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Monthly Archives: December 2012

University of Adelaide researchers translate a French proposal to invade the British Colony at Sydney Cove

A little known historic French document is soon to be published in English and shows that France may have fancied a large role in Australian history. The manuscript details a possible French invasion of Sydney Cove.  Associate Professor John West-Sooby,  Head of the French Department, says the plan also adds to the debate that there was […]

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Students win Asia Endeavour Awards to study in Asia

Three University of Adelaide students have won prestigious Australian Government scholarships to research and study in Asia next year. Read more  

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Professor Barbara Santich wins national prize in French Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards

Professor Barbara Santich, School of History and Politics, is a national prize winner in the French Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards (Culinary History category) for her book, Bold Palates: Australia’s Gastronomic Heritage. Her book is therefore eligible for the ‘best in the world’ prize to be announced at the Paris Cookbook Fair in February 2013.  Professor […]

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Vice Chancellor Warren Bebbington discusses the University’s plans for the next 10 years

The University of Adelaide has just announced its plans for the next ten years and high quality, small group learning is at the centre of the vision. In an environment where Universities are increasingly competing against each other for more and more students, The University says it will “commit to transformation rather than growth” To […]

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Adelaide researchers investigate SA’s migrant hostels, reception centres and camps

In partnership with the Migration Museum, Associate Professor Rachel Ankeny from the School of History and Politics is leading a team, including students Dr Karen Agutter, Daniella Pilla and Justin Madden, to investigate South Australia’s migrant hostels, reception centres and camps between 1949 and 1985.   Read Hostel Stories Adelaide Review, December by A/Prof Rachel Ankeny

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