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15
Sep
‘17

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 descent, proposes to carry out research  on ‘rethinking Adnyamathanha Aboriginal histories...

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14
Sep
‘17

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 of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA). This tremendous honour recognises their distinguished...

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14
Sep
‘17

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 attention in Samoa. Dr O’Brien, an ARC Future Fellow with the School of History, has written a...

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24
May
‘17

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 conversation with Ann McGrath and Jo Chivers. The panel discussed issues such as sovereignty,...

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26
Apr
‘17

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 “‘Neither Middle Ground' nor Native Ground': Reading the life of Goggey, an Aboriginal Man on...

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10
Apr
‘17

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 Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. This prize is among the premier awards for books in...

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07
Apr
‘17

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 Muse Bookshop, Kingston, Canberra. The 19 essays in David Stephens and Alison Broinowski’s Honest...

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04
Apr
‘17

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 Friday afternoon. Discretionary Justice is the first book to analyze the histories of mercy and...

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30
Mar
‘17

Keynote from 'How the Personal became Political: Re-assessing Australia's Revolutions in Gender and Sexuality in the 1970's'

Earlier this month, the Gender Institute hosted a symposium on 'How the Personal became Political: Re-assessing Australia's Revolutions in Gender and Sexuality in the 1970's', together with Angela Woollacott from the School of...

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07
Feb
‘17

Congratulations to ACIH Advisory Board Member Pat Grimshaw on being awarded an Order of Australia

We are proud to announce ACIH Advisory Board Member Emeritus Professor Pat Grimshaw has been awarded an Order of Australia.  Announced on Australia Day, the award is in recognition of Pat’s ‘distinguished service to the social...

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