In 1959 the secretary of the Department of Trade, John Crawford (1910–1984), accepted an invitation to become Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies and Professor of Economics at the Australian National University.
Understanding and addressing racial-ethnic inequalities in child health and development - the importance of early life adversity and unique social exposures
Dr Naomi Priest, Fellow, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods
ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods' Dr Marisa Fogarty co-presents a webinar describing the effects of gambling in Indigenous communities, and discussing a health promotion framework to inform policy and practice.
Registration for the webinar is available at the Australian Institute of Family Studies website.
Bristol and the War, 31 Oct.1914, p.1
Interested in studying in the field that allows you to shape your view of the world and explore all aspects of the human experience? Come and hear from the horse's mouth why History is the subject for you!
Edmond Leighton, The Accolade (1901)
This event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Image: Paris House Menu, cover art, 1904
The Hanged Man and the Body Thief
Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery
By Alexandra Roginski
In her latest book, 'Return: A Palestinian Memoir', Ghada Karmi has written a passionate exploration of belonging. Having grown up in Britain following exile from Palestine in 1948, doctor, author and academic Ghada Karmi returns to her homeland eager to help with the peace process and the creation of a Palestinian state. She starts work with the Palestinian Authority and visits places not seen since her childhood.
Turkish foreign policy towards the Middle East under the Justice and Development Party - in reality - means the foreign policy of Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the former prime minister and the president since 2014. In this lecture Barış Doster reflects on Turkey's foreign policy and how it is received in the wider region. There have been a number of negative reflections and perceptions of Turkey's foreign policy towards regional countries, especially Iraq, Syria, Iran, Egypt and Israel.
Angas Downs/Anangu Ngura: A History in Place
Wednesday 5 August 2015 4:15-5:30pm
School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Shannyn Palmer, PhD Candidate, School of History, ANU
McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU
“The income support system is in need of major reform to deliver better outcomes for all Australians now and into the future… It should provide adequate support while encouraging more people to work to their capacity.… It should also reflect broader community expectations that those who can work should do so, in order to become more self-reliant, and that people should care for their children.”
In Egypt after Mubarak, there is a greater space for civil society groups to work and fulfil their mission. However, after the ousting of President Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood regime, the government has passed or proposed laws that appear to target “terrorism” or “national security,” but in reality restrict freedom of expression and association.
The School of History Seminar Series Week 10, to be held on Wednesday 30 September, will be presented by Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno, School of History, Australian National University "Sir John Crawford and the Australian National University'. Flyer available here.
The full program is available here.