Congratulations to Robert Hadler for the publication of ‘Mutineers: A True Story of Heroes and Villains’

Congratulations to Robert Hadler for the publication of Mutineers: A True Story of Heroes and Villains (Wilkinson Publishing, 2021). The book ‘explores the use and abuse of power by our military and political leaders at a critical time in our nation’s history and reveals how leaders missed an opportunity to take control of our national Read more …

Congratulations to Christina Twomey and co-editor for the publication of ‘Gender and Trauma since 1900’

Congratulations to Paula Michaels and Christina Twomey for the publication of their edited work Gender and Trauma since 1900 (Bloomsbury, 2021). Contributors include Joy Damousi, Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen and Katie Holmes. Encompassing histories from Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Italy, the Soviet Union, Timor Leste, the United States and Vietnam, the book demonstrate how gender and trauma are Read more …

Congratulations to Dr Peter Hobbins who has been appointed Head of the Knowledge team at the Australian National Maritime Museum

Congratulations to Dr Peter Hobbins who has been appointed Head of the Knowledge team at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Peter’s role will encompass the research direction, curation and engagement strategies for the museum, including ocean science, maritime archaeology, historic vessels, Indigenous maritime cultures and social, maritime and immigration history.  

Congratulations to Victoria Haskins, Claire Lowrie and Swapna Banerjee for the launch of ‘Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain’

Congratulations to Victoria Haskins, Claire Lowrie and Swapna Banerjee for the launch of their website on Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain. As well as a regular blog, the website for this ARC Discovery Project includes historical sources that illuminate the lives of Chinese and Indian women who travelled as nursemaids with Read more …