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Research opportunities in Germany: The Research Training Group Minor Cosmopolitanisms

The Research Training Group Minor Cosmopolitanisms (Graduiertenkolleg GRK 2130), funded by the German Research Council (DFG) from resources provided by the Federal Government and the Federal States of Germany, and conducted jointly by Universität Potsdam, Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, announces 1 position starting on October 1st, 2016: Academic Staff Member (Postdoctoral Researcher) Requisition No.: 119/2016 […]

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Menzies Centre for Australian Studies Events: 2016-17

Screening Australia: Australian CULTURE and Screen Media in Context CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SEMINAR SERIES Australian culture and screen media (including internet output, gaming, film, television, video and other screen arts) might be said to occupy a somewhat anomalous position on the world stage: at once successful and internationally recognised, and yet relatively under-represented and under-researched […]

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New book by InASA Executive member

In 2006, Dr Kiera Lindsey discovered a faded newspaper clipping describing the moment her great, great, great-aunt, Mary Ann Gill, sobbed bitterly in the witness box of Sydney’s Supreme Court. She was being forced by her furious father to give evidence against the man she hoped to marry. This tantalising clipping compelled Lindsey to rummage […]

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International Symposium on Citizenship in a Transnational Perspective University of Alberta: July 6-7 2016

This symposium brings together leading scholars from Australia, Canada and New Zealand to explore citizenship in a transnational perspective though the two overarching themes of ethnicity and indignity. It will adopt a multidisciplinary approach to these themes, specifically historical, political, legal and sociological perspectives.   REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE at BIT.LY/1LDCIEK  

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(Re)Examining Historical Childhoods: Literary, Cultural, Social An Australasian Society for the History of Children and Youth Symposium

December 12-13, 2016 Melbourne, Australia Deakin University     In this inaugural Australasian Society for the History of Children and Youth symposium, we are keenly interested in bringing together scholars of the history of children and childhood to consider new perspectives, new methodologies, and new cross- disciplinary frameworks that will enrich the field. We invite […]

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Distinguished Australian Academics Appointed Visiting Professor in Australian Studies, University of Tokyo

Leading Australian scholars Professor David Carter and Professor Helen Gilbert have been appointed to the annual Visiting Professor in Australian Studies position at the Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS), University of Tokyo, for 2016–17 and 2017–18 respectively. The University of Melbourne’s Professor Kate Darian-Smith, Chair of the Selection Committee, has commented on how “important it is that […]