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  • Spotlight: The Quarantine Project[4 April 2014]

    ‘Spotlight’ is intended to showcase the collaborative projects occurring within and beyond the Department of History. Rather than presenting outcomes, the focus is on research methods and questions driving work in progress.


  • Confined and Bound: Explorations in the History and Archaeology of Confinement[11 September 2013]

    Monash Indigenous Centre, Monash University, Melbourne

    6 September 2013

    - Ursula Frederick: ‘Marking Presence, Place and Passage: the archaeology of historical inscriptions’

    - Peter Hobbins: 'Dreadnoughts and disease: colonial defence, quarantine and citizenship'

    - Peta Longhurst: 'Confinement and Contagion: Quarantine as institutional confinement'

    - Annie Clarke: ‘Encounters with a new land: historical inscriptions as an archaeology of contact’


  • Canberra Archaeological Society/Centre for Archaeological Research Public Lecture[11 September 2013]

    Australian National University, Canberra

    21 August 2013

    - Ursula Frederick: ‘The Historic Inscriptions at the North Head Quarantine Station, Sydney’