Past events

12th Annual Archives Lecture: Jeannette A Bastian

2013 Professor Jeannette Bastian: Whose memories, whose records »

Wed 25 Sep 2013
You can watch the lecture online on the ANU YouTube channel. About the lecture "Whose memories, whose records: when the archival legacy of a...
Feminism for the 21st century - Professor Marian Sawer

2012 Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer: Feminism for the 21st century »

Thu 13 Sep 2012
You can watch the lecture online on the ANU YouTube channel. The transcript and slides are also available. About the lecture Feminism has suffered...
Proud past, bright future? - Senator John Faulkner: Annual Archives Lecture

2011 Senator John Faulkner: Proud past, bright future »

Tue 15 Feb 2011
You can watch the lecture online on the ANU YouTube channel, or listen to the lecture online. About the lecture Senator John Faulkner presents the...
Peter Stanley

2010 Dr Peter Stanley: Smiths in Stasiland (Archival reminders of an uncomfortable Australian past) »

Tue 14 Sep 2010
You can listen to the lecture online. About the lecture Dr Peter Stanley is currently researching Australia's Great War through the experience of...
Graeme Davison

2009 Graeme Davison: Rethinking the Australian legend »

Tue 8 Sep 2009
You can listen to the lecture online. About the lecture Fifty years after its publication Russel Ward's book The Australian Legend remains the...
Michael Piggott

2008 Michael Piggott: Alchemist magpies? Collecting archivists & their critics »

Tue 16 Sep 2008
You can listen to the lecture online. About the lecture Are archivists complicit in helping the victors write history, privileging some voices and...
Anne Curthoys

2007 Professor Anne Curthoys: Harry Potter & the Holocaust - reflections on history & fiction »

Tue 18 Sep 2007
You can listen to the lecture online. About the lecture In recent debates over truth and fiction in history, the Holocaust has loomed large. It is...
Gordon Briscoe

2006 Dr Gordon Briscoe: Repeating the mistakes of the past? Aborigines and the Pastoralists in the Northern Territory 1914-67 »

Tue 4 Apr 2006
About the lecture What is happening to records of aboriginal people today? Will these archives survive?  Are we repeating the mistakes of the past...
Humphrey McQueen

2005 Humphrey McQueen: Tradesmen's entrance. The contribution of trade journals to understanding capitalism in Australia »

Wed 25 May 2005
About the lecture The lecture draws attention to a neglected body of Australian journalism, namely, trade periodicals.  Between the 1880s and 1960s...
Stuart Macintyre

2004 Professor Stuart Macintyre: The History Wars continued »

Wed 3 Nov 2004
About the lecture A war is raging in historical circles.  Divisions about how to interpret Australian history and the politicisation of the topic -...

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