HoW: History on Wednesday | Decolonisation Interrupted: the West Papuan campaign for independence at the United Nations, 1961-69

Emma Kluge Decolonisation Interrupted: the West Papuan campaign for independence at the United Nations, 1961-69 In this seminar I reflect on my PhD research examining the fraught nature of decolonisation in West Papua. From 1961 to 1969, West Papuan activists established nationalism within the territory of West Papua and launched an international campaign for independence …

The Future of the International Politics and Multilateralism post Covid-19

Virtual SJTU/Sydney Workshop Panel discussion, 29 October 2020 Time: 17:30-19:30 (Sydney Time); 14:30-16:30 (Beijing Time); New historical scholarship shows that ‘the international’ has always been an integral and productive part of ‘the national’. Nation-states are the products of international architectures even as national governments have created a world of international organizations. But how exactly do …

Department of Museum and Heritage Studies panel: Careers, creativity and cracking the job market

Photo by Ryan Stefan on Unsplash Panel discussion | career opportunities The Department of Museum and Heritage Studies would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation to work.  Program Welcome and acknowledgment of Country Careers Centre presentation Panel discussion: …

Department of History panel: Careers, creativity and cracking the job market

Panel discussion | career opportunities for History graduates The Department of History would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation to work.  Program Welcome and acknowledgment of Country University of Sydney Careers Centre presentation Panel discussion: Panellists include: Nick …

Classics in Colonial Cities – virtual conference

Classics in Colonial Cities: a Virtual Conference   Call for expressions of Interest | Deadline 1 June 2021 In the light of the extensive interest in the classical heritage evident in so much of the British Commonwealth, we have decided to organize a virtual conference on Classics in Colonial Cities in November 2021. The conference …

HoW: History on Wednesday | Seminar Series – Nov 25

Photo by Adriano Silva on Unsplash   Briony Neilson Engaging the Convict Past: Penal Heritage and Settler Identities in Australia and New Caledonia ……… The Department of History hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Everyone is welcome to attend. When 25 November 2020 Where On line Register here 2020 HoW Seminar Series  The Department …

HoW: History on Wednesday|Seminar Series – Nov 11

Photo by Adriano Silva on Unsplash   Hollie Pich | USyd “We Had a Little Suit”: Black Litigants and Legal Knowledge in Jim Crow Memphis ……… The Department of History hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Everyone is welcome to attend. When 11 November 2020 Where On line Register here 2020 HoW Seminar Series  …

HoW: History on Wednesday|Seminar Series – Oct 14

Photo by Adriano Silva on Unsplash   Dr Minerva Inwald | USYD   A Stinking, Dirty Heap of Rubbish: Imagining the Capitalist West through its “Junk Art” in the People’s Republic of China  ……… The Department of History hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Everyone is welcome to attend. When 14 October 2020 Where On …

HoW: History on Wednesday | Seminar Series – Sep 23

Dr Amanda Harris | USYD Research Fellow, Director – PARADISEC Sydney Unit   The 1951 Jubilee and Contested Representation of Aboriginal Music and Dance In the commemorative year of 1951, Australian Jubilee Festival programming became a battle ground for the right to represent Aboriginal music and dance. In Melbourne, the Australian Aborigines’ League campaigned against …