Social Insurance for the 21st Century? Exploring pathways for a sustainable, equitable and effective welfare system

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia’s 2015 Symposium This symposium will provide an informed and lively discussion on aspects of national and international social insurance schemes. Past and contemporary  experience and current priorities will be assessed, and advice from Australian and leading international experts in the field will provide Australia’s researchers and policy makers with valuable Read more …

Professor Sir Richard Evans – Meet the historian

Professor Sir Richard Evans will speak briefly about his latest book, The Third Reich in History and Memory before opening the floor to questions. The audience are invited to ask Professor Evans about German history in the period 1914-1945, modern historiography or his career as a historian. Professor Evans will also be speaking at a German National Read more …

Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

Jordana Silverstein’s Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century (Berghahn Books, 2015) explores the role of memories and narratives of the Holocaust in the pedagogy of Jewish schools in Melbourne and New York revealing the anxious thread that runs throughout these historical narratives.