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

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

Race, Ethnicity and Human Difference Plushies

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As well as historians, we have a small contingent of young babies based in the REGS offices. To keep them entertained, we commissioned a set of custom, medically and anthropologically themed plush toys… Continue reading

Sarah Walsh at LASA Congress 2013

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I took part in this year’s Latin American Studies Association Congress, held in Washington, DC between May 29 and June 1. My talk, “Natural Partners: Eugenics and the Modernization of Chilean Gender Roles, 1900-1950” was… Continue reading

Looking After One’s Own

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Christine’s monograph is receiving excellent reviews. Just out, Stewart Firth in the Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 59, no. 3 (2013), pp. 477-8: The focus of this study is the political… Continue reading