Faculty in the Media

July 2015

Faculty in the Media – 3 July 2015

  • Guardian Australia interviewed Dr Megan MacKenzie of the Department of Government and International Relations about her research into women and combat.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis from School of Languages and Cultures about the upcoming Greek referendum on EU debt negotiations. The Guardian (UK) also quoted Professor Karalis. Radio National’s The World Today and ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the frailty of the European Union. The Australian Financial Review, Channel Seven News (Brisbane) and Sky News Sydney mentioned that Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is a former economics lecturer at the University.
  • The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia) reported on the Greater Angkor Project led by the Department of Archaeology.

Faculty in the Media – 2 July 2015

  • The Daily Telegraph interviewed Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who is a former economics lecturer at the University.
  • The Conversation published an article by PhD Candidate Deirdre O’Connell, from the Department of History, about the historical documentary Blood + Thunder, which charts the history of Australian rock music.

Faculty in the Media – 1 July 2015

  • 702 ABC Sydney interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis from the School of Languages and Cultures about the economic crisis in Greece and its effect on the future of the country.
  • Yen reported on the significant contribution made by Dr Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations to research on the politics of shark attacks.
  • Dr Sarah Phillips from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on Radio National about conflict in Saudi Arabia after 28 people were wounded following a car bomb.