eCite Digital Repository

“Are We Internationally Minded?” Everyday Cultures of Australian Internationalism in the mid-20th Century

Citation

Darian-Smith, K and Elder, C and Paisley, F, 'Are We Internationally Minded?' Everyday Cultures of Australian Internationalism in the mid-20th Century, Journal of Australian Studies, 43, (4) pp. 405-411. ISSN 1444-3058 (2019) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


Preview
PDF (Published article)
Pending copyright assessment - Request a copy
921Kb
  

DOI: doi:10.1080/14443058.2019.1704171

Abstract

On 22 August 1932, Australian activist Mildred Muscio, an advocate for world peace and disarmament, presented a radio broadcast on Sydney’s station 2BL as part of the League of Nations Week organised by the League of Nations Union. The substance of her talk, titled "Are We Internationally Minded?", was reprinted in the Sydney Morning Herald over the next two weeks. In her broadcast, Muscio, who emphasised the importance of pacifism as the interconnection between all peoples in a globalising world, had declared disarmament the only hope for humankind. To be internationally minded was, for Muscio, simply a matter of "sanity".

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:internationalism, Australia, universities; twentieth century, interwar
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Darian-Smith, K (Professor Kate Darian-Smith)
ID Code:138065
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2020-03-23
Last Modified:2020-03-24
Downloads:0

Repository Staff Only: item control page