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12
Jul
‘13

History Student Awarded University Medal

Stephanie Wright has been awarded a University medal for her history thesis. Stephanie is one of two students from the College of Arts and Social Sciences awarded the medal this semester. The University makes the award each semester to recognise...

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08
Jul
‘13

2013 'Past Matters' Festival

Dr Martin Thomas, ARC Future Fellow in ANU's School of History and winner of the 2013 Calibre Prize, will be Guest Speaker on the Opening Night of the 2013 Past Matters Festival on 26 and 27 July.  He will join a stellar line up of...

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28
Jun
‘13

Grant success for Crawford biography

Following the award of an ARC Linkage Grant, two members of the School of History, Nicholas Brown and Frank Bongiorno, will lead a research team to write the biography of Sir John Crawford. A leading figure in the history of the ANU, Crawford was...

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26
Jun
‘13

Highly Ranked Journals

The Editors of several highly acclaimed history journals are Faculty Members in the School of History at ANU.   The School contributes to the journals by supporting staff in their editorial roles and by housing the editorial offices.  The...

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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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