Posts Tagged ‘Aboriginal History’

Now live! Animation: Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha (2017)

The 2017 animation Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha (Singing Songs and Telling Stories) is based on a book of  songs and stories written and illustrated by Brendan Kennedy in Tati Tati, Mutti Mutti, Latji Latji and Wadi Wadi languages of North Western Victoria around Robinvale, and published by the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages in 2014. These animations…

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Professor Bain Attwood gives Returning Harvard Lecture

Monash academic and leading scholar in the field of cross-cultural history Professor Bain Attwood presented the 2016 Returning Harvard Chair of Australian Studies Lecture. Why did the British government deny Indigenous sovereignty and rights of land in its Australian colonies in the 18th century only to recognise them in New Zealand in 19th century? The question in…

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Monash historian to present Annual Lecture of the History Council of Victoria

Monash University’s Professor Lynette Russell will deliver the 2015 Annual Lecture of the History Council of Victoria. This event is arranged with support from the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne. In 1914 the Australian Federal Government sponsored the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) to travel to Australia for their annual conference. Over 150…

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PROV Internships – Aboriginal History and WW1 projects

Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. They hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today, which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria. The Collection includes memories of events and decisions great and small that have shaped the history of the…

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