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2017 Seminar Series

2017 Seminar Series

2017 Program now available. Join us on Tuesday March 7 for the first HRC Seminar of 2017, as Visiting Prof. Srilata Ravi (University of Alberta, Canada) discusses diasporic travel writing and the ever-topical theme of global migration. All welcome.

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Call for Papers: City and Literature Conference

Call for Papers: City and Literature Conference

The HRC is seeking paper proposals for the June 2017 conference 'The Uncanny City: Strangers and Strangeness in Urban Literature.' Cities are fecund sites of imagination, yearning, and fantasy - this conference will explore their narrative and cultural significance. Abstracts due March 7th.

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Book Launch & Reading

Book Launch & Reading

Join us at University House on Friday March 24 for the launch of Sonia Mycak's 'West Verandah: The Life and Work of Les Murray.' The event features a poetry reading by Les Murray, the iconic Australian poet.

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Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

A two-day conference held in tandem with the National Gallery of Australia's blockbuster exhibition 'Versailles: Treasures from the Palace.' Held at the NGA, ANU, and the University of Sydney - 17-18 March, 2017. REGISTRATIONS OPEN.

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Books that Changed Humanity: Now on SoundCloud

Books that Changed Humanity: Now on SoundCloud

Missed an event? Catch up on the latest Books that Changed Humanity, as Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Minchin thoughtfully discusses Homer's Iliad, by tuning in to our free online recording.

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Welcome to Our 2017 Visiting Fellows

In 2017, the Humanities Research Centre is joined by eighteen scholars spanning eight different countries and eleven key disciplines. Visit our Fellows page to see their backgrounds and diverse research interests. To keep up to date with their research whilst at the Centre, join us for our free weekly Seminar Series

 

Updated: 28 February 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head, HRC / Page Contact:  HRC administration