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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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12
Feb
‘16

Catherine Horne, School of History PhD candidate wins NAA/AHA postgraduate scholarship.

The School of History is excited to congratulate PhD candidate Catherine Horne on her postgraduate scholarship, awarded by the National Archives of Australia (NAA) and the Australian Historical Association (AHA). Catherine was one of two...

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02
Feb
‘16

Fixing the System: A Guardian Live Event

On 23 February, join Dr Chris Wallace; historian, biographer, journalist and visiting fellow at the National Centre of Biography, School of History, ANU; with Anne Tiernan, in conversation with Katherine Murphy. "Australia has never been richer...

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27
Jan
‘16

Message from Mungo

On the 27th January, NITV is screening 'Message from Mungo’ (Ronin Films) in the prime time slot of 7.30 pm. This is especially timely in the wake of Australia Day, with its intense debates about the appropriateness of this as our national...

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06
Jan
‘16

Calibre Prize Podcast

In 2013 Martin Thomas from the School of History won the Calibre Prize for his essay ‘Because It’s Your Country: Bringing Back the Bones to West Arnhem Land’. The essay developed from research in the north Australian community of...

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