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16
May
‘11

Professor Ann McGrath to be awarded Honorary Doctor of Philosophy by Linnaeus University

Professor Ann McGrath, Professor of History at ANU has been selected by Linnaeus University, Stockholm as one of four recipients to receive the honorary doctorate 'hedersdoktor'. Professor McGrath will be presented with her Honorary Doctor of...

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06
Jul
‘11

PhD Student wins Environmental History Essay Prize

Mr Christian O'Brien, a PhD Student in the School of History has won this year's National Museum of Australia Student Essay Prize for his essay on 'A brief history of the monsoon'. The Australian Academy of Science and National...

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07
Jul
‘11

ANU School of History ranked 12th in the world

The School of History, College of Arts and Social Sciences ANU has been ranked twelfth in the world in the 2011 QS World University Rankings for History. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has ranked the top universities in the world since 2004,...

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13
Jul
‘11

Ken Inglis Prize Winner for 2010 - Ms Catherine Bishop

This prize is awarded to the best paper presented by a postgraduate student to the biennial Australian Historical Association conference.  The winner receives a two-year subscription to Australian Historical Studies, and a $250 book voucher for...

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11
Aug
‘11

Applications open for Australian Historical Association Awards 2012

The Australian Historical Society (AHA) is calling for applications for their 2012 round of prizes. The awards open for application are: MAGAREY MEDAL FOR BIOGRAPHY 2012 This biennial $10,000 prize is kindly donated by Adjunct Professor Susan...

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30
Aug
‘11

Sally Burt approved for award of degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History

Sally Burt has been approved for the award of her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History for her thesis 'FDR, lend Lease and China: A Case Study of Presidential and Bureaucratic Statecraft in World War II'. The graduation ceremony...

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07
Oct
‘11

Working for Women Symposium a success

On Saturday 20 August, ANU hosted a highly successful symposium on the theme of ‘Working for Women: experiences, relationships, and cultural representation in pre-modern Europe’, which attracted over 55 participants. Throughout the day...

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11
Oct
‘11

Professor Woollacott's new book launched: Race and the Modern Exotic Three ‘Australian’ Women on Global Display

On the evening of Thursday 6th October, Professor Angela Woollacott's new book was launched to an eager audience at the ANU Co-op Bookshop. Professor Desley Deacon officially headed the launch, introducing Professor Woollacott and her...

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28
Oct
‘11

CASS Honours Scholarships

Applications for ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Honours scholarships are open until 30 November 2011. Further details about the scholarships are available here.  

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12
Dec
‘11

Peter Stanley wins Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History

Peter Stanley is the joint winner of the 2010-2011 Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History. Judges said his book, Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny and Murder in the Great War, is a ‘bracing and fascinating corrective to some of...

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