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Alexandra Roginski

Dr Alexandra Roginski is an award-winning historian focused on ideas and practices of body and mind. She is a Visiting Fellow of the State Library of New South Wales and Deakin University. In 2019, Alexandra completed a PhD in history at the ANU on the topic of popular science (and especially phrenology) in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand during the second half of the nineteenth century. This work is now the subject of a forthcoming book. A passionate public historian, Alexandra regularly appears on ABC radio and has written for the Times Literary SupplementInside StoryThe Age and the ABC’s Religion & Ethics blog. She also serves as book reviews editor for the History Australia journal and publishes in other academic outlets. In 2021, Alexandra was a research fellow on the ‘(Con)spirituality, Science and the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia’ project and is co-editor of the resulting special issue on conspirituality in the Journal for the Academic Study of Religion. Her successes include the Australian Historical Association’s Jill Roe Prize (2018), shortlisting for the Geoffrey Serle Award (2020), and the State Library of New South Wales CH Currey Memorial Fellowship in Australian History (2021). She has also worked in museums and cultural heritage.

Alexandra Roginski

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  • The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

    Alexandra Roginski

Events

Dateline Jerusalem: John Lyons in conversation with Stan Grant

Gleebooks 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Rarely is the public taken deep into the inner sanctum of major news organisations. In this extraordinary book, award-winning journalist John Lyons goes to the heart of how the media...

Free – $12

WinterWild: Walking on Country

Apollo Bay Community Hall 4 Whelan St, Apollo Bay, VIC

Join a panel of Indigenous leaders including Associate Professor Dr. Michael-Shawn Fletcher, a Wiradjuri man, paleo-ecologist and biogeographer; Dr. Jack Pascoe, a Yuin man, ecologist and Research Manager at the...

$25

Injustice, Survival, Memory 2022 conference

Australian National University RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent, Acton, ACT

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Humanities Research Centre and School of History presents Injustice, Survival, Memory: Marking 80 years since the Dunera and Queen Mary internees arrived...

The World Turned Upside Down

Sydney Opera House Sydney, New South Wales

Cathy McGowan, Adam Bandt, Allegra Spender and others The cross benches in our federal parliament got quite a bit more crowded at this year's election. Will this Independents movement continue...