The weekly research seminar is usually held at 9.30 – 10.30am on Fridays in Oorala lecture theatre but it is best to confirm this by checking the weekly advertisement in Events on the UNE home page.
For further details contact Karin von Strokirch.
Trimester One, 2018 (March - June)
Professor Hans Taeuber,
Daily life in ancient Ephesos: The evidence from the graffiti
Peter J Crawford, How seriously does Australia take water security? Political assertion versus reality
The Good Wife: Fate, fortune, & familia in Augustan Rome
Jim Belshaw, New England travels: Journeys through space and time
'Homicide was committed frequently by our soldiers': The problem for US military government during the World Wars
Populism and neo-nationalism in Europe: A tale of two countries
Iain Davidson, Signs, pictures, art, marks
Thomas Fudge, Where are all the women in the Hussite Revolution?
Mal Ridges, Caring for culture: The science of supporting Aboriginal culture in the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Johanna Garnett, Myanmar and China: Economic allies in development or destruction?
Wendy Beck, The archaeology of Northeast NSW: Wetlands and cave excavations 1986-2016
Adrian Walsh, Desperate exchange and injustice
Trimester Two, 2017 (June - September)
Matthew Allen, The spectacle of disciplinary authority: The meaning of flogging in convict NSW
Edith Ziegler, Darling Mother, Darling Son: The correspondence of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929-1972
Jerusha Hackworth (Skype), Empowerment through education? Female university students in post-conflict Sierra Leone
Sam Angulo Onapa, Dealing with estranged political relationships: A pre- requisite for sustainable peace in South Sudan
Debarchana Chakrabarty, What can social media deliver? Anna Hazare and India against corruption
Jayne Persian, Cold War Warrior: Vladimir Ležák Borin
Randall Albury and George Weisz, What the Madonna's elbow tells us about the health of manual labourers in Renaissance Italy
John Idriss Lahai, The Imagery of humanitarianism: Identity politics and the Ebola pandemic
Paul Barratt, Post-Traumatic Stress in Australian first responders
This is followed by UNE Museum of Antiquities unveiling two engravings (1500s) of Roman winged figures by Giovanni Battista de' Cavalieri
Mosmi Bhim, Comparing electoral autocracies in small island developing states
Jo Coghlan, The politics of fashion: Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama
Lachlan Grant, The challenges of interpreting the Holocaust in the Australian War Memorial’s Second World War gallery
James Wright, Bringing the dead to life: Scientific excavations of a Mycenaean chamber tomb cemetery in the Nemea Valley, Greece
School of Humanities Research Day – presentations by academic staff
Trimester One, 2017 (February - May)
Greg Horsley, Early Christianity in Pisidia: Assessing some problematic evidence
Thomas Fudge, The USS Liberty after 50 years: An unsolved mystery?
Marty Branagan, The Franklin River blockade: A case study of nonviolent direct action
Bronywn Hopwood, Licinia: A counterfactual inheritance and the ethics of empire
Declan Humphreys, The pleasure illusion: An analytic of how pleasure can be false
Jayne Persian, Cold War Warrior: Vladimir Ležák Borin
Sandy Boucher, Conceptual broadening, meaning change, and conventionalism
Thomas Kehoe, Built on tradition: The American vision for military government in Germany
Luke Godwin, A cluttered field: Issues associated with ‘best practice’ in Aboriginal cultural heritage management
Vanessa Bible, Love in an anthropogenic climate: Biophilia and environmental action
Graham Maddox, Republicanism in the interregnum
Confirmation of PhD candidature:
John Ahere, Kenyan politics and political violence
