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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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11
Nov
‘16

Australian Attitudes to Elections Survey

Do elections really matter? Does it make much difference who the Prime Minister is? Should we be forced to vote? Should people who don’t know anything about politics be allowed to vote? The School of History at the Australian National...

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08
Nov
‘16

ANU History Academics Amongst 2017 ARC Grant Recipients

Thirteen projects proposed by academics from the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). A range of projects from the College have won a total of $5.1m in funding, this includes two ARC...

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30
Sep
‘16

Professor Melanie Nolan and Dr Carolyn Strange announced as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Social Science

The School of History would like to congratulate Professor Melanie Nolan, Director, National Centre of Biography, School of History and Dr Carolyn Strange, Senior Fellow and Graduate Director, School of History, for their election to the Australian...

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