Past events

08
Oct
2020

Works that Shaped the World: The "Gweagal" shield: Cook at Kamay (Botany Bay) 1770

Violence marred the encounter between the British and Gweagal at Kamay (Botany Bay) in 1770. Approaching the shore, Lieutenant James Cook shot at two...
23
Sep
2020

Material (for) History: Mobilising Indigenous Objects in British Museums

Over the last decade, I have been involved in large collaborative research projects with museum partners to research and interpret ethnographic collections and...
24
May
2019

'Objects’ other histories: Researching museum collections for new material histories of Australian-British encounters’

On 24 May 2019, Maria Nugent co-convened a seminar at the University of Cambridge Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH) with Dr Gaye Sculthorpe,...
22
May
2019

'The difference identity makes' - Lawrence Bamblett launches new book

The ANU School of History is pleased to be officially launching the book ‘The Difference Identity Makes’ edited by Lawrence Bamblett, Fred...
30
Jun
2016

Launch of 'Illicit Love' by Professor Marilyn Lake (University of Melbourne), and Dr Liz Conor (La Trobe University).

Launch of 'Illicit Love' by Professor Marilyn Lake (University of Melbourne), and Dr Liz Conor (La Trobe University). RSVP http://hillofcontentbookshop.com/ or...
24
Jun
2016

Launch of 'Illicit Love', with welcome speech by Professor John Maynard and Professor Ann Curthoys

Launch of 'Illicit Love', with welcome speech by Professor John Maynard. RSVP http://www.gleebooks.com.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=260490 or phone (02) 9660...
26
May
2016

What was Eugenics and why does it still matter? Professor Philippa Levine

Professor Philippa Levine, University of Texas at Austin Australia's National Sorry Day offers an appropriate and important moment for reflecting on this...
24
May
2016

‘Illicit Love: Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia’

Discussion of New Book - followed by a reception concluding at 6 pm. Illicit Love is a history of love, sex, and marriage between Indigenous peoples and...
30
Mar
2016

Connecting Indigenous Histories Conference

This one-day conference in honour of Professor Philip Deloria's (University of Michigan) Fulbright-sponsored visit to Melbourne will bring together scholars...
15
Mar
2016

Fulbright Seminar with Philip Deloria

The Australian Centre for Indigenous History and the School of History is proud to present a special Fulbright seminar with Philip Deloria, University of...

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