Arts Graduate Research

PMSI Postgraduate Network Update

The PMSI Focus Program launched a postgraduate network in early 2018 to bring together PhD students interested in migration and social inclusion issues. The network now includes more than 30 PhD candidates from across the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law, and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Thesis topics include settlement and integration issues for…

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Strengthening collaboration with IITB

As part of the continued strengthening collaboration between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and the Faculty of Arts, Professor Pushpa Trivedi, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences visited the Faculty from 12-16 February 2018. She was one of a 17-member delegation visiting Monash University from the IITB-Monash Research Academy. Professor…

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(Not) lost in translation: Arts PhD student Adolfo Gentile explores the establishment of an Australian institution

Adolfo Gentile has recently been awarded his PhD at Monash University: ‘A policy focused examination of the establishment of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) in Australia’. NAATI is the body responsible for setting and monitoring the standards for the translating and interpreting profession in Australia. In this interview, Adolfo talks about…

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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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“Legacies of resistance we need to act upon”: PhD candidate Matteo Dutto

Sometimes dubbed the ‘black Ned Kelly’, Jandamarra of the Bunuba nation is an iconic figure in the history of Australian Indigenous armed resistance to colonial invasion, and while Indigenous Australians have always shared stories of both Jandamarra’s resistance and of other key Indigenous people, such as Yagan of the Whadjuk Noongar and Pemulwuy of the Bidjigal people, the wider Australian public…

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2016 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal winner awarded to James Muldoon

Dr James Muldoon, PhD graduate from the Philosophy Graduate Research Program has been awarded the 2016 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for the excellent research presented in his thesis, Hannah Arendt and council democracy.   James was the University’s first Monash-Warwick joint PhD completion, his project was supervised by Associate Professor Alison Ross (Monash) and Professor Michael…

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