History Seminar series

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School of History

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Past events

Grassroots Projects and Making Migration Heritage Places: Gippsland Immigration Park and Monuments to Migration"

18 Apr 2018

This paper seeks to uncover the processes behind the formation of the Gippsland Immigration Park, initially conceived as a memorial to Italian Gippsland...

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Testament of Youth: Childhood Encounters with Anzac

4 Apr 2018

Children have always held an important place in Australia’s Anzac story. Over a century, they have carried the burden of war, they have lived with the legacies...

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Re-imaging Aboriginal identity on Darug and Gundungurra lands

28 Mar 2018

In this seminar, Julia follows the story of Aunty Carol Cooper. Aunty Carol is a Darug and Gundungurra woman who speaks back to history and the construction of...

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Contesting Development: Rural Transition in the Bega Valley 1965 to 1996

21 Mar 2018

Between 1965 and 1996 the population of the Bega Valley Shire in the south eastern corner of New South Wales more than doubled. During this period the area...

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A City for Music Lovers: Creating a Classical Music Culture in Sydney 1889-1939

14 Mar 2018

Through the efforts of thousands of dedicated music lovers, classical music obtained a privileged position in Sydney in the early twentieth century. This...

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1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

7 Mar 2018

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...

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1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

7 Mar 2018

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...

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1954: Was it the Petrov Election?

7 Mar 2018

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...

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

28 Feb 2018

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...

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

21 Feb 2018

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

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