Information related to research interest "Australian History"
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Faculty of Education and Arts
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Dr Hannah Forsyth is Senior Lecturer in History and ARC DECRA Fellow at ACU.
Her Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Project 'Are we all Middle Class Now? A History of Professions in Australia' is a three-year project 2017-2019. It aims to give an account of the growth of professions in twentieth-century Australia. It seeks to explain their relationship to changes in the structures and priorities of government and capitalism locally and through economic and institutional connections to international systems and organisations. She is conducting a statistical study of professions over the twentieth century and a political and cultural study of a selection of sample occupations, including Medicine, Law, Engineering, Teaching, Accounting, Journalism, Nursing and Social Work.
Hannah is the author of A History of the Modern Australian University, a book published in 2014 by NewSouth Publishing. Hannah's research on the history of higher education has been the subject of discussion in the public sphere and she is a regular contributor to the media, in newspapers like The Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald as well as The Conversation and London's Times Higher Education.
Hannah teaches modern history, historiography and Australian Indigenous History. She has supervised honours and postgraduate work in labour history, Aboriginal history, history of capitalism and gender history.
: 4621 (Strathfield) : Hannah.Forsyth@acu.edu.au
My research focuses on the social history of marginalised groups in twentieth and twenty-first century Australia. In particular I have researched Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military service and the relationships between military service, citizenship, Indigenous rights and national identity. I am currently conducting two projects: one on the history of LGBTI military service in Australia, and one on the history of transgender identities in Australia since the early twentieth century. While most of my research focuses on Australia, I also have experience in comparative Indigenous history, particularly in relation to the United States and Papua New Guinea. I am available to supervise topics related to LGBTI, comparative and Indigenous history, particularly topics in the twentieth century.
I do not update this RexR profile often; please visit my staff profile on https://webapps.acu.edu.au/staffdirectory/index.php?noah-riseman=&d=1.
: 03 9953 3226 (Melbourne) : Noah.Riseman@acu.edu.au
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