Dutch for Historians course to help Global Encounters research project
In February 2020 Professor Lynette Russell and Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Leonie Stevens took part in an Intensive Dutch for Historians course run by Prof Robert Cribb at the ANU.
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
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'.
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
MISC graduate wins anthropology prize
Monash Indigenous Studies Centre PhD graduate Jason Gibson has been awarded the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria (AASV)'s Alpha Archaeology Prize for 2017.
First Australians lived through the Ice Age: what must we learn for our future?
For over 60,000 years Aboriginal Australians lived and thrived in the Australian landscape. They had sophisticated and complex social systems with languages and religions that were unrecognisable to 19th century Europeans. Today, more of the