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Black Swan Press book shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards

A book released by Curtin University’s Black Swan Press has been shortlisted for the 2011 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards. Powering Perth: The History of the East Perth Power Station was shortlisted in the Western Australian History category of the Awards.   Edited by Perth historian Lenore Layman, Powering Perth tracks the East Perth Power Read More

Historian challenges Australian wartime beliefs

One of Australia’s leading historians, Dr Peter Stanley, will visit Curtin University in June to present a public seminar on The Myth of the Japanese Invasion. Dr Stanley, Head of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum of Australia, will present the seminar as part of the Australia-Asia-Pacific-Institute seminar series Provocations and Contentions. Read More