Activities in 2009

Worldwide Universities Network AGM, London

20–28 May 2009
University of Sydney PG students Sophia Loy-Wilson and Briony Neilson attended the WUN AGM in London at the invitation of the WUN CEO. They made a presentation to the AGM about Ex Plus Ultra, the PG e-journal they have established with co-editors at Bristol and Leeds.

Postgraduate Masterclass: Patriotism, Memory and History

22 – 24 July 2009
This masterclass involved fourteen student presenters from the Universities of Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, and Leeds and from La Trobe University, Victoria University of Wellington and the University of New South Wales. Twelve members of staff attended from the Smithsonian, and from Sydney, La Trobe, Harvard, Stanford, the University of North Caroline and Yale.

Professor David Blight, Yale University

W. Fitzhugh Brundage, University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill

Professor James T. Campbell, Stanford University

Dr Jonathan Hansen, Harvard

The late Professor Rhys Isaac, La Trobe University

Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian

Scholars visiting in 2009: Postgraduate Masterclass: Patriotism, Memory and History

July 2009

  • Professor David Blight, Yale University

    W. Fitzhugh Brundage, University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill

    Professor James T. Campbell, Stanford University

    Dr Jonathan Hansen, Harvard
  • The late Professor Rhys Isaac, La Trobe University

    Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian