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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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Seminar Series Recommences in 2017

Seminar Series Recommences in 2017

Join us for the first HRC Seminar of 2017, as Visiting Prof. Srilata Ravi (University of Alberta, Canada) discusses diasporic travel writing and the increasingly topical theme of global migration. All welcome.

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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.

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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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Conversations Series Podcasts

Conversations Series Podcasts

Conversations seeks to highlight the commonalities that exist across the university through TED-style talks. Our October event addressed the theme of 'evolution' and its intersection with biology, phylogenetics, migration, and communication. Listen online now.

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2016 Annual Report

The Year in Review

 

 

"2016 has been a year dedicated to building the capacity of the HRC, to extending its activities and horizons, and to raising its profile, both inside and outside the ANU."

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Shakespeare: Four Hundred Years On

The Head of the ANU Humanities Research Centre, Professor Will Christie, and Lecturer in English and Drama, Dr Kate Flaherty, discuss our enduring fascination with Shakespeare and explain why, four hundred years after his death, we continue to re-visit and perform his works.

Updated: 22 February 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head, HRC / Page Contact:  HRC administration