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18
Jun
‘13

2013 Minoru Hokari Scholarship Winner Announced

The Minoru Hokari Memorial Scholarship was established in honour of Minoru Hokari's outstanding contributions towards 'cross-culturalising' historical practice and developing a respectful collaborative research strategy with Indigenous...

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18
Jun
‘13

The Sex Lives of Australians makes Literary Shortlist

Cross-dressing colonists, effeminate bushrangers and women-shortage woes: Frank Bongiorno's highly readable social history 'The Sex Lives of Australians: A History'  has been described as a  'work of real significance that...

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27
May
‘13

ANU Historian comments on public suicide

An interview with Dr Christian Goeschel, Lecturer, School of History at ANU, has appeared in the renowned Swiss broadsheet, Tagaesanzeiger. Dr Goeschel's areas of interest include Modern European History, Modern German History, Modern Italian...

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15
May
‘13

Edward M Curr and the Tide of History Published

In  Edward M Curr and the Tide of History, Dr Samuel Furphy from the School of History at ANU looks at the life and legacy of a prominent figure in the history of the Colony of Victoria. Edward M Curr was a pastoralist, horse trader, stock...

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08
May
‘13

2013 Allan Martin Lecture

More than ten years after his death, historians continue to honour the contributions of  Professor Allan Martin (1926-2002)  through the annual Allan Martin Public Lecture which is delivered each year by a distinguished scholar whose work...

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08
May
‘13

Dual Biography Published

In  the newly published Progressives at War Dr Douglas B Craig, School of History, examines the careers of two prominent American public figures, Newton Diehl Baker and William Gibbs McAdoo, whose lives spanned the era between the Civil War and...

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07
May
‘13

Blue Mountains Crossing Bicentenary Seminar

Dr Martin Thomas, ARC Future Fellow with the School of History will participate in a seminar in Katoomba on Friday 10 May to mark the bicentenary of a 17 day walk which by the turn of the twentieth century came to be regarded as one of the most...

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06
May
‘13

Fellowship in Europe

Paul Arthur will be visiting professor and Dr R. Marika Chair of Australian Studies at the University of Cologne, Germany from October 2013. Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the position encourages research travel within Europe...

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01
May
‘13

Book Launch: Never Stand Still

Dr Malcolm Allbrook, a researcher in the School of History at the Australian National University has described the new book Never Stand Still by prominent Kimberley Elder John Darraga Watson as a collaborative life writing project. Dr Allbrook is...

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30
Apr
‘13

School of History PhD appointed to Native Title Tribunal

Congratulations to Valerie Cooms, who has been appointed as a full-time member of the Native Title Tribunal, Queensland.  A student of ACIH and the School of History who was supervised by Ann McGrath, Valerie's thesis examined Aboriginal...

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