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From Sudan to Samoa: Imperial Culture and Legacies in New Zealand’s Rule over the Mandated Territory of Western Samoa

School of History - events - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:23
Date and time:  Wed, 29/10/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Patricia O’Brien, School of History, ANU

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A Celebration of Professor Jill Julius Matthews’ Career

School of History - events - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:56
Date and time:  Thu, 20/11/2014 - 12:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Hedley Bull 2 and National Film and Sound Archive Women’s Studies and Gender Studies @ANU: A Celebration of Professor Jill Julius Matthews’ Career Thursday 20 November 2014

12:30 Welcome: Dr Fiona Jenkins (Convenor, Gender Institute, ANU)

12:35 p.m. to 3:30, Professor Matthews’ Activism, Scholarship,
Teaching and Legacy, Hedley Bull 2

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Colonies in the Slums: Toynbee Hall and Oxford House, 1884–1939

School of History - events - Fri, 2014-10-17 13:53
Date and time:  Wed, 22/10/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU   School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Emily Duthie, PhD Candidate, School of History, ANU

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Why endless politics of rage and wars for terror in Muslim Pan-Asia?

CAIS - events - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:39
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Law Link Theatre Building # 5 Fellows Rd ANU Speaker:  Prof. Nazif M. Shahrani

What are the cultural, historic and political roots of decades-long simmering political frustration of generations of Muslim youth across Asia’s Muslim regions? Their demands are ignored and/or suppressed both by national regimes and their international patrons. The vengeful unleashing of the so called global war on terror, instigated by fear following the 9-11-2001 attacks against the US mainland, only has added fuel to politics of rage and turning it effectively into a global war for terror.  Was such escalation of violence inevitable?

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‘Taking the Long Journey’: Australian Women who Served with Allied Countries and Para-military Organisations during World War One

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:06
Date and time:  Wed, 15/10/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU   School of History Seminar Series ‘Taking the Long Journey’: Australian Women who Served with Allied Countries and Para-military Organisations during World War One

Wednesday 15 Oct. 2014 4:15-5:30pm

Speaker: Selena Williams, PhD Candidate, School of History, ANU

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Annual History Colloquium Darwin 1st November 2014

School of History - events - Wed, 2014-10-08 15:46
Date and time:  Sat, 01/11/2014 - 08:45 - 17:00 Venue:  The Theatrette, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory   The Centre for Environmental History, The Australian National University with

The School of Creative Arts and Humanities, Charles Darwin University

Professional Historians Association (NT) ANNUAL HISTORY COLLOQUIUM
Saturday 1st November 2014

The Theatrette, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Session Information

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Women in the Middle East

CAIS - events - Wed, 2014-10-08 10:07
Event type:  Forum Date and time:  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 17:30 - 19:00 Venue:  Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres., ANU

Please join us for a discussion about women in the Middle East with some fantastic speakers and topical conversation. The night will focus on issues such as gender roles and women's rights in the various cultures in the Middle East, critiques of the Western perspectives of these women and their role in society.

The speakers:

Jacqueline Sutton's is a research scholar at CAIS. Her thesis is on women journalists in Iraq and Afghanistan. She has worked in the Middle East with the United Nations.

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Stephen Harper, Open Federalism and the Future of Canada?

RSSS - events - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:43
Date and time Saturday, 25th October 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Australian Centre for Federalism (School of Politics and International Relations) in collaboration with the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (Crawford School of Public Policy), ANU present:

Stephen Harper, Open Federalism and the Future of Canada? Academic lecture by Prof. Daniel Beland

Common Room, University House, followed by a drinks reception.

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Reflections on Indigenous Nationhood in Four Countries

CAEPR events - Thu, 2014-10-02 17:47
08/10/2014 Stephen Cornell

This paper reflects on three aspects of the current political situation of Indigenous peoples in the so-called CANZUS countries (Canada, Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the United States).

