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Dr. Tiffany Shellam
|Area||School of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Phone||+61 3 924 43943|
Unit Chair for AIH205: 'Sex and Gender in History'
Campus Coordinator AIH288:'Exploring Australia's Indigenous Pasts'
AIH439: History Theory and Method (honours)
|Research interests||I am interested in the relationships between indigenous Australians and newcomers in the 19th century, particularly during exploration expeditions, in developing settlements and in missions. I have an interest in ethnographic history, the intersections of anthropology and history, and history as a creative practice.|
|Current research projects||
ARC Discovery Project: “Exploring the Middle Ground: New Histories of Cross Cultural Encounters in Australian Maritime and Land Exploration”. DP110100931, with Dr Shino Konishi and Dr Maria Nugent (ANU).
'A history of the colonisation of Australia’s Indigenous people, 1750-1911’. (Oxford University Press 2015)
Australian Academy of the Humanities Travelling Fellowship 2008
Research Development Fund Grant, Deakin University, 2009
Margaret Medcalf Award (2010) - Special Commendation
ARC Discovery Project 2011 'Exploring the Middle Ground: New Histories of Cross-Cultural Encounters in Australian Maritime and Land Exploration’, DP110100931, with Dr Shino Konishi and Dr Maria Nugent (ANU)
BA Hons, La Trobe Univesrity, 2003
PhD, Australian National University, 2008
Australian Historical Studies (Review Editor 2009-)
Staples Committee, UWA Publishing (Advisory Board 2008-)
New Scholar (Editorial Board, 2010)
Australian Historical Association (member)
Denmark Historical Society (member)
|Research link||View Deakin associated research data|
2004, Shellam, Tiffany,‘Complicating the Friendly Frontier: Snakebite, Medicine and Sorcery at King George´s Sound in 1830’, electronic journal Australian Perspectives, 2004, accessed at www.latrobe.edu.au/australianstudies/articles.html
2007, Shellam, Tiffany, 'Making Sense of Law and Disorder', History and Anthropology, vol.18, issue 1, 2007, pp.75-88.
2012, Shellam, Tiffany, '"A Mystery to the Medical World': Florence Nightingale, Rosendo Salvado and the risk of civilisation', History Australia, vol.9, no.1, pp. 109-134
2012 (forthcoming), Shellam, Tiffany,‘“Our Natives” or “Wild Blacks”: enumeration as a statistical dimension of sovereignty in Western Australia’, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, scheduled for issue 13.3, Winter 2012.
2012, Shellam, Tiffany, 'Tropes of friendship, undercurrents of fear: alternative emotions on the "friendly frontier"', Westerly, vol.57, no.2, November 2012, pp.16-31.