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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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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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