Neneh Bah, Gender responsiveness of Sierra Leone governance
Anita Wanki, Regional response to violence in Central African Republic
9.30 to 10.30am, Oorala lecture theatre, UNE followed by morning tea in the Humanities tea room
Greg Horsley, A posthumous honorific inscription from Crete mentioning an 'archisynagogos'
Nathan Wise, Military moral economies - The American civil War, the First World War and the Second World War
Richard Jones, Shooting the breeze: Participatory photo storytelling with young adults in Timor-Leste
Luke Godwin & Ian McNiven, Strands of Connection: Darumbal native title and the management of marine resources
Brett Holman, Constructing the enemy within: rumours of secret German forts and aerodromes in Britain,
Safal Ghmire, The influence of rising powers in Asia: China-India rivalry and Post-war security in Nepal
Tristan Taylor, From anger to exemplarity: Genocide in the ancient world
Babette Smith OAM, The making of the Australian working class
13 May in A2
Antonia Sagona, Between rigid ideology and emerging elites: The Southern Caucasus in the early and middle Bronze Ages (ca. 3500-1800 BC)
Thomas Fudge, Humanism, heresy, and the ideal philosopher: Poggio Braccioline's "dangerous" letter of 1416
William Oates, A study of archival sources that document the history of Saumarez Gardens since 1900
Peace Studies debate organised by Helen Ware
Jan Richardson, The gendered 'zone of silence': Examining the absence of female convict experience in Queensland's post-1840s historical narrative
Richard Scully & Alan Davison, Windows on 19th Century studies at UNE
Kathryn Welch, Primores Feminae: Women on the Coins 40BCE-29CE
Anthea Sutton, The fine line between the mad and the bad: Victorian prisons and insane asylums, 1856-1914
Adrian Walsh, The Immunity thesis, the defeasible a priori and political philosophy
Martin Gibbs, Failed 16th Century Spanish colonies in the Solomon Islands
William Twayijize, Preventing the resource curse through indigenous participation in Kenya: How the Turkana community might benefit from oil
Katja Sporn, Communal Rituals and Religious Acts: Problems of Definition
Harout Akdedian, The new social order in Syria: Perceptions of radicalised Islamic groups and emerging narratives of communal relations
Tim Battin, Neoliberalism in Contempt
Dispatches from a Dubai dune: SHARP archaeologists’ panel
John Ferry Memorial lecture by Jody Steele from Port Arthur Historic Site
Peter Drysdale, China and Japan: The state of the relationship and its prospects
Allan Behm & Tony Windsor in conversation, The politician, the party and the people: Why do the people always come last?
Clemens Koehn, Ready for Reconquista: Justinian as Caesar under Justin I (AD 525-527)
Brett Holman, Richard Scully & Nathan Wise, World War I studies at UNE
Mike Moignard, Pre-Armidale: Howard Hinton's collecting 1915-1930
Barbara Caine, Windows on the 19th Century: Women's Letters and Biography
Adrian Jones – "The Enlightenment as viewed from Moldavia: Dmitri Cantemir (1673-1723): Ottoman Musician and Historian and Romanian Rebel and Prince"
Thu 19 Feb 5.30 for 6pm
Deb Verhoeven – "Dipping a Toe in the Digital Humanities"
Deb Verhoeven – "Hands-on Digital Humanities: Producing sticky research" a workshop for UNE Humanities and Creative Arts staff, register with Louise Noble
Tue 24 Feb
Fintin Cullen – "Migrating Objects: Ireland and Empire"
Martin Gibbs – "The Archaeology of Crisis: The wreck and survivor camps of the VOC ship Batavia (1616)"
Paul Barratt – "Australian war powers: The case for reform"
Paddy Tobias – "Lost in Transition: The development of Timor-Leste and the cultural fallout"
Richard Scully – "The Rivals of Sir John Tenniel - Non-Punch Cartooning in Britain, 1861-1901"
