Project Outcomes


Fay Anderson, The Holocaust and Australian Journalism: Reporting and Reckoning, London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2023, ISBN-978-3031188916
(Of particular relevance to the project are: chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 8 and 9).

Fay Anderson, ‘Hoda Afshar’, The National 4: Australian Art Now, Sydney: Art Gallery of NSW and Carriageworks & Museum of Contemporary Art, 2023, 50.

Fay Anderson, ‘‘Desirable Types’: Australian Press Photography and Jewish Refugees 1935 – 1949’, in Picturing Citizenship, special issue of Australian Historical Studies vol 52.1 2023. 

Jane Lydon, ‘An Australian Politics of Indistinction: Making Refugees Visible’,
New Formations 106: 100-117.

Jane Lydon (In press, due out May 2023) 'Introduction', in Picturing Citizenship, special issue of Australian Historical Studies vol 52.1 2023. 

Jane Lydon, (In press, due out May 2023) ‘One People? A Visual Language of Australian Citizenship’, in Picturing Citizenship, special issue of Australian Historical Studies vol 52.1 2023. 

Melissa Miles and Geraldine Fela, ‘Constructing Citizenship: Labour, Urban Development and Citizenship in Australian Design Magazines of the 1930s’, Journal of Australian Studies (published online 4 January 2023,

Melissa Miles, ‘Painting Labour: A Case Study of Visual Citizenship in the Postwar Mass Migration Scheme’, Australian Historical Studies, (published online 6 September 2022,

Amanda Nettelbeck, 'Voice, treaty, truth: compared to other settler nations, Australia is the exception, not the rule', The Conversation, 9 June 2023,

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘From Humanitarianism to Humane Governance: Aboriginal slavery and white Australia’ in Humanitarianism, Empire and Transnationalism, ed. Trevor Burnard, Joy Damousi & Alan Lester, Manchester UP 2022, 179-98.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Precarious Subjects: Picturing Indigenous British Subjecthood in 19th Century Australia’ in Picturing Citizenship, special issue of Australian Historical Studies vol 52.1 2023. 

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘The Land of Plenty’, Inside Story 26 March 2021.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘The Place of Reconciliation’, Inside Story 29 June 2021.


Fay Anderson and Julian Rawiri Kusabs, Keynote: "'What's That?”: News Photography and the 1967 Referendum’, at the History Teachers Association of South Australia 2023 State Conference: ‘Charting the Past and Forging the Future’, Adelaide, 2 September 2023.

Fay Anderson, “’Bound for Australia”: News Photography and Exiled Children’, Media History Conference, Macquarie University, 17 and 18 November 2022.

Fay Anderson, ‘Careers in History Ep. 2: Digital Histories, Archives and Media’ for the History Council of NSW and the Professional Historians Association NSW/ACT, 2 November 2021.

Fay Anderson, ‘“The Real Truth about the Jews”: The Visual Representation of the Jewish Refugee’, on DP panel ‘Envisaging Australian Citizenship’, InASA Biennial conference, Australian Catholic University, 8 - 10 February 2021.

Jane Lydon, Keynote, 'Imperial Subjects to Global Citizens? A Visual Language of Australian Citizenship.
Combined conference of the International Society fir Cultural History, with the Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies' world congress, Cultural Histories of Empire, Singapore 19-22 June, 2023.

Jane Lydon, Panel, PHOTO Festival, Visual Sovereignties, RMIT, 24 February 2020.

Jane Lydon, International Association for Australian Studies (InASA) Conference, Visualising Citizenship, 8-10 Feb 2021.

Jane Lydon, Public Humanities Seminar Series, ‘Visual Cultures and Dark Legacies’ UQ Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Thursday 4 November, 2-3.30pm 2020.

Jane Lydon, Keynote, Digiconflict Project Conference, Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, October 2020.

Melissa Miles, 'Cultivating Visual Citizenship: Girt and Werner Linde at the 1950 New Australians Art Exhibition’ , on the team panel 'Envisaging Australian Citizenship', InASA annual conference 2020, Australian Catholic University, 30 November – 2 December 2020.

Melissa Miles, ‘‘The City, Race and Labour in Australian Design Magazines of the 1930s’, Future States: Modernity and national identity in popular magazines, 1890-1945, University of Brighton, 30 March – 17 April 2020.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Tangled Citizenships’, Clunes Book Festival, March 2023.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Memorial culture and the state of reconciliation in Australia’, Humanities Institute, University College Dublin, November 2022.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Reinventing Indigenous legal subjecthood: the origins of Indigenous ‘rights’ in Australia’, InASA conference keynote address, February 2021.

Amanda Nettelbeck, ‘Precarious subjects: picturing the Aboriginal British subject in 19th century Australia’, InASA conference project panel, February 2021.

Amanda Nettelbeck, Panelist, 'The Overhead Telegraph Line: A Transcultural History',

PhD Student

Andrew Fewster funded by Wesfarmers Chair and attached to project: Citizenship and Reality TV.

Julian Rawiri Kusabs, ‘Indigenous Civic Literacy: A Comparative History of Education in Australia and New Zealand’.

Conference presentation, ‘Indigenous Historical Writings and Decolonial Futures of Education’, ISA World Congress of Sociology Conference, June 25-1 July 2023.

Other Outreach

Members of our project team provided academic advice and historical information from our research to the Department for Education’s Curriculum Development directorate, which they were able to draw on when developing HASS: Civics and Citizenship curriculum resources for teachers.