by Bruce Scates Narratives of nationhood too often blind us to the futility of Gallipoli … Continue reading Political rhetoric makes a parody of remembrance
by Constant Mews Myth and religion are terms re-entering public debate in Australia. Certainly, myth … Continue reading Get literate in myth, religion and theology
Don and Sonia Marejn Lectures presents a three part lecture series by Professor David Engel … Continue reading Lecture Series by Professor David Engel: The Holocaust in Changing Retrospect
by Ruth Morgan When he visited Perth in 2012, Arizona water specialist Robert Glennon remarked: … Continue reading ‘Drought-proofing’ Perth: the long view of Western Australian water
Monash University is hosting the Victorian Model United Nations (VicMUN 2015) this year. The model conference … Continue reading Victorian Model United Nations comes to Monash
New research could lead to a better understanding of how the brain works in people … Continue reading Illusion aids understanding of autism
by Andrew Markus Every year, come January 26, Australia Day revives the annual dialogue around notions … Continue reading Australia, a place of belonging and pride – and some telltale fractures
Four Monash social scientists have been recognised for their distinguished achievements and exceptional contributions by … Continue reading Monash social scientists recognised
A world leader in practical ethics will discuss human moral limitations and their impact on … Continue reading Public lecture: Can morality be manipulated?
Associate Professor Rob Sparrow, currently part of Monash’s School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, … Continue reading Monash on ABC’s ‘The Philosopher’s Zone’
by Andrew Markus The report on the 2014 Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion surveys, released … Continue reading Continuity and change: Australian opinion in a time of stress and fear
Strong public support form Australia’s immigration intake, and the benefits of multiculturalism are two of … Continue reading Immigration and multiculturalism get the tick
by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework,The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at … Continue reading Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?
International Studies honours student Alannah Cusin has taken first prize in the Arts Faculty’s recent … Continue reading First prize for SOPHIS student in ‘3 Minute Honours Thesis’ competition
by Clare Monagle and Louise D’Arcens According to Hansard, in the parliament of John Howard’s … Continue reading ‘Medieval’ makes a comeback in modern politics. What’s going on?
European colonisation is portrayed mostly as an era of brutal subjugation of Indigenous peoples, but … Continue reading Glimpses of Indigenous empowerment emerge from archives
The Australian Embassy in Berlin is calling for applications from undergraduate students, postgraduate students or … Continue reading Internship Opportunity: Australian Embassy in Berlin
Monash University’s Centre for Human Bioethics will play a key role in how the world responds to … Continue reading Monash becomes WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics
It is scarcely possible to pass an hour in honest conversation, without being able, when … Continue reading Take time out to to hear Monash authors in conversation
Food memory can be a shifty beast, often determined by our own experiences in adult … Continue reading The truth about meat and three veg
Could philosophy once again become a practical art of living rather than just an abstract … Continue reading Reinventing philosophy as a way of life
Senator George Brandis provoked public outcry when he stated that ‘people have the right to … Continue reading The right to be bigots? What does repealing 18C mean for multiculturalism?
History student Laura Riccardi’s research abstract has been accepted to be part of the International Conference … Continue reading Monash History student to take part in undergraduate research conference
Monash historians have featured strongly in the short lists for two of the major national … Continue reading Monash historians shortlisted for national prizes
A new book by a Monash University medical historian reveals the roots of America’s most … Continue reading Favourite US technique born in the USSR