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08
Jun
‘12

Rediscovering the foundation of the Australian Antarctic Territory

On Sunday 13 May at the National Archives of Australia, The School of History's Dr Marie Kawaja shared the foundation story of the Australian Antarctic Territory, which resulted from her journey of discovery through the forgotten documents...

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28
Jun
‘12

Proslavery Priest wins ForeWord 2011 Book of the Year

A book by the School of History's Emeritus Professor Barry Higman has won the prestigious Gold Award for History in the ForeWord 2011 Book of the Year Awards. Proslavery Priest: The Atlantic World of John Lindsay, 1729-...

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03
Jul
‘12

McGrath secures 2012 Australian Research Council Linkage Funding

A project lead by the School of History's Professor Ann McGrath has been announced as a recipient of funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme. The project, Serving our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres...

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04
Jul
‘12

History charges into 2012 World University Rankings top ten

The Australian National University's History discipline has been ranked 7th in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject and ranks number one across Australian universities for the subject. History is...

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16
Jul
‘12

School of History student wins PHA Public History Prize

A fourth year student from the Australian National University's School of History has been announced as the winner of the Professional Historians Association NSW’s Public History Prize 2011. Rosa Grahame's winning essay, 'Mountains...

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19
Jul
‘12

'Parricide! A Murder Close to Home' to air on Radio National

Carolyn Strange's documentary, 'Parricide! A Murder Close to Home', airs on ABC Radio National's Hindsight series on 22 July 2012 and again on 26 July. Anon, The Walworth Parricide! A full Account of the Astounding Murder of...

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27
Jul
‘12

Longing, love and desire hits the right note

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and Musica Viva Australia recently worked together to offer a series of pre-concert talks to accompany the recent Amarcord Tour of Australia. The School of History's Dr Merridee Bailey...

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09
Aug
‘12

'Chasing Rainbows' awarded Australian Army History Research Grant

ANU School of History PhD candidate, Kimberly Doyle is the recipient of a $7000 History Research Grant awarded annually by the Australian Army History Unit.  Her research project Chasing Rainbows? Australian Peacekeepers in...

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13
Aug
‘12

How sex shaped a nation

The School of History's Frank Bongiorno recently released book 'The Sex Lives of Australians, A History' has received a glowing review in the Canberra Times.   The book documents the role sexuality has played in building...

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27
Aug
‘12

Cook recounts his high-seas tales

The School of History's Dr Alex Cook recently embarked upon a voyage from Sydney to Lord Howe Island to recreate Captain James Cook’s famed 1769 journey to see the Transit of Venus. Cook shares his adventures on the seven seas with...

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