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Imperial Emotions and the De-Colonial Move

A symposium at The University of Adelaide

 

Image: Map of the world showing the extent of the British Empire in 1886. British territories coloured in red. Published as a supplement for The Graphic, July 1886, as the "Imperial Federation" [detail]. Wikimedia Commons.

Date: 24–25 September 2020
Venue: The University of Adelaide
Enquiries: katie.barclay@adelaide.edu.au

Speakers will include

Prof Jane Lydon (The University of Western Australia), author of Imperial Emotions: The Politics of Empathy Across the British Empire (CUP 2019). Co-editor Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre (New South, 2018).

Prof Joy Damousi (The University of Melbourne), author of Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War: Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War (CUP 2015); CI Child Refugees and Australian Internationalism ARC Laureate Fellowship.

Prof Fiona Paisley (Griffith University), author of Writing Transnational History (Bloomsbury 2019), co-author of Cosmopolitan Lives on the Cusp of Empire: Interfaith, Cross-Cultural and Transnational Networks, 1860–1950 (Palgrave 2017).

Prof Penny Edmonds (University of Tasmania), author of Settler Colonialism and (Re) Conciliation: Frontier Violence, Affective Performances, and Imaginative Refoundings (Palgrave 2016)

Dr Sharon Crozier-De Rosa (University of Wollongong), author of Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia 1890–1920 (Routledge 2018).

Dr Natalie Harkin (Narrunga woman and DECRA Research Fellow, Flinders University), author of Dirty Words (Cordite 2015) and Archival Poetics (Vagabond, 2019).

Dr Claire McLisky (Southern Cross University), co-editor of Emotions and Christian Missions: Historical Perspectives (Palgrave, 2015).

Dr Jordy Silverstein (The University of Melbourne), author of Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century (Berghahn, 2015).

Assoc Prof Jane Haggis (Flinders University), co-author of Cosmopolitan Lives on the Cusp of Empire: Interfaith, Cross-Cultural and Transnational Networks, 1860–1950 (Palgrave 2017).

Em Prof Margaret Allen (The University of Adelaide), co-author of Cosmopolitan Lives on the Cusp of Empire: Interfaith, Cross-Cultural and Transnational Networks, 1860–1950 (Palgrave 2017).

Further details to follow.