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Howard Morphy on anthropology, art and cultural value

Post date: 21 June 2016

Howard Morphy, Distinguished Professor in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at ANU, was recently interviewed by Ian Newton on Radio Adelaide Breakfast.

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ANU secures close to $3 million in the 2015 ARC Linkages Projects scheme

Post date: 14 July 2015

An ANU project that will link Indigenous communities with a network of museums in Britain and Australia has been awarded $699,310 in funding through Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkages Projects scheme.

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1215 and all that - Paul Pickering on Magna Carta

Post date: 26 June 2015

The original supporters of Magna Carta would be shocked by the idea that their parchment would give rise to the rights we attribute to it today. However, the document remains a powerful symbol of freedom in the current context, argues Professor Paul Pickering on Radio National's Big Ideas.

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INXS band member Andrew Farriss to join ANU

Post date: 12 December 2014

INXS songwriter to spend time in Canberra at the ANU School of Music in 2015.

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Tracing Australia’s early political history to Scotland

Post date: 19 May 2014
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

Post date: 30 April 2014

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

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Sweated Labour in nineteenth-century art and literature

Post date: 28 March 2014

Radio National interviews Professor Paul Pickering on how factories, workers and social systems were depicted in 19th century art and literature.

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H C Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship awarded to writer and artist Kim Mahood

Post date: 28 March 2014

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

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Funding boost for Humanities Research Centre

Post date: 18 February 2014

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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Selling Yarns 2013: Success

Post date: 4 June 2013

Craft ACT thanks the ANU Research School of Humanities and the Arts for its support for Selling Yarns 3: Weaving the nation’s storySelling Yarns 3 was an unprecedented success, a sell-out for all the events almost as soon as registrations opened. This can be contributed to the momentum and reputation of Selling Yarns 1 and 2 which created a groundswell of support for Indigenous textile and fibre practices and re-established the pre-eminence of Indigenous artistic traditions on the national stage.

Selling Yarns 4 in 2017 is set to build on the success of this year's event.

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