Ben Rich – "Ontological racketeering: A case study in the formation of the Saudi state"
Vanessa Bible – "On common ground: An environmental history of the Rainbow region in NSW"
Sarah Lawrence – "Remembering and Forgetting: Seneca the Elder and the Controversiae"
Iain Davidson – "Not just good to think: Animals in rock art"
Ron Tappy – "The linear alphabet and the longue duree"
Lorina Barker – "Kundjikah: Documenting the process of making a film for family and community"
Stephanie Shing-Kelly – "Anne Stanhope, Duchess of Somerset: Religion, Politics and Patronage in Reformation England"
Julie Collins – "Reconciliation in Australia"
Christina Kenny - "Gendered citizenship & embodied rights in post-colonial Kenya"
James Page - "Reclaiming the Kellogg-Briand Pact"
Greg Horsley - "Pagan angels in Roman Asia minor: Revisiting the epigraphic evidence"
Thomas Fudge - "Making it or faking it? Jan Hus and the modern pilgrimage of a “medieval relic”"
5.30 for 6pm Mon
Sidney Jones Support networks for ISIS in Indonesia
(This public lecture is in lieu of the Friday session)
Three minute thesis competition for Humanities & Arts postgraduate students
Erin Ihde - "A Chinese-hating American in colonial Australia? The case of Edward Smith Hall"
Chaminda Jayasinghe - "Returned to Danger? Evaluation of the safety concerns of the returnees to Sri Lanka"
Margaret Small - "Edwin Blomfield's defence of 'Salisbury' & 'Boorolong', 1897-1907"
Balázs Áron Kovács - "Peace, infrastructure and state-building at the margins in a Philippine province"
John Oakley - "Scenes from Daily Life on Athenian Vases"
David Donaldson - "Looking for Captain Thunderbolt"
Anne Rogerson - "Oxford harpies: Virgil's Aeneid and Dorothy L. Sayers' Gaudy Night"
David Roberts - "Colonial Gulag: Legal change, convict activism and the Port Macquarie penal settlement, 1823-1826"
Mini-politics symposium on Abbott’s war on everything and its casualties
Clemens Koehn - "Shooting like the Romans: Reconstructing ancient catapults"
Jillian Huntley - "The provenance postulate, pigments and portable X-Ray fluorescence – An Australian perspective"
Humanities staff research presentation day
Alison Broinowski - "Australia’s public diplomacy: Does it compete?"
Greg Stanton - "Accommodation for St Paul’s entourage"
|Sandra Tarte, 'Regionalism and changing regional order in the Pacific Islands'|
Phil Kowalick, 'A critique of witness protection in Australia'
Joint seminar with Law and BCSS
|28 February||Randall Albury & George Weisz, 'Deliberate medical malpractice by Nazi doctors treating prominent officials of the Third Reich'|
|7 March||Tony Lynch, 'The great solipsist: Reading the first emperor'|
|14 March||Don Beer, 'Miracle on Black Mountain: The creation of the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, 1900-1970'|
|21 March||Eric Meyers, 'The challenge of Hellenism and the rise of early Judaism and Christianity'|
|28 March||Bronwyn Hopwood, 'Women of Substance: Aemiliae, Corneliae, Papiria, and the Lex Voconia'|
|4 April||Cameron Moore, 'Australia's interventions in Somalia, East Timor and the Gulf: An exercise of unlimited power?' Joint seminar with Law|
|2 May||Matt Allen, 'Authority and responsibility: Towards a genealogy of power in colonial NSW'|
|9 May||Helen Ware, '1914-2014: Has Commemoration become Celebration?'|
|16 May||Christeen Schoepf, 'The Cheer-Up society: The war work of South Australian women on the peripheries of Empire and war'|
|23 May||Thomas Fudge, "Peculiar lives": Heretics in medieval Bohemia'|
|30 May||Linus Malu, 'How effective is the International Criminal Court?'|
|6 June||Lynn Gailey, 'From bipartisanship to policy vacuum: Australia's contemporary approach to trade agreements'|
|13 June||Nathan Wise, 'The genealogy of Anzac and digger, and reflections on the cultural archive'|
