Rigby, Thomas Henry

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Rigby, Thomas Henry

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  • Professor Harry Rigby MA (Melb) PhD (Lond) FASSA
  • Harry Rigby

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1925 - 2011


Thomas Henry (Harry) Rigby lectured in Soviet and related studies at the Australian National University and was the founding member and former President of the Australasian Association for Communist and Post-Communist Studies. Rigby joined the ANU Department of Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences in 1954. He held appointments as Senior Lecturer, 15 November 1954; Associate Professor (Russian), Department of Modern Languages, School of General Studies, 1 January 1961; and Professorial Fellow, Political Science, RSSS from 13 December 1963 until his retirement in 1990. Rigby died in Canberra on 21 March 2011.


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academic; historian; political scientist

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ANU Department of Political Science (1951 - 1989)

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1963 - 1989

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Professorial Fellow

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Entered from deposit description on 4 June 2012




Australian National University Calendar, 1970
National Library of Australia
Australian National University, http://cass.anu.edu.au/story/vale-professor-harry-rigby (accessed on 22 November 2011)

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