Monash University’s history program is one of the largest in Australia and enjoys an outstanding national and international reputation. Monash is home to researchers and teachers with diverse expertise in American, Asian, Australian, European, Global, and Medieval & Renaissance History. History at Monash includes academics based in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies (SoPHIS) within the History program, the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, as well as the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, Monash Indigenous Centre and the National Centre for Australian Studies.
Earlier this month, Associate Professor Crystal Feimster, a renowned scholar from Yale University and a visiting professor for the Global Connections and Violence Focus program at Monash, gave a remarkable public lecture, ‘What if I Am a Woman?': African American Women's Campaigns for Sexual Justice and Citizenship, before a large and receptive crowd at the… Read more
Associate Professor Nathalie Nguyen’s work deals with memory, war and migration. Her research focuses on the Vietnamese diaspora and the experiences of refugees. Here she shares how she came to research history, the joys and challenges of working with oral history, and her desire to bring to light suppressed and silenced stories. Read more
Francesco Ricatti, Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, has recently published, Italians in Australia: History, Memory, Identity. Read more
The Body in the City Focus Program calls for papers in connection with this workshop on early modern urban space and environment to take place at Monash on Monday 8 October 2018. Read more
Events and announcements
- Members of the History program have distinguished themselves in the Vice-Chancellor’s Education and Research Awards. Associate Professor Peter Howard received the award for excellence in ... Read more