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Dr Donna-Lee Frieze Appointed to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Dr Donna-Lee Frieze has been recently been appointed by the Australian Government to the Academia Working Group of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Donna is a member of the...

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Dr Tiffany Shellam Travels to the Pilbara to Meet With a Wong-a-too Elder

Dr Tiffany Shellam from Deakin University and the Contemporary Histories Research Group recently travelled to the Pilbara to meet with a Wong-a-too Elder, Wilfred Hicks, and to hand back...

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HDR Candidate Nathan Coffey Reflects on the ANU Summer Scholar Programme

Nathan Coffey is a Deakin University HDR Candidate and Member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group. Over the summer of 2014/5, Nathan participated in the Australian National University Summer...

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Dr Tiffany Shellam, Dr Shino Konishi & Dr Maria Nugent’s New Edited Collection Released – Indigenous Intermediaries

Dr Tiffany Shellam (Deakin University), Dr Shino Konishi (ANU) & Dr Maria Nugent (ANU) have edited a recently published new monograph, titled: Indigenous Intermediaries: New Perspectives on Exploration Archives...

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Associate Professor Helen Gardner & Dr Patrick McConvell’s ‘Southern Anthropology’ Book Released

Associate Professor Helen Gardner (Deakin University) and Dr Patrick McConvell’s (Australian National University) new monograph has recently been published, titled: Southern Anthropology – A History of Fison and Howitt’s...

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Dr Samuel Koehne Presents at USHMM Summer Research Workshop

Deakin University Adjunct and member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group Dr Samuel Koehne recently took part in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Summer Research Workshop: ‘Religion, Fascism, Antisemitism,...

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Professor David Lowe elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

Professor David Lowe has just been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He was elected in the annual General Ballot by his peers on the basis of...

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Dr Filip Slaveski Discusses Renewed Ukraine Tensions on Sky News

Dr Filip Slaveski was interviewed on Sky News on 2 September 2015, joining Stan Grant to discuss renewed Ukraine tensions following recent protests. View the interview to learn more....

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Associate Professor Helen Gardner – Waigani Seminar Reflections

Associate Professor Helen Gardner, member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group, attended the Waigani Seminar (18-23 August) in Port Moresby for the 40th Anniversary of Papua New Guinea. Helen...

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CHRG Members Research Project – Scholarships and Connections

At the end of a major project looking at legacies of Australian-sponsored tertiary scholarships, CHRG members David Lowe, Jemma Purdey and Jon Ritchie have created a unique data base...

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Professor David Lowe’s New Article Published on The Interpreter

Professor David Lowe’s new article, ‘What Makes an Ideal Australian Ambassador to Washington?’ is now live on The Interpreter, published by the Lowy Institute for International Policy. David is the...

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The History of Australia’s Representation in the United States

The History of Australia’s Representation in the United States In October 2014 the CHRG hosted, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and King’s College...

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