School of Arts


CRCAH Research and Collaboration Day

Date/Time: Thursday 1 November, 9.00am - 4:00pm, SMB

CRCAH History Research Showcase - 9:00am - 12 noon 
FedUni SMB Campus, Barry Room
Postgraduate Students are invited to give a presentation about their research.
Speaking on the day are our friends and colleagues Sue Walter, Leigh Edmonds, Carmel Goulding, Alan Just, Katrina Dernelley, Neil Huybregts, Shirley Strachan, and John Burch.

History Workshop: Collaboration in historical practice: shared knowledge, shared impact - 1.00pm - 4.00pm 
FedUni SMB Ballarat City Campus
Prospects Restaurant, J Building

'Fighting for peace': the Anzacs revisited: a century of spirit and sacrifice - Exhibition Opening

Thursday 1 November
Clunes RSL, 60 Service Street. Clunes 

Exhibition opening in commemoration of the century of the end of World War I “Fighting for Peace – the Anzacs revisited: a Century of spirit and sacrifice”. This is to be displayed in the Clunes RSL Hall, from 1st November to 11th November this year, curated by CRCAH's Dr  Michael Taffe.

'Writing with fire': Gippsland bushfire histories

Centre for Gippsland Studies
Friday 2 November
9.30am - 4.00pm

FedUni Churchill Campus, Northways Dr, Churchill

With special guest speaker Susan Pascoe AM. Ecologists, historians, writers and others will explore the region's experiences from multiple perspectives. The seminar will conclude with a session that is designed to assist people write their fire stories whether they are working on community histories, memoir or fictional responses to fire.
Follow this link for more information

'Conversations in Spring' series

Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat
Following on from the excellent winter conversations at the Ballarat Library, all are invited to join us for more discussions (and songs) in spring. Follow the links for more information.

  • Thursday 15 November, 6.00pm - 7.30pm - with composer, pianist and educator from
    Federation University, Rick Chew at the Piano

CRCAH Postgraduate Seminar Series

SMB Campus, Ballarat City

Every year we arrange some skills-development sessions for postgraduate students. These are optional, but we encourage you to come along if you can.

  • Thursday 8 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building C, Room C004 : Research Skills in Primary Sources, with PROV
  • Thursday 15 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building C, Room C004History from below: the people's perspectives
  • Thursday 22 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building A, Barry Room (upstairs): Trends in Historiography

CRCAH end of year dinner at the Mallow

Thursday 22 November

5.30pm onwards (dinner at 6.30pm)
The Mallow Hotel, 18-20 Skipton St, Ballarat

Join us as we celebrate another great year of history and research. Join in on a discussion over dinner about the role of sport in history and society with Australia’s most prolific author on the history of Australian football and CRCAH PhD student, Dan Eddy.

RSVP essential by Friday 16 November -

CRCAH and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)

Australian Legacies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - seventy years on
10 December 2018

10.00am - 3.00pm
Federation University Australia City Innovation and Technology Park, SMB City Campus
Lydiard St South, Ballarat

To mark the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human RIghts, join community advocates, researchers and legal professionals in discussing and planning for a future that honours the legacies of human rights.

RSVP essential. Follow this link for further information and to book your place.
Free event