indian ocean world

What can natural disasters teach the world?

June 22nd, 2018

Historians from Murdoch University have joined a global study that will shed light on how to better deal with the prediction and aftermath of environmental disasters in the Indian Ocean region, including tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

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Study of pearling trade to shed light on cultural histories of the material world

December 16th, 2014

Murdoch will lead the first major comparative history of pearling in the Indian Ocean World through a four year grant from the Australian Research Council.

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History of oceans explored

November 2nd, 2012

Anyone with an interest in maritime history will enjoy two upcoming conferences being held in Fremantle and hosted by Murdoch University.

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