Past events

16
May
2019

Book Launch | What Christians Believe: The Story of God and People in Minimal English

Anna Wierzbicka’s new book takes a radically novel approach to the task of communicating “what Christians believe” to a wide audience. The Story of God and...
14
May
2019

‘A Shock Through the System’: Histories of Crisis in Australian Child Refugee Policy

This paper will explore how ‘crises’ around refugee and asylum-seeking children have been repeatedly produced and mobilised as an art and technique of...
10
May
2019

Water in Africa—Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches

Conversations Across the Creek is an initiative by the Humanities Research Centre (HRC) and the Research School of Chemistry (RSC) to provide a space for...
07
May
2019

Kabul 2018: Twenty-five Responses to 'Crisis'

Afghanistan is often largely forgotten now that international geo-strategic attention has moved elsewhere, but 2018 saw some of the highest incidences of...
06
May
2019

Author Interview | Carla Guelfenbein: 'In the Distance with You'

The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) and the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) welcome author Carla Guelfenbein to the ANU. Carla...
26
Apr
2019

Books that Changed Humanity | The History of the Peloponnesian War

Books that Changed Humanity is an initiative of the Humanities Research Centre, based at the Australian National University. The HRC invites experts to...
16
Apr
2019

Modern Britain in Crisis

This paper provides an overview of my current research project- a book-length study of modern Britain in crisis. The paper begins with a brief definition of...

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