Book Launches at A Southern War Symposium

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By Christine Winter. There were two book launches during the symposium that added to the spirit of intellectual rigor and scholarly generosity, exploring the histories and legacies of WWI and the Pacific. Frank Bongiorno… Continue reading

ICRC Behind Bars

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Christine Winter will be presenting at a special event in Canberra on 11 December 2014: ICRC Behind Bars: 100 years of humanitarian action in detention. She will speak on ‘Reflecting on impartial humanitarianism in… Continue reading

Science, Race and Identity in the Global South

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In October Christine Winter conducted a workshop for graduate students at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Workshop participants tracked and interrogated nineteenth-century ideas of race and science across different geographies: from race-mixing in… Continue reading

A Southern War

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Christine Winter is convening a one-day symposium at ANU on 28 November: A Southern War: Australia, the Pacific and WWI. See: A Southern War Symposium Flyer. WWI is remembered as a European war, but it was… Continue reading

Call for Papers: The Private Lives of Empire: Intimate histories of the settler colony

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Jean Smith, who visited Race and Ethnicity in the Global South and the Department of History in October and November 2014, has released the Call for Papers for the second of three conferences… Continue reading

Warwick awarded at History of Science Society

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Last night at the History of Science Society meeting in Chicago Warwick received the Derek Price/Rob Webster Award. It recognises excellence in a research article published in ISIS, the flagship journal of the… Continue reading

Daniel Spence: Maritime Histories of Race and Power

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Daniel Spence is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Read more about him here. He is a visitor at the University of Sydney, sponsored by Race… Continue reading

Warwick at Somatosphere

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Warwick has written a piece for the Somatosphere blog, which brings together work from wide ranging scholars at the intersection of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology and bioethics. Warwick reviews recent… Continue reading

Writing Indigenous Histories Now

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Miranda Johnson has an article in the current Australian Historical Studies. Her piece, ‘Writing Indigenous Histories Now’, is part of a forum on Settler Colonialism. She responds to Tim Rowse’s thesis in his leading article, ‘Indigenous… Continue reading

Link to Sarah’s Interview on Sunday Night Safran

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Sarah appeared on Triple J’s Sunday Night Safran on 7 September 2014. To listen to the show, click on the link below: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/triplej/safran/safran_2014_09_07.mp3 If you want to skip ahead, Sarah’s segment begins at… Continue reading