Australian Politics in the Age of Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for Australia as a political community. On Thursday 4 June 2020, an expert panel of Swinburne social sciences academics discuss the implications for public policy, foreign affairs and democracy, along with an open Q&A. Panel members: Prof Mike Leach (comparative responses in the Asia-Pacific) Assoc Prof Kay CookContinue reading “Australian Politics in the Age of Pandemic”

The benefits of hands-on history

By Jack Rayner Jack Rayner is a third year student of history at Swinburne University. In 2018, Jack joined the volunteer team at the Geoffrey Kaye Museum. His research contributed to a 2018 exhibition on early women doctors. The following is his account of that experience. It is reprinted from the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of AnaestheticContinue reading “The benefits of hands-on history”

Politics and History Group BBQ

Welcome/Welcome Back BBQ! Friday 3 March, 12-2.30pm at Central Gardens (Henry St, Hawthorn) All Politics, History, International Studies, and Indigenous Studies students and staff welcome to attend. Food and drink provided.  Bring a picnic rug! RSVP essential! Please let us know if you are coming via our Facebook page.