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Upcoming Seminars

English and Writing seminars are currently being rested. Updates on the new look seminar series for English and Writing will be provided later in the year.


We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For further information, please contact A/Prof Caroline Webb


History@Newcastle are holding their seminar series on Friday's at 10am in the Cultural Collections area at the Auchmuty Library


Theatres of Violence in the Ottoman Periphery: Tracing the Local Roots of the
Armenian Genocide in Aintab

Speaker: Umit Kurt

Affiliation: Harvard University

Date: Friday 4 August 2017


Enslavement, Dispossession and Institutional Transplantation: The Genoese
Merchant Network in West Africa and the Atlantic (1450-1530)

Speaker: Carlo Taviani

Affiliation: I Tatti

Date: Friday 18 August 2017


The Interrogator Begets the Oral Historian: A Personal Memoir of Fathers,
Sons and Listening in Cold War Australia

Speaker: Michael Roper

Affiliation: University of Essex

Date: Friday 1 September 2017


Doing Women’s Legal History

Speaker: Rosemary Auchmuty

Affiliation: University of Reading

Date: Friday 15 September 2017


Foundational Myth: Talaat Pasha’s Gallipoli

Speaker: Hans Lukas Kieser

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 6 October 2017


The Slave Trade and Piracy: Imperial Ambivalence and the Origins of
International Law

Speaker: Lisa Ford

Affiliation: University of New South Wales

Date: Friday 20 October 2017


Healing Places: Chinese Herbalists, Medicine, and the Performance of
Property in Fin-De-Siècle Victoria

Speaker: LNadia Rhook

Affiliation: La Trobe University

Date: Friday 3 November 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Kate Ariotti

Linguistics are holding their seminar series on Tuesday's at 4:15pm in the Senta Taft-Hendry Museum at the University Gallery


Nonverbal and nominalised clauses in Vurës

Speaker: Catriona Malau

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017


Polyfunctionality and its aliases

Speaker: Alan Libert

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 29 August 2017


Scholarship of Teaching in EAP delivery in the Chinese tertiary sector

Speaker: Cuiping Peng

Affiliation: China University of Petroleum (East China)

Date: Tuesday 3 October 2016


Wagiman spatial heritage: Digital application and conservation of local ethnobiology and typonomy

Speaker: Gabrielle McGinnis

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017


Reconstructing remote relationships: Proto-Australian noun class prefixation

Speaker: Mark Harvey

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 24 October 2017


Acquisition of Functional Categories in Simultaneous Bilingualism

Speaker: Arathi Raghunathan

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017


All talks are followed by informal drinks and nibbles.

If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Bill Palmer

Research Seminars are held on Tuesday's at 4pm in the Humanities Meeting Room (HO1.09) at the Ourimbah Campus


‘To Prevent Further Occurrences of the Kind’: Exploring the 1835 ‘Brisbane Water Trials’

Speaker: Laurie Allen

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017


Evidence based policy: a critical analysis

Speaker: Ross Morrow

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 22 August 2017


Thinking about vagrancy as 'mobility': Writing a history of vagrancy legislation across colonial jurisdictions

Speaker: Catharine Coleborne

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 29 August 2017


Accretion of Influence: Mapping the Work of the Big Accounting-Consulting firms for Federal Government Agencies in Australia, 1987-2016

Speaker: Michael Howard

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 5 September 2017


UON Library Research Support: Helping to Oil the Gears of the Research Life Cycle

Speaker: Julie Mundy-Taylor and Fiona Neville

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017


The power of writing: do we prepare new professionals well enough?

Speaker: Chris Krogh

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 3 October 2017


Auteur Theory and the Transnational Western

Speaker: Joyleen Christensen

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017


Contemporary Australian Poetry 1990-2015: An Overview

Speaker: David Musgrave

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Tuesday 24 October 2017


All talks are followed by informal drinks and nibbles.

If you are interested in giving a seminar, wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr David Musgrave

Sociology are holding their seminar series on Thursday's at 4pm in the Cultural Collections area of the Auchmuty Library at Callaghan campus


Innocence initiatives: helping to maintain equity in criminal justice

Speaker: Xanthé Mallett

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 3 August 2017


Living in a ‘neuro-society’: A neuroethics perspective on the balance of social expectations and individual responsibilities

Speaker: Cynthia Forlini

Affiliation: University of Sydney

Date: Thursday 31 August 2017


Calling bullshit in the age of hollow government: Neoliberal violence and restorative practices with young people

Speaker: Ben Lohmeyer

Affiliation: Flinders University

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017


Digital Media, Commercialisation and Affect in Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

Speaker: Jonathan Curtis

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017


Remaking Market Society

Speaker: Alan Scott

Affiliation: University of New England

Date: Thursday 1 June 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Akane Kanai

Ancient History and Classical Languages are holding their seminar series on Friday's at 1pm in MC110 (McMullin Building) at Callaghan campus


Creating Medea in the Antipodes: a practitioner's perspective

Speaker: Ruth McKimmie

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 4 August 2017


Conservation studies in Macedonia

Speakers: Sally Murray-Walsh

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 18 August 2017


TBA

Speaker: Dylan Godfrey

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Cicero and Cleopatra

Speaker: Jane Bellemore

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 1 September 2017


TBA

Speaker: TBA

Affiliation: TBA

Date: Friday 15 September 2017


Catullus and Caesar

Speaker: Terry Ryan

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 6 October 2017


Translating and staging Eurpides' Iphigenia among the Taurians and Helen

Speaker: Jessical Lillicrapp

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 20 October 2017


Gender and death in Seneca

Speaker: Natalia Polikarpova

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Date: Friday 3 November 2017


If you wish to be included in the seminar mailing list, or would like more information on the talks, please contact Dr Jane Bellemore