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Exhibiting Autonomous Women

Toni Church explores how popular understandings of the past can be deepened and transformed by enlivening how colonial women are represented in curatorial language and physical embodiments in Australian museums and galleries. This post is based on an article that appears … Continue reading

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Jill Roe’s Searching for the Spirit: Theosophy in Australia, 1879–1939 (2020)

Marian Quartly reflects upon historian Jill Roe’s book Searching for the Spirit: Theosophy in Australia, 1879-1939, upon its recent republication. Jill Roe, described on her death as ‘one of Australia’s greatest historians’, is best remembered for her internationally acclaimed biography of … Continue reading

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