Congratulations to AHA member Klaus Neumann, whose book Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History has won the 2016 CHASS Australia Prize for a Book. The prize, announced on 21 October, was awarded to the Australian writer whose non-fiction book published in 2015 contributed most to Australian cultural and intellectual life. Further details. Read more …
Vicken Babkenian and Peter Stanley’s Armenia, Australia & the Great War (NewSouth) tells the powerful story of how Australian humanitarians helped the Armenian people during one of the twentieth-century’s most terrible human calamities.
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Klaus Neumann’s latest book Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History (Black Inc., 2015) investigates the ways in which politicians since Federation have approached asylum-seeker issues and aims to inspire more creative thinking about current refugee and asylum-seeker policy.