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Reminder: Last Days for Early Bird Registration for (Re)Examining Historical Childhoods Conference

(Re)Examining Historical Childhoods: Literary, Cultural, Social. An Australasian Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference December 12-13, 2016 Melbourne, Australia Australian Catholic University In this inaugural Australasian Society...

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Dr Samuel Koehne and Dr Mathew Turner Present at the German Studies Association

Dr Samuel Koehne is an internationally recognised expert on the topic of Nazism and religion, with numerous publications in world-class journals, and is currently focusing on the Nazis “recommended reading”....

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Book Launch for Dr Tiffany Shellam’s Indigenous Intermediaries: New Perspectives on Exploration Archives

A book launch for Dr Tiffany Shellam‘s recent publication, Indigenous Intermediaries: New Perspectives on Exploration Archives, will be held on Friday 28 October at the University of Western Australia:

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Roy Hay’s Games Goals Glory Book Launch – Change of Venue

***CHANGE OF VENUE*** This event will now be held in the Western Beach Room, Sally Walker Building. Deakin University’s Contemporary Histories Research Group invites you to the Geelong launch...

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Associate Professor Maria Takolander on Radio National

Maria Takolander was on Radio National’s Book and Arts program discussing Ben Okri’s magical realist novel The Famished Road. Listen to the podcast. The Famished Road by Ben Okri follows the trials...

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Reminder: Roy Hay’s Games Goals Glory Book Launch in Two Days

Deakin University’s Contemporary Histories Research Group invites you to the Geelong launch of Roy Hay‘s     Games Goals Glory: The A-League’s Teams, Players, Coaches and Greatest Moments to...

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Only One Week Left to Apply for PhD Scholarship: Australia, India and the Postwar World

A PhD scholarship is available in Deakin University’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The PhD student, under the guidance of the Chief Investigator, will initiate and conduct research...

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Geelong’s 2016 Word for Word Non-fiction Festival

Come along to Geelong’s 2016 Word for Word Non-fiction Festival – Australia’s largest non-fiction writing festival — which will be held at “The Dome” or the Geelong Library and...

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Dr David Lee’s Book Launch at Melbourne Town Hall, 25 October 2016

A book launch for Dr David Lee’s new publication, The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia, will be held at Melbourne Town Hall on Tuesday, 25 October. Mr...

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Gender, the Academy, and the Practice of History: A Conversation – Recording Now Available

On 29 September, the Contemporary Histories Research Group hosted our final seminar for 2016: Gender, the Academy, and the Practice of History: A Conversation. We are pleased to share...

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Professor Peter Edwards’ Book Review

Professor Peter Edwards has written a review of James Curran’s “Beyond the Euphoria: Lyndon Johnson in Australia and the Politics of the Cold War Alliance”, Journal of Cold War Studies...

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Reminder: Early Bird Registration for (Re)Examining Historical Childhoods Conference

(Re)Examining Historical Childhoods: Literary, Cultural, Social. An Australasian Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference December 12-13, 2016 Melbourne, Australia Australian Catholic University In this inaugural Australasian Society...

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