News and Events


Results: News / 2016

Dr Kirstie Close-Barry – New Publication ‘Dorothy Delbridge: Doctor, Missionary & Social Commentator’

Dr Kirstie Close-Barry‘s new chapter ‘Dorothy Delbridge: Doctor, Missionary and Social Commentator, 1900-1977’ has recently been published in the edited collection Out of the Ordinary: Twelve Methodist Biographies, edited...

News . Read more

Oliver Driscoll Wins 2015 Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Award for Narrative Non-Fiction

PhD candidate Oliver Driscoll, supervised by Associate Professor Maria Takolander, has won a Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Award for Narrative Non-Fiction. The prize-winning work, called ‘I guess what you...

News . Read more

Upcoming Event – ‘The Limits of Life Writing’ Symposium

You are warmly invited to attend a symposium called ‘The Limits of Life Writing’, which is to be held at the Waterfront campus of Deakin University on Friday 19...

News . Read more

Maria Takolander – Best Australian Poems 2015

Associate Professor Maria Takolander‘s contribution in Best Australian Poems 2015 (Black Inc., 2015) was mentioned in Peter Kenneally’s review of the collection on 8 January 2016 (The Age/Sydney Morning Herald)....

News . Read more

PhD Candidate Rebecca Hutton – ‘Boy Meets Music, Article Meets World’

Rebecca Hutton is a PhD candidate at Deakin University in the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Rebecca’s research considers the relationship between references to music and GLBTQI identity...

News . Read more

PhD Candidate Anna Kent – Rules of Study

Anna Kent is a PhD candidate at Deakin University. Her thesis focuses on Australian scholarships for Indonesia 1960-2015. Anna reflects on her Higher Degree by Research experience: My Rules One...

News . Read more

Dr Samuel Koehne on Deakin Speaking Blog – “Radicalisation & The ‘Consolation of Racism”

Dr Samuel Koehne recently published a piece on weblog Deakin Speaking titled “Radicalisation and The ‘Consolation of Racism’: The Return of Mein Kampf?”. Samuel is an Adjunct Member of...

News . Read more

2015 Round-Up

2015 was an exciting year for the Contemporary Histories Research Group with the continued development of our website and the launch of our own social media accounts on Twitter...

News . Read more

Australian Policy
 and History

Find out more