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The History Teachers' Association of NSW seeks to promote the study and teaching of history and to provide professional support for those working in the area of history education.

The episodes in this podcast provide a variety of material including lectures from conferences and interviews with historians and teachers. Some episodes provide a content focus (discussing popular areas of history and historiography) and others focus on the art of teaching history.

For more information regarding membership, resources, professional development and upcoming events, please visit our website: https://www.htansw.asn.au/

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The History Teachers' Association of NSW seeks to promote the study and teaching of history and to provide professional support for those working in the area of history education.

The episodes in this podcast provide a variety of material including lectures from conferences and interviews with historians and teachers. Some episodes provide a content focus (discussing popular areas of history and historiography) and others focus on the art of teaching history.

For more information regarding membership, resources, professional development and upcoming events, please visit our website: https://www.htansw.asn.au/

    #19 Professor Pierre Asselin – Vietnam's American War

    #19 Professor Pierre Asselin – Vietnam's American War

    Professor Pierre Asselin from San Diego University recently joined us to talk about his most recent book, 'Vietnam's American War' (CUP, 2017). The episode discusses recent scholarship on the Vietnam War with a particular focus on exploring the conflict from the perspective of North Vietnam.

    • 57 min
    #18 Rohan Howitt – Maori migrants, transnationalism and the making of modern Australia

    #18 Rohan Howitt – Maori migrants, transnationalism and the making of modern Australia

    Dr. Rohan Howitt from the University of Sydney joins us to discuss some broad themes from Australia's 19th and early 20th centuries including migration, transnationalism, Federation and the White Australia Policy.

    • 49 min
    #17 Professor Mark Edele – Debates on Stalinism

    #17 Professor Mark Edele – Debates on Stalinism

    In this episode, we talked to Professor Mark Edele (Hansen Chair in History at the University of Melbourne). Mark's forthcoming book, Debates on Stalinism (Manchester UP, 2020), provides an up-to-date and insightful introduction to the English language historiography of Stalinism. It is a brilliant book and a very useful resource for anyone teaching this period of Soviet history.

    • 47 min
    #16 Greg Keith – Teaching the Holocaust

    #16 Greg Keith – Teaching the Holocaust

    Greg Keith has a keen interest in teaching the Holocaust to secondary school students. He has taught history for nearly 20 years and was a previous recipient of a Gandel scholarship to attend Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (Israel). Greg is currently completing a PhD on teaching the Holocaust in multicultural settings through the University of Sydney and teaches history at St. John Paul College in Coffs Harbour (NSW, Australia).

    • 44 min
    #15 Learning to Teach History Well

    #15 Learning to Teach History Well

    In this first episode of our third season, we talked to Dr. Claire Golledge who has recently completed a PhD exploring exemplary history teaching. We based the discussion on Dr. Gollege's article for our quarterly journal Teaching History which appeared in the December 2019 edition.

    • 37 min
    #14 Mark Dapin - Australia's Vietnam War, Myth vs History

    #14 Mark Dapin - Australia's Vietnam War, Myth vs History

    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.

    https://www.newsouthbooks.com.au/books/vietnam-myths/

    • 36 min

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