Past events

Professor Simon Ville

Professor Simon Ville: Tales of the unexpected: why archival research remains important today »

Tue 9 Oct 2018
For the contemporary researcher, archival research is often considered antiquarian and too labour intensive to meet the publication demands of the...
Vote 'Yes' for Equality

Vote 'Yes' for Equality »

Wed 17 May – Tue 31 Oct 2017
In a referendum on 27 May 1967 more than 90 percent of voters agreed to amend sections of the Australian Constitution which discriminated against...
Dr Shino Konishi

2017 Dr Shino Konishi: Indigenous lives and the Australian Dictionary of Biography »

Mon 16 Oct 2017
Of the more than 12,000 individuals included in the Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) only 210 (1.5%) of all entries relate to Indigenous...
70 Years of the Australian National University

70 years of the Australian National University »

Mon 1 Aug 2016 – Tue 31 Jan 2017
To celebrate the 70th birthday of The Australian National University (ANU), the ANU Archives has put together an exhibition of documents and...

2016 Phil Carswell OAM: Did the Grim Reaper win? »

Tue 25 Oct 2016
The early history of HIV/AIDS in Australia was marked with controversial political decisions and public and social discrimination, anger and...
Phil Carswell OAM

Did the Grim Reaper win? »

Tue 20 Sep 2016
Presented by ANU Archives and the Friends of the Noel Butlin Archives Centre, this lecture will cover the early history of HIV/AIDS in Australia and...

Living, working and playing at Mt Stromlo »

Sun 1 May – Fri 15 Jul 2016
Mt Stromlo Observatory is known for its outstanding research into astronomy and astrophysics, including the work of Nobel Prize winner and current...
N115-Box 530 Mates Ltd, Albury - window display, crockery, 1950

High street dreams »

Tue 1 Sep 2015
Wealth from gold and wool, combined with a growing population, facilitated the expansion and transformation of shops across Australia at the end of...
Portrait of a Solomon Islands man wearing a large clock ear ornament.

Writings from the archives »

Mon 23 Mar – Mon 31 Aug 2015
The archival collections of anthropologist Marie Reay and first British Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, Charles Morris Woodford, are the...
David Merrett

2015 Professor David Merrett: Whither business history? Memory, message and meaning »

Tue 11 Aug 2015
Professor David Merrett, the University of Melbourne explores the past 25 years as it experienced marked shifts in both the demand for and supply of...