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Invitation – All you need to know about the ANU Bachelor of Arts

CAIS - events - Thu, 2014-12-04 16:31
Event type:  Forum Date and time:  Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Online information session Speaker:  ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Dear school leaver
What makes the ANU Bachelor of Arts special?

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Thesis Proposal Presentation Day

School of History - events - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:07
Date and time:  Fri, 28/11/2014 - 09:30 - 15:00 Venue:  Coombs Extension Building 1.04     Thesis Proposal Presentation Day School of History

28 November 2014

9.30am - 3.00pm

Coombs Extension Building, Room 1.04

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

CAIS - events - Wed, 2014-11-05 13:58
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 17:30 Venue:  Law Link Theatre Building # 5 Fellows Rd ANU Speaker:  Professor Nazif 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?

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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

12:35-2.00: Jill Matthews: activist and scholar

Chair: Prof. Desley Deacon (Emeritus Professor of History, ANU)

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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 Tuesday, 28th 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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Cultural heritage and the mediation of identity, memory and historical narratives

School of Sociology - events - Fri, 2012-08-17 10:41
Date and time:  Mon, 22/10/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Laurajane Smith,
ARC Future Fellow, School of Archaeology & Anthropology,

The Australian National University,

Larry Saha Room 2175 Haydon-Allen Building

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The Deployment of Informal Knowledge in Bangladeshi Flood Management

School of Sociology - events - Wed, 2012-08-08 17:14
Date and time:  Mon, 19/11/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Brian R. Cook, Department of Resource Management and Geography, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne,

Larry Saha Seminar Room 2175, Level 2, Haydon-Allen Building, The Australian National University,

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