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Donald Anthony Low, AO (1927-2015) - Professor, historian and ANU vice chancellor

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Title: Donald Anthony Low, AO (1927-2015) - Professor, historian and ANU vice chancellor
Author(s): Low, Donald Anthony
Stewart, Peter
Fominas, Nik
Low, Belle
Low, Adam
Stewart, Peter
Fominas, Nik
Keywords: ANU
oral history
Emeritus Faculty
Donald Anthony Low
Publisher: The Australian National University, Emeritus Faculty Inc.
Interview spoken by Belle Low (wife) September 2015, at Belle’s home, and eulogy written by Adam Low (son of Professor Low) February 2015, from London.Professor Low (Anthony as he was known to his family and to most British and African colleagues, Tony as he was happy to be known by many of his Australian friends and colleagues), was Vice Chancellor of the Australian National University (1975-82). Before that at ANU, he was Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies (1973-75), Professor of History (1964-72), and Fellow/Senior Fellow in History (1959-64). Beyond ANU Anthony was, among many other things, The Times of London’s correspondent in Uganda (1952-58), Founding Dean of African and Asian Studies at Sussex University (1964-69), and President of Clare College and Smuts Professor of History at Cambridge University (1987-94).


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