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Humanities in the region symposium

Humanities in the region symposium

Monday, 20 May 2019

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities and the School of Humanities and Social Science will host the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres’ (ACHRC) Humanities in the Regions symposium on 30 – 31 May at New Space.

Copley Bequest funds project that tells marriage equality stories of Newcastle and the Hunter

Copley Bequest funds project that tells marriage equality stories of Newcastle and the Hunter

Friday, 17 May 2019

New project to examine local's experiences of the marriage equality debate and postal survey.

Journal article reveals little known truths about Australian prisoners of war

Journal article reveals little known truths about Australian prisoners of war

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Centre for 21st Century Humanities and Centre for History of Violence member and historian Dr Kate Ariotti has published a co-authored journal article with Dr Aaron Pegram of the Australian War Memorial, titled Australian POWs of the First World War: responding to the challenges of captivity and return in the History Australia journal.

UON led team examines rare collection of books

UON led team examines rare collection of books

Friday, 3 May 2019

Early modern literature scholar Professor Ros Smith will lead a team of researchers on a project that will examine the previously untapped resource of the Emmerson Collection.

Centre for 21st Century Humanities leads development of ground breaking software platform

Centre for 21st Century Humanities leads development of ground breaking software platform

Monday, 15 April 2019

The University of Newcastle’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities (C21CH) is leading the development of a powerful software platform called the ‘Time-Layered Cultural Map of Australia’ (TLCMap).

Centre projects focus on creating new knowledge in the 21st Century

Centre projects focus on creating new knowledge in the 21st Century

Thursday, 28 March 2019

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities is hosting eleven new projects this year that connect with the theme ‘Knowledge Creation in the 21st Century’.

Digital tools bring Australia’s dark history into the spotlight

Digital tools bring Australia’s dark history into the spotlight

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Professor Lyndall Ryan of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities and Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle is partnering with The Guardian to further expand the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map.

New historical book reveals the cultural influence of ‘houseboys’ in the Asia Pacific

New historical book reveals the cultural influence of ‘houseboys’ in the Asia Pacific

Monday, 4 March 2019

A new book co-authored by Centre for 21st Century Humanities Director, Professor Victoria Haskins, examines the role of Asian and Indigenous male servants across the Asia Pacific from the late-nineteenth century to the 1930s.