Media contributions by our School's experts

Our School's experts contribute to public discussion on contemporary topics that resonate with our research.

Discover interviews with our experts and written contributions to public discourse.

Newspaper and Print

2017

21.01.2017: Associate Professor Martin Crotty (quoted in article by Susan Johnson)
Patriot Gains, Adelaide Advertiser
 
20.01.2017: Associate Professor Martin Crotty (quoted in article by Susan Johnson)
 

2016

08.08.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
Research staff score a better deal, The Australian (Higher Education Supplement)
 
 

2015

10.07.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
 
 
 
20.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
14.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
Interviewed for article on recognition of article reviewers, The Australian Higher Education Supplement
 

2014

 
 
 
 
 

Online

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2017

 
 
31.01.2017: Peter Ellerton
 

2016

 
23.12.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
09.12.2016: Nile de Jonge (valedictorian, Honours student supervised by Dr Amelia Brown)
 
 
07.12.2016: Dr Jon Piccini
 
02.12.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
 
01.12.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
Gifts of ancient coins enrich UQ Antiquities Museum, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
 
 
 
24.10.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
 
 
19.10.2016: Philosophy
 
10.10.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
 
15.09.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
 
22.08.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
 
03.08.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
03.08.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
28.07.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
25.07.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
21.07.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
 
15.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
14.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
08.06.2016: Dr David Pritchard
Der wahre Wert von Olympia, Süddeutsche Zeitung
 
02.06.2016: Dr Jon Piccini
 
30.05.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
13.05.2016: Sheilagh O'Brien
 
13.05.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
19.04.2016: Dr Kriston Rennie
 
Invading the Australian Mind, TJ Ryan Foundation
 
 
01.04.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
30.03.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
14.03.2016: Lynda Flower (MA, Studies in Religion student)
 
10.03.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
 
23.02.2016: Mr Ian Kemish AM
 
10.02.2016: Liam Miller
 
02.02.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
29.01.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
07.01.2016: Peter Ellerton
 

2015

 
29.10.2015: Sheilagh O'Brien
 
28.10.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
An edited excerpt from a lecture ‘Lessons from the Ancient Past for Contemporary Australia’ presented as part of UQ’s Global Leadership Series
 
09.10.2015: Ana Stevenson
 
02.10.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
10.09.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning and Damian Doyle
 
27.08.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
19.08.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
 
11.08.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
Media attention for his work (co-authored with Christopher Mallan) on the new fragment of the historian Dexippus, which discusses a 'second' battle of Thermopylae (published in Journal of Roman Studies, 2015)
 
'Madness in Civilisation review: Andrew Scull's sweeping coverage and dark wit', reviewed by Dolly MacKinnon,The Age, also published in The Sydney Morning Herald, and Brisbane Times
 
03.08.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
14.07.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
10.07.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
15.06.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
09.06.2015: Dr Geoff Ginn
 
 
29.05.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
20.05.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
 
 
11.05.2015: Peter Ellerton
 
26.04.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
 
20.03.2015: Associate Professor Deborah Brown, Solid Pathways
 
19.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
13.03.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
09.03.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
06.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
06.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
06.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
06.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
05.03.2015: Dr David Pritchard
 
20.02.2015: Dr Patrick Jory
 
 
04.02.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
23.01.2015: Dr Patrick Jory
 
21.01.2015: Dr Patrick Jory
 
 
12.01.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 

2014

 
18.12.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
11.12.2014: Mr Ian Kemish AM (introduced at around 01:24:15, 11am ceremony)
 
11.12.2014: Joanna Timms
 
 
27.11.2014: Professor Alastair Blanshard (Sam Fimis' article on Professor Blanshard's Inaugural Professorial Lecture)
 
24.11.2014: Associate Professor Deborah BrownPeter Ellerton, Solid Pathways
 
21.11.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
19.11.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
14.11.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
13.11.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
29.10.2014: Professor Alastair Blanshard, Inaugural Dr Paul Eliadis Chair of Classics and Ancient History
 
