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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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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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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 recommences on 22 July with a presentation by Brett Goodin "Opportunities of Empire: The Business, Autonomy and Personality of American Consuls in North Africa, 1798–1805". Flyer available here.

The full program is available here.

Magna Carta 800 – ANU historians Dr Tania Colwell and Prof. Paul Pickering discuss this landmark document on ABC’s Radio National

School of History - news - Fri, 2015-06-26 11:14

This month sees the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, a peace treaty negotiated between the wicked King John and his rebellious barons at Runnymede in 1215. Although it failed to establish peace between the king and his magnates, this landmark document has gone on to become a touchstone for advocates of due process of the law, the separation of powers, and human rights.

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The Hero and the Organiser: E. P. Thompson, Raphael Samuel, and the Uses of Biography

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-05-21 14:05
Date and time:  Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Sophie Scott-Brown, PhD Candidate, School of History and National Centre of Biography

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Channelling George? Coral Lansbury, the Australian Ethos, The Legend and Arcady

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:00
Date and time:  Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Melanie Nolan, National Centre of Biography, School of History

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2015 Allan Martin speaker Joanna Bourke chats to Carolyn Strange

School of History - news - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:48

The ANU Channel has recorded an excellent interview between the 2015 Allan Martin speaker, Professor Joanna Bourke, and the School of History's Associate Professor Carolyn Strange.

The interview can be accessed here:

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From Pardoning to Parole? Discretionary Justice in Progressive Era New York

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:24
Date and time:  Wed, 13/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Carolyn Strange, School of History

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School of History Seminar: ‘Unnatural’: Pain and Childbirth, 1840s to the Present

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-01 12:59
Date and time:  Wed, 06/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck College, University of London & ANU School of History Allan Martin Visitor 2015

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Historians and Lawyers—What Can We Learn from Each Other?

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:59
Date and time:  Wed, 29/04/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Justice Richard Button, NSW Supreme Court

Wednesday 29 April 2015 4:15–5:30 pm

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