Congratulations to Jo Bunce for the publication of ‘Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman: James Macandrew of Otago.’

Congratulations to Jo Bunce for the publication of Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman: James Macandrew of Otago (Otago University Press, 2018). This biography is a re-examination of James Macandrew’s life and political work, revealing a man who both inspired and infuriated the citizens of Otago, and New Zealand, for almost four decades. Further information.

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and co-editor for ‘Offshoot’, shortlisted for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades for the shortlisting of their edited book Offshoot: Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice (UWA Publishing 2018) for the 2018 Australian University Heads of English Literary Scholarship Awards. Further information.

Congratulations to Dorothy Kass and Craig Campbell for the publication of ‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations: educational historians and museums at work’

Congratulations to Dorothy Kass and Craig Campbell for the publication of ‘Powerful narratives and compelling explanations: educational historians and museums at work’, a special issue of the journal History of Educational History Vol. 47, no. 2 (2018).  Further information.

Congratulations to Davina Jackson for the publication of ‘Data Cities: How Satellites are Transforming Architecture and Design’

Congratulations to Davina Jackson for the publication of Data Cities: How Satellites are Transforming Architecture and Design (Lund Humphries 2018). The book examines how rocket science and electromagnetic technologies have disrupted traditional processes in architecture and are expanding potentials for environmental design in the third millennium. Further information.

Congratulations to co-editors Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott for the publication of ‘How the Personal became Political’

Congratulations to co-editors Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott for the publication of How the Personal became Political, a Special Issue of Australian Feminist Studies Vol. 33 No. 95 (2018). Article authors for this special issue on Australia’s revolutions in gender and sexuality in the 1970s include Elizabeth Reid, Susan Magarey, Evan Smith, Isobelle Barrett Meyering, Clare Read more …

Congratulations to Mia Spizzica for her new edited anthology ‘Hidden Lives: War, Internment and Australia’s Italians’

Congratulations to Mia Spizzica for the publication of her new edited anthology Hidden Lives: War, Internment and Australia’s Italians (Glass House Books [Interactive Publications], 2018). The collection includes academic essays on internment history, and 15 eyewitness testimonies written by families of internees on the detention of Italian civilians in Australia during WW2. Further information.

Congratulations to Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby for their new book ‘Academic Ambassadors, Pacific Allies: Australia America and the Fulbright Program’

Congratulations to Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby for their book Academic Ambassadors, Pacific Allies: Australia America and the Fulbright Program (Manchester University Press, Key Studies in Diplomacy series, 2018). Drawing on previously unexplored archives and oral history, the authors investigate the educational, political and diplomatic dimensions of a complex bi-national program as experienced by Australian Read more …

Congratulations to guest editor Mark Finnane and contributors to the special issue of ‘law&history’ on the criminal trial in Australia

Congratulations to guest editor Mark Finnane as well as contributors including Lisa Featherstone, Andy Kaladelfos, and Alana Piper for the publication of a special issue of law&history (vol.5:2 2018) on the criminal trial in Australia: offenders and victims. Further information.

Congratulations to editors Warwick Anderson, Miranda Johnson and Barbara Brookes for their new book ‘Pacific Futures: Past and Present’

Congratulations to Warwick Anderson, Miranda Johnson and Barbara Brookes, editors of the recently published Pacific Futures: Past and Present (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018). Congratulations to all contributors to this work, which brings together a diverse set of approaches to, and examples of, how futures are being conceived in the Pacific region and have been Read more …

Congratulations to Margaret Cameron-Ash for her new book ‘Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook’s Endeavour Voyage’

Congratulations to Margaret Cameron-Ash for the publication of her new book, Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook’s Endeavour Voyage (Rosenberg Publishing, 2018). This work examines Cook’s journals and charts, arguing that his discoveries had to remain secret until Britain could afford to send an occupation force to fortify the place and keep out the French. Further Read more …