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It was great to have David Ekbladh join us in Waurn Ponds, as part of his Fulbright program at Deakin, for his presentation The Rover Boys of Reconstruction: International Foundations of the Pax Americana. David is visiting Deakin from Tufts University. Next Wednesday, the 10th August, Matthew Ricketson will join us for his rescheduled seminar The conspiracy of silence around the ABC and its “media proprietor” – the federal government.
Michele Lobo, Anna Kent and David Lowe have a chapter in the just published Routledge Handbook of Asian Transnationalism. Their chapter is titled Australia-India Student Mobility and Performances of Transnationalism.
In the Media
James Lesh will be on ABC RN tomorrow morning – as part of Blueprint for Living, with Jonathan Green, at 9am. He will be discussing the history, politics and practice of heritage conservation, from his new book Values in Cities: Urban Heritage in Twentieth-Century Australia.
On the APH site this week, Lyndon Megarrity interviews Claire E.F. Wright about her new book Australian Economic History.
We are seeking applications for a PhD position in an interdisciplinary public health humanities project to commence at the start of 2023. The PhD is supported as part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP210100204: “Cancer culture: understanding the historical links between research, advocacy, policy and behavioural change in Australian anti-cancer campaigns”, a collaborative project involving researchers from the University of Melbourne, Deakin University, Flinders University and Cancer Council Victoria (CCV). Expressions of interest are due by the 9 September 2022.
School History Survey: Do you know any Year 10, 11 or 12 students?
We would love to hear their views on subject selection and History as a school subject. Year 10, 11 or 12 students from all over Australia, who may or may not be studying History at school, are invited to share their views in this national survey. Feel free to pass this link on and we are very happy for students to pass it on to their friends too. https://researchsurveys.deakin.edu.au/jfe/form/SV_2aykv6JYA1yh4LY You can see more from the researchers – Rebecca Cairns and Kerri Garrard at the project Instagram page.
Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize, Australian Historical Studies
The Prize is awarded to the best paper presented by a postgraduate student at the 2022 Australian Historical Association Conference. The winner receives a two year subscription to Australian Historical Studies and a $250 book voucher for Routledge books. Submissions are due 30 September 2022 and you can find more information here.