Monarchy in Peril – Podcast

Join Emeritus Professor Robert Aldrich, and Associate Professor Cindy McCreery – both from the University of Sydney – on this 8- episode podcast series about monarchy. With the help of expert guests, the series will examine challenges faced by monarchies in modern history? such as revolution, assassination, and scandal? and why some monarchies have survived, and others have disappeared.

About our feature image

The collage is made of images selected from the Chau Chak Wing Museum’s Macleay Collection, Nicholson Collection and University Art Collection. Images were chosen due to their association with themes of monarchy, imperialism, colonialism and decolonisation.  For a detailed description of each image, please see below: King Tāwhiao, Maori King, New Zealand, photograph Henry King, …


Dr Cindy McCreery
Department of History, A18 Brennan MacCallum Building, University of Sydney