Graduate Coursework (Masters)

2017 Monash PhD in Indigenous Cultures and Histories

A PhD position is being sought in the Indigenous Cultures and Histories doctoral program in conjunction with the Deep Time Indigenous Ecologies Focus Program, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, and the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation to explore the history and/ or archaeology of the Taungurung people of Central Victoria. Potential doctoral…

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Death or Liberty tour stirs up Australia’s transglobal place in political history

Death or Liberty, the screen adaptation of the history of political rebels and radicals transported as convicts to Australia, toured to the UK and Ireland in November 2016. The documentary is adapted from the book Death or Liberty: Rebels and Radicals Transported to Australia 1788-1868, written by Associate Professor Tony Moore from the School of Media, Film…

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Nardine’s documentary to air on ABC Radio National

Masters of Journalism/Sustainability graduate Nardine Groch is an environmental journalist, radio producer and wildlife photographer from Australia. She has travelled to many wild places, from Svalbard to the Amazon, to work alongside scientists and photograph animals in their natural environment. Nardine has worked as an animal presenter at Zoos Victoria for nine years and in…

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Monash students from SDSN Youth on creating social change

SDSN Youth is one of the leading global networks in sustainable development. Launched in 2015 by Siamak Sam Loni and fellow students from Monash University, in collaboration with the Monash Sustainability Institute, SDSN Youth works to empower young people around the world to create sustainable development solutions. This week, Monash University students Michelle Huang, Melissa Peppin and John Farrugia, along with recent Monash…

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Challenging nuclear norms: A conversation with International Relations lecturer Dr Maria Rost Rublee

Ever wondered why some countries build a nuclear arsenal, while others choose not to? Is it economics, power, security strategies, or something else? Dr Maria Rost Rublee is a senior lecturer in International Relations at Monash’s School of Social Sciences. She spends her day (when she isn’t teaching International Relations theory and inspiring students to…

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Only the conscription referendums made Australia’s Great War experience different

Ben Wellings November 11 resonates less with Australians than April 25. But Armistice Day provides a moment to reflect on Australia’s self-identity in comparison to other nations that experienced the first world war and commemorate it to this day. Nations exist in a perpetual state of creative tension. They must appear to be unique: that…

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Waging peace: women’s century-long campaign to end war continues

Katrina Lee-Koo and Sarah Boyd United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 turned 15 on October 31. The most notable of the worldwide celebrations was in New York, where representatives of UN member countries and women’s civil society organisations gathered throughout October to celebrate progress, highlight roadblocks and forge new ways forward. It is odd that a…

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