Visiting Fellows: Janet Golden and Vanessa Heggie

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In February-May 2015 Janet Golden and Vanessa Heggie will be visiting the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science. Whilst at Sydney they will be involved also with Race and Ethnicity in the Global South.… Continue reading

Christine Winter – radio shows

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On Anzac Day Christine Winter was part of a Sydney Ideas forum exploring the way the Pacific War has been remembered – and forgotten. The panel attracted some media interest, and Christine took several… Continue reading

Last week’s fan…

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Last week’s fantastic ‘Topologies of Immunity’ workshop at the University of Exeter began with a keynote from Warwick Anderson (whose new 2014 paper is here, and absolutely worth a read for anybody interested… Continue reading

Remembering World War One in the Pacific

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Christine Winter will shortly participate in a Sydney Ideas forum exploring the memorialisation of the war in the Pacific: REMEMBERING WORLD WAR ONE IN THE PACIFIC Overshadowed substantially by the western front, the Pacific theatre… Continue reading

Sarah’s VELiM Conversation

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Last Thursday, I gave the year’s first conversation at the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine. “One of the Most Uniform Races of the Entire World”: Raza chilena and the Myth of… Continue reading

War Trophies from ‘ex’- German New Guinea

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Wherever Australians go, there will be souveniring – so what happened when 1500 Australian naval and military men occupied German New Guinea in 1914? Soon there was no Mauser pistol, bullet or bayonet… Continue reading

War Trophies or Curios? The War Museum Collection in Museum Victoria

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By Barry Craig, Ron Vanderwal and Christine Winter When World War One broke out, Britain requested Australia and New Zealand to seize German wireless stations in the Pacific. The Australian Naval & Military… Continue reading

Warwick in the Philippines

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Warwick presented the keynote address at the 5th International Conference on the History of Medicine in Southeast Asia, Ateneo de Manila University, 9-11 January. Here, he has a shot at La Liberté éclairant le… Continue reading

Rehabilitation in Australia

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For the past few weeks I’ve been working my way through Rehabilitation in Australia. Published by the Australian Council for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, it was circulated quarterly from 1963. I’ll be using… Continue reading

New Zealand Historical Association Meeting

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Last week I attended the biennial meeting of the New Zealand Historical Association, this year held in the southern city of Dunedin. It was a jam-packed three days, with five keynotes delivered by… Continue reading