Misery and indifference: German refugees post-World War II and refugees now

  … While doing research on occupied Germany after the Second World War, Christine de Matos came across material that should be considered as we confront today’s refugee flows. In November 1948, a British woman named Mary Sutherland made an official tour of the British zone of occupation in post-war Germany. Sutherland’s area of expertise was … Read more

Private Lives Public History

  Dr Anna Clark’s 2016 Peter Tyler Oration left her PHA audience with an important challenge: how does the profession build the connections between people’s appetite to understand where they came from and the broader story of society’s historical development? This is the task uncovered by Clark’s research into ordinary Australians’ attitude to history. She conducted interviews … Read more