Past events

09
Oct
2019

Laurence Brown (ANU): Imperial Brexit: The Global Politics of Border-Making at the End of the British Empire

This paper explores how the global relationships between the British State and its former colonies in the Caribbean, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the...
08
Oct
2019

CASS / CAP joint seminar: "British-Commonwealth initiatives in international medical cooperation and the second world war"

Imperial administrations in the South Pacific shared limited medical resources in the island territories over the inter-war period. British-operated...
03
Oct
2019

2019 Seymour Biography Lecture

The core challenge of political biography is to answer the question, ‘why politics?’ What inner needs did it fulfil, and what emotional and psychological...
26
Sep
2019

Patrick Mullins: Reflections on Tiberius with a Telephone

Monash University academic James Walter once wrote that it is common for biographers to dive into their work, encounter the typical, everyday issues of...
25
Sep
2019

Fleur Goldthorpe (ANU): Women Exhibitors of Australian Colonial Wine on the Exhibition Circuit of the Nineteenth Century

2019 is the 175th anniversary of the founding of Penfolds – Australia’s oldest and most iconic wine brand – by Mary and Christopher Rawson Penfold at Magill...
18
Sep
2019

David Roth (ANU): Life, Death, and Deliverance at Callan Park Hospital for the Insane, 1877-1923

This is the first historical study which examines in detail the most important factors contributing to patient mortality and discharges in a large Australian...

Pages

Updated:  5 July 2017/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications