News • 23 Mar 2021
Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt AO delivered the inaugural John Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture at University House to an on-line and face-to-face audience of over 180, on 17 March 2021 as part of the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre showcase.
News • 8 Mar 2021
Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.
News • 3 Dec 2020
Purai member and University of Newcastle’s Law School Professor, Amy Maguire, spoke about a world-first claim by Indigenous people which connects climate change impacts to human rights on 2020 Human Rights Day.
News • 5 Nov 2020
As part of the fourth series of the Melbourne School of Discontent’s Black Fire Lectures Professor John Maynard talks about the important role his grandfather played in the fight for liberty and justice as one of the founding members of the Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association.
News • 15 Oct 2020
Member of the Centre for the Study of Violence Professor Lyndall Ryan has received an honourable mention in a list of the world’s most influential historians.
News • 25 Sep 2020
In 2014 Professor John Maynard, a scholar of Indigenous history and Co-Director of Purai Indigenous Global History Centre, was elected a member of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, an enormous achievement for a boy who left school the day he turned 15 and didn’t set foot in a university until he was 40 years old.
News • 2 Sep 2020
The Time Layered Cultural Map of Australia (TLCMap) development team in the School of Humanities and Social Science is working on a major update following the delivery of a user testing report from Asymmetric Innovation.
News • 20 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle is celebrating History Week 2020 with a series of events that highlight this year’s theme ‘History: what is it good for?’ which invites participants to share why history is important to them.
News • 18 Aug 2020
Anthropologist with the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Hedda Askland has written a new journal article with UON alumnus Dr Georgina Ramsay.
News • 14 Aug 2020
A new research project will bring to life the experiences and histories of the world’s first travelling global domestic workers, the Indian Ayahs and the Chinese Amahs who were employed by colonial families during the period of British colonialism.
News • 13 Aug 2020
University of Newcastle sociology students are exchanging diverse perspectives and collaborating with their peers at the University of Texas in Austin USA in a unique global virtual exchange program.
News • 7 Aug 2020
The global upheaval caused by COVID-19 has highlighted a need for academics to find ways to share their research quickly, freely and with large audiences. But open scholarship continues to pose significant hurdles for researchers worldwide.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.