Local Intermediaries in International Exploration Conference
Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent and Tiffany Shellam convened a well attended conference in July 2013 on the role and experience of local intermediaries in exploration. Keynote speakers wereFelix Driver, Len Collard and David Palmer and John Gascoigne.
Maria Nugent is currently engaged in a large research project called “Remembering Dispossession”, which uses a series of case studies to explore the ways in which Aboriginal people interpret and narrate their historical experiences under colonial conditions...
Dr Leane became a recipient of the Australian Research Council Discovery grant for a her project 'Reading the Nation: A Critical Study of Aboriginal/Settler Representations in the Contemporary Australian Literary Landscape'.