Archives 2017

Archives 2017




  • Dr Rebecca Sheehan provided comment to MamaMia in relation to the recent sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein and President Donald Trump, and the broader issue of changing times and inappropriate conduct, 11 October 2017.


  • Dr Chelsea Barnett was interviewed on 6PR Radio Perth discussing the life of Hugh Hefner, 29 September 2017.
  • Dr Chelsea Barnett authored the piece "Hugh Hefner, Playboy, and being a man during the Cold War", in The Conversation, 28 September 2017.
  • Dr Rebecca Sheehan was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney regarding Hugh Hefner's death and his legacy, 28 September 2017.
  • Associate Professor Michelle Arrow interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney's Drive program discussing gender roles, women's liberation and popular culture in the 1970s ahead of her presentation of the Annual History Lecture, 5 September 2017.




  • Dr Tom Roberts, together with his co-author Peter Oborne, contributed a 'long read' piece to The Independent drawing on the research for their book How Trump Thinks: His Tweets and the Birth of a New Political Language, 30 June 2017.
  • Kirstin Hammann, a University of Hamburg Masters student studying at Macquarie University this semester, interviewed by the SBS German podcast about her thesis on the history of the SBS German-language radio program, 21 June 2017.
  • Distinguished Professor David Throsby feature in WA Today and The Sydney Morning Herald in ongoing coverage of his recent report into the publishing industry and the habits of Australian readers, 15-16 June 2017.
  • Dr Siobhan Lyons was interviewed by ABC Sydney's Afternoons and by 2SER about her article on Twin Peaks and TV reboots, which was published by The Conversation, 2 June 2017.



  • Dr Jeannine Baker interviewed by ABC Radio National's Books & Arts regarding her research on Australian women war correspondents, 25 April 2017.
  • Dr Margie Borschke provided comment to Crikey in an article on musician Clyde Stubbefield and the 'most sampled drummer break in history', 7 April 2017.


  • Emeritus Professor Murray Goot featured in a Business Insider Australia article regarding the high numbers of opinion polls around parliamentary and election events, 21 March 2017.
  • Siobhan Lyons contributed the article ‘Extinction or survival: how storytellers explore the ethics of colonising other planets’ to The Conversation, 13 March 2017.


  • Dr Justine Lloyd interviewed by 2SER's The Daily about the 'Media, Publics and the Past' symposium presented by the CMH in co-operation with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences at the Powerhouse Museum, 20 February 2017.
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