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

An Introduction to Sarah Walsh’s Research

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Last month, our new fellow gave a talk showcasing her research and what she plans to do here at REGS. Held in conjunction with our end of year celebration, Sarah’s talk was very… Continue reading

Christine’s Future

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Dr Christine Winter successfully applied for an ARC Future Fellowship, one of the most prestigious grants awarded in Australia. The project will be funded from 2013-2017. German Mixed-Race Diasporas in the Southern Hemisphere: Science, Politics… Continue reading

Warwick Anderson = FASSA

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Warwick was recently elected a fellow of the the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.  Already a fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, he has been inducted into another of Australia’s four… Continue reading