Sebastian Gil-Riano, Sarah Walsh and Ricardo Roque at the History of Science Society meeting

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A panel comprising several of our fellows and associates has been accepted at the History of Science Society annual meeting for 2015. The meeting will be held in San Francisco, California, 19-22 November… Continue reading

Hot And Dry in the Global South: Vanessa Heggie

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Dr. Vanessa Heggie of the University of Birmingham, offers her reflections at the end of her visiting fellowship: I’m currently writing a book provisionally titled Higher and Colder about extreme physiology, and the… Continue reading

Janet Golden: I read, I wrote, I learned and I talked

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Professor Janet Golden, who finishes her visiting fellowship with the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science and REGS at the end of this month, reflects on her time here: As a Visiting… Continue reading

Mapping Connections

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Sarah Walsh will be convening a seminar with Dr Fernanda Peñaloza of the Spanish and Latin American Studies Department on 16-17 July 2015. Mapping Connections: Australia and Latin America will investigate affinities, connections, and tensions in… Continue reading

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