Congratulations to Roy Hay for the publication of Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere, Cambridge Scholarly Publishing, 2019). The book tells the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football in the second half of the nineteenth century. Further information.
Congratulations to Joy Damousi and Judith Smart for the publication of their new edited book Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake (Monash University Publishing, 2019). The chapters span the breadth of Marilyn Lake’s scholarly influence on the directions historical research is taking today, and are based on papers presented at a Festschrift Read more …
Congratulations to Timothy Verhoeven for the publication of Secularists, Religion and Government in Nineteenth-Century America (Palgrave, 2019). Drawing on petitions to Congress, the book investigates a series of grassroots mobilisations in favour of a secular state, challenging the view of nineteenth-century America as dominated by an informal religious establishment. Further information.
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 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’, 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 (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, 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 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.