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Professor David Lowe elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

Professor David Lowe has just been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He was elected in the annual General Ballot by his peers on the basis of...

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Dr Filip Slaveski Discusses Renewed Ukraine Tensions on Sky News

Dr Filip Slaveski was interviewed on Sky News on 2 September 2015, joining Stan Grant to discuss renewed Ukraine tensions following recent protests. View the interview to learn more....

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Associate Professor Helen Gardner – Waigani Seminar Reflections

Associate Professor Helen Gardner, member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group, attended the Waigani Seminar (18-23 August) in Port Moresby for the 40th Anniversary of Papua New Guinea. Helen...

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CHRG Members Research Project – Scholarships and Connections

At the end of a major project looking at legacies of Australian-sponsored tertiary scholarships, CHRG members David Lowe, Jemma Purdey and Jon Ritchie have created a unique data base...

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Professor David Lowe’s New Article Published on The Interpreter

Professor David Lowe’s new article, ‘What Makes an Ideal Australian Ambassador to Washington?’ is now live on The Interpreter, published by the Lowy Institute for International Policy. David is the...

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The History of Australia’s Representation in the United States

The History of Australia’s Representation in the United States In October 2014 the CHRG hosted, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and King’s College...

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Dr Bart Ziino Presenting at Melbourne Museum’s ‘War & Emotions’ Symposium

Dr Bart Ziino from Deakin University and member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group will be presenting at Melbourne Museum’s ‘War and Emotions’ Symposium on 17-18 September. The symposium...

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Jhoanna Cruz Presenting at Deakin University

Jhoanna Cruz, award-winning writer from the University of the Philippines Mindanao, is visiting Deakin University to present her recent work. Johanna will be appearing at the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival in August. Jhoanna’s...

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Deakin University Fellow Dr Jonathan Ritchie – PNG in World War II

Dr Jonathan Ritchie is a Deakin University Fellow and Member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group. Dr Ritchie and is currently undertaking a major research project, PNG in World War...

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Adjunct Member Mr Ian Kemish – PNG Speaks

Mr Ian Kemish A.M. is working with Dr Jonathan Ritchie of Deakin University, among others, on a project entitled PNG Speaks, which aims to record oral history interviews with Papua New...

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Remembering Professor Anthony Low

On 31 July David Lowe attended a memorial service and seminar at the Australian National University for the late Professor Anthony Low, who died on 12 February this year. Born...

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Working Paper Series – Live

The Contemporary Histories Research Group Working Paper Series is now live and we are inviting submissions for this initiative. The first paper, Professor David Lowe’s ‘Politicians and Australia’s Progress’,...

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