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Monash Arts researchers secure ARC Future Fellowships

Monash Arts researchers secure ARC Future Fellowships

Two Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships have been secured by Monash Arts researchers in Philosophy and Indigenous studies this year, following Tuesday's announcement by the ARC.

6 August, 2018
Indigenous Studies Centre Phd alum wins prestigious Holman Medal

Indigenous Studies Centre Phd alum wins prestigious Holman Medal

The prestigious Molly Holman medal for an Arts PhD thesis was recently awarded to Monash Indigenous Studies Centre student, Robert (Ben) Gunn.

14 May, 2018
Monash University news

Biography of an Australian hero: interview with PhD alum Jan Richardson

In 1946 Aboriginal pastoral workers in the Pilbara staged a daring strike over their unjust and inhumane working and living conditions which became known as the ‘Pilbara Strike'.

19 February, 2018
Kevin Rudd’s Indigenous apology: sorry, but not much has changed in 10 years

Kevin Rudd’s Indigenous apology: sorry, but not much has changed in 10 years

On February 13, 2008, then-prime minister Kevin Rudd issued an apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples on behalf of the Federal Parliament. Now, with a decade of hindsight, the national apology can be seen to stand as a momentous, but

12 February, 2018
MISC graduate wins anthropology prize

MISC graduate wins anthropology prize

Monash Indigenous Studies Centre PhD graduate Jason Gibson has been awarded the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria (AASV)'s Alpha Archaeology Prize for 2017.

29 November, 2017
Monash University news

Now live! Animation: Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha (2017)

The 2017 animation Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha (Singing Songs and Telling Stories) is based on a book of  songs and stories written and illustrated by Brendan Kennedy in Tati Tati, Mutti Mutti, Latji Latji and

6 September, 2017
The rotation of the Earth beneath the night sky produces star trails in this 75 minute time exposure, while passing car headlights illuminate the foreground, Nanya Station, NSW, Australia

First Australians lived through the Ice Age: what must we learn for our future?

For over 60,000 years Aboriginal Australians lived and thrived in the Australian landscape. They had sophisticated and complex social systems with languages and religions that were unrecognisable to 19th century Europeans. Today, more of the

31 May, 2017
Monash University news

Sky Country: Our Connection to the Cosmos

This show will bring together eight Indigenous artists to transform Blak Dot Gallery into an ethereal space, which will express our ongoing connection with sky country, in all its wisdom, beauty and mystery.

4 May, 2017
Monash University news

How far they’ll go: Moana shows the power of Polynesian celestial navigation

One of the greatest feats of human migration in history was the colonisation of the vast Pacific Ocean by

16 February, 2017