Past events

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...
Photograph of Mount Stromlo Observatory held in the ANU Archives collection

Treasures of the ANU Archives »

Tue 6 May 2014 – Fri 1 May 2015
The Treasures of the ANU Archives exhibition will highlight historic documents, photographs, maps, and film from the ANU Archives extensive...
The cover of Wives and Wanderers, depicting a native New Guinea woman tending to her pigs.

Wives and wanderers in a New Guinea highlands society »

Fri 13 Mar 2015
Women's lives in the Waghi Valley Marie Olive Reay Edited by Francesca Merlan, with additional introduction by Marilyn Strathern Wives and Wanderers...
The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands'.  Charles Morris Woodford in the Western Pacific

The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands' »

Thu 12 Mar 2015
Charles Morris Woodford in the Western Pacific David Russell Lawrence Charles Morris Woodford devoted his working life to pursuing this dream,...