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The 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation - This Month in History

The 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation - This Month in History

‘Make the most of your Canada Day’, is the message the federal government broadcast in advance of 1 July 2017, the sesquicentenary of Confederation. But what are Canadians making of this event?

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2017 Allan Martin Lecture - Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

2017 Allan Martin Lecture - Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

From Afghanistan to Yemen, civil war is now humanity's most destructive, most widespread, and most characteristic form of collective organized violence. Podcast now available.

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Prof. Tom Griffiths wins the Ernest Scott Prize for History for his book 'The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft'

Prof. Tom Griffiths wins the Ernest Scott Prize for History for his book 'The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft'

Congratulations Tom Griffiths on winning the 2017 Ernest Scott Prize for History. This prize is among the premier awards for books in History published in Australia and New Zealand.

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Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region?

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The Minoru Hokari Scholarship for fieldwork

The Minoru Hokari Scholarship for fieldwork

The School is now accepting applications for The Minoru Hokari Memorial Scholarship from internal/external PhD students or recent graduates. The scholarship is in honour of the pathbreaking scholar and inspiring colleague, Minoru Hokari(1971-2004)

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Seminar Wk 5: Problematic Nationalism: When did Australia discover its Australianness?

Seminar Wk 5: Problematic Nationalism: When did Australia discover its Australianness?

Australian nationalism is a riddle. While 1 January 1901 serves as a neat starting point for an etiological myth, the historical record is clear, Federation was a celebration of Britishness. So when did the nationalistic velvet divorce take place?

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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.

Professor Nicholas Brown, Head of School

 

News

Minoru Hokari fieldwork scholarship recipient announced

The 2017 Minoru Hokari Scholarship has been awarded to Ms Rebecca Richards of the University of Adelaide. Rebecca, of Adnyamathanha and Barngala...

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Prof. Nicholas Brown and Prof. Frank Bongiorno elected to ASSA

The School of History is delighted to congratulate two of our Professors, Nicholas Brown and Frank Bongiorno on their recent election to the Academy...

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Dr Patricia O'Brien's biography of Samoan political activist Ta'isi O.F. Nelson gains media attention in Samoa

The recent publication of Dr Patricia O’Brien’s biography of Samoan political activist Ta’isi O.F. Nelson has attracted great...

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50 Years On: Does the ‘67 Referendum Still Matter?

To mark the semicentennial anniversary of the iconic ’67 referendum on Aboriginal rights, Benjamin T. Jones of the School of History sat in...

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Events

27
Oct
2017

Aboriginal History Journal: 40 years of publication

Friday, 27th October 2017 - 1:00pm

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This month in history

The 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation - This Month in History

‘Make the most of your Canada Day’, is the message the federal government broadcast in advance of 1 July 2017, the sesquicentenary of Confederation. But what are Canadians making of this event? Not surprisingly First Nations people are...

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