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ANU Open Day 2015

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-08-27 11:03
Date and time:  Sat, 29/08/2015 - 09:00 - 16:00 Venue:  ANU Campus, ACTON

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!

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Royalists, Republicans, and Knights of the Realm: Debating Titles in Nineteenth-Century Australasia

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-08-21 09:49
Date and time:  Wed, 26/08/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU

Edmond Leighton, The Accolade (1901)

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The nuclear deal between Iran and 5+1: Achievements and developments?

CAIS - events - Wed, 2015-08-19 12:28
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra Speaker:  HE Mr Abdolhossein Vahaji, Ambassador of Iran

Iran’s agreement with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, (P5+1) in Vienna over its nuclear program has been widely described as a major diplomatic breakthrough. The UN Security Council immediately endorsed the deal which has generated a great deal of momentum for the betterment of relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the world. Anticipating implementation of the deal, a good number of important countries have indicated their interest to restart business with Iran.

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Je ne sais quoi: Finding France and the French in Australia, 1890–1914

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-08-13 10:40
Date and time:  Wed, 19/08/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU

Image: Paris House Menu, cover art, 1904

(private collection)

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Book Launch: The Hanged Man and the Body Thief Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-08-13 09:59
Date and time:  Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:15 - 12:15 Venue:  Drawing Room, University House, Balmain Crescent, Australian National University, Acton

The Hanged Man and the Body Thief
Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery
By Alexandra Roginski

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Palestine Today: Citizen or Exile?

CAIS - events - Wed, 2015-08-12 13:43
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Monday, September 7, 2015 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Law Theatre, Building 5, Fellows Rd., ANU, Canberra Speaker:  Dr Ghada Karmi

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.

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Turkish Foreign Policy, The Middle East and the JDP

CAIS - events - Mon, 2015-08-10 15:00
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra Speaker:  Associate Professor Barış Doster

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.

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School of History Seminar Series Week 3

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-07-30 11:00
Date and time:  Wed, 05/08/2015 - 16:15 - 18:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

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

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International Conference on Welfare Reform: Meeting the Policy Challenges of Change

RSSS - events - Wed, 2015-07-29 15:42
Date and time Thursday, 17th September 2015 - 9:00am - Friday, 18th September 2015 - 5:00pm

“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.” 

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School of History Seminar Week 2

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-07-23 11:00
Date and time:  Wed, 29/07/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room Menzies Library “The Silence of Daily Life [and] Aboriginal Voices”*: The Archaeology of Post-Contact Western Arnhem Land

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Civil society and the promotion of democratic transition in Egypt: Opportunities and Challenges

CAIS - events - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:13
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 18:00 - 19:00 Venue:  Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra Speaker:  Professor Hamdy A. Hassan, Zayed University & Cairo University

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.

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HISTORY SEMINAR PROGRAM SEMESTER 2

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-07-16 10:07
Date and time:  Wed, 22/07/2015 - 16:15 - Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:15 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

The School of History Seminar Series Week 4, to be held on Wednesday 12 August, will be presented by Mark Hearn, Dept. of Modern History and Politics, Macquarie University "Contesting 'the Ballarat cry': Alfred Deakin's Narrative of Trade and Race in the 1903 Federal Election Campaign". Flyer available here.

The full program is available here.

Indigenous friendly workplaces

CAEPR events - Mon, 2015-07-13 10:26
21 Oct 15 Julie Lahn

Aboriginal land rights in N.S.W

CAEPR events - Mon, 2015-07-13 10:22
30 Sep 15 Heidi Norman

Indigenous Transitions: Law, Resources and Technological Change in Aboriginal Communities in Northern Canada

CAEPR events - Mon, 2015-07-13 10:15
26 Aug 15 Professor Ken Coates

Ken Coates
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Director
International Centre for Northern Governance and Development
University of Saskatchewan

http://www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca/About_Us/Faculty_Directory_data/Ke...

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