Professor David Lowe is Chair in Contemporary History in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. David is a co-founder of the Australian Policy and History network and a member of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Editorial Advisory Board, advising the Australian Foreign Minister with respect to the Documents on Australian Foreign Policy Series.
His research centres on cultural aspects of the history of international relations, including Australia’s role in the world; and on remembering the legacies of modern wars and empires in comparative contexts. He is currently researching the role of international education as a component of foreign relations, and the history of postwar foreign aid programs, including Australia’s foreign aid. David is the 2018-19 Smuts Visiting Research Fellow at the University Cambridge, researching the role of the Commonwealth in planning and implementing aid and development for a decolonising Asia in the 1950s.
PhD Scholarship Available: Australia, India and the Postwar World – September 2016
Professor David Lowe on ABC this Sunday – September 2016
History Seminar Series: Panel Discussion Number Three – August 2016
Contemporary Histories – Professor David Lowe -October 2015
CHRG Members Research Project – Scholarships and Connections – September 2015
Working Paper Series goes Live – August 2015