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History Teachers' Association NSW

Oct 22, 2019

Mark Dapin has recently published a new history of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War entitled Australia's Vietnam War, Myth vs History (NewSouth, 2019). We sat down with Mark to talk about the book which raises important questions about the stories we tell about this period of Australia's past.

Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Michelle Arrow is our guest on this episode of the HTA NSW podcast. Michelle's new book The Seventies: The Personal, Political and the Making of Modern Australia was released in early 2019 by NewSouth Publishing and takes a fresh new look at a decade known for iconic political and economic changes in Australia. We...

Feb 20, 2019

In this episode we talk to Billy Griffiths from Deakin University (Victoria) about his most recent book, Deep Time Dreaming. This is a fresh look at Australian archaeology and its relationship to modern political and cultural movements in Australia written by one of Australia's most promising young historians. Enjoy the...

Nov 30, 2018

This episode features an interview with Dr. Jo Hawkins about her new book Consuming Anzac: The History of Australia's Most Powerful Brand (UWA Publishing, 2018).


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Oct 28, 2018

Professor Frank Bongiorno's keynote address at the National Conference of the History Teachers' Association of Australia (3 October 2018). This event was convened by the History Teachers' Association ACT and recorded on their behalf by the HTA NSW.

In this lecture, Professor Bongiorno discusses Australian history and...