|31 October||Janet Hunt, 'Closing the Gap for Indigenous Australians? Lessons from international development' |
Note: This Seminar will be held in the Oorala lecture theatre
|7 November||School of Humanities research symposium|
|14 November||John S. Ryan et al. on (Russel Ward's daughter's book) Biff Ward's In My Mothers Hands: A disturbing memoir of family life|
|21 November||Vincent Blokker, 'Australian & EU approaches to maritime security'|
|22 February||Greg Horsley, Adolf Deissmann (1866-1937): epigraphy, papyrology, lexicography|
|1 March||Margaret Small, The Impact of Closer Settlement in the Armidale District between 1905 and 1910|
Caroline Gaden, Pounding Along to Singapore
|15 March||Helen Ware, Australian Aid: A Positive Contribution to Peace?|
|22 March||Thomas Fudge, Questioning the Confessions of a Medieval Serial Killer|
|10 May||Lyndon Megarrity, The Politics of Northern Australia, 1945-1975|
|17 May||Ken Fraser, What We're Fighting For: war, evolution and Gonzo anthropology|
|24 May||Sarah Lawrence, How to be Good: The language of virtue in Valerius Maximus|
|31 May||DB Subedi, Social Reintegration of the Maoist Ex-combatants in Nepal|
|5 July||School of Humanities Teaching & Learning Symposium|
|12 July||Brett Knowles, Transforming Pentecostalism: The Changing Shape of Pentecostalism in Aotearoa-New Zealand|
|19 July||Peter Arzt-Grabner, 'Neither a Truant nor a Fugitive': The Sale of Slaves in Roman Egypt and Other Provinces|
|26 July||Jan-Piet Knijff, Who Said Latin Is Dead?: Active Latin in the Classroom and Beyond|
|2 August||Judy Powell, Just a Good Story: Writing the Lives of Jim and Eve Stewart|
|9 August||Paula Jane Byrne, The Language of Space and Ownership in Sydney, 1810-15|
|16 August||Angelos Chaniotis, Ancient Greece After Sunset: histories, archaeologies and perceptions of the night|
|6 September||Bill Oates, Digital Imagery as a Tool for Historical Research|
|20 September||June Ross, Change and Continuity: New Perspectives on Kimberley Archaeology|
|27 September||Grace Moore, 'The Heavens Were on Fire': Incendiarism and the Defence of the Home|
|4 October||Wayne Horowitz, All About Rainbows: An Ancient Near Eastern View of the Rainbow of the Flood|
Combined BCSS/SHum Seminar
Xanthe Mallett, An Academic's Role: Using the Media to Advantage
|11 October||Jennifer Clark, 'Without Bursting His Boiler': Science Teaching and the Scientific Future of NSW, 1958-1963|
|1 November||Peace Studies Research Seminar - New Insights|
|8 November||Peter O'Donohue, Chinese Brown Glazed Stoneware: An Archaeological Re-Assessment of Provenance and Importance|
|15 November||David Kent, A 'Neglected Though Useful Class of Men': The Dick Bequest and the Parish Schoolmasters of North-East Scotland, 1833-1853|
|22 November||Ross Lamont, Captain Robert FitzRoy, H.M.S. 'Beagle', 1831-1836, and Charles Darwin's autobiography|
|29 November||Adrian Walsh, Austerity Obligations, Economic Citizenship and the Military Metaphor|
|17 February||Paul Geraghty, Pre-European contact betwween Australia and New Caledonia: linguistic and other evidence|
|24 February||Greg Horsley, One hundred years of the Loeb Classical Library|
|2 March||David Kent, 'The real interests of 800,000 slaves': Thomas Fowell Buxton, the politics of an evangelical conscience and the parliamentary campaign to liberate the slaves 1823-34|
|9 March||John Kent, Five cold wars: the way they were fought by the US and the West|
|16 March||Richard Jones, Living arts: developing creativity programs in post-conflict Timor-Leste|
|30 March||Raed Alhargan, Human rights in Saudi Arabia|
|27 April||Pamela Gaber, Recent excavations at Idalion, Cyprus: new light on Levantine cult in the first millennium BCE|