Why the Ancient Greeks MatterAlumni & Community
 
 
08.10.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
 
02.10.2014: Mr Ian Kemish AM
2014 UQ Alumni Awards RecipientsAlumni & Communities
 
02.10.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27.08.2014: Friends of Antiquity and discipline of Classics and Ancient History
 
26.08.2014: Mr Ian Kemish AM
 
 
Interviewed for article on impact of Edward Snowden's affair in GermanySydney Morning Herald
 
12.08.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
30.07.2014: Dr Romain Fathi
Remembering French-Australian wartime connectionsFaculties of Humanities and Social Sciences
 
 
28.07.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
17.07.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
Reinventing philosophy as a way of lifeMonash University Arts News
 
18.06.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
12.06.2014: Dr Romain Fathi
 
 
 
Classical AnswersContact Magazine
 
 
 
13.05.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
 
24.04.2014: Dr Romain Fathi
 
23.04.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
 
10.04.2014: Dr Gilbert Burgh
 
10.04.2014: Dr Romain Fathi
Find out more about your WWI artefactsFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
 
29.03.2014: Dr Gilbert Burgh
 
 
 
Classic lines for Valentine's DayAlumni & Community
 
31.01.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
 
24.01.2014: Dr David Pritchard
 
16.01.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
January 2014: State Library of Queensland

Public Lectures

Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon:

Royal Consorts and The History of the Emotions, 24 October 2015

Presented by ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and Latitude 37

Join Latitude 37 for this free event marking the release of their latest recording for ABC Classics, Royal Consorts. With stunning music from the time of the English Civil War period. This event offers an opportunity to learn about the repertoire from the artists and the music’s historical context with Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon (Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History, The University of Queensland, Associate Investigator, Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions) in a conversational-style talk, and includes performance of excerpts by Latitude 37 from this exciting new ABC Classics CD.


Professor Alastair Blanshard:

Lessons from the Ancient Past for Contemporary Australia, 22 September 2015

UQ Global Engagement Series

An edited excerpt of the lecture is available at UQ Alumni News, History teaches us nothing can stop Bridezilla


Associate Professor Richard Hutch:

Marching to the Courthouse for Freedom: The Life of a Volunteer in the American Civil Rights Movement in the Deep South in 1965


Dr David Pritchard:

War and Military Spending in the Ancient Athenian Democracy, 20 May 2015

Public lecture given at the University of Melbourne's School of Historical and Philosophical Studies


Professor Alastair Blanshard:

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Why the Ancient Greeks Matter, 29 October 2014

Professor Blanshard is the Inaugural Dr Paul Eliadis Chair of Classics and Ancient History


Associate Professor Martin Crotty:

The Great War and its Place in Australian History, 8 July 2014

UQ Global Leadership Series, 2014

Radio

2017

 
20.02.2017: Dr Shushma Malik
Who were the Romans? Mythbusting life in the ancient Empire, ABC Radio Conversations with Richard Fidler
 
02.02.2017: Peter Ellerton
Conspiracy Theories Are News?, Radio Adelaide 101.5FM
 
 

2016

 
 
21.10.2016: Dr Shushma Malik
Ancient Rome's most loved and despised Emperor, Nero, ABC Radio Conversations with Richard Fidler
 
14.10.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
 
14.10.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
Interview discussing Thailand's Crown Prince Maha, ABC NewsRadio Sydney Drive
 
11.10.2016: Peter Ellerton
 
Interview discussing her recently published book 'Shackled: Female Convicts at Moreton Bay 1826-1839' and the 144 female convicts transported to Moreton Bay, 612 ABC Brisbane Afternoons
 
21.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview discussing the question, "Who are the PKK?", 702 ABC Breakfast Sydney
 
18.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview discussing terrorism in France, ABC Radio Statewide NSW, Drive
 
