Congratulations to ANU History’s Professor Martin Thomas who worked alongside with Béatrice Bijon to produce and direct Etched in Bone, a documentary exploring the repatriation of Indigenous remains from the United States. The film has been shortlisted for the Digital History Prize as part of the NSW Premier’s History Awards.
Head of School Professor Frank Bongiorno congratulated the achievement, writing “This is a diverse, competitive and challenging category in the Awards, and it is great tribute to Martin and Beatrice's achievement that this marvellous film has been recognised in this manner. Congratulations to you both!”
Also nominated for an award is Dr Laura Rademaker for her recent book Found in Translation: Many Meanings on a North Australian Mission. She has also been nominated as part of the Australian History category of the NSW Premier’s History Awards.
Frank Bongiorno also congratulated Dr Rademaker, writing “I offer my warmest congratulations on the School of History’s behalf to Laura Rademaker on the shortlisting of her for the Australian History category in the New South Wales Premier’s History Awards. This is a highly competitive national prize and so a major achievement. Well done, Laura
We wish both of them the best of luck come awards night!