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04
Oct
‘11

Documentary film about repatriation of Arnhem Land human remains

Martin Thomas of ACIH is working with the Arnhem Land community of Gunbalanya, making a documentary film about the theft of human remains during the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land and their repatriation sixty years...

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30
Aug
‘11

Forging Links: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Defence Services History

The ANU National Centre for Indigenous Studies and Australian Centre for Indigenous History are working closely with partner organisations to develop an ambitious Linkage application exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Defence...

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16
May
‘11

Media Release: Tuesday 3 May 2011 Indigenous War Veterans' Stories Told

A new research project from The Australian National University will reveal for the first time the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have played in Australian war and peacekeeping. The new research project is being led...

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10
May
‘11

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Defence Service research underway

Representatives from several major cultural institutions and organisations came together at ANU on May 3 to discuss a new research project on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Defence participation. The ANU National...

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18
Mar
‘11

Aboriginal Embassy symposium 20-22 June 2011

Since the Aboriginal Embassy was first erected in front of Old Parliament House on 26 January 1972, it has been a source of inspiration and controversy for Aboriginal people and the general Australian public. As the Embassy approaches its fortieth...

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17
Feb
‘11

Minoru Hokari Scholarship deadline extended

The closing date for applications for the Minoru Hokari Scholarship is now the 27th of February 2011.

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23
Nov
‘10

Future fellowship awarded

Maria Nugent has received a future fellowship to undertake a four year project on: Remembering dispossession: interpreting Aboriginal historical narratives. Since the arrival of the British, Aboriginal people have sought to make sense of their...

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15
Nov
‘10

Australian Centre for Indigenous History ARC Success

The Australian Centre for Indigenous History in the School of History, Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU, has had outstanding success in the latest ARC round, gaining three ARC Discovery grants and as one of the Chief Investigators in a...

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01
Nov
‘10

Fim about the life and times of Gordon Briscoe

A film about Gordon Briscoe, one of ACIH's first Research Fellows, has been produced by Wonderland Productions and is screening on NITV: Kulka - The Life and Times of Gordon Briscoe will go to air on NITV on Tuesday 16th November at 8:30pm.

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07
Sep
‘10

Captain Cook was Here shortlisted for the Nettie Palmer Non-Fiction award

Maria Nugent’s Captain Cook was Here (Cambridge University Press) was shortlisted for the Nettie Palmer Non-Fiction award Judges’ Report: Captain Cook Was Here – Maria Nugent (Cambridge University Press) ‘Maria Nugent has...

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