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  1. 17 November 2017 - Humanities

    Comedy in the trenches

    Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 9 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Remembrance Day: Updating an incomplete record

    A century after WWI, service personnel records are still being updated. This Remembrance Day, the University of Melbourne adds new names to its war history.

  3. 24 April 2017 - Humanities

    Dinner in No-Man’s Land

    Food is another weapon of war, but the University of Melbourne looks at how sharing food is a powerful way of expressing our common humanity amid conflict

  4. 23 April 2017 - Humanities

    Anzac Day not just for the boys

    The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.

  5. 22 April 2017 - Politics & Society

    The women doctors who fought to serve

    Some of Australia's first women doctors, including University of Melbourne graduates, fought to serve in WW1 despite being banned from the army.

  6. 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

  7. 19 January 2016 - Humanities

    Why Emmeline Pankhurst criticised her daughter

    Why leader of the Suffragette movement, Emmeline Pankhurst, criticised daughter Adela in an angry telegram to the Australian Prime Minister over World War I.