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Anna Johnston

Anna Johnston is Queen Elizabeth II Fellow in the School of English, Journalism and European Languages, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Colonialism and Its Aftermath at the University of Tasmania. She is the author of Missionary Writing and Empire, 1800-1860 (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and co-editor, with Helen Gilbert, of In Transit: Travel, Text, Empire (Peter Lang, 2002); she has also published widely on nineteenth-century missionary writing and on travel writing. Her current research examines travel writing about Australia in the nineteenth century. She is also currently working on the Australian magazine Walkabout (published between 1934 and 1974), with Mitchell Rolls.

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Events

Dateline Jerusalem: John Lyons in conversation with Stan Grant

Gleebooks 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Rarely is the public taken deep into the inner sanctum of major news organisations. In this extraordinary book, award-winning journalist John Lyons goes to the heart of how the media...

Free – $12

WinterWild: Walking on Country

Apollo Bay Community Hall 4 Whelan St, Apollo Bay, VIC

Join a panel of Indigenous leaders including Associate Professor Dr. Michael-Shawn Fletcher, a Wiradjuri man, paleo-ecologist and biogeographer; Dr. Jack Pascoe, a Yuin man, ecologist and Research Manager at the...

$25

Injustice, Survival, Memory 2022 conference

Australian National University RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent, Acton, ACT

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Humanities Research Centre and School of History presents Injustice, Survival, Memory: Marking 80 years since the Dunera and Queen Mary internees arrived...

The World Turned Upside Down

Sydney Opera House Sydney, New South Wales

Cathy McGowan, Adam Bandt, Allegra Spender and others The cross benches in our federal parliament got quite a bit more crowded at this year's election. Will this Independents movement continue...