History Brown Bag seminars

History Brown Bag seminars 2017

The History Discipline Brown Bag Seminar provides the principal forum for the presentation of new research by History staff, completing doctoral students and visitors.

Seminars are held Thursday lunchtimes (1-2pm) during semester in Room 353 (Interactive Cinema Space), North Wing, Arts West (Buildng 148). All welcome!

For enquiries, please contact the convenor, email Alessandro Antonello.

Semester 1, 2017

DateNameUniversityTitle
9th March Louise Kallestrup University of Southern Denmark Constructing the witch in early modern Denmark: Emotions, gender and crime
16th March Tony Ward The University of Melbourne Changing patterns of Australian attitudes to migration and asylum seekers since the 1970s
23rd March Alessandro Antonello The University of Melbourne The greening of Antarctica: assembling an international environment, 1959-1980
30th March Ben Mountford La Trobe University Open Doors: Britain, China, and Colonial Australia
6th April Libby Robin Australian National University What are the humanities doing about climate change?
13th April Kat Ellinghaus The University of Melbourne Aboriginal Exemption Policies: Micro-Mobility, Refusal and the Broken Promises of Assimilation in Australia, 1897-1962
27th April David Goodman The University of Melbourne The people's gold: Georgia 1829
4th May Anne Rees La Trobe University "Treated Like Lascars": United States Immigration Restriction and White Men's Countries, 1921-39
11th May Lauren Piko The University of Melbourne Mirroring England? Milton Keynes, decline, and the British landscape
18th May Jenny Spinks The University of Melbourne Supernatural Fears and the Global Devil in Sixteenth-Century Northern Europe

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