Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
Not so fast, BoJo
Negotiating a trade deal within 12 months is wishful thinking on the British PM's part.
Chasing marathon history
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge's will need to find 15 seconds in his bid to break the mythical 2-hour marathon barrier in Vienna this week, analysis of previous world records suggests.
A dog's Brexit
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism – and plenty of risks.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
Who's in charge of Britain?
Is there still such a thing as “the British people” in the singular? The deep divisions on Brexit highlight a case of the revolution eating itself.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Today, the Gregorian calendar is virtually universally accepted for everyday secular use, but its origin stretches back more than 6000 years.
Better candidates than BoJo
If Boris Johnson becomes British PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Amid the Brexit mess, Britain needs the Commonwealth and Australia like no time since World War II.
Philosophy and feminism in the 17th century
British writer Mary Astell is a shining example of how women have long played a role in shaping modern philosophical thought.
Making sense of Brexit
If you're confused about the deadlock in the UK over its withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit, this should help clear some things up.
Forgotten people strike back
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
A kingdom not so united
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Students of the future
In Australia, as in the UK, we see considerable public discussion around higher education. More recently we have seen elements of that discussion turn to debate centred on the very heart of a university’s purpose.
What became of the working class?
Once seen as shapers of national identity, these days they're thought of as little more than disadvantaged. What changed?
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
We're all class when it comes to the language of love
Whether it’s ‘having a naughty’ or suffering from ‘pash rash’, Australians are a descriptive lot when it comes to the act of love.
How folk music became cool
Folk's emphasis on authenticity and community has renewed appeal in today's beard-friendly, organic-appreciating culture.
Foreign Policy White Paper: Keep calm and carry on
Free trade, nuclear governance, China, gender equality. We take a look at the state of global politics and Australia's place in it with a snapshot analyses of the key themes by Monash University’s Politics and International Relations team.
After the party, the hangover
With Mugabe gone, Zimbabwe faces urgent challenges in the wake of the worrying precedent set by the country's defence forces.
Will Brexit be the catalyst for a new world order
What will the future hold for Britain, Europe and other parts of the world in the face of Brexit?
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Television
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Affiliate, School of Mathematics
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, International trade law, Monash Business School
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).