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Nicholas Doumanis

The stories of Greek-Australian immigrants are in danger of being lost. We talk to a historian determined to preserve them.

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Ending the silence and recovering memories of modern Aboriginal history is a prerequisite for national healing, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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There's danger in linking your national identity too closely to your military history, write Peter Stanley and James McConnel.

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Our love of history is a jealous one that seeks to control the story and license those permitted to write it, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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Research on limestone formations in a remote Scottish cave has produced a unique 3000-year-long record of climatic variations that may have influenced the fall of the Roman Empire and the Viking Age of expansion.

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Anzac is about remembering all our wars, including those that took place on home soil, writes Peter Stanley

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Two Australian historians, including UNSW’s Scientia Professor John Gascoigne, will travel to Harvard next year to take up the prestigious Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies.

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It's no good to say acts like last week's horror in Woolwich have nothing to do with Islam. Muslims must own their history, cultivate what is good and make a stand against what is not, argues Clive Kessler.

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Dr Grace Karskens' intimate account of the early days of Sydney in The Colony has won the $100,000 Prime Minister's Literary Award for nonfiction.

Renowned historian Dr Grace Karskens will speak about lost Indigenous urban histories at a free public lecture at UNSW tonight (Thursday, 24th September).

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