ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

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ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

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  • Department of Pacific and Southeast Asian History
  • Department of Pacific History
  • Department of Far Eastern History

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Dates of existence

1949 -

History

Two foundation history professors, Jim Davidson for the Pacific and CP Fitzgerald for the Far East, became the heads respectively of the Department of Pacific History and the Department of Far Eastern History in the Research School of Pacific Studies. The Department of Pacific History was expanded in 1973 to become the Department of Pacific and Southeast Asian History. In 1990 the two History departments were merged into the Division of Pacific and Asian History.

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teaching and learning; research

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Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (1948 -)

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Entered from deposit description on 2 April 2013

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Sources

ANU School of Culture, History and Language, http://chl.anu.edu.au/departments/about-us/Pacific-and-Asian-History (accessed on 4 November 2015)

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