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Napoleon’s last days examined in new book

Napoleon’s last days examined in new book

Monday, 18 June 2018

Director of the Centre for the History of Violence and member of the Centre for 21st Century HumanitiesProfessor Philip Dwyer has published a third and final book in his series looking at the life, death and legacy of French military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Hunter and surrounding community is invited to bring their old metal items and have them repaired at the inaugural blacksmith repair day being hosted in Branxton this Saturday 16 June by local blacksmith artist and sculptor, Will Maguire.

Puppet theatre start up wins funding boost

Puppet theatre start up wins funding boost

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

One of the Centre for 21stCentury Humanities start ups, Frank's Fantastic Fairy Tale Theatre, has been successful in applying for an Australian Cultural Fund boost.

Indigenous languages research findings make global impact

Indigenous languages research findings make global impact

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Research showing that all Australian Indigenous languages descend from one common ancestor has had a major national and global impact reaching more than 150 million people.

Postdoc at Birkbeck

Postdoc at Birkbeck

Monday, 9 April 2018

Applications for a three-year, fully funded post-doc (Research Fellowship) are currently open at Birkbeck, University of London. The successful candidate will work with Professor Joanna Bourke on a Wellcome Trust-funded project entitled "Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry".

Dr Gillian Arrighi awarded Fellowship

Dr Gillian Arrighi awarded Fellowship

Monday, 26 March 2018

Dr Gillian Arrighi has been awarded the Robert Gould Shaw Fellowship for the Harvard Theatre Collection.

Indigenous language link reveals common ancestor

Indigenous language link reveals common ancestor

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

New research has found a ground-breaking link between Australian Indigenous languages, demonstrating for the first time that all Indigenous languages descend from one common ancestor.

New Centre for early modern studies sparking Chinese collaboration

New Centre for early modern studies sparking Chinese collaboration

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Trip to China brings new perspective on early modern research