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25
Oct
‘10

VALE PROFESSOR EMERITA BERYL RAWSON

Professor Emerita Beryl Rawson died in Canberra on Friday 22 October, aged 77. A historian of ancient Rome, her publications included Children and Childhood in Roman Italy (2003), and her most recent work A Companion to Families in the Greek and...

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11
Oct
‘10

Visitor - Margriet Fokken

Margriet Fokken is working as a research-assistant on an ARC-funded project named ‘Settler society in the Australian Colonies’ of Professor Angela Woollacott. This project is focussing on the cultural and political changes in the...

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11
Oct
‘10

Report - The Life of Information Symposium

The Life of Information – a one-symposium on the design and use of online dictionaries, encyclopedias and collections – was hosted by the National Centre of Biography (NCB) at the Australian National University on 24 September. ...

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07
Sep
‘10

Publications in running for awards

Congratulations to Dr Maria Nugent and Dr Tiffany Shellam (a 2007 postgraduate student)  for publications nominated for book awards. Dr Maria Nugent's book 'Captain Cook was Here' has been short-listed for the Nettie Palmer Non-...

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25
Aug
‘10

2010 PhD submissions and Graduation

Congratulations to Christine Hansen who graduated in the July conferring of degrees ceremony. 2010 Submissions The following students have submitted their thesis for examination: Ingereth Macfarlane, Nicholas Guoth, Sally Burt, Marie Kawaja, Bernard...

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25
Aug
‘10

School of History Co-location Complete

The School of History has completed the moving process that has consolidated two History departments (RSSS and the Faculty of Arts) into one. The process has not been easy, but it is now physically complete. Hundreds of boxes have been unpacked...

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25
Aug
‘10

Professor Tom Griffith Upcoming Residency Overseas

Professor Tom Griffith's has been awarded a four-week Residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Centre in Bellagio, Italy.  The residency will allow Professor Griffith's to work on his ARC Discovery Project entitled 'Antarctica...

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21
May
‘10

Honouring the career of Professor Desley Deacon

The School of History recently held a very symposium to honour the career of Professor Desley Deacon upon her retirement. Entitled Gender, Biography, Modernity & Film, these multiple themes still fell well short of covering the key topics...

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21
May
‘10

Journal of Aboriginal History

The journal Aboriginal History was founded in 1977. For over thirty years, it has been a flagship of the field of Australian Aboriginal history. Earlier this year, Dr Shino Konishi and Dr Maria Nugent, research fellows in the Australian Centre for...

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17
Mar
‘10

Indigenous fieldwork scholarship - Applications now open

The Minoru Hokari Memorial Scholarship has been established in honour of the pathbreaking scholar and inspiring colleague, Minoru Hokari (1971-2004) who made outstanding contributions towards ‘cross-culturalising' historical practice and...

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