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29
Sep
‘15

Frank Bongiorno to release new book: "The Eighties: The Decade that Transformed Australia"

It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America’s Cup and the Bicentenary. It was perhaps the most controversial decade in Australian history, with high-flying entrepreneurs booming and busting, torrid debates over land rights...

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26
Jun
‘15

Magna Carta 800 – ANU historians Dr Tania Colwell and Prof. Paul Pickering discuss this landmark document on ABC’s Radio National

This month sees the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, a peace treaty negotiated between the wicked King John and his rebellious barons at Runnymede in 1215. Although it failed to establish peace between the king and his magnates, this landmark...

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13
May
‘15

2015 Allan Martin speaker Joanna Bourke chats to Carolyn Strange

The ANU Channel has recorded an excellent interview between the 2015 Allan Martin speaker, Professor Joanna Bourke, and the School of History's Associate Professor Carolyn Strange. The interview can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/...

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30
Mar
‘15

History Honours Workshop 2015

History Honours Workshop @ANU Writing an honours thesis in the field of History? Want to meet honours students from other universities and discuss how to research and write your thesis? The School of History of the Australian National...

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02
Mar
‘15

Image - Music - Text: An interdisciplinary symposium exploring media in Indigenous Histories

Image - Music - Text: An interdisciplinary symposium exploring media in Indigenous Histories This one-day forum will examine the relationship between performers, the people who documented them and the afterlives of resulting records in order to...

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09
Feb
‘15

Congratulations to Dr Douglas Craig and Robyn Curtis from the School of History

Following the call for Expressions of Interest in the CASS/Indiana University Faculty Exchange 2014, Dr Douglas Craig from the School of History was successful and will be traveling to Indiana in the second half of this year.  He will be...

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16
Jan
‘15

Get Ready for ANU Day

Hello Everyone, Hope you all had a refreshing break and a relaxing start to 2015. Get Ready for ANU Day is now two weeks away, it has come around very fast indeed. Academic Advice Day is now officially known as Get Ready for ANU Day. The Student...

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12
Jan
‘15

HDR student Scott Stephenson awarded 2015 Gollan Prize

Scott Stephenson has been awarded the 2015 Gollan Prize  for his article, “‘Ballot-Faking Crooks and a Tyrannical Executive’: The Australian Workers Union Faction and the 1923 New South Wales Labor Party Annual Conference...

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16
Dec
‘14

Interview with Martin Thomas, author of 'Expedition into Empire'

Interview with Martin Thomas, author of Expedition into Empire Author Martin Thomas discusses his research and how his book, Expedition into Empire: Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World,  illuminates the whole notion of an...

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09
Dec
‘14

Congratulations to Dr Malcom Allbrook

Dr Allbrook's new book Henry Prinsep’s Empire: Framing a distant colony, Canberra: ANU Press, 2014 has been published. Henry Prinsep (1844 – 1922) is known as Western Australia’s first Chief Protector of Aborigines in the...

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