|4 May||Mike Pepperday, The connection between role identity and social identity and their relation to ideology Identity and Ideology|
|11 May||Ray Fife, Pilbara archaeology: a cultural heritage management perspective|
|18 May||Karen Filewood, Who's buried in your backyard?|
|25 May||Steve Cunneen, The Major and the Methodist: an examination of the dispute between Grose and Johnson|
|1 June||Peter Jones, Are Muslim values incompatible with Australian values: What do Australian Muslim students think?|
|15 June||Angie Kahler, Voicing history: protest in Tibet since 1987|
|22 June||Lynda Garland, The Byzantine family - and other animals|
|29 June||Nigel Holman, The Germani|
|6 July||Peter Enlund, Captain George Rutledge at Fremantle, 1840-1845|
|13 July||Mark Golden, Children in the Roman Family|
|20 July||Joanna Boileau, Tradition and innovation: Chinese market gardening technology in Australia and New Zealand|
|27 July||Vincent Blokker, Somali piracy: What is to be done?|
|3 August||D.B. Subedi, Maoists in Nepal: From civilian to combatant|
|10 August||Catherine Morgan, Pindar and Corinth|
|24 August||Karin von Strokirch, TBA|
|31 August||Greg Stanton, Wealthier supporters of Jesus of Nazareth|
|7 September||School Teaching & Learning Symposium|
|14 September||Ignatius Udunuwara, Are we human, inhuman or non-human or simply divine?|
|21 September||Bronwyn Hopwood, What's in a name? Appian and the nomenclature of Oktaouios Kaisar|
|5 October||Tom Kehoe, US management of crime in postwar Germany, 1945-46|
|12 October||Robert Mason & Anna Hayes, Displacement and loss: Two case studies in Australian migration|
|19 October||Peter O'Donohue, Chinese brown glazed stoneware: an archaeological re-assessment of provenance and importance|
|26 October||Richard Scully, The other Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon III, France, and making of the modern world, 1848-1870|
|2 November||Andrew Piper, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp: 'a sad chapter in American history'|
|18 February||Peter Forrest, In Defense of Anthropomorphic Theism|
|25 February||Randall Pogorzelski, Orbis Romanus: Lucan and the Limits of the Roman World|
|11 March||Mun-keat Choong, A Comparison of the Pāli and Chinese Versions of the Brahma Saṃyutta, a Collection of Early Buddhist Discourses on Brahmās, the Exalted Gods|
|14 March||Paul Geraghty, Where in the World is Ulimaroa? Or, How a Pacific Island Became the Australian Continent|
|18 March||Karin von Strokirch, International Relations in the Pacific: Trends Past and Present|
|25 March||Scott Harris, Roam'n Chickens: The Spread of Domestic Chickens Throughout the Roman Empire|
|1 April||Jim Belshaw, Social Change in New England, 1950-2000|
|8 April||John Ryan, Thomas Galloway, M.D., 1779-1852: And Did Those Feet in Convict Times Walk Upon New England's Mountains Green?|
|14 April||Ian Campbell, 'Fatal Impact' in Pacific Historiography|
|13 May||Zahid Ahmed, South Asian Regionalism: Lessons to be Drawn From Other Regions|
|17 May||Tim Harrison, The Madaba Plains Project in Jordan|
|20 May||Anna Silvas, The Convergence of Greek, Latin and Syriac Christianity: The Career of Basil's Small Asketikon|
|27 May||Ken Fraser, Great-power competition, alternative visions and the transformation of world order: a global SitRep|
|3 June||Richard Jones, Timor Leste: Youth issues|
|10 June||Adrian Walsh, Economic Hurts and Millian Harms|
|17 June||Robert Haworth, Cartographic Evidence Against an Early Portuguese Discovery of Australia: The Need for Legends of Pre-Discovery in New Settler States|
|24 June||Tristan Taylor, Caesar's Gallic Genocide? Mass Violence in the Roman World|
