A prestigious scholarship supporting archival history has been awarded to PhD candidate Mia Spizzica. Ms … Continue reading Monash researcher wins esteemed history scholarship
Dreams—we all have them, even if we do forget them. But what are they exactly? … Continue reading Monash Philosophy on ABC Radio: What is it to dream?
This week, Monash is hosting the Translating Pain Conference, which will explore how pain, a … Continue reading Film screening: The Maelstrom, part of Translating Pain conference
by Ran Porat, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies (SoPHIS) Approximately 15,000 Israelis live … Continue reading Out of Israel: Ausraelis re-invent the diasporic identity
by Julian Savulescu Recent research out of the UK has identified a genetic “general academic … Continue reading The ethics of ‘gifted’ genes: the road to Gattaca?
Monash Asia Institute and Monash University have the pleasure of hosting the Australasian Society for … Continue reading MAI-Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) 2015 Conference
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