History Seminars Semester 2, 2012

History Seminar Series

School of Humanities and Social Science,
The University of Newcastle

2012, Semester 2

Held in  Cultural Collections (near the Information Desk)
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus
All seminars are held on Fridays at 10:00 am (except where indicated otherwise),
and are followed afterwards by morning tea


10th August – Julie McIntyre, Newcastle University: ‘Bourdieu, colonial claret and Madeira Hock: A taste of wine studies’

24th August, 11.30am(please note the later start time) John Gagné, University of Sydney: Bodies in the Italian Wars (1494–]1559): Parts, Numbers, Politics’

7th September – Ann Hardy, Newcastle University: ‘”here is an Asylum open…” Constructing a Culture of Government Care in Australia 1801-2012’

21st September – Roger Markwick, Newcastle University: ‘”Every log a blow to the enemy!” Researching and writing the history of Soviet women on the home front in the Second World War’

19th October – Julie Thorpe, University of Western Sydney: ‘Exhibiting refugees: The 1915 war aid exhibition in Vienna’

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