Media Expertise -- History

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PersonExpertise
Professor Samer Akkach Arab-Islamic art, design and culture; history and theory of Islamic art, architecture and landscape; intellectual history of early modernity, Arab-Islamic and Ottoman; Socio-urban history of Middle Eastern cities during the early modern period; Islamic science and cosmology (pre- and post-Copernican traditions), philosophy (pre- and early modern), and mysticism (pre- and early modern.
Emeritus Professor John West-Sooby Baudin;expedition;French:exploration;Australia;French;literature;French;crime;fiction
Emerita Professor Margaret Allen Women (especially Australian women's history);
19th century Australian women writers;
India - Australian links in the late 19th-early 20th century
History of Indians living Australia c 1880-1940
Women and work
Critical Race and Whiteness Studies
Professor Rachel Ankeny History/philosophy of science; history and culture of food; bioethics; food ethics; science policy; public understanding of science; public engagement; deliberative democratic approaches;
Professor Han Baltussen Greek and Roman intellectual history and legacy; ancient Greek philosophy and medicine; ancient history; ancient emotions (grief and consolation) and their legacy; censorship in antiquity; influence of Stoicism
Emerita Professor Jean Fornasiero French exploration in the Pacific; Baudin Expedition to Australia 1800-1804; French-Australian connections; History of Ideas in 19th century France; Utopian Socialism; Translation Studies; French Detective Fiction
Associate Professor Robert Foster Aboriginal people and issues (history), esp. South Australian Aboriginal history
Emerita Professor Carol Johnson Labor Party including Kevin Rudd, past Labor governments, Federal Australian politics, especially Liberal Party and Labor Party, women and politics, republic debate. Gay and lesbian issues at both federal and state level.
Emeritus Professor Clement Macintyre Elections; Australian political history; Australian politics; South Australian state politics; UK politics; British politics and elections; British modern political history; UK EU referendum
Dr Margaret O'Hea Jordanian archaeology; Near Eastern archaeology; Roman archaeology; Hellenistic glass; Roman glass; Byzantine glass; Islamic glass; Nabataean archaeology; Decapolis; material culture of Late Antiquity;
Professor Emeritus Barbara Santich Food history and culinary history in general and in particular, relating to Australia and France; Australian food culture; culinary culture; gastronomy; food writing
Dr Ching Yen South-East Asia; South-East Asian history; history; history - Chinese business in Asia; modern and contemporary history of South-East Asia; overseas Chinese in South-East Asia
Professor Robin Prior First World War; Gallipoli; Second World War; Modern Britain; Australian Army; British Army; Contemorary Warfare; Winston Churchill
Emeritus Professor Trevor Wilson AM ANZAC Day; World War 1; World War I; World War One; Modern British and European history; history of Jazz in Hollywood movies; Propaganda in war

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