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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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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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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 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.

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:

Image BourkeJoanna.jpg

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