James Curran

UNHOLY FURY: WHITLAM AND NIXON AT WAR

2017-04-20T11:34:05+10:00July 7th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As the Nixon White House went increasingly on the defensive in early 1973, reeling from the lethal drip of the Watergate revelations, the first Austraian Labor prime minister in twenty-three years looked to redefine ANZUS and Australia's global stance. In his new book, Unholy Fury the US Alliance and the Whitlam-Nixon Crisis, James Curran draws on [...]

Nixon and Whitlam at War: Legacies of the 1970s US-Australia Alliance Crisis

2019-01-02T12:13:51+11:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  **Book from 27 April 2015 Speaker(s): James Curran Date: 2015-05-11 Venue: 41 Phillip Street, Sydney Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm

John Curtin and “Greater Britain”

2017-05-10T17:41:46+10:00May 27th, 2011|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr James Curran is a senior lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Sydney. His most recent book is Curtin’s Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Dr Curran is also the co-author (with Stuart Ward) of The Unknown Nation: Australia After Empire and author of The Power of Speech: Australian Prime Ministers Defining [...]

Nationhood Before Gough Whitlam: Australia in the 1960s

2017-05-12T12:15:29+10:00July 11th, 2010|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr James Curran, a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, specialises in twentieth century Australian political culture. Dr Stuart Ward held the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at University College Dublin (2008-9) and teaches Australian studies and Imperial history at the University of Copenhagen. Stuart Ward and James Curran are the co-authors of [...]