|1 July||Kathy Moignard, Alexander of Abonoteichos and Apollonios of Tyana in liminal encounters: some comments on Lucian's Alexander and Philostratos' Vita Apollonii|
|8 July||Meg Vivers, Adventure Engineers of the Nineteenth Century: Sugar, Slavery, and the Sweet Taste of Success|
|29 July||Patrick Nunn, Climatic Disruption of Pacific Island Societies About AD 1300|
|5 August||Marty Branagan, Nonviolence: How Most Revolutions Really Occur|
|12 August||Jack Davis, Dateline 1180 BC: The Palace of Nestor after the Collapse of Mycenaean Society|
|19 August||John Idriss Lahai, Sierra Leone — A Poor Diamond Producer?|
|26 August||Chris Davey, Jim Stewart and Walter Beasley: The Beginnings of Near Eastern Archaeology in Australia|
|2 September||Mick Reed, Misconceptions, Myths and Maps: A Fresh Look at Early Armidale Town Plans|
|9 September||Bronwyn Hopwood, Hortensia Speaks|
|14 October||Robin Lowry, An Arkansas Journey: Biography in Bill Clinton's Territory|
|21 October||Matthew Dillon, Educating the Athenian Rita: Engendering the Scroll in Classical Greece|
|28 October||David Andrew Roberts, Resurrecting Thunderbolt: History, Fiction and Politics in an Age of Confusion|
|4 November||Erin Ihde, Biggles Sees Red: Saving Australia from the Communist Menace|
|11 November||Richard Jones, Creativity Programs With Disenfrachised Youth in Timor Leste|
|18 November||Graeme Bourke, Sophism and Philosophy in Pseudo-Plutarch: On the Training of Children|
|2 December||Richard Scully, The Rise of the Anglo-German Ambivalence, 1860-1914|
|9 December||Angell Harris, The Boys of Brauron: Artemis the Kourotrophic Goddess|
|19 February||Greg Horsley, 'Affecting Language in Greek and Latin Literary texts'|
|26 February||Jennifer Clark, 'The Rough and Tumble: Displaying Complexity in the Motor Museum'|
|5 March||Paul Adams, 'The Battle of Broken Hill: Ghans and the Suicide Attack of the Turks on the Picnic Train'|
|12 March||Graig Collins, 'The Power of Words and Words of Power: A brief Historical Survey of Language, Law and Libel'|
|19 March||Jim Belshaw, 'Unrecognised and Now Almost Unknown: Explorations Through the History of the Broader New England'|
|26 March||Adeel Khan, 'The Rise and Fall of the Taliban'|
|7 May||Ray Fife, 'Historical Archaeology at a French Colonial Hill Station in Central Vietnam: Bạch Mã 1930-1990'|
|14 May||David Andrew Roberts, 'Dwelling on the Edge of Empire: Religion and Buildings on a Frontier Mission|
in Colonial New South Wales'
|21 May||Lorina Barker, 'Wayilmarrangkalku's Ngarntu: Water Storylines of Country'|
|28 May||David Kent, 'The Age of Equipoise Reconsidered - Containing Disorder in Britain 1850-1870: Troops, Trains and the Telegraph'|
|4 June||Adele Nye, Historical Thinking in Higher Education: A Discussion of the Findings of a National Scoping Study'|
|30 July||Iain Davidson, 'Australian Archaeology as a Historical Science'|
|6 August||John Ryan, 'A Passionate Conviction: The 'Matter' of Thunderbolt'|
|13 August||Alice Storey, 'Great Places to Take Chicks: How Ancient Chickens have been used to Reconstruct Migration and Interaction in Pacific Prehistory'|
|20 August||Julie Marsh, 'Always Reframing the Nation: Indian Film Responses to Terrorism'|
|27 August||Robert Laffineur, 'Mycenaean Iconography as Symbolic Expression and Status Indicator'|
|3 September||Thomas Davis, 'An Amateur's Dream: George McFadden and the Excavation of Kourion on Cyprus'|
|24 September||Peter O'Donohue, 'Chinese Mining Communities Lost in the Past: The Role of Historical Archaeology in Bringing the Itinerant into the Present'|
|1 October||Edith Zeigler, The Objectives, Import and Shortcomings of President Theodore Roosevelt's 1908 Commission for Country Life|
|8 October||Denise Phillips, 'Wounded Memories of Hazara Refugees: Remembering and Forgetting Persecution.'|
