Session 1: 9:30 to 11:00
Refreshment Break: 11:00 to 11:15
Session 2: 11:15 to 12:45
Lunch: 12:45 to 1:30
Do elections really matter? Does it make much difference who the Prime Minister is? Should we be forced to vote? Should people who don’t know anything about politics be allowed to vote?
The School of History at the Australian National University is running the Australian Attitudes to Elections Survey (AAES). Are elections important? Do they make a difference? We’d love to get your thoughts!
Thirteen projects proposed by academics from the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). A range of projects from the College have won a total of $5.1m in funding, this includes two ARC Future Fellowships, seven Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs) and four Discovery Projects. The ANU as a whole has received more than $43 million for 91 proposals.
Two research projects from the School of History are amongst the successful submissions.
Launched by Dr Malcolm Allbrook, National Centre of Biography, School of History, ANU
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Studying the paths to independence of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Nauru, as documented in the National Archives of Australia, offers a distinctive perspective on Australia’s role as administering power of external territories for which it had United Nations trusteeship responsibilities (though only in part for PNG).
Join Frank Bongiorno, Associate Professor, School of History, Australian National University to delve into the lives of the Denmans and explore a fascinating period of Australian history.
This public event is related to the Gallery's current exhibition Peace, Love and World War: The Denmans, 1910-1917, Empire and Australia.
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Frank Bongiorno - Welcome: Why does the centenary of the conscription crisis matter?
Professor Melanie Nolan and Dr Carolyn Strange announced as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Social Science
The School of History would like to congratulate Professor Melanie Nolan, Director, National Centre of Biography, School of History and Dr Carolyn Strange, Senior Fellow and Graduate Director, School of History, for their election to the Australian Academy of Social Science.
The School of History and the broader ANU community has been saddened by the recent death of Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney at the age of 90.
Highly respected in the field of Archaeology Professor Mulvaney was a founding professor of the ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology. Professor Mulvaney joined ANU in 1965 and was Professor of Prehistory in the Faculty of Arts from 1971 to 1985. He took early retirement and became Honorary Secretary of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and Chair of the ACT Heritage Committee.