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"Rents, Profits, Wages": The Bicentenary of Ricardo's Principles and the making of economics

This month in history marks the bicentenary of David Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, a founding text of modern economics, first published in London on 17 April, 1817.

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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. Join us in welcoming Prof. David Armitage for the 2017 Allan Martin Lecture.

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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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Call for presenters - Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

Call for presenters - 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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Risky Performances: Reconciliation, Frontier Violence, and Imagined Refoundings

Risky Performances: Reconciliation, Frontier Violence, and Imagined Refoundings

Week 8 Seminar speaker Penny Edmonds talks about her new book 'Settler Colonialism and (Re)conciliation: Frontier Violence, Affective Performances, and Imaginative Refoundings' which was shortlisted for the Ernest Scott Prize

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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

PhD Candidate Annemarie McLaren wins prestigious Hakluyt Society essay prize

School of History PhD candidate Annemarie McLaren has been awarded the prestigious Hakluyt Society Essay Prize 2017 for her submission “‘...

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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'

Congratulations Tom Griffiths on winning the 2017 Ernest Scott Prize for History, supported by the History Program in the School of Historical and...

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Honest History book launch at Muse Canberra

On 6 April, ANU History's Prof. Tom Griffiths launched a collection of essay’s published by the redoubtable Honest History coalition at...

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Launch of Discretionary Justice: Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression

Discretionary Justice: Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression authored by Carolyn Strange was launched by Doug Craig on...

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Events

28
Apr
2017

Kioloa Research & HDR Development Weekend

Friday, 28th April 2017 - 9:00am

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30
May
2017

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

Tuesday, 30th May 2017 - 5:30pm

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This month in history

"Rents, Profits, Wages": The Bicentenary of Ricardo's Principles and the making of economics

This month marks the bicentenary of David Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, a founding text of modern economics, first published in London on 17 April, 1817. The veneration of ‘classic texts’ is always a...

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”Tethered to the world”: A Frenchman in Colonial New South Wales

Image: J.E. Serisier's general store, Macquarie Street, Dubbo (from the collections of the State Library of NSW) Jean Emile Serisier died of smallpox on 10 February 1880.  This French immigrant, one of the first Europeans to occupy the...

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