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This Month in History

This Month in History

August 2014 marks the beginning of the Centenary of the First World War. In This Month in History Dr Douglas Craig examines the war's significance and the ways in which it is commemorated.

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Studying Undergraduate History

Studying Undergraduate History

History encompasses all aspects of human experience. Discover the wide range of courses available for 2014. Themes covered include war, revolution, empire, slavery, religion, immigration, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality .

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Book Launch: 'A History of Canberra' by Nicholas Brown

Book Launch: 'A History of Canberra' by Nicholas Brown

Paperchain Bookstore, Manuka. The book will be launched by Geoff Page. Thursday August 7 5.45 for 6.00pm RSVP Telephone 6295 6723 or email info@paperchainbookstore.com.au

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School of History professor new president of AHA

School of History professor new president of AHA

The Australian Historical Association elected ANU Manning Clark Professor of History, Dr Angela Woollacott, as new president at their Annual General Meeting in July.

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School of History welcomes new staff

School of History welcomes new staff

We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to the School of History: Dr Patricia O’Brien and Dr Ben Mercer.

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New Book by Karen Downing 'Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840'

New Book by Karen Downing 'Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840'

In her new book, Karen Downing examines the rarely studied interrelationship between public representations of manliness and self-representations by men in more private writings...

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Welcome to the School of History

Our school enjoys a very high national and international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. The School of History’s staff and research students produce world-class research in Australian, British, European, and North American history, and our three centres – of Biography, Environmental History, and Indigenous History – are active and globally recognised research hubs in their fields. The School also teaches a wide variety of undergraduate courses, supervises graduate students in our research fields, and maintains a vibrant culture of research seminars, Visiting Fellows, and departmental visitors from Australia and abroad. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our website, and I hope that you will explore it to see the breadth and quality of our work.

Dr Douglas Craig, Head of School

News

New Book by Karen Downing 'Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840'

Around the turn of the nineteenth century Robinson Crusoe turns up remarkably often in material dealing with the emerging Australian colonies. The...

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School of History welcomes two new members of staff

We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to the School of History: Dr Patricia O’Brien and Dr Ben Mercer. Dr Patricia (Patty) O...

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School of History professor new president of AHA

The Australian Historical Association elected ANU Manning Clark Professor of History, Dr Angela Woollacott, as new president at their Annual General...

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ANU PhD scholars to participate in global humanities collaboration

CASS PhD students Emily Soper and Annemarie McLaren have been chosen to participate in a new project aimed at increasing collaboration in the...

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Seminars

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Aug
2014

Remembering Camelot... Hal Foster's 'Prince Valiant'

Wednesday, 27th August 2014 - 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Remembering Camelot… Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant: As a body of work, Foster’s Prince Valiant celebrates the paradoxical. Essentially modernist in its oeuvre, the strip is set in the ‘days of King Arthur’. ...

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Events

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This month in history

This Month in History

  August 2014 marks the beginning of the Centenary of the First World War. Involving  72 nations and their colonies in military theatres in Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Dardanelles, East and West Africa, the South West...

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