Neighbours – And Heroes

History Council NSW Annual History Lecture 2016 by Heather Goodall Heather Goodall will look at how Australians have thought of themselves as ‘neighbours’ in the Asia-Pacific region, especially those that took risks to build relationships across old borders and new borders, cultural borders and ethnic borders.

A Mission Divided: Race, Culture and Colonialism in Fiji’s Methodist Mission

Kirstie Close-Barry’s A Mission Divided: Race, Culture and Colonialism in Fiji’s Methodist Mission (ANU Press) recounts the stories told by Methodist missionaries and ministers to its grassroots membership, and draws on archival and ethnographic research to reveal the emergence of ethno-nationalisms in Fiji, the legacies of which are still being managed in the post-colonial state Read more …