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Results: 2018

Helen Gardner, Jason Gibson, and Stephen Morey detail the rediscovery of Aboriginal names for ten Melbourne suburbs

As NAIDOC week occurs aroundAustralia, CHRG member Helen Gardner, along with Jason Gibson and Stephen Morey, explain how ten Aboriginal names for Melbourne suburbs were located in Melbourne Museum...

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Presentation by  Daniel Goa, Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS), New Caledonia Wednesday 11 July 2018, 4.30-6.30 Location Linkway (Level Four Bridge John Medley Building) University of...

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A week in Washington D.C.

PhD student Anna Kent has recently returned from a trip to the United States, where she attended the Summer Institute for the Conducting of Archival Research at the Wilson...

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Roy Hay writes about ‘Fixed matches and prisoners of conscience: A history of politics intruding on football’

As the World Cup begins in Russia, CHRG member Roy Hay writes for the Conversation about occasions on which politics have intruded on the pitch, from Benito Mussolini’s competitiveness...

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Symposium and Public Forum on Homecoming, Commemoration Mourning and Legacies at the End of the Great War, 1914 – 1918

Register here. Symposium Program     Public Forum

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Clare Corbould discusses recent fiction on ABC RN’s The Bookshelf

CHRG member Associate Professor Clare Corbould appeared last week on ABC Radio National’s weekly program, The Bookshelf. Hosted by Kate Evans and Cassie McCullagh, the show invites guests to...

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Forum on Australia-India Student Mobility: Experiences, Lessons and Transformations, 26 June 2018

Bookings can be made via Eventbrite  

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International Society for First World War Studies Conference 2018

Deakin is hosting the conference of the International Society for First World War Studies at Deakin Downtown from 9-11 July.  The theme of the conference is ‘Recording, Archiving and...

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War’s End 1918: Symposium on Homecoming, Commemoration Mourning and Legacies at the End of the Great War, 1919 – 1918

12 July 2018   Geelong Corporate Centre Level 4, Sally Walker Building Deakin University Waterfront Campus Eastern Beach Road, Geelong   Enquiries: Greg Burgess (   Registration required (maximum...

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History Seminar Series, 30 May: Professor David Lowe & Professor Mark McGillivray – ‘The History of Australia’s Foreign Aid: National Values and Aid Allocation’

Professor David Lowe and Professor Mark McGillivray will present their paper, ‘The History of Australia’s Foreign Aid: National Values and Aid Allocation’, at this week’s History Seminar (Wednesday 11am).  Abstract: How does...

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If you missed Joanna Cruikshank’s excellent seminar today about ‘Reacting to the Past: Gaming History’, you can watch it here:    

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Congratulations to Caroline Ingram on winning the Vice Chancellor’s Prize

We are delighted to announce that history student Caroline Ingram has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for her honours thesis, supervised by Dr Tiffany Shellam. The title of...

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