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Conference | The Uncanny City: Strangers and Strangeness in Urban Literature

15 June, 2017 - 10:00 - 16 June, 2017 - 15:00
Sir Roland Wilson Building


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15 - 16 June 2017

Sir Roland Wilson Building, Australian National University, Canberra.



Keynote Speakers


Conference // Oceanic Knowledges

27 January, 2017 - 08:30 - 28 January, 2017 - 17:00
Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1


ANU Humanities Research Centre in association with the Centre for Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific and ANU Pacific Institute

Oceanic Knowledges

Friday 27 January – Saturday 28 January

Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1, 
Hedley Bull Centre #130 
Crn Liversidge St and Garran Rd, 
Australian National University

Conference // Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

17 March, 2017 (All day) - 18 March, 2017 (All day)
National Gallery of Australia


Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

17-18 March, 2017



National Gallery of Australia, the Australian National University
and the University of Sydney




Mark Ledbury (University of Sydney)

Robert Wellington (Australian National University)

Conference | Politics, Emotions and the Periodical Press

11 September, 2017 - 09:00 - 12 September, 2017 - 17:00
Theatrette, Sir Roland Wilson Building

Politics, Emotions and the Periodical Press, c.1780-1830

11 - 12 September 2017



Jon Mee (University of York, UK)
Kevin Gilmartin (Caltech, US)
Kim Wheatley (College of William and Mary, US)
Joanne Wilkes (Auckland)


Business and the Humanities // 4 November

4 November, 2016 - 09:00 - 14:00
Museum of Sydney


See Poster


A Conversation on Business and the Humanities



Justice & Police Museum
Cnr of Albert and Phillips Sts, Sydney

9am until 2pm
Friday 4 November 2016


A forum designed to advance the public’s understanding of the role of the humanities and to help overcome barriers between the humanities and the world of business, while asking what needs to be done to ensure that our young people are equipped with the skills and vision necessary to face the challenges of tomorrow.
Speakers include Jennifer Westacott (Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia), David Thodey (CEO, CSIRO), Genevieve Bell (Vice President and Fellow, Intel), and Tony Golsby-Smith (CEO and founder of management consultancy, Second Road).



Putin's Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Conference

24 August, 2016 - 08:30 - 26 August, 2016 - 12:30
Australian Centre on China in the World

The primary aim of the conference is to help promote timely, sophisticated and wide-ranging engagement with the received wisdom about the nature and intentions of post-Soviet Russia under President Vladimir Putin.  Its aim too is to promote a transnational conversation inclusive of influential Russian and Russia-based researchers.

The Australian National University (ANU)’s Humanities Research Centre invites registrations for its landmark conference ‘Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War’.  The conference will be held on the 24th-26th August, 2016 and will be held at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the university in Canberra, Australia.

Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art // 26-28 August, 2016


Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art

26-28 August 2016

Australian National University, Canberra


Conference: 'Literature in the Global Context'

6 May, 2016 - 08:30 - 17:30
HRC Conference Room A.D.Hope Building #14, ANU


'Literature in the Global Context'

Details and Audio Recordings


Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War

24 August, 2016 - 09:00 - 26 August, 2016 - 13:00
Australian Centre on China in the World

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Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War


24 - 26 August 2016


History and Authority: Political Vocabularies of the Modern Age, July 2016

27 July, 2016 - 18:00 - 29 July, 2016 - 18:00
China in the World Building #188


Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University
27-29 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Peter Hallward, Kingston University (UK)
Associate Professor Alison Ross, Monash University


History and Authority

Political Vocabularies of the Modern Age



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