This collaboratively designed syllabus was taught at the University of Melbourne in April 2015
As Bangladesh tries and sentences the war criminals of 1971, two contrasting ideas of nationalism come into conflict.
A Response to an article by historian Gautam Bhadra published in Robbar Magazine (Kolkata), 12 December 2010
This book chapter juxtaposes the medical discourse produced by two interwar era doctors, examining their constructions of white masculinity in London and colonial Australia.
This article examines a genre of medical sex advice literature that emerged in colonial Australia at the close of the 19th century. While historians have examined medical discourse as a site for the production of raced bodies, this article points out that in the settler colonial context of Australia, what is notable is the systematic *absence* of…[Read more]
Samia Khatun deposited Intersectionality, Resistance, and History-Making: A Conversation Between Carolyn D’Cruz, Ruth DeSouza, Samia Khatun, and Crystal McKinnon, Facilitated by Jordana Silverstein on Humanities Commons 2 years, 9 months ago
A good, solid, history-writing practice is one which, I think, shakes people’s ideas of the world and their place in it, compelling them to imagine new social, cultural and political formations which can provide an account of life. Kimberle Crenshaw’s development of the term ‘intersectionality’, and the ways it has been taken up by people of…[Read more]
From the 1860s, the colonial settlement of Beltana in the northern deserts of South Australia emerged as a transportation hub atop an existing, cosmopol- itan center of Aboriginal trade. Viewing a colonial settlement on Kuyani land through a mobilities paradigm, this article examines intersecting settler and Aboriginal trajectories of movement…[Read more]
From 1860 to the 1920s, Muslim merchants and workers from across British India and Afghanistan travelled to Australian shores to work in the extensive camel transportation network that underpinned the growth of capitalism in the Australian interior. Through marriage, South Asian women in addition to white women and Aboriginal women became part of…[Read more]