The RUPC is an inter-disciplinary research institute that brings together scholars from across four faculties at the University of Melbourne, alongside industry partners.

State Library

Our research focuses on transformations in public culture produced by new intersections of knowledge, media, space and mobility, within Australia and internationally.

The RUPC holds a range of events from public lectures, workshops, book launches, symposia and conferences.

Federation Square, Melbourne

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.

John Medley Building

The RUPC is housed within the School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts at The University of Melbourne.