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23
Nov
‘12

Talking turkey: President Obama and his paltry pardons

As the holiday rolls around each year, one lucky turkey (and his “alternate”) is spared the fate of his tasty brethren. This executive reprieve is followed by the President’s blessing bestowed upon the American people. However,...

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23
Nov
‘12

The disturbing logic of “Stay or Go”

The experts driving Australia’s bushfire policies won’t acknowledge that different forests produce different fires, writes Professor Tom Griffiths. The most shocking fact about Black Saturday 2009 is that people died where they thought...

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30
Nov
‘12

New book launched: Living with Fire by Christine Hansen and Tom Griffiths

On 23 November 2012, a new book by Christine Hansen and Tom Griffiths was launched in one of the communities that suffered on Black Saturday.  Entitled Living with Fire: People, nature and history in Steels Creek (CSIRO Publishing), the book is...

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03
Dec
‘12

'History for the Australian Curriculum' text book series launched

The inaugural text books for the Australian Curriculum in History were recently published and will be introduced into the curriculum in 2013.  Manning Clark Professor of History, Angela Woollacott, is the series editor of the texts....

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03
Dec
‘12

Award trifecta for History PhD student, Laura Rademaker

School of History PhD student, Laura Rademaker, has been awarded the National Library of Australia's Norman McCann Scholarship for a tenure at the Library in Summer 2013. Rademaker will use the time to interogate the collection's ...

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11
Dec
‘12

Dr Carolyn Strange awarded CASS Mentor of the Year

This award aims to recognise the exceptional mentorship skills of a staff member who has a mentorship role for other staff and/or postgraduate students. Carolyn Strange was chosen from 13 candidates across the College of Arts and Social Sciences to...

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22
Jan
‘13

School of History PhD candidate awarded Endeavour Research Fellowship

School of History PhD student Anne Rees has been awarded an Endeavour Research Fellowship to support her forthcoming fieldwork in the United States. The Fellowship, worth up to $23,500, will allow Anne to spend four months overseas pursuing her...

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20
Feb
‘13

Ken Inglis Post Graduate Prize Awarded to PhD Candidate

Recent recipient of the Endeavour Research Fellowship, History PhD student Anne Rees has been awarded the 2012 Ken Inglis Post Graduate Prize. The prize is awarded by the journal Australian Historical Studies to the best paper presented by a...

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22
Feb
‘13

ANU Emeriti Oral History Video Project

Participants in the ANU School of History Summer Scholar Program 2012-13, supervised by Dr Paul Arthur,  have conducted video interviews with six ANU emeritus professors from a varied range of disciplines, documenting their experiences,...

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18
Mar
‘13

Journal Article by History PhD Student receives Gender Institute Prize

Anne Rees, School of History PhD student, has continued the successful start to her year. Recently awarded both the Endeavour Research Fellowship and the 2012 Ken Inglis Post Graduate Prize, Anne's work has also been recognised by the Gender...

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