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Heart, power, treaty, truth: affective, political performances in (post) reconciliation Australia

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Edmonds, P, Heart, power, treaty, truth: affective, political performances in (post) reconciliation Australia, Trevor Reese Memorial Lectures, 4 October 2017, King's College London, pp. 34. (2017) [Keynote Presentation]


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Abstract

Given Professor Reese’s work on the Commonwealth and related countries, international relations and his awareness of Indigenous Australia, I hope that he would appreciate tonight’s discussion around the powerful political phenomenon – reconciliation – that springs out of the histories and colonial and constitutional relationships of so many commonwealth countries, or British settler societies, and which have powerful legacies today. As you will see, these are matters of colonialism and empire that continue to shape the present in multiple and challenging ways.

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Item Type:Keynote Presentation
Keywords:history, Australia
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Edmonds, P (Associate Professor Penny Edmonds)
ID Code:126551
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-06-18
Last Modified:2018-06-18
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