Congratulations to Tanya Josev for winning the 2018 Law and Society Association of Australian and New Zealand’s Early Career Researcher Book Prize

Congratulations to Tanya Josev for winning the 2018 Law and Society Association of Australian and New Zealand’s Early Career Researcher Book Prize for The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate. The Prize is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to the field of law and society from an Australian or Read more …

Congratulations to Amanda Nettelbeck for publishing ‘Indigenous Rights and Colonial Subjecthood: Protection and Reform in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire’

Congratulations to Amanda Nettelbeck for the publication of Indigenous Rights and Colonial Subjecthood: Protection and Reform in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The book charts how the 19th century British imperial imperative to protect indigenous rights represented more than moral obligation; it carried an agenda of legal reform that arose from the Read more …

Congratulations to Stephanie James and co-authors on the publication of ‘Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights.’

Congratulations to Stephanie James and co-authors on the publication of Irish South Australia: New Histories and Insights (Wakefield Press, 2019). The book charts Irish settlement from as far north as Pekina, to the state’s south-east and Mount Gambier. It follows the diverse fortunes of the Irish-born elite, as well as doctors, farmers, lawyers, orphans, parliamentarians, Read more …

Congratulations to Carolyn Rasmussen for publishing ‘The Blackburns: Private Lives, Public Ambitions’

Congratulations to Carolyn Rasmussen for the publication of The Blackburns: Private Lives, Public Ambitions (Melbourne University Press, 2019). This biography explores two major figures in the history of the Australian labour movement and feminist and indigenous activism in Australia. Further information.

Congratulations to Heather Goodall for publishing ‘Beyond Borders: Indians, Australians and the Indonesian Revolution 1939-1950

Congratulations to Heather Goodall for the recent publication of Beyond Borders: Indians, Australians and the Indonesian Revolution, 1939-1950 (Amsterdam University Press, 2018). The book is about how Australians were engaged far beyond our borders, connecting with working people, journalists and local residents across the South and South East Asian region. It rediscovers an intense internationalism Read more …

Congratulations to Lauren Pikó for her new book ‘Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England’

Congratulations to Lauren Pikó for the publication of her new book Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England (Routledge, 2019). The book traces the representations of Milton Keynes in British national media, political rhetoric and popular culture in detail from 1967 to 1992, demonstrating how the town’s founding principles came to be understood as symbolic Read more …