The History and Legacies of Violence

A cross-campus network at the Australian National University

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Sasha Martynchuck - Man exploding with anger fueled by social injustice.


Jack Wherra - Spearing Stockman



  • Research Roadshow 2020 - History and Legacies of Environmental Violence
    Fri, Nov 27
    McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU
    Nov 27, 2020, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Research Roadshow for the Network on the History and Legacies of Violence, focusing on the theme of environment. Featuring talks by network affiliates on developments in their research.
  • Conversations Across the Creek - 'Microbes and Masses'
    Fri, Aug 21
    Online Event (Registration Required)
    Aug 21, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Online Event (Registration Required)
    A multi-disciplinary look at microbes.



Queenie McKenzie's 'Mistake Creek Massacre' displayed by National Museum after years of controversy

July 23, 2020

'Mistake Creek Massacre', a painting by the late Queenie McKenzie, an influential Indigenous artist, has finally been displayed by the National Museum of Australia. The piece was purchased in 2005, but has not been hung until now due to controversy surrounding the events it depicts. 'Mistake Creek Massacre' is now being displayed as part of the 'Talking Blak to History' exhibition.

Read more here.

Image credit: 'Mistake Creek Massacre', Queenie McKenzie, 1997.

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