Dr John Solomon – Looking at Identity and Transnational Communities

What drove you to specialize in history? I took history modules because I was interested in the specific subjects that I was studying, and not because I saw myself majoring in History. Initially, I wanted to major in Philosophy, but I just ended up taking more history modules because I was interested in the specificContinue reading “Dr John Solomon – Looking at Identity and Transnational Communities”

Associate Professor Timothy Barnard – From Biologist to Historian

What drove you to specialize in history? I have always been curious about a variety of things. As an undergraduate, I was not a History major. I majored in Biology and Anthropology. I’ve always just been very curious about everything, and I eventually realized that with history, I can learn about many topics. I canContinue reading “Associate Professor Timothy Barnard – From Biologist to Historian”

Dr Donna Brunero – My Story As A Maritime Historian

What drove you to specialize in history? As an undergrad, I was really passionate about history, and it was something that I enjoyed the most out of all the subjects that I’ve studied. And that’s what really led me to want to do more in terms of studying history. Did you consider other disciplines? IContinue reading “Dr Donna Brunero – My Story As A Maritime Historian”

Annual General Meeting AY18/19

On the evening of 31 August, HISSOC held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for AY18/19. The cycle comes full circle as the 53rd Executive Committee hands over the mantle to the 54th to carry HISSOC to new heights! The meeting begins with an update on the financial status of HISSOC as well as the outgoingContinue reading “Annual General Meeting AY18/19”