Monday, 12 December 2011

Events - Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College London 2011-2012

Events - Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College London 2011-2012

Wednesday 14 December 2011

18.15, Room K6.63, King’s Building, Strand Campus
Jeannine Baker (Melbourne)
Australian women war correspondents: Reporting the Second World War 'from a woman's angle'

Tuesday 17 January 2012
Alison Bashford (Sydney)  ‘Malthus and the New World'
17.00, Lecture Theatre K-1.56, King’s Building, Strand Campus
(A joint meeting with the Centre for the Humanities and Health)

Wednesday 18 January 2012
Keir Reeves (Monash University/King’s College London Rydon Fellow)
‘A Centenary History of Anzac Day at Home and Abroad’

Wednesday 1 February 2012
James Taylor (Sussex)
‘Painting around Australia 1801-3: Re-discovering the Art of William Westall (1781-1850)’

Wednesday 8 February 2012
Jatinder Mann (King’s College London)
'The evolution of Commonwealth citizenship, 1945-48: The Canadian Citizenship Act; the British Nationality Act; and the British Nationality and Australian Citizenship Act'

Thursday 16 February 2012
‘Peter Porter: a memorial celebration’
Among the participants will be poets Martin Bax, Alan Brownjohn, Wendy Cope, Laurie Duggan, Emma Jones, John Kinsella, Tim Liardet, Sean O’Brien, Jaya Savige and Anthony Thwaite; scholars and editors Roger Covell, Warwick Gould (IES), Ian Henderson (KCL) and Don Paterson; and cellist Kwesi Edman.
18.00, Downer Room, Australia House (A joint meeting with the Institute of English Studies)

Wednesday 22 February 2012
Simon Sleight (King’s College London),
‘Australian Youthscapes, 1860-1914’

Wednesday 29 February 2012
Commodore Peter Lockwood, RAN, Defence Adviser, Australian High Commission, London
‘The Australian Defence Outlook’
 Wednesday 14 March 2012

Hugh White (Australian National University)
‘Australia and China’

Wednesday 21 March 2012
Simon Potter (Bristol)
‘The ABC and the end of the British ‘embrace’, 1945-70’

Wednesday 28 March 2012
Helen Idle (King’s College London)
‘Exhibiting Australian Aboriginal Art/Artifacts in European Museums’ (title tbc)

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