Monash journalism alumni, students win seven Quill Awards

Monash students and graduates showcased their journalism excellence at the 2017 Quill Awards at Crown on Friday night, winning seven categories. “So many Quills Awards demonstrate the incredible calibre of our students and the opportunities they have to learn practical journalism skills during their studies,” said Monash Media, Film and Journalism’s Head of School Associate Professor Mia Lindgren.

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Muhammadiyah and Progressive Islam in Indonesia

On Friday 16 February, Monash Asia Institute (MAI) in collaboration with Monash University’s Office of Global Engagement hosted a public lecture entitled “Islam with progress: lessons learnt from Muhammadiyah“. Professor Ariel Heryanto, Deputy Director of MAI & Chair of Herb Feith introduced and welcomed keynote speaker Dr Haedar Nashir, Chairman of Muhammadiyah.  Dr. Haedar Nashir…

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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’. Don McLeod, a white man with a mining and business background was a key figure in coordinating the strike and working with Aboriginal communities in building their…

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