|15 October||David Stoneman, 'The Religious and Social Beliefs of Richard Bourke'|
|22 October||Eric Acheson, 'Late Medieval Funerals'|
|5 November||Richard Scully, 'Sex, Art, and the Victorian Cartoonist: the Case of Matt Morgan'|
|12 November||Lynda Garland, 'The Empress Zoe and her Court, 1028-1050'|
|19 November||Stephanie Lawson, 'Is the Future a Foreign Country?'|
|27 February||Greg Stanton (Adjunct), 'Early Christian and Contemporary Greek Ideas of Unity and Disunity'|
|6 March||Greg Horsley, 'Galen's Therapeutike Methodos: language and styles'|
|13 March||Alexander Weiss (University of Leipzig), 'The earliest Christian World Chronicle? A new Leipzig papyrus'|
|20 March||Oyedele Ogunmola, 'What happens to history when the participants say written history is wrong? The Case of the Civil Wars in Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone'.|
|27 March||Andrew Piper, '"Mind-forg'd Manacles": the mechanics of control inside late-nineteenth century Tasmanian charitable institutions'|
|3 April||Nathan Wise (Adjunct), '"The Chance of a Lifetime": The transition of working class men from civilian to soldier (and back again)'.|
|15 May||Matthew Dillon, 'Getting a-head with ancient Greek divination: talking dead bodies, steaming entrails, and friendly lizards - but no beans with that please'|
|22 May||Mun-Keat Choong, 'A comparison of the Pali and Chinese versions of the Brahmana Samyutta, a collection of early Buddhist discourses on the priestly Brahmanas'|
|29 May||Jennifer Lawless (HDR), '"It Ain't Necessarily So": Challenging preconceptions about the experiences of the Australian Gallipoli POWs in Turkey'|
|5 June||Rebecca Fleming (HDR), 'The Forgotten Women of the Forgotten War: Australian nurses in the Korean War'|
|12 June||Melanie Oppenheimer (Adjunct), 'Volunteering: the Australian Way'|
|31 July||Frank Bongiorno (King's College), 'Russel Ward's The Australian Legend: A Re-reading|
|7 August||Kathy Moignard (HDR), ''The motif of the journey to obtain life-direction from an oracle in the period of the Second Sophistic'.|
|14 August||Randall Albury, (Adjunct), 'Retrospective Diagnosis of Diseases in Historical Figures: Valid Tool or Anachronistic Blunder?'|
|21 August||Frances Windolf (HDR), 'Changed meanings? Monuments and memorials on Queensland's Sunshine Coast'|
|28 August||Tim Byrnes (indep. scholar), 'War, Reform and the Russian Government: an eyewitness account of the conflict in Georgia|
|4 September||Ross Lamont (Adjunct), 'FitzRoy concealed: less familiar features of the 'Beagle' voyage, 1831-1836'.|
|11 September||Shawn Rowlands (HDR), 'Iron for Stone: Indigenous artefact collection: science, sport, or trade?'|
|2 October||Graham Maddox, ' The Spell of Parmenides'|
|16 October||Richard Scully, 'Wilhelm in Wonderland - British Cartoons of Wilhelm I and the German Wars of Unification, 1864-1871'|
|30 October||Lynda Garland (HofS), Public Lavatories, Mosquito Nets And Agathias's Cat: The Humorous Epigram In Its Justinianic Context|
|6 November||Janice Burn (HDR), Joan de Beauchamp, Lady Bergavenny (1375-1435): |
Women and Power in Late Medieval England
|22 February||Greg Horsley, 'Cornford Mythistoricus'|
|29 February||Wendy Beck and John Appleton, 'Connecting the dots: building understandings of Indigenous heritage places in eastern Australia'|
|14 March||Erin Ihde, 'Do Not Panic: Hawkwind and the Cold War (An audio-visual extravaganza!)'|
|28 March||Andrew Piper, 'World's Best Practice?: heritage management at the Port Arthur Historic Site, 1987-1996'|
|2 May||Iain Spence, 'The Missing of Fromelles—A Search for Lost Australians from World War I'|
|9 May||Liz Noble, 'The Great Stonor Lawsuit'|
|16 May||David Kent: Charity in the English countryside 1800-1850; Prudence, Benevolence and Control'|
