The School of History is excited to congratulate PhD candidate Catherine Horne on her postgraduate scholarship, awarded by the National Archives of Australia (NAA) and the Australian Historical Association (AHA).
Catherine was one of two candidates awarded the bi-annual scholarship for 2015-16, which supports archival research into unexplored aspects of Australia’s history. Catherine’s research is focused on women’s speech on Australian radio between 1923 and 1966 and investigates its link with women’s entry into the public sphere.Image horne_catherine_320x215.jpg
On 23 February, join Dr Chris Wallace; historian, biographer, journalist and visiting fellow at the National Centre of Biography, School of History, ANU; with Anne Tiernan, in conversation with Katherine Murphy.
"Australia has never been richer, its people better educated and the country better connected internationally, yet there is a widespread perception that systems and key institutions are broken."
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:00pm – 7:00pm
In this seminar environmental historian of the United States, Christof Mauch, introduces his project ‘Travels into America’s Nature and History’, which focuses on ten different places in the United States. Mauch zooms in and out of these places and explores each case over the longue durée — from deep geological time to the present.
On the 27th January, NITV is screening 'Message from Mungo’ (Ronin Films) in the prime time slot of 7.30 pm. This is especially timely in the wake of Australia Day, with its intense debates about the appropriateness of this as our national day.
The first teaching period of Semester 1 2016 begins on 15 February.
In 2013 Martin Thomas from the School of History won the Calibre Prize for his essay ‘Because It’s Your Country: Bringing Back the Bones to West Arnhem Land’. The essay developed from research in the north Australian community of Gunbalanya where a scientific expedition raided mortuary sites in 1948.
It's that time of year again -- the point at which the School's first-year HDR students present papers that set out their progress and plans.
Please note that the program this year begins at 2 p.m. on Friday the 27th of November. It will end with a wine and cheese reception. The full program is available here.