17-18 September 2015
This symposium sets out to re-think histories of labour rights within the context of economic internationalism. It suggests that there is now a need to broaden and re-think the field of labour rights history and that one way to do this is by focusing on the global response to the problem of coolie trade, what became known as the 'coolie question,' in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Abstracts should be sent to Sophie Loy-Wilson by April 30th 2015.
Professor Glenda Sluga has won funding from the Australian National Commission for UNESCO for a project organised with Professors Kate Darian-Smith and Iain McCalman on ‘Documenting UNESCO in Australia’.
STUDENT ENQUIRY HELPLINE[18 December 2014]
The University of Sydney will be closed from December 18 2014, reopening on 5 January 2015.
If you have queries regarding enrollment during this period please call the Student Enquiry Helpline on 1800 793 864 (excluding public holidays).
To be held at the University of Sydney from 11-12 July, 2015
International Research Award in Global History 2015[30 September 2014]
The Universities of Heidelberg, Basel and Sydney are proud to announce the International Research Award in Global History, to be awarded for the first time in 2015. The successful applicant will receive up to €10,000 towards the organization of an international symposium on a topic of his/her choice at one of the participating institutions.
The International Research Award in Global History is jointly advertised by the Department of History and the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context' at Heidelberg University (Roland Wenzlhuemer), the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel (Madeleine Herren‐Oesch) and the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney (Glenda Sluga).