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December 2018

‘Savage States: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow,’ Public Lecture by Audra Simpson 

10 December 2018 @ 10.15 am - 11.00 am
University of Wollongong Wollongong, NSW Australia + Google Map

The Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society (ANZLHS) and CASS invite you to a keynote address by Audra Simpson, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. In this lecture, Simpson considers the world of settler colonialism, a world in which Native people and their claims to territory are whittled to the status of claimant or subject in time with the fantasy of their disappearance and containment away from a modern and critical present.   Further information.

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April 2019

‘The Archaeology of the Great War: Discovery, Autopsy, Danger’ Public Lecture 

30 April @ 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia + Google Map

In this presentation, the eminent French archaeologist Gilles Prilaux will outline the difficulties and dangers of his work in conducting a veritable autopsy of the First World War battlefields, where uncovering traces of mass human death incurs the constant risk of millions of unexploded shells. He will also present his discovery of the “underground archives” left by soldiers of many nationalities (including hundreds of Australians) whose names and other inscriptions survive in the caves beneath the Somme. Please register to attend.  Further…

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September 2019

‘Counter Currents – Aboriginal men and Women at the Heart of Empire’ by John Maynard, History Council of New South Wales Annual Lecture 

3 September @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney, Australia
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In this Annual History Lecture, Professor John Maynard will explore the significant and largely missed movement of Aboriginal people to Britain from the late eighteenth century through to the twenty first century. Through his lecture he will analyse memory and location in an Aboriginal context, far removed from the Australian experience, providing an Indigenous perspective and insight about these journeys, asking the key questions – Why were they there? What were the differences in experiences of these Aboriginal travelers?  Did they…

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