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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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25
Nov
‘14

Congratulations to Professor Angela Woollacott

Congratulations to Professor Angela Woollacott who has been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities. This is a great honour and a recognition of Angela’s very significant contributions to Australian historical writing. For further...

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13
Nov
‘14

Congratulations to Carolyn Strange and Mary-Anne Jebb in the 2015 ARC round!

Congratulations to Carolyn Strange and Mary-Anne Jebb in the 2015 ARC round! Carolyn Strange is a Lead CI in a Discovery Grant that she and colleagues from Griffith and UQ will undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis on sexual offending in a...

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13
Nov
‘14

Tom Griffiths' essay 'Weather and Mind Games: Why can't we talk about climate change?' has been selected for publication in The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Tom Griffiths' essay 'Weather and Mind Games: Why can't we talk about climate change?' has been selected for publication in The Best Australian Science Writing 2014 (ed. Ashley Hay, UNSW Press) launched on 6 November by David Gonski...

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28
Oct
‘14

Message from Mungo wins UN film award

  A film co-produced by Professor Ann McGrath has won the 2014 United Nations Association of Australia media award for promotion of Indigenous recognition. Message from Mungo, produced by McGrath from the ANU Centre for Indigenous History and...

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08
Sep
‘14

Congratulations Ann McGrath: Film 'Message from Mungo' shortlisted in the Atom Awards

Congratulations to the School of History's Ann McGrath; Co-Director and Producer of the film Message from Mungo, shortlisted in the Atom Awards. Public screenings of the film will be held at the Palace Electric Cinema on the 19th and 21st...

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15
Aug
‘14

New Book by Karen Downing 'Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840'

Around the turn of the nineteenth century Robinson Crusoe turns up remarkably often in material dealing with the emerging Australian colonies. The call to adventure and do-it-yourself guide to settlement in Daniel Defoe's novel resonated...

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