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The Banality of Evil. Eichmann in Jerusalem: The book that changed me

Peter Christoff, The University of Melbourne. Hannah Arendt published Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil in 1963. Over the next two decades alone, it would be republished some 30 times, first in the United States and… Continue Reading →

World’s First Synthetic Embryo

By Megan Munsie, The University of Melbourne. In what’s reported as a world-first achievement, biologists have grown mouse embryo models in the lab without the need for fertilised eggs, embryos, or even a mouse – using only stem cells and… Continue Reading →

‘Where have all you Australians gone?’ Australia’s shrinking role in Cultural Diplomacy

Alison Carroll, The University of Melbourne. Almost all governments today support some funding towards promoting their international political and economic agendas through cultural activities overseas: commonly referred to as part of “cultural diplomacy” or “soft power”. Cultural diplomacy is not… Continue Reading →

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