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  • Dr Felicity Chaplin from Monash French Studies recently spoke with Jean-Noel Ducasse on SBS Radio about her article ‘Witch-hunt or a great awakening ? Tensions surrounding the #MeToo movement’ which appeared in the Australian Book Review this month. She also discussed her recently published book La Parisienne in cinema: Between art and life (Manchester University Press, 2017) and her… Read more
  • Francesco Ricatti, Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, has recently published his second monograph in English: Italians in Australia: History, Memory, Identity. The book provides a concise and innovative history of Italian migration to Australia over the past 150 years. It focuses on crucial aspects of the migratory experience, including work and socio-economic mobility, disorientation and reorientation,… Read more
  • Dr. Lintao (Rick) Qi has been awarded an Australian Academy of Humanities Travelling Fellowship to pursue his research in Japan. Rick's project, Jin Ping Mei in Japan: Translations, Adaptations, and Circulations, follows on from his PhD research on the English translations of Jin Ping Mei (published in May by Routledge). “While my PhD was on the English translations of… Read more
  • The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is pleased to announce the publication on April 30, 2018 of: We Mark Your Memory: Writings from the Descendants of Indenture Edited by David Dabydeen, Maria del Pilar Kaladeen, and Tina K. Ramnarine ISBN: 978-1-912250-07-3 To mark the centenary of the abolition of the system of indenture in the British Empire… Read more
  • A group of new and old friends gathered to hear our Monash colleague speak about her ongoing research on the Tokyo trials on 6 June 2018 . It was great to see Jim Breen back in the Centre, and we welcomed Alison Tokita back from her time in Japan.  Show Trial? The International Military Tribunal… Read more

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