‘The Pivot of Power: Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership, 1949–2016’

Congratulations to Paul Strangio, Paul ‘t Hart and James Walter for their new book, which will be published on 28 August 2017. This second volume about the history of Australian prime ministers looks at how although prime ministership remains the main prize in Australian politics, it has become an increasingly precarious one. The book explains the Read more …

CFP: How The Personal Became Political: Re-Assessing Australia’s Revolutions In Gender And Sexuality In The 1970s

Call for papers deadline 28 October 2016 Monday 6th March – Tuesday 7th March 2017, Australian National University How and why did matters previously considered private and personal, become public and political during the 1970s? What were the key policy shifts? How were protests in the streets connected to legislative reforms? Who were the critical Read more …