School of Culture and Communication
As I take up my new position as incoming Director, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to our founding and outgoing Director Professor Nikos Papastergiadis. Read more...
February 2016. Professor Nikos Papastergiadis was invited to speak at the launch of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) in Berlin. More information...
The Law Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia (LLHAA) has awarded the 2015 Penny Pether Prize to RUPC executive member Professor Alison Young for her book Street Art, Public City. More info…
While visiting the university, Professor Kong held a masterclass titled 'From cultural industries to creative industries and back?'. More information...
While visiting the university, Assoc. Professor McAllister ran the RUPC seminar 'From National to Transpacific Memoryscapes: The Experimental Art of Jin-me Yoon'. Read more...
Welcome from new Director Audrey Yue
Democracy in Europe Movement 2025
Penny Pether Prize 2015
Visiting scholar: Professor Lily Kong
Visiting scholar: Assoc. Professor Kirsten McAllister
The RUPC is an inter-disciplinary research institute that brings together scholars from across four faculties at the University of Melbourne, alongside industry partners.
Our research focuses on transformations in public culture produced by new intersections of knowledge, media, space and mobility, within Australia and internationally.
See the latest books, articles and publications from RUPC members.
The RUPC holds a range of events from public lectures, workshops, book launches, symposia and conferences.
The Research Unit in Public Cultures works with a range of partners from across government, industry and the academic world both in Australia and internationally.
The RUPC is housed within the School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts at The University of Melbourne.
Research Unit in Public Cultures
John Medley (Building 191) The University of Melbourne Parkville 3010 VIC Australia