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17
Mar
‘11

The four fathers of Australia: Baz Luhrmann’s depiction of Aboriginal history and paternity in the Northern Territory

Dr Shino Konishi, Australian Centre for Indigenous History, ANU, will present a seminar on Wednesday 23 March discussing how Australia engages with the histories of inter-racial sexual relations and the governmental aims of segregation and...

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23
Feb
‘11

Conference travel grant applications closing soon

The first of two conference travel grant application periods will close on 31 March 2011. All RSSS full time or fractional academic staff, the latter on a pro-rata basis, may apply for conference travel grants, except during any period of...

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23
Feb
‘11

Social Science Perspectives on the 2008 NATSISS Conference

The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) are pleased to announce the Social Science Perspectives on the 2008 National and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, a conference...

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01
Dec
‘10

Human‐mediated introductions of Australian Acacia species

From October 4-12, 2010 Dr. Emilie Ens travelled to South Arica to attend an invite only International workshop at the University of Stellenbosch titled: Human‐mediated introductions of Australian Acacia species: a global experiment in...

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01
Dec
‘10

RSSS Australian Research Council Success

Several researchers within the RSSS have distinguished themselves in the recent ARC Discovery Awards, with total funding of just over $2.25 million granted to pursue a broad range of issues across a diverse field of topics.  ...

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03
Oct
‘10

ANU Academics awarded for excellence

ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Chubb has congratulated two ANU Academics who have been recognised for outstanding contributions to student learning in the 2010 Australian Awards for University Teaching. One of these was Dr John Minns, Director of...

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09
Sep
‘10

Women in Philosophy

The School of Philosophy is currently involved in several projects that look at the particular issues women face in philosophy, and that aim to build greater participation and retention of women at undergraduate, postgraduate and faculty levels. The...

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25
Aug
‘10

Exploring Indigenous Landscapes

Professor Ann McGrath from the ANU School of History has been awarded an ARC Linkage Grant to investigate the social and environmental links that create historical ‘highways’ of understanding, including song-lines, tracks, exploration,...

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15
Aug
‘10

The Australian Election Study

Since 1987, the Australian Election Study (AES) at the ANU has mounted a major national public opinion survey at each federal election.  The data collected are used for academic research on Australian electoral behaviour and public opinion...

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