Tag Archive: workshops

Taking Fire: Understandings of Indigenous Burning and Environmental Politics in Australia and the United States, 1910-2015

Taking Fire: Understandings of Indigenous Burning and Environmental Politics in Australia and the United States, 1910-2015

Daniel May

PhD Candidate, Australian National University

Non-Indigenous understandings of ‘fire-stick farming’ have historically existed not as anthropological curiosities but as political incendiaries, as competing interest groups have attempted to publically appropriate or Read more »

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The Reforming Spirit

Liam Byrne

University of Melbourne

George Megalogenis recently argued in the Quarterly Review that contemporary policy-making in Australia is hindered by a bi-partisan commitment to orthodoxies that no longer reflect the economic, political, and social realties of Australia in the 21st century. Policy makers are, he posited, stuck in Read more »

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Education Scholarships and the Indonesian Australian Relationship

Anna Kent

Deakin University

The following essay addresses two of three key questions presenters at a recent Australian Policy History Network event, focused on Historical perspectives on current policy challenges.

How would you see the specific focus of your research fitting within a longer-term pattern or process Read more »

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Constructing Asia Literacy as a Policy Problem

Rebecca Cairns

Deakin University

Australia-Asia relations represent an ongoing public policy question with a long and vexed history. In education, studies of Asia have been a national policy concern since the early 1970s. Responding to shifts in the economic and geo-political landscape, a consistent flow of policies and governmental reports argued Read more »

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