History Seminar Series, 2009

School of Humanities and Social Science
History Seminar Series, 2009

Seminar Series for Staff and Postgraduates and Friends of History

Held in the Cultural Collections Reading Room (near the Information Common),
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus
10-11 am (followed by morning tea)
Coordinators: Dr Michael Ondaatje and Dr Victoria Haskins

Semester I

20 March, Philip Dwyer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle
Private Reminiscing, Public Remembering: Military Memoirs, Veteran Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

3 April, Marilyn Lashley, Department of Political Science, Howard University
Strange Bedfellows? Globalization and Indigenous Systems of Communal Land Tenure in New Zealand, Fiji, Canada and Australia

24 April, Ken Fedorowich, School of History, University of the West of England, Bristol
‘We Shall Have a Fine Holiday’: Imperial Sentiment, Unemployment and the 1928 Miner-Harvester Scheme to Canada

1 May, Clare Corbould, Department of History, University of Sydney
‘At the Feet of Dessalines’: Black Americans, the Haitian Revolution and the Myths of History

15 May, Lisa Featherston, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle
Spinning Sex Education: The Formation of New Knowledges in Interwar Australia

5 June, Victoria Haskins, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle
Domestic Geographies: the place of the Indian Outing Matron in Tucson 1913-1935

12 June, Ian Tyrell, School of History, University of New South Wales
What is Transnational History?
And Book Launch, Nadine Kavanagh, IASH

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