Bachelor of Arts

From DFAT to KPMG: Catherine shines a light on gender diversity and national security

Since graduating from Monash with a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Certificate in International Relations, Catherine Kimonides has had an amazing career that has taken her around the world: from her internship with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra, to several positions with the Department of Defence in locations including Korea,…

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Young Australian Leader Selected for Prestigious Japanese Cultural Exchange Program

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce student Nikki Vu has been selected to join 240 young leaders from around the world in a prestigious youth development program, the Ship for World Youth Leaders (SWY) program, operated by the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan.  Nikki is majoring in International Commerce and International Studies with a minor…

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Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and Family Violence key researchers: Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology; JaneMaree Maher, Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research, Sociology; Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology; and Sandra Walklate, Professor…

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Gender, equality and family violence prevention: interview with Professor JaneMaree Maher

If 80% of violence by adolescents is by sons against their mothers – what does this tell us about gender and equality and the prevention of family violence? As part of Monash Arts Researchers podcast series, Professor JaneMaree Maher shares her research with Monash’s Gender and Family Violence research team and their recommendations. The projects are playing a key role in the implementation of the recommendations from the world-first Royal Commission into Family Violence as tabled in Victorian parliament in 2016.

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Arts and Engineering: the unlikely pair

by Meg Panozzo My laptop was the odd one out; it was like a brick that barely fit on the little lecture tables and it made an embarrassing whir as it booted up. Everywhere I looked I could see the sleek, silver Macbook screens of my fellow students. It was 2010, and I was in…

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Interview with Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin on the audio-visual essay, by Julia Vassilieva

In this interview Cristina Álvarez López and Monash Adjunct Professor Adrian Martin talk about their contribution to the rapidly growing genre of audio-video essay. In their conversation with Dr Julia Vassilieva from Monash Film and Screen Studies they discuss the audio-visual essay’s past, present and future as a form of film criticism, a pedagogical approach and a poetic art practice.

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Monash Ukrainian Studies Flourishes as Rudewych Benefaction Brings Early Results

Alessandro Achilli appointed Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies 2017 was a year rich in events at the Monash University’s Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies. In July, Dr Alessandro Achilli, a specialist in Ukrainian literature of the 20th Century, was appointed Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies. Dr Achilli received his PhD from the University of Milan in…

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Poetry Corners Walk Against Violence

Poetry Corners Monash was launched Saturday 25 November in Clayton Community Centre courtyard. This is the second year of the My Place My Story project that Professor Sue Kossew and Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty have been working on with the City of Monash and the Clayton Community Centre to create awareness and change through story-telling on different…

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Monash University students visit UPI for annual exchange

On 26 November, Dr Jemma Purdey led 19 undergraduate and masters students on the annual Australia and Asia Study Tour to Indonesia where they are being hosted by the Australian Studies Centre at the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI). Prof Dasim Budimansyah, Deputy Director of the Australian Studies Centre said ongoing cooperation is important for building relations.…

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