|23 May||David Andrew Roberts, 'Lt Oxley's "Second Vale of Tempe": Origin Myths and Public History at Wellington NSW'|
|30 May||Janis Wilton, 'Different sights in New England'|
Dr Alexander Weiss (University of Leipzig), 'Sergius Paullus, Dionysios the Areopagite and Erastus the City Councillor: three early Christian Roman elite'
|8 August||Professor Francois Lissarrague (formerly Director, Centre Louis Gernet, Paris), 'Figuring the gods in Ancient Greece: the relations of anthropomorphism and aniconism'|
|15 August||Professor Helen Ware, 'Remembering the Nigerian Civil War'|
|22 August||Dr George Weisz, ''The Medical Response to Nazi Persecution in the Ghettos, a Way of Resistance'|
|3 October||Meg Vivers, 'Evangelism and Female Emigration to the British Colonies: The Spiritual and geographical Wanderings of Lucy Gray'|
|17 October||Randall Albury, 'The Golden Age Returns: Renaissance Appropriation (and Subversion) of Augustan Political Imagery'|
|24 October||Graeme Bourke, 'Sparta and Olympia: Sport, Religion and Politics in the Classical Peloponnese'|
|31 October||Derek Hamilton (HDR) 'Roman poetry and art: the motif of divine punishment'|
David Kent, '"Literate beyond all other nations": Reading and Popular Culture in Eighteenth-Century Scotland'
|2 March||Erin Ihde, '"Liberty or Life!": The Convict Pirates of the Wellington'|
|9 March||Graeme Bourke (PhD), 'The Seers of Olympia: Destroyers or Preservers?'|
|16 March||Denis Wright, 'Redefining Trafficking of Women in South Asia: new interpretations'|
|23 March||Edith Ziegler (PhD), 'The Shaping of Alabama's Education System: Localism, Community and Domain as Persistent Influences on the Development of Alabama's Public schools 1865-1915'|
|4 May||Rob Knowles, 'The Trials of Mikhail Bakunin: Past and Present'|
|11 May||Max Schmitz, 'The Costs and Benefits of Trajan's Dacian Annexation'|
|18 May||Grant Mansfield (PhD), 'Australian Attitudes to the Outbreak of World War One: Practical Patriotism?'|
|25 May||Elizabeth Noble, "Web of Significance': the Networks of the Late-Medieval Stonor Family|
|1 June||David Andrew Roberts, "Language to Save the Innocent': Reverend Threlkeld and the Linguistic Mission'|
|8 June||Frank Bongiorno & Grant Mansfield (PhD), 'Whose War Was It Anyway? Australian Historians and the Outbreak of the Great War'|
Paul Brown (PhD), 'Par dispensation de Dieu: Divine Sanction in the Norman Histories of Eleventh-Century Italy'
|27 July||Paul Roche, 'The Public Imagery of the Emperor Otho'|
|3 August||Lynda Garland, 'Till Death Do Us Part? Family Life in the Byzantine Cloister'|
|10 August||Selena Williams (MA Hons), 'Returned Nurses as Soldier Settlers after World War I'|
|17 August||Professor Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier (Heidelberg/Director, German Archaeological Institute of Athens), 'New Light on the Greek 'Dark Age': cult continuity in sanctuaries at Miletus and Kalapodi'|
|24 August||Kris McCabe (MA Hons), 'The Colonial Constabulary'|
|31 August||Peter Jones (PhD), "Islamic Education in the Australian School System'|
|14 September||John Owen [Social Science], 'John Bunyan's Economy of Charity'|
|21 September||Henry Reynolds, (Uni of Tasmania) 'Drawing the Global Colour Line'|
|5 October||Jan Holcombe (PhD), Management of Risk in the NSW Shipping Industry 1820–1850|
|12 October||Claire Parker [Education], 'Improving the 'Condition' of the People: The Health of Britain and the Provision of Public Baths 1840-1870'|
|19 October||Julie Marsh, (Topic to be confirmed)|
|26 October||Peter Hammond (PhD), Convict labour (Title to be confirmed)|
|2 October||Alan Mugridge (PhD), Reading Writing in Early Christianity|
|9 November||Alan Atkinson The English Enlightenment: A View from Below, 1793 - 1795|