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  • The Life and Work of Thomas Karsten Joost Coté, Hugh O’Neill, Pauline K.M. van Roosmalen, Helen Ibbitson Jessup   Thomas Karsten (1884-1945) was one of a small group of modern Dutch architects that included men like Henri Maclaine Pont and C.P. Wolf Schoemaker who developed their careers in the Dutch East Indies in the first ... Read more
  • Listen to a radio interview broadcast in Melbourne on SYN 90.7FM in which SOPHIS Professor Robert Sparrow outlines the future of AI regulation. What are the implications of the rise in artificial intelligence technologies and how can we prepare, socially and politically, for the changes brought by AI? ​http://syn.org.au/future-ai-regulation/ Read more
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just released the first comprehensive international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics.*  Development of these guidelines was a project of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics, which is currently chaired by Monash University Professor Michael Selgelid who is also Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre. The goal of the guideline development project was ... Read more
  • Dr Julian Savulescu, one of the world’s leading experts in medical and practical ethics, talks about solutions for violence, global poverty and climate change through human moral bioenhancement.  Read more
  • Three Graduate Research positions are now open in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies. Please note applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered. Read more
  • – Jewish, Christian and Islamic perspectives. 21 Nov 2016. Ori Z Soltes – Professorial Lecturer in Theology and Fine Arts at Georgetown University, and former Director of B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum in Washington, DC Read more
  • For more than a hundred years, social surveys have been a major tool of social investigation. Dr Charlotte Greenhalgh talks to Kathryn Ryan on Radio NZ about their history in Australia and New Zealand, including the people who went door-to-door, the details they exposed, and how local populations responded to questions about their everyday lives.  Listen to the ... Read more
  • Examine the history and impact of global travel through a summer intensive unit at Monash Clayton. Contact Associate Professor Jane Drakard for more information.   Read more
  • One of the world’s most eminent historians, Professor Jay Winter, spoke of war, art and memory in the twentieth century. This special lecture on the visual culture of war commemoration offered a historical perspective on the devastating legacies of war that still resonate in our contemporary world.   It was great to see a packed room of ... Read more
  • Monash recently hosted the 16th Symposium of the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh),  the first ever IAPh symposium to be held in Australia. The event was held from 7 to 10 July and the lead organisers were Associate Professor Jacqueline Broad (Monash) and Associate Professor Karen Green (Melbourne University). More than 130 delegates from Europe, Australasia, Asia, Canada, ... Read more
  • Many congratulations to Dr Adam Clulow, who was awarded the 2016 W.K. Hancock Prize at the Australian Historical Association Conference last week.  The W.K. Hancock Prize recognises and encourages an Australian scholar who has published a first book in any field of history in 2014 or 2015. Adam was awarded the prize for his monograph, The Company and The ... Read more
  • Monash philosopher Dr Monima Chadha has been awarded the 2016 Annette Baier Prize by the Australasian Association of Philosophy. This prize recognises an outstanding contribution by an Australasian woman philosopher. Read more