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Results: News / 2019

Reflections on HDR Workshop #1 – Genres in History.

Amongst all the turmoil of working full time, studying, parenting, volunteering, moving to a new house three times, and changing jobs, I also had the small task of writing...

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An anecdote, not data- Anna Kent

Like my colleagues whose work has featured in this series of Postcards from Papua New Guinea, I was privileged to travel to PNG in September this year, and to...

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The local communities and people of Manus- Ipul Powaseu

In our next installment of Postcards from Papua New Guinea, Ipul Powaseu provides an insider’s perspective of the people and communities on Manus concerning asylum seeker arrivals and residents....

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Indonesia: State and Society in Transition- Jemma Purdey

CHRG member, Jemma Purdey, in association with Antje Missbach and Dave McRae, authored the recently released book, Indonesia: State and Society in Transition, Boulder, Co., Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2019....

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Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society (ANZLHS) – Dr Jason Taliadoros

Dr Jason Taliadoros, CHRG member and  Senior Lecturer (Tort Law) Director of Teaching Deakin Law School is the convenor of a forthcoming conference in Melbourne on law and history...

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Nazi Hunters: the Struggle for the Punishment of Nazi Crimes for H-Soz-Kult- Dr Mathew Turner

CHRG Associate, Dr Mathew Turner reviewed Julia Susanne Wagner’s book Nazi Hunters: the Struggle for the Punishment of Nazi Crimes for H-Soz-Kult. Mathew’s work in the field of contemporary...

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Redesigning collaborative governance for refugee settlement services- Dr Carolyn Holbrook

Long-term CHRG member and Deakin staff, Dr Carolyn Holbrook, authored (2019) Redesigning collaborative governance for refugee settlement services, in Australian Journal of Political Science, DOI: 10.1080/10361146.2019.1686116 Abstract: Processes of collaborative governance, also known...

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PowerPoint for Policy Historians- registration details

The Australian Policy and History group still have a few places left in their FREE Powerpoint/Deck creation training session at Deakin Downtown next Friday – check out the flyer...

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NEW MEMBER WELCOME-Dr Alexandra Roginski.

Deakin University’s Contemporary Histories Research Group would like to warmly welcome their newest member, Dr Alexandra Roginski. Dr Roginski is a research fellow with the Alfred Deakin Institute for...

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Publication news- Klaus Neumann

Klaus Neumann published “’True camps of concentration’? The uses and abuses of a contentious analogy,” in Karina Horsti (ed.), The Politics of Public Memories of Forced Migration and Bordering...

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PUBLICATION NEWS-Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy

CHRG member and Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy, published ‘Public histories and private struggles: the place of Janet McCalman’s Struggletown...

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Tracey Banivanua Mar PhD Prize

Australian Association for Pacific Studies is pleased to call for nominations for the inaugural Tracey Banivanua Mar PhD Prize. Named after the late Pacific historian, and colleague and friend...

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