‘Meeting the Waylo’, winner of the PM’s Literary Award for Australian history.
Tiffany Shellam’s book ‘Meeting the Waylo: Aboriginal Encounters in the Archipelago’ has been awarded the PM’s Literary Award for Australian history.News . Read more
Concerned with pasts that are not yet past
To coincide with the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on 6 August 1945, Lesley Blume has unearthed the story behind what a distinguished panel judged the most important piece of journalism of the twentieth century – John Hersey’s Hiroshima. Matthew Ricketson interviews Lesley Blume about her book, Fallout.News . Read more
On 25 November, the Australian Policy History Network and National Security College, ANU co-hosted a one-day conference on ‘Concepts of National Security: Australian and international perspectives’. The program was shaped largely by David Lowe and Carolyn Holbrook and sought to contextualise concepts of national security in different temporal and geographical contexts, with an emphasis on its significance in Australia.News . Read more
The Contemporary Histories Research Group at Deakin University is seeking individuals who are passionate. about modern history, creative writing and other cognate disciplines, and are interested in participating in a fully funded and supported Higher Degree by Research.News . Read more