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Tracing Australia’s early political history to Scotland
Tracing Australia’s early political history to Scotland

Tracing Australia’s early political history to Scotland

Scottish migrants played a significant role in Australia’s path to independence. Professor Paul Pickering will head to the University of St Andrews School of History in early 2015 to investigate the lives of six influential migrants.

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Australians on-trend with books since 19th century
Australians on-trend with books since 19th century

Australians on-trend with books since 19th century

A world-leading library database moving to ANU offers researchers unique insights into Australian cultural history through reading habits.

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H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship awarded to  Kim Mahood
H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship awarded to  Kim Mahood

H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship awarded to Kim Mahood

The H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship for 2014 has been awarded to writer and artist Kim Mahood.

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Funding boost for Humanities Research Centre
Funding boost for Humanities Research Centre

Funding boost for Humanities Research Centre

The ANU Humanities Research Centre (HRC) has been chosen to share in a $1.35 million grant which will help to help train up-and-coming researchers and foster a collaborative culture within the humanities.

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Welcome

The Research School of Humanities & the Arts (RSHA) is part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences (CASS). Its primary focus is to build on its established strengths in research and education across the humanities and the creative arts. It places a strong emphasis on traditional humanities scholarship and on encouraging interdisciplinary, cross-cultural and practice led research.

Research highlight

Engaging Objects: Indigenous communities and museum collections

The British Museum’s collection is one of the most important holdings of Australian Indigenous material in the world. It has been assembled over two hundred and forty years...

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