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School of History welcomes two new members of staff
04
Aug
2014

School of History welcomes two new members of staff

We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to the School of History: Dr Patricia O’Brien and Dr Ben Mercer. Dr Patricia (Patty) O...
School of History professor new president of AHA
28
Jul
2014

School of History professor new president of AHA

The Australian Historical Association elected ANU Manning Clark Professor of History, Dr Angela Woollacott, as new president at their...
ANU PhD scholars to participate in global humanities collaboration
24
Jul
2014

ANU PhD scholars to participate in global humanities collaboration

CASS PhD students Emily Soper and Annemarie McLaren have been chosen to participate in a new project aimed at increasing collaboration in...
'A History of Canberra' by Nicholas Brown reviewed by SMH
21
Jul
2014

'A History of Canberra' by Nicholas Brown reviewed by SMH

'A History of Canberra' opens with an anecdote concerning 19-year-old James Brown, convicted of assault and theft in Edinburgh in 1834,...
Joan of Arc: Leadership, Transvestism, and Gender Anxiety – Not Just Medieval Concerns?
02
Jul
2014

Joan of Arc: Leadership, Transvestism, and Gender Anxiety – Not Just Medieval Concerns?

  After several years of deliberations, on 7 July 1456 Joan of Arc was pronounced ‘freed and cleansed’ of the charge of idolatry that had...
6 June 1944: ‘The longest day’
02
Jun
2014

6 June 1944: ‘The longest day’

D-Day – 6 June 1944 – is often referred to as the most crucial day in the history of the Second World War, and even as the last, greatest...
National Trust Heritage Awards
26
May
2014

National Trust Heritage Awards

The School congratulates Professor Peter Read and team on winning the Research and Investigation section of the National Trust Heritage...

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