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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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12
Mar
‘14

Debate to focus on women's history

Professor Angela Woollacott, Manning Clark Professor of History from the School of History  is to team with  Dr Ann Summers, National Museum of Australia founding director, Dr Dawn Casey, Indigenous Land Corporation chairwoman, ANU deputy...

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24
Jan
‘14

Shortlist honour for Martin Thomas

The Many Worlds of R H Mathews: In Search of an Australian Anthropologist by Martin Thomas has been shortlisted for the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. Winners  will be announced Saturday 1 March 2014 in a presentation at the Pioneer...

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28
Nov
‘13

Writing the History of Canberra - Audio now available

On 30 October, amid the heritage listed architecture and graceful decor of University House,   a panel of distinguished writers: Frank Moorhouse, Lenore Coltheart, Susan Mary Withycombe, Jaky Troy, Stephen Dovers and Chris Uhlmann, ...

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19
Nov
‘13

Historians meet in Darwin for the annual History Colloquium

The annual History Colloquium, which is a gathering of scholars from northern and southern Australia in the Top End, took place in Darwin on 9 November 2013. Scholars based at either end of the country - Canberrans and Northern Territorians - from...

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