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Barry Jones opens the Antarctica exhibition at ANU's Drill Hall Gallery as part of CHCI 2012

Post date: 21 June 2012

The Hon. Dr Barry Jones AO opens the 'Antarctica' exhibition at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery as part of International Consortium of Humanities Centres and Institutes conference 2012 Annual Conference on 'Anthropocene Humanities'. 

The exhibition has been conceived to complement the 2012 CHCI conference on the Humanties and Climate Change, which is being convened by the Australian National University Research School of the Humanties and the Arts.  The conference explores the effect of the agency of human beings on the Earth's ecosystems and our complex and challenging future.

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Dr Sharon Peoples returns from National Capital Exchange with the Smithsonian Institutes in Washington and New York

Post date: 19 June 2012

The move from object centred learning, which is just beginning to take hold here, to equipping teachers and students with learning tools, such as design thinking strategies which appears to increase students’ overall performances, not just in the museum but back at school.

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Reclaiming indigenous languages - Professor Leanne Hinton

Post date: 31 May 2012

Professor Leanne Hinton gives this talk entitled Reclaiming indigenous languages: The Master-Apprentice Language Learning Program for endangered languages' at The Australian National University on 28 March 2012.

Professor Hinton is a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National Dictionary Centre and Professor Emerita at University of California, Berkeley.

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Paul Pickering recognised for Excellence in Supervision

Post date: 22 May 2012

Dr Paul Pickering, from the Interdisciplinary Humanities Group in the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, has been recognised for his exceptional supervision of higher degree by research students.

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ANU and Chamber come together on music

Post date: 18 May 2012

On 18 May 2012, the University announced that discussions are underway to build a consortium to help put the ANU School of Music, and music more generally in the ACT, on a financially sustainable footing.

The University will be working with the ACT and Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry to form the consortium. The Chamber’s Chief Executive, Dr Chris Peters, is a passionate advocate for arts funding in the region.

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Johannes Kuhnen wins the 2012 Bavarian State Award in Design

Post date: 17 May 2012

Johannes Kuhnen, has just been awarded the Bavarian State Award in Munich for his recent vessel forms in anodised aluminium and titanium.

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Larrakitj: The Kerry Stokes Collection

Post date: 26 April 2012

Professor Howard Morphy has made a major contribution to a new book on Arnhem Land art.

Book review >

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In the Media: Dr Martyn Jolly in conversation with Richard Fidler on ABC Local

Post date: 3 April 2012

Martyn Jolly, the head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, talks with Richard Fidler on ABC Local about spirit photography in the late 19th century.

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ANU Centre for European Studies Doctoral Scholarships

Post date: 20 October 2011

The Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies invites applications for two PhD Scholarships for 2012 commencement.


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Conference: Culture, Identity and Politics in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Post date: 8 September 2011

Running from 23-35 September, this conference is a multidisciplinary, international celebration of the work of one of the world’s most senior and prestigious ancient historians...

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