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07
Mar
2018

1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

The Australian federal election, held on 29 May, 1954, is often referred to as the ‘Petrov’ election because of the tumultuous circumstances surrounding it. On...
07
Mar
2018

1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

The Australian federal election, held on 29 May, 1954, is often referred to as the ‘Petrov’ election because of the tumultuous circumstances surrounding it. On...
28
Feb
2018

From Colonisation to My Generation: The History of an Aboriginal Family Group over Several Generations

I have traced the history of my four Aboriginal grandparents' family lines to as far back as we can go in the written historic record. Spanning five...
21
Feb
2018

Rivers of Gold: An Environmental History of Water, Mining, and Landscape Change

Rivers are cultural artefacts that have been transformed by significant human intervention.  In SE Australia the historic gold-mining industry led to extensive...
20
Feb
2018

Fighting Words

Can a book change the world? If books were integral to the creation of the imperial global order, what role have they played in resisting that order throughout...
10
Jan
2018

In conversation with Benjamin Jones - Meet the author of 'This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future'

Matt Thistlethwaite will launch Benjamin Jones’ This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future before a conversation between Benjamin Jones and Michael...
04
Dec
2017

In Conversation: Indigenous and Other Australians since 1901 Book Launch

The Australians who formed a nation in 1901 believed that the native people from whom they had seized the continent would eventually die out or be absorbed...

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