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, …

Digital Seminar Series

The Modern Monarchies in Global Perspectives Research Hub will be hosting a series of online seminars. Join us as experts tackle key issues in the research of modern monarchies. These FREE Seminars will be hosted online, via Zoom. Our next Seminar will be held on Thursday the 8th of December 2022, at 9:00am GMT (8pm Sydney time/10am Vienna). Our …

Lantern Slide Portraits of King, Queen, Prince and Princess of Wales

Associate Professor Cindy McCreery interviewed for “Object Matters” Podcast with Dr Craig Barker discussing a children’s lantern slide of the first decade of the twentieth century featuring King Edward VII, Queen Alexandria and the Prince of Wales, later to be George V, and his wife Mary. Produced by W. Butcher and Sons.


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