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04
Aug
‘14

School of History welcomes two new members of staff

We are delighted to welcome two new members of staff to the School of History: Dr Patricia O’Brien and Dr Ben Mercer. Dr Patricia (Patty) O’Brien was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship in 2013  and took up residence in the School in...

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28
Jul
‘14

School of History professor new president of AHA

The Australian Historical Association elected ANU Manning Clark Professor of History, Dr Angela Woollacott, as new president at their Annual General Meeting in July. Professor Woollacott feels honoured to be able to support her discipline in this...

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24
Jul
‘14

ANU PhD scholars to participate in global humanities collaboration

CASS PhD students Emily Soper and Annemarie McLaren have been chosen to participate in a new project aimed at increasing collaboration in the humanities. The project, Integrating the Humanities across National Boundaries, funded by the Andrew W...

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21
Jul
‘14

'A History of Canberra' by Nicholas Brown reviewed by SMH

'A History of Canberra' opens with an anecdote concerning 19-year-old James Brown, convicted of assault and theft in Edinburgh in 1834, being assigned as a convict labourer to the owner of Lanyon. James Brown graduated to being a ticket-of-...

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26
May
‘14

National Trust Heritage Awards

The School congratulates Professor Peter Read and team on winning the Research and Investigation section of the National Trust Heritage Awards this year for their work on the website historyofaboriginalsydney.edu.au The National Trust Heritage...

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15
May
‘14

Professor Darrell Tyron Scholarship Honour

Kimberley Doyle, a PhD candidate in the School of History working on an oral history of Australian peacekeeping in the Pacific, has been awarded a Professor Darrell Tryon Scholarship. The Scholarship was established in 2013 to honour the memory and...

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14
May
‘14

'Pain for many, but no sharp break with the past'

Dr Frank Bongiorno joins a panel of experts, convened by The Guardian, to give commentary on 2014 Budget   http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/13/budget-2014-panel

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07
May
‘14

Professor Tom Griffiths to launch new CRC in Australian History at Federation University, Ballarat

The place where ‘the Australian Flag’ first flew in defiance against government tyranny will this month see the launch of a new Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History.  In the city of Ballarat, the site of the Eureka...

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01
Apr
‘14

Downloadable HIstory now available as an ebook

On behalf of the Chief Investigators, staff and participants in the Deepening Histories of Place ARC Linkage Project hosted by the Australian National University,  Professor Ann McGrath has  announced that the first Downloadable...

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19
Mar
‘14

Shortlist honour for Frank Bongiorno

The Sex Lives of Australians: A History by Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno is one of four  books shortlisted for the 2013 ACT Book of the Year Award which offers $10,000 for the winning submission. The Award is coordinated through artsACT

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