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Digitizing Heritage

January 2019

Dr Carsten Wergin and I are organizing a workshop on the Digitizing of (Australian) Heritage in late 2019. This event will be hosted in cooperation with GASt (the German Association for Australian Studies).
Come to Heidelberg, experience the ›Heidelberger Herbst‹, and join us and our international speakers for an inspiring and important event. For more information see the carefully designed poster !

Research Grant by DFG

July 2018

Awesome news, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is supporting my research on Exception or Exemption? The Broome Pearling Industry and the ›White Australia Policy‹ with a three-year grant. Project details in English and German can be found here.

Upcoming Conference

May 2018

At the end of June 2018, I am invited to speak to an international audience about ›Whitening Sugar. Culinary Inclusion and Exclusion in Australia‹ at the conference ›Inclusion and Exclusion. Facets of a Phenomenon in History and Literature‹ at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.

Now Online

April 2018

My reviews of Amos Morris-Reich: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980 and Heide Fehrenbach, Davide Rodogno: Humanitarian Photography are now online.

Fresh from the Press I

March 2018

My article ›The Burden of White Sugar. Producing and Consuming Whiteness in Australia‹ has been published online in ›Studia Anglica Posnaniensia‹, 52, 2017, 4

Fresh from the Press II

March 2018

An exciting new issue of the ›Australian Studies Journal‹ with contributions by Oliver Haag, Regina Ganter, Alexandra Ludewig, et. al is now available. Have a look at the new design after my makeover and my own contribution ›Making Black White‹.