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Results: News / 2018

Call for Papers- Journal of Applied History

David Lowe is a member of the distinguished Editorial Advisory Board of a brand new journal, Journal of Applied History, published by Brill. The journal’s topic and aims will...

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Brief report on current study trip- S.G.Wheatcroft

Last week Stephen Wheatcroft conducted a masterclass on Soviet Economic History with staff and postgraduate students at Nottingham University on Monday November 5th, and spoke at the launch of Volume...

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Call for papers- ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’

‘Local Communities, Global Networks’: Australian Historical Association 2019 Conference 8-12 July 2019, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba How have the local and the global intersected, inspired and transformed experiences...

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Call for Papers- CfP Imaging Emigration––Translating Exile: Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror in/via Austria

The Academic discourse surrounding Austrian refugee Jewish exiles fleeing National Socialism has developed relatively recently and was triggered initially by the “Commemorative year 1988”. Initially, research focused on literature...

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Submission invitation

Contribute to the Bibliography of New Cold War History The Cold War History Research Center in Budapest, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its foundation, invites your submissions to their...

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Crittercal Archives: A Note by David Lowe

Over the past two months, I’ve been surrounded by creatures when entering or emerging from national archives repositories in different parts of the world. OK, maybe not surrounded, but...

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‘History on the Hill’ Workshop

Carolyn Holbrook, in her role as co-ordinator of the Australian Policy and History network, hosted the ‘History on the Hill’ Workshop at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old...

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New book release from CHRG member Mathew Turner

Dr Mathew Turner‘s book Historians at the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial: Their Role as Expert Witnesses was published by I.B.Tauris on 30 August 2018. The book examines the role that...

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CHRG Member Publication: The Limits of Life Writing

Contemporary Histories Research Group members David McCooey and Maria Takolander have edited the recently published a collection of essays, The Limits of Life Writing, (Routledge). This collection began to life...

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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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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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