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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

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

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

Wandering anatomists and itinerant anthropologists: the antipodean sciences of race in Britain between the wars

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A new article by Warwick Anderson and Ross L. Jones explore the various entanglements of intinerant colonial anthropologists between the wars. Their abstract: While the British Empire conventionally is recognized as a source… Continue reading