Monarchy in Peril – Podcast Series

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.

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This podcast series looks at a number of different aspects of monarchy  including scandal, violent deaths, colonialism, war, lost crowns and republicanism.

The series is hosted and written by Associate Professor Cindy McCreery and Emeritus Professor Emeritus Robert Aldrich – both from the University of Sydney; and the producer for the series is Peter Adams, from the University of Sydney School of Humanities.

The series is a production from the Modern Monarchies in Global Perspective Research Hub, and the School of Humanities; both at the University of Sydney.  For more information, please see our website at:

The podcasts are copyright by the University of Sydney, and the authors and interviewees retain rights to their material.  We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which the university stands.

Event Details


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