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CFP: From the Ground Up

People and Place in Sydney’s Past

Dixson Room, State Library of NSW, 23-24 August 2012

Keynote speaker: Grace Karskens

By bringing together academics, postgraduate students and professional historians engaged with the history of Sydney and its suburbs, ‘From the Ground Up’ offers an opportunity to explore the complexity of the city’s past, and to consider how we might rethink the history of cities, and Sydney in particular.…

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“CFP: From the Ground Up”


The open call for visiting scholars for Erasmus Mundus TEMA [Territoires européens (civilisation, nation, région, ville): identité et développement] has been extended until 15 June. It is envisaged for experienced scholars as well as for those in early stage of their career from non-EU countries.…

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CFP: Place and Displacement

Victoria University, City Flinders Campus, 300 Flinders Street, MELBOURNE, 21st – 23rd NOVEMBER 2012

This conference aims to unite students and academics focusing on research related to notions of place and displacement and other stakeholders. It will also serve as platform to promote collaboration on topics of interest between academics and foster relationships between academics and the wider community.…

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“CFP: Place and Displacement”

Expression of interest to host future conferences

The AUHPHG is inviting submissions of interest to host the forthcoming conferences in 2014,  2016 and 2018, with the 2014 conference being the priority. For further guidelines please consult the ConferenceEoI document.

Inquiries and submission of EOI to: UHPHGroup [at] gmail [dot] com


Gold Coast City Gallery

Virginia Rigney, who presented a paper at the Caloundra conference in 2008 (‘Streets of gold: Finding the past in a changing city’), notes the following forthcoming exhibitions at the Gold Coast City Gallery:

For Sept 2012

Sexualising the City About the gendered image of the Gold Coast 1920 to the present – art, design, popular culture, fashion

For May 2013

Independent project for the 100 year Canberra Festival Imprint (working title) An exhibition that seeks to explore the impact of growing up in the planned city of Canberra in the ‘heroic’ era of the NCDC 1953-1972.…

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“Gold Coast City Gallery”

Luly Collection of (mostly) Melbourne photographs

The online Luly collection comprises 325 colour photographic images taken mostly in Melbourne, Australia, from the 1950s until the 1970s. Much of the collection consists of photos of houses in suburban Melbourne, photos of modern suburban churches and a rather eclectic range of other historical images (factories, parks, freeways, airports, public buildings).…

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“Luly Collection of (mostly) Melbourne photographs”

The great Kanto earthquake

Perth conference keynote Charles Schencking’s forthcoming book The Great Kantō Earthquake of 1923: Catastrophe, Reconstruction, and Remembrance in interwar Japan is to be published shortly by Cambridge University Press.

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