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Friday 31st July 2020. 

Podcasts. Undisciplinary is a new podcast created by research fellow Courtney Hempton and Dr. Christopher Mayes that talks across the boundaries of history, ethics and the politics of health....

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Friday 24th July 2020. 

Publications. After images surfaced this week of SAS soldiers posing with a Confederate flag proclaiming “Southern Pride” in Afghanistan in 2012, Associate Professor Clare Corbould wrote an explainer for...

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Friday 17th July 2020. 

Publications.  CHRG History and Policy Research Fellow Mia Martin Hobbs has published an article in The Conversation. Drawing on her doctoral research with Australian and American war veterans who returned...

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Friday 10th July 2020. 

Congratulations. Jo Chandler has been awarded the 2020 Sean Dorney Grant for Pacific Journalism (along with Nic Maclellan) for her project ‘Degrees of Change: The fight for climate justice...

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Friday 3rd July 2020. 

Membership welcome.  CHRG welcomes its newest member, Dr. Ali Mozaffari.  Ali is interested in understanding the various uses of the past in the present and how those uses may canvas...

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Friday 24th June 2020.

In the media.  Professor Phillip Deery and Dr Julie Kimber feature in this Radio National program, ‘The Ferry Plot’. The ABC blurb reads:  “It’s one of the strangest episodes...

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Friday 19th June 2020. 

Urgent Histories.  Earlier this week, The Australian Historical Association published their forum “Doing History in Urgent Times.” A number of historians were invited to write responses to the forum,...

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A quick message from Professor David Lowe, Chair of CHRG.  The CHRG newsletter resumes, so please send updates on developments of interest, knowing that readers expect a broad spectrum...

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PUBLICATIONS. Dr John Doyle hosted a Q&A session with award-winning political historian Judith Brett about her latest book, From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting,...

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Friday 20th March 2020.

IN THE MEDIA Professor David Lowe features in a new Radio National Podcast: The Sands of Ooldea Collection. Professor Lowe’s contribution can be located in part 3 about Maralinga....

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Friday 27 February 2020

PUBLICATION NEWS CHRG member, Klaus Neumann, authored ‘Anatomy of a broken taboo’, and examined how an election in a tiny East German state has reverberated all the way to...

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Friday 21 February 2020

In the media   CHRG member, Peter Edwards, took part in a Big Ideas program on Radio National, on ‘A history of popular protest in Australia’, together with Bob...

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