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 …

‘Urgent Histories’ Forum

The upcoming issue of History Australia features a forum responding to the theme of ‘urgent histories.’ The forum consists of three papers with a response by Paul Kramer: ‘Here we stand: temporal thinking in urgent times’by Tamson Pietsch and Frances Flanagan; ‘Doing environmental history in urgent times’by Katie Holmes, Andrea Gaynor and Ruth Morgan; and ‘Training historians in urgent times’ by Yves Rees Read more …