Archive for April, 2012

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Remembering indigenous dispossession in the national museum: The National Museum of Australia and the Canadian Museum of Civilization’, Time & Society 21, 1 (2012). Recent decades have seen the escalation of debate across western democracies that were once sites of the British Empire about how to remember the history of colonialism. This essay […]

Alison Bashford, ‘Malthus and colonial history’, Journal of Australian Studies 36, 1 (2012). It is rarely recognised—either by scholars of Australian history or of Thomas Robert Malthus—that the famous political economist wrote about New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land in later editions of Essay on the Principle of Population. This occasional lecture examines just […]