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Australian Association for Pacific Studies: 2020 Conference CfP

AAPS 2020: CALL FOR PAPERS Decolonisation and the Trans-Pacific The Australian Association for Pacific Studies warmly invites individual paper proposals for the 2020 AAPS conference, ‘Decolonisation and the Trans-Pacific’....

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Call for abstracts-Australian Historical Association (AHA) Conference

Call for abstracts-   The convenors of the 39th Australian Historical Association (AHA) Conference welcome proposals for papers and panels on any geographical area, time-period, or field of history,...

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PRESENTATION NEWS-Alfred Deakin and the living, breathing federation

  On Monday 28 October, Dr Carolyn Holbrook, presented at ‘Alfred Deakin’s Legacy 100 years on.’ This event was an intimate celebration of the life of Alfred Deakin, 100...

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Making Sense of the Great War Centenary- Carolyn Holbrook and Keir Reeves (eds)

CHRG member and Deakin staff, Carolyn Holbrook, along with Keir Reeves, has edited the book ‘Making Sense of the Great War Centenary’.   This new edited collection considers the...

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Fighting for Peace Aftermath, Commemoration and Regional Conference- program

The centenary year of the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 provides a fitting moment at which to consider the aftermath and legacy of the Great War.  The Fighting for...

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Woodlark Island: A microcosm of resource extraction in Papua New Guinea.

Honours candidate, Jarrod Hodgson, examines the Woodlark Gold Project, and how local communities have responded to the increases in mining activity in the region.   Isolated and idyllic, Papua...

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Anna Kent at the 30th ISANA conference

PhD Candidate, Anna Kent, will present her paper, Coordinating Committees: from the 1950s to the 1990s – the origins of international student support and community engagement, at the 30th ISANA...

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Decolonising Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Conference

Decolonising Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Conference, Deakin University, Melbourne (Burwood), Wednesday, November 13 – Thursday, November 14 2019 Keynote Presentations   Steve Brown (GML Heritage) and Denis Rose (Gunditj...

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Dr. Greg Burgess, Refugees and the Promise of Asylum in Postwar France, 1945–1995

Member of CHRG and Deakin staff, Dr. Greg Burgess, Refugees and the Promise of Asylum in Postwar France, 1945–1995 (Palgrave) ABTRACT- This book recounts France’s responses to refugees from...

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Phillip Deery- awards and podcast news

An article by CHRG Associate, Phillip Deery, entitled ‘“A Most Important Cadre’: The Infiltration of the Communist Party of Australia during the Cold War” and published in Labour History, no. 115,...

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Professor David Lowe and Anna Kent- Sponsored Students and the Rise of “the International” in Australian Communities’

Ph.D candidate Anna Kent had an article published in The Journal of Australian Studies with Deakin staff member, Professor David Lowe. The article, ‘Sponsored Students and the Rise of...

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Amit Sarwal-The Dancing God: Staging Hindu Dance in Australia.

In his new book , The Dancing God: Staging Hindu Dance in Australia, Associate member of the CHRG, Amit Sarwal, explored how a unique dance form evolved in the...

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