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  1. 11 April 2022 - Humanities

    A warning as history grimly echoes in Ukraine

    Atrocities in Bucha and elsewhere in Ukraine recall the horrific memories of the Katyn massacre in 1940 and Soviet denials says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 4 January 2021 - Humanities

    Scientist and killer: A split life

    A Nazi on the margins of history emerges as urbane scientist who disturbingly went back to a successful career, University of Melbourne research finds.

  3. 13 July 2018 - Humanities

    The Battle of Kursk: 75 years on

    It is 75 years since the huge Kursk tank battle when, as a University of Melbourne expert writes, Russia's larger means of destruction turned back the Wehrmacht

  4. 19 June 2017 - Humanities

    Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees

    The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.

  5. 14 June 2017 - Humanities

    The reality of terrorism: Old and new

    Following the terror attacks in London and Manchester, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how terrorism has changed, and if it's changed that much.

  6. 23 April 2017 - Inside Business

    Accounting the cost of war

    In WW2, Australia began manufacturing munitions, and a team of accountants from the University of Melbourne was called in by the government to stop profiteering

  7. 23 March 2017 - Humanities

    Lest we forget: Storing precious memories

    Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017

  8. 13 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The secret life of the professor

    Code-breaking and the Enigma machine, clandestine missions and scouring Hitler’s lair – all this before Oscar Oeser came to the University of Melbourne.