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20
Jun
‘13

Local Intermediaries in International Exploration Conference commences 17 July

At this two day conference over 30 speakers will explore a range of issues including: art, photography and expeditions, bodies and cross cultural encounters, Aboriginal people’s oral histories and memories of expeditions, guides and agency,...

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07
Mar
‘13

Professor Ann McGrath heading to Princeton

Professor Ann McGrath, OAM, FASSA, Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History at the ANU, will become a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, for the US academic year 2013-14. She will be based at the School of...

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09
Oct
‘12

ACIH researchers share top prizes at MAGNA 2012

Burlganyja Wanggaya: Old People Talking - Listen, Learn and Respect, a permanent exhibition at Gwoonwardu Mia Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre in Carnarvon has taken out the National Winner and Winner - Permanent Exhibition at the...

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29
Aug
‘12

Seminar on Interdisciplinary Indigenous History

  The seminar 'Interdisciplinary Indigenous History' was held in the Hedley Bull Building at the ANU on Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012. It was organised principally by Dr Shino Konishi of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History (ACIH...

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22
Aug
‘12

Our Music Performing Place, Listening to Sydney

Our Music, Performing Place, Listening to Sydney, was hosted on the 30 June 2012. This premier event of Aboriginal storytelling and musical exploration was hosted by the Sydney Conservatorium, The University of Sydney and The Australia National...

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19
Dec
‘11

Aboriginal Embassy symposium on the radio

The ACIH led symposium on the Aboriginal Embassy, held in June this year was featured in Fire in the Belly on Awaye! ABC Radio National, Saturday 10th December 2011. The podcast can be accessed from the ABC...

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23
Nov
‘11

Living Country Culture Camp in the Blue Mountains

'Deepening Histories' project team members (L to R) Julia Torpey, Ann McGrath and Peter Read  recently attended the 'Living Country Culture Camp' at Bent's Basin in the Blue Mountains. Peter's team filmed this...

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21
Nov
‘11

Orphans in the Storeroom: Christine Hansen's Post Doctoral Research in Sweden

According to the only published inventory of Australian Aboriginal material culture held in overseas institutions, the Gothenburg Ethnographic Museum (now known as the Museum of World Cultures) holds a collection of 344 Australian objects....

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14
Sep
‘11

Report on the Aboriginal Embassy Symposium 20-22 June 2011

An ACIH-sponsored symposium on the Aboriginal Embassy was held on 20-22 June in association with the National Film and Sound Archive and the Museum of Australian Democracy. The symposium brought together Embassy activists and an interdisciplinary...

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12
Jul
‘17

Congratulations Professor Ann McGrath!

Congratulations to Professor Ann McGrath for recently being awarded a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia, for significant services to tertiary education and to the social sciences as an academic and researcher in Indigenous...

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