Thursday, 26 August 2010

Menzies Centre for Australian Studies 2010-11 Seminar Series

Menzies Centre for Australian Studies 2010-11 Seminar Series

Term 1

All seminars, unless otherwise stated, are held on Wednesday evenings at 5.15 pm, in The Australia Centre, Corner Strand and Melbourne Place, London, WC 2B 4LG


29 September 2010

David Roberts (University of New England)
Remembering Lt Oxley: National History and Provincial Memory in rural New South Wales

followed at 6.30pm by:

Geoff Page
Poetry reading
Geoff will read from a range of work but particularly from his collections Agnostic Skies (Five Islands Press 2006) and Seriatim (Salt 2007).

**Venue: Room S8.08, Department of History, King’s College London, Eighth Floor, Strand Building, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS**

13 October 2010

Adam Hughes Henry (Australian National University)
Manufacturing the Debates: The Australian Foreign Policy Network in the 1960s

27 October 2010

Katie Holmes (University College Dublin)
The Poet’s Gardens: Judith Wright’s letters, language and landscape

3 November 2010

Vanessa Castejon (L’Universite Paris XIII), Anna Cole (University of London, Goldsmiths College) and Oliver Haag (University of Vienna)
Ego-histoire & Australia

17 November

Aruna Wittmann (King’s College London)
Peter Carey: a psychoanalytic perspective

1 December 2010

Richard Scully (University of New England)
Four Australasian Women and the German Empire

8 December 2010

Brigitta Olubas (University of New South Wales)
Writing about the UN: Shirley Hazzard’s humanist politic

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