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Email: [email protected] Phone: (02) 6125 2352 Location: Room #2113, School of History, Research School of Social Sciences, Coombs Building (9), Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200 AUSTRALIA Qualification: BA (Hons), (University of Sydney) Ph D (University of Technology Sydney) Researcher profile: https://edu.au/researchers/thomas-me Martin Thomas is a cultural historian who specialises in Australian, Aboriginal and trans-national history.
He has published in the areas of environmental history, landscape studies, cross-cultural encounter, expeditions and exploration, history of anthropology, and on the impact of sound recording and photography.Jointly funded by the Visual Arts/Craft Fund of the Australia Council for the Arts and the Australian Academy of the Humanities through its Travelling Fellowship program.2000: Winner of the Audio/Visual History Prize, New South Wales Premier’s History Awards for the ABC radio documentary HIST2233 ‘How the Camera Changed History: A Century of Photography and Cinema’. HIST2234 ‘The Reach of History: Presenting the Past in the Public Domain’. HIST2231 ‘Exploration: Columbus to the Moon’.His recent teaching at ANU includes courses on exploration, photography and public history.Research Interests: • Australian and trans-national history • History of exploration and expeditions • History of anthropology • History of photography and sound recording • Aboriginal history • Magic lanterns (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2011 & 2012), 462 pp. page=511&book=9781741757811 Winner the 2012 National Biography Award of Australia and shortlisted for the following prizes: Prize for Non Fiction, 2014 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature; Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction, New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards; Ernest Scott Prize (awarded by the Australian Historical Association for the most distinguished contribution to the History of Australia or New Zealand or to the history of colonization); The Age Book of the Year, Non Fiction category; New South Wales Premier’s Australian History Prize; Queensland Premier’s History Prize. Media Links: • Oral history interviews in the National Library of Australia: Indigeneity in an Expanded Field: Integrative Graduate Humanities Education and Research Training (IGHERT) The IGHERT project, on the pilot theme of ‘Indigeneity in an Expanded Field’, involves a set of structured research investigations and cross-institutional collaborations aimed at piloting new models of post-graduate training.I am the ANU’s Principal Investigator on the project, collaborating with colleagues from the Universities of California (Santa Cruz), Wisconsin (Milwaukee) and Giessen.2001-03: Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney (F00104426).2001: Residency at the Denise Hickey Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.ABR was founded to challenge a reviewing culture focused on the writing of other countries.Writers published in ABR include Randolph Stow, Judith Wright, Robert Hughes, Peter Porter, Dorothy Porter, David Malouf, Helen Garner, Clive James, Les Murray, Gail Jones, Kerryn Goldsworthy, and James Ley.