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10
Jun
‘16

Professor Ann McGrath awarded the Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction in Research and Writing Australian History

ANU History Professor Ann McGrath has been presented with the Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction in Research and Writing Australian History, in recognition of her overall career achievements and...

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06
Jun
‘16

True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography Canberra

Stephen Baxter, The Australian Crowd, 2014 True Biographies of Nations? Exploring the Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography Canberra will be taking place between 30 June - 2 July 2016. This conference will explore the...

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03
Jun
‘16

PhD Student Annemarie McLaren discusses her participation in the Integrative Graduate Humanities Research Education and Training (IGHERT) Program

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Giessen University, University of California - Santa Cruz and the Australian National University discussed their research projects as part of the Integrative Graduate Humanities Research Education...

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27
May
‘16

2016 Allan Martin Public Lecture: Child refugees and Australian internationalism: past, present, future

The 2016 Allan Martin Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Joy Damousi. Professor Damousi's lecture: Child Refugees and Australian Internationalism: Past, Present, Future is now available through the ANU College of Arts & Social...

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27
May
‘16

‘Illicit Love: Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia’ Book Discussion

The School of History recently hosted a discussion of professor Anne McGrath's new publication Illicit Love: Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia. The discussion featured Professor Philippa Levine of the University of...

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24
May
‘16

Visualising Modern Australia with Frank Bongiorno

What can the audio-visual materials of the National Archives of tell us about social and political change in modern Australia? Frank Bongiorno, author of The Sex Lives of Australians: A History (2012) and The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed...

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24
Mar
‘16

Congratulations to the School of History

Congratulations on the splendid recognition of the School in this year’s QS World University Rankings. History at ANU is ranked 1st in Australia and 12th in the world! And congratulations to Frank Bongiorno, whose book The Eighties: The decade...

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17
Mar
‘16

Press Release - Annual publication of ADB articles, March 2016

The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) is the largest and most successful cooperative research enterprise in the humanities and social sciences in Australia. Hundreds of academics and other professionals give of their time freely to serve on...

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15
Mar
‘16

Race and the Modern Exotic: Three 'Australian' Women on Global Display

To mark International Women's Day ABC Radio National told the story of Rose Maud Quong, Performer and Academic. Read the article here. Professor Angela Woollacott from the School of History  has done extensive research on Rose, and the...

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11
Mar
‘16

Dr Gemma Betros wins CASS Award for Excellence in Education

    The School of History is thrilled to congratulate Dr Gemma Betros on her 2015 CASS Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in addition, her nomination for the 2016 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr Betros is a...

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