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Book Launch: 'Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840' by Dr Karen Downing

School of History - events - Wed, 2014-10-01 13:38
Date and time:  Fri, 10/10/2014 - 17:00 - 19:30 Venue:  Tea Room, Coombs Building #9, Fellows Rd, ANU Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
By Dr Karen Downing

Book to be launched by Professor Penny Russell, Bicentennial Professor of Australian History, The University of Sydney

Friday 10 October 2014, 5.00pm for 5.30pm

Refreshments will follow the launch

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The Greek Civil War and Child Refugees to Australia: The Cold War and Australian Internationalism in the 1940s

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-09-25 16:23
Date and time:  Wed, 01/10/2014 - 16:15 - 18:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU

School of History Seminar Series

The Greek Civil War and Child Refugees to Australia: The Cold War and Australian Internationalism in the 1940s

Speaker: Joy Damousi, University of Melbourne

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“We murder to dissect”: Culture Through Crime Fiction in L2 Classroom

CAIS - events - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:13
Event type:  Forum Date and time:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 16:15 - 17:15 Venue:  Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre, Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Building #127 Ellery Cres, ANU Speaker:  Dr Stewart King, Monash University

Since its inception, the detective genre has crossed borders and languages and everywhere it has gone it has been appropriated and rewritten to fit local concerns and taboos.
In this journey across cultures and languages the crime genre – through its exploration of death and life – provides insight into how different communities conceive crime.

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Intercultural language teaching and learning

CAIS - events - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:21
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 16:15 - 17:15 Venue:  CAIS Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Cres., ANU Speaker:  Professor Tony Liddicoat, University of South Australia

The need for language programs to attend to the development of intercultural understanding and intercultural communication has long been a commonplace in language education.
Recent thinking in language education has argued that language education needs to do more than make claims the contribution language education makes to the intercultural and to integrate the intercultural explicitly in language programs.

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Message from Mungo – a film viewing and discussion

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:26
Date and time:  Wed, 08/10/2014 - 16:00 - 17:45 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellows Road, ANU School of History Seminar Series, supported by the CASS Reconciliation Action Plan Sub-Committee
Speakers: Ann McGrath, ANU, and Andrew Pike, Ronin Films

Special Time and Venue:            4.00 – 5.30 pm
Theatrette 1.02, Roland Wilson Building, ANU

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Turkey–Australia: From enmity to friendship and partnership

CAIS - events - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:14
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 18:00 - 19:00 Venue:  Australian Centre on China in the World, Seminar Room, Building 188, Fellows Lane, ANU Speaker:  His Excellency Mr Cemil Çiçek, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey Please note: This lecture is now fully booked.

Turkey and Australia are two nations sharing common values and ideals. The UN, G20, MIKTA (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey, Australia) and NATO are a few examples of the international platforms where Turkey and Australia cooperate closely, with the objective of strengthening international peace and stability.

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Managing Political Imperatives in War Time: Strategic Responses of Philips in Australia, 1939–1945

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-09-04 14:51
Date and time:  Wed, 24/09/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Pierre van der Eng, Research School of Management, CBE, ANU

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‘A very timid start’?: The Sydney French Club, 1885–1893

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:03
Date and time:  Wed, 03/09/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Les Hetherington, PhD Candidate, School of History, ANU

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Linguists in the education space - ANU Language Teaching Forum

CAIS - events - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:17
Event type:  Forum Date and time:  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 16:15 - 17:15 Venue:  Al-Falasi Theatre, CAIS, Building 127, Ellery Crescent, ANU Speaker:  Denise Angelo, ANU

At so many levels, schooling in Australia could benefit from linguistically informed advice, particularly where education is delivered in linguistically complex contexts. The question is whether linguists are prepared for the nature of the very particular “site” of schools which have their own culture, knowledge sets and practices. In this presentation, the school domain is viewed through the lens of the linguist to draw out the existing tensions.

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Remembering Camelot... Hal Foster's 'Prince Valiant'

School of History - events - Thu, 2014-08-21 14:23
Date and time:  Wed, 27/08/2014 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, Fellowes Road, ANU Remembering Camelot… Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant:

As a body of work, Foster’s Prince Valiant celebrates the paradoxical. Essentially modernist in its oeuvre, the strip is set in the ‘days of King Arthur’.  Ostensibly American in its outlook, the setting is mostly European. Undeniably democratic in its politics, the principal character is, after all, a prince....

Wednesday 27 August 2014 4:15-5:30pm
Speaker: Chris Bishop, Classics and Ancient History, ANU, and History, University of Notre Dame, Sydney

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Education Reform in Qatar

CAIS - events - Wed, 2014-08-20 16:31
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 18:00 - 19:00 Venue:  Al-Falasi Lecture Theatre Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies Building #127 Ellery Cres, ANU Speaker:  Professor Al-Misnad

Qatar has witnessed an educational renaissance movement within the past decade with the strategic goal of comprehensively reforming the national educational system. The reform of publicly funded education in Qatar was entrusted to the Supreme Education Council formed in 2002.

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