History and Fiction is shortlisted for the William Atheling Jr Award – Congratulations, @GillianPolack!
History and Fiction: Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories by Gillian Polack has been shortlisted for the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review, part of the Australian SF (‘Ditmar’) Awards 2017. Congratulations, Gillian! The full shortlist for the 2017 awards are available here, including Gillian’s nomination under the ‘Best Novel’ category, as well! … Continue reading
This book provides a guide to research and teaching in an Australian Indigenous Studies that is oriented toward the diverse, contemporary world. Central to this perspective is a sensibility to the intercultural complexity of that world – particularly its Indigenous component – and an awareness of the interactional capabilities that the Indigenous (and others) need to successfully … Continue reading
Author Albrecht Dümling’s interview on The Music Show with Andrew Ford is now available to download or stream from the ABC Radio National website. Click here to listen to the broadcast. About 9,000 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany settled in Australia between 1933 and 1945. They were initially given a mixed reception as “enemy aliens” … Continue reading
Author Albrecht Dümling will be interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation National Radio at 10 pm AEST. For more information, and to listen to the broadcast, click here. ‘Of the 9,000 German and Austrian Jewish refugees who made the journey to Australia, at least 100 were talented musicians, … Continue reading
Limelight, Australia’s Classical Music and Arts Magazine, features an article by Clive Paget about The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling. Read the article here. The book is being launched at multiple events in Australia in the next few days: SYDNEY TODAY: 23 August — 6 pm Goethe Institute ‘Book Launch: The … Continue reading
The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling will be launched at multiple events in Australia in late August and early September: SYDNEY 21 August — 4 pm Emanuel Synagogue ‘From Berlin to Sydney: Jewish Refugee Musicians’ With guest speakers Albrecht Dümling, composer George Dreyfus AM and Anthony Kay and a live music … Continue reading
Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of the new book series Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Series Editor: Professor Anne Brewster, University of New South Wales This interdisciplinary book series showcases dynamic, innovative research on contemporary and historical Australian culture. It aims to foster interventions in established debates on Australia as well as … Continue reading