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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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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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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 4: Seeing the Wonder Trick in Histories of the Moving Image

Seminar Wk 4: Seeing the Wonder Trick in Histories of the Moving Image

A train rushes towards you. Do you dodge in fear? Or do you dodge in knowing, performing an act of fear because that is what people do when they watch the film The Arrival of a Train at Le Ciotat Station (1895)?

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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

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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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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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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