The 1916 Irish Rising: “Australasian Perspectives”

A number of events are being held to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916.  A conference at the University of Melbourne, 7-8 April, will feature a number of local and international experts who will address a range of aspects of the Rising, including its Australasian contexts. Keynote Speakers at the event include Dr Roisín Higgins (Teesside University); Dr Fearghal McGarry... Continue Reading →

Leon Fink seminar at the University of Melbourne

Neo-Liberalism Before Its Time:  Free Trade and Social Democracy in the Era of the 'Great Compression’, 1945-1972 22 September 2015  6:15 - 7.30pm South Lecture Theatre, Old Arts Building, University of Melbourne Admission is free. Bookings are required. Seating is limited. A now well-recognized ‘crisis’ overtook organized labor in the 1970s in Western countries that rippled out, if in... Continue Reading →

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