Monash Indigenous Studies Centre

Monash Indigenous Studies Centre

Offering units that aim to encourage students to understand the past and contemporary experiences of Indigenous Australians

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Professor Lynette Russell AM awarded prestigious Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship

Professor Lynette Russell AM, Director of the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, has been announced as the deserving recipient of a prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowship. Her project, ‘Global Encounters and First Nations Peoples: 1000 Years of Australian History’, has been awarded $2.94million over five years.

Monash Indigenous Studies Centre (MISC) 16 October 2019

Monash Arts researchers secure ARC Future Fellowships

Monash Arts researchers secure ARC Future Fellowships

Two Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships have been secured by Monash Arts researchers in Philosophy and Indigenous studies this year, following Tuesday's announcement by the ARC.

Indigenous Studies Centre Phd alum wins prestigious Holman Medal

The prestigious Molly Holman medal for an Arts PhD thesis was recently awarded to Monash Indigenous Studies Centre student, Robert (Ben) Gunn.

Biography of an Australian hero: interview with PhD alum Jan Richardson

In 1946 Aboriginal pastoral workers in the Pilbara staged a daring strike over their unjust and inhumane working and living conditions which became known as the ‘Pilbara Strike'.

19 February 2018
Kevin Rudd’s Indigenous apology: sorry, but not much has changed in 10 years

Kevin Rudd’s Indigenous apology: sorry, but not much has changed in 10 years

On February 13, 2008, then-prime minister Kevin Rudd issued an apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples on behalf of the Federal Parliament. Now, with a decade of hindsight, the national apology can be seen to stand as a momentous, but ultimately futile, gesture.

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