Contesting Australian History: Festschrift in honour of Professor Marilyn Lake

Thursday 8 December to Friday 9 December 2016, Gryphon Gallery, 1888 Building , University of Melbourne This festschrift event is in celebration of Marilyn Lake’s scholarship and teaching and her contributions to different university communities and the Australian Historical Association, and her much valued friendship and collegiality over many years. The themes of the two Read more …

Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in ‘Care’: International Perspectives

Shurlee Swain (and Johanna Sköld) are editors of Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in ‘Care’: International Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan) which examines the inquiries into the historical abuse of children in care that have proliferated across Western countries over the last 20 years, positioning them as a new area within the field of Read more …