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Rethinking Australia's 1980s

School of History - events - Tue, 2015-02-17 13:15
Date and time:  Wed, 25/02/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Frank Bongiorno, School of History, ANU

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History in Public: Manning Clark Centenary, 1915-2015

School of History - events - Mon, 2015-02-16 11:44
Date and time:  Wed, 04/03/2015 - 17:30 - 20:30 Venue:  Manning Clark Centre, Theatre 5

History in Public: Manning Clark Centenary, 1915-2015

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Congratulations to Dr Douglas Craig and Robyn Curtis from the School of History

School of History - news - Mon, 2015-02-09 11:51

Following the call for Expressions of Interest in the CASS/Indiana University Faculty Exchange 2014, Dr Douglas Craig from the School of History was successful and will be traveling to Indiana in the second half of this year.  He will be working on his next book - The Politics of the Great War in the United States, 1917-1929 – in the History Department.

Two PhD Students will visit Indiana on a $5,000 scholarship. Congratulations to Robyn Curtis from the School of History and Thomas Nulley-Valdes from the SLLL.

Get Ready for ANU Day

School of History - news - Fri, 2015-01-16 13:45

Hello Everyone,

Hope you all had a refreshing break and a relaxing start to 2015. Get Ready for ANU Day is now two weeks away, it has come around very fast indeed.

Academic Advice Day is now officially known as Get Ready for ANU Day.

The Student Experience team will be providing Subway lunch for all staff.

Signage for Get Ready for ANU Day will be same as Open Day 2014 and the same layout from Academic Advice Day 2014.

For more information relating to this event please refer to

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HDR student Scott Stephenson awarded 2015 Gollan Prize

School of History - news - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:37

Scott Stephenson has been awarded the 2015 Gollan Prize  for his article, “‘Ballot-Faking Crooks and a Tyrannical Executive’: The Australian Workers Union Faction and the 1923 New South Wales Labor Party Annual Conference”, Labour History, no. 105, November 2013, pp.93-111.

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Interview with Martin Thomas, author of 'Expedition into Empire'

School of History - news - Tue, 2014-12-16 15:00

Interview with Martin Thomas, author of Expedition into Empire

Author Martin Thomas discusses his research and how his book, Expedition into Empire: Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World,  illuminates the whole notion of an expedition  to spark new and more critical dialog.

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Congratulations to Dr Malcom Allbrook

School of History - news - Tue, 2014-12-09 15:28

Dr Allbrook's new book Henry Prinsep’s Empire: Framing a distant colony, Canberra: ANU Press, 2014 has been published.

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Congratulations to Professor Angela Woollacott

School of History - news - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:57

Congratulations to Professor Angela Woollacott who has been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities. This is a great honour and a recognition of Angela’s very significant contributions to Australian historical writing.

For further information:

http://www.humanities.org.au/Fellowship/NewFellows#Woollacott

Congratulations to Carolyn Strange and Mary-Anne Jebb in the 2015 ARC round!

School of History - news - Thu, 2014-11-13 11:34

Congratulations to Carolyn Strange and Mary-Anne Jebb in the 2015 ARC round!

Carolyn Strange is a Lead CI in a Discovery Grant that she and colleagues from Griffith and UQ will undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis on sexual offending in a historical context.

Mary-Anne Jebb is a CI in a 3 year DP with colleagues from the University of Melbourne. This project aims to investigate Indigenous song traditions of the western Pilbara through current practice and legacy recordings.

Tom Griffiths' essay 'Weather and Mind Games: Why can't we talk about climate change?' has been selected for publication in The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

School of History - news - Thu, 2014-11-13 09:48

Tom Griffiths' essay 'Weather and Mind Games: Why can't we talk about climate change?' has been selected for publication in The Best Australian Science Writing 2014 (ed. Ashley Hay, UNSW Press) launched on 6 November by David Gonski AC.  Tom's essay was first published in Griffith Review, no. 41, and can be found at:

https://griffithreview.com/articles/weather-and-mind-games/

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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