Archives 2010

Archives 2010

2010 News



  • Three CMH members have articles in a special edition of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 'Internationalising Australian Media History': Professor Murray Goot, 'A worse importation than chewing gum': American Influences on The Australian Press and Their Limits-The Australian Gallup Poll, 1941-1973'; Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley, 'Australian Commercial Radio, American Influences-and The BBC'; Dr Virginia Madsen, 'A Call to Listen: The 'New' Documentary in Radio-Encountering 'Wild Sound' and The 'Filme Sonore'.
  • Dr Michelle Arrow has been awarded $21,878.10 under Macquarie University's Teaching Delivery Grants Scheme for a project researching the teaching of historical skills online.


  • Kathryn Millard has been promoted to Professor. Dr Michelle Arrow's Friday on Our Minds has been shortlisted for the Australian History Prize of the NSW History Awards. Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley's Changing Stations has been longlisted for the Walkley Book Award.
  • Professor Jane Chapman has arrived from Lincoln University and will be a Visiting Professor in the CMH until January 2011. She is pictured here presenting a paper to the CMH's tabloid history symposium on 24 September.
  • Professor Chapman presented a paper entitled 'Press, Protest, and Freedom Movements in British and French India-Do Subalterns Speak?' in the Department of Modern History's seminar series on 6 October. Click here for the abstract and a PDF of the visual presentation.


  • The CMH's Director, Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley, presented the Annual History Lecture at Government House in Sydney, and the Henry Mayer Lecture at the University of Queensland.



  • Dr Virginia Madsen has been awarded a New Staff Grant for 'The other new wave: sounding out invisible forms, the documentary project in radio: an international study'.


  • Dr Michelle Arrow has been awarded a 2010 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.


  • Centre Director Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley has accepted an invitation to join the Editorial Board of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television.
  • The CMH's annual Advisory Board meeting was held at Macquarie University. Professor John Simons, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts; Professor Kathryn Millard from the Department of Media; and Dr Jane Connors, Manager of ABC Radio National, joined the Board.


  • Harvey Broadbent's book Gallipoli, The Fatal Shore (2005) has been republished by Reader's Digest in their hard-back list 'Encounters' for subscribers.
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