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27
Aug
‘12

Bishop secures Kluge Fellowship

Dr Chris Bishop, lecturer with the School of History, has been awarded a presitgious Kluge Fellowship to to further his research toward an upcoming publication on ‘Medievalism and the Modern Comic Book’. Bishop will...

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26
Sep
‘12

Burlganyja Wanggaya exhibition wins top prizes at MAGNA 2012

Burlganyja Wanggaya: Old People Talking - Listen, Learn and Respect exhibition at Gwoonwardu Mia Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre in Carnarvon has taken out the National Winner and Winner - Permanent Exhibition at the prestigious 2012 Museums...

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05
Oct
‘12

McGrath to speak at Harvard

Archeologists, historians, and indigenous communities all share an interest in the past, but often study and commemorate it in different ways. Next week, Professor Ann McGrath, Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History, School of...

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24
Oct
‘12

Book on the history of the Antarctic Treaty System wins Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2012

Australia and the Antarctic Treaty System: 50 Years of Influence (UNSW Press), edited by Tom Griffiths, School of History, ANU and Marcus Haward, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, has been named a joint...

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24
Oct
‘12

ANU Historians play a central role in Indigenous site handback

Professor Isabel McBryde and Rob Paton, both from the ANU School of History, were invited as special guests of the Wurrunjeri people to attend the handback ceremony for the Mount William Stone Axe Quarry in Central Victoria. Considered one of...

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30
Oct
‘12

US political dynasties - a timely reflection

With Americans going to the polls next week, U.S Political Historian and Head of the School of History at ANU, Dr Douglas Craig, spoke with Amanda Vanstone on Radio National's Counterpoint program about US political dynasties. For those living...

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05
Nov
‘12

The Many Worlds of R. H. Mathews included in 2012 NSW Premier's Literary Awards shortlist

The Many Worlds of R. H. Mathews: In Search of an Australian Anthropologist by Dr Martin Thomas, ARC Future Fellow at School of History, ANU has been shortlisted for The Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction ($40,000) announced today as...

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08
Nov
‘12

Barton secures ARC Discovery Grant

The School of History's, Dr Greg Barton is a recipient of a 2013 ARC Discovery funding for his project The Global History of Organic Farming. The project, which will be the first global history of the organic farming movement, will...

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09
Nov
‘12

New publication: Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c. 1400-1600

Dr Merridee Bailey's book, Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c. 1400-1600, published by Boydell & Brewer, will be released next week. This study takes as its focus the ways in which vernacular literature (including English...

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21
Nov
‘12

Emeritus Professor Barry Higman honoured

Emeritus Professor Barry Higman was honoured for his valuable contribution to the Department of History at University of the West Indies and to historiography of the West Indies at the recent 'History at Fifty' conference held...

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