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why Prigozhin’s march on Moscow was not a coup
The Wagner group ‘mutiny’ grew out of an intra-elite feud in Russia – and it's a growing problem for Vladimir Putin, says University of Melbourne expert.
The treatments keeping landmine detection dogs in the field
New University of Melbourne research identifies the best treatments to protect Cambodia’s crucial landmine detection dogs from deadly tick-borne diseases
The cascading crisis of global food supply chains
The world is experiencing a food crisis linked to war and climate change, but there are some solutions to soften the blow, says University of Melbourne expert.
Making sense of war through art
Two former official war artists and University of Melbourne academics are using art to research and explore how we respond to, and cope with, conflict.
How smaller can be better for memorialising history
Historic events like 9/11 seem to demand monuments, but for communities smaller memorials can provide a closer connection argues University of Melbourne expert
The Afghanistan withdrawal: This is what decolonisation looks like
As the Taliban retakes Afghanistan, a University of Melbourne expert says the US's withdrawal is just another example of its history of abandoning people.
How plague helped make Rome a superpower
Epidemics like COVID-19 shape history, as happened in 212 BC when a plague set Rome on the path to becoming a superpower, says a University of Melbourne expert
Castles, caves and rock shelters
In the rugged landscape of Georgia, University of Melbourne archaeologists are helping to reveal a medieval world protected by castles, caves and rock shelters