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Please feel free to browse the website for any information that you might need. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Honourable intentions?
Professor Nigel Worden's edited book has been published!
Congratulations Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari!
Congratulations to Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari who has been appointed editor of the Journal of Genocide Research.
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Prof Nigel Penn and A/Prof Adam Mendelsohn's authored books and their excellent reviews
Congratulations to Professor Nigel Penn and Associate Professor Adam Mendelsohn both for the publishing of their authored books, as well as the excellent reviews that each of them received!

In 2015, the Department launched a collaboration with the University's Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative (APC). This takes the form of joint supervision of postgraduate research projects and the sharing of both intellectual and institutional resources. Click here to visit the APC website.

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Friday, 2 December 2016

On Friday 7th October 2016, the Department of Historical Studies issued a statement in response to the student movement and events taking place on campus.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 22:00

The Honours Class of 2016 in the Department of Historical Studies shared a statement with the academics of the Department on Friday 7th October 2016.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 16:15

Dr Duane Jethro, a Historical Studies post-doctoral fellow based in the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, has been awarded a Georg Forster Research Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 07:45

The Department invites you to our fourth open session titled "Educating the Educators".

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 17:00