17.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview discussing the question, "Why is France a terrorism target?", 2UE 954 Sydney
 
26.05.2016: Dr David Pritchard
 
Interview regarding Ancient History Day, 612 ABC Brisbane
 
 

2015

 
 
12.09.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
Interview on Tom Curran's book The Grand DeceptionPrime Radio Network, Queensland
 
 
 
27.07.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
Interview on Tom Curran's book The Grand Deception6PR Perth evening show
 
Interview on federal government research funding policy, ABC Radio National, PM programme
 
Interview on Tom Curran's book The Grand DeceptionABC 891 Adelaide
 
 
 
Interview on higher education deregulation, 612 ABC Brisbane
 
15.03.2015: Dr Tom Stevenson
 
07.03.2015: Dr Tom Stevenson
 
 
 
01.02.2015: Wesley Theobald
 

2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
08.10.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
 
 
01.09.2014: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
Discussing the differences between children in ancient Greece and children today, 612 ABC Brisbane
 
Discussing children in ancient Rome, 612 ABC Brisbane
 
21.08.2014: Peter Ellerton
 
 
11.08.2014: Dr Tom Stevenson
 
 
Discussing the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, 4BC
 
14.07.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
Discussing the Australian Historical Association 33rd Annual Conference, "Conflict in History", 4BC
 
 
 
 
22.05.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
20.04.2014: Dr Dominic Hyde
 
 
Interview on Napoleon Bonaparte, Queensland ABC Radio
 
 
 
26.03.2014: Romain Fathi and Tracy Ryan (Curator, Queensland Museum)
 
 
 
 
04.03.2014: Dr Patrick Jory
 
 
 

Research Conferences

Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon (Chair), Dr Kriston Rennie (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry), Dr Andrea Bubenik (School of Communication and Arts), Dr Sam Owens (School of Music), Dr Denis Collins (School of Music), Professor Peter Harrison (Centre for the History of European Discourses), Professor Peter Holbrook (ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions), and Penny Boys (ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions), Conference Committee Members:

Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Society Biennial International Conference

The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia, 14-18 July, 2015
& Postgraduate Advanced Training Session, 20 July, 2015 

Television

2017

 
03.02.2017: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview regarding the New Year's massacre in Istanbul, ABC News 24 (via ABC News 24's facebook page)
 

2016

 
20.12.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
19.10.2016: Dr Patrick Jory
 
21.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview regarding the ongoing situation in Turkey, ABC News Breakfast
Interview part 1 (via ABC News Breakfast's facebook page)
and part 2 (via ABC News Breakfast's facebook page)
 
18.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
04.07.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
 
University guidelines 'reinvent history', Channel 10 Melbourne, TEN Eyewitness News
 
University guidelines 'reinvent history', Channel 10 Adelaide, TEN Eyewitness News
 
University guidelines 'reinvent history', Channel 10 Brisbane, TEN Eyewitness News
 
University guidelines 'reinvent history', Channel 10 Sydney, TEN Eyewitness News
 
Interview regarding the report that university students are being taught Australia was not settled, but invaded, Channel 9 Brisbane, National Nine News
 
 
Australia was 'invaded' by British 'not settled' according to university, Channel 7 Sydney, News at 4pm
 
Australia was 'invaded' by British 'not settled' according to university, Channel 7 Melbourne, Seven News Vic at 4pm
 
16.03.2016: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview regarding the recent bomings in Ankara, Sky News Australia
 
Interview on parallels between Adolf Hitler and Donald Trump, The Project, Channel Ten
 

2015

 
27.07.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview regarding US strategy, Sky News Australia
 
14.07.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
Interview regarding Iran, major powers strike nuclear deal, Sky News Australia
 
17.03.2015: Dr Tristan Dunning
 

2014

 
Interview on higher education "reform", Studio 10, Channel 10
 
20.05.2014: Dr Patrick Jory