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Researcher: Harman, KE (Dr Kristyn Harman)

Fields of Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
New Zealand History
Historical Studies
Maori History
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Library and Information Studies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
Biography
British History
Asian History
North American History

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's Past
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Understanding New Zealand's Past
Understanding Past Societies
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Education and Training
Understanding Asia's Past
Communication Across Languages and Culture

Career Best Publications

Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan and Maori Exiles; UNSW Press
Aboriginal deaths in custody in colonial Australia 1805-1860; Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
Cleansing the Colony: Transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land; Otago University Press
Inventing a colonial dark tourism site: The Derby Boab ‘Prison Tree; Handbook of Prison Tourism
Making Shift: Mary Ann Hodgkinson and Hybrid Domesticity in Early Colonial New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of History
Protecting Tasmanian Aborigines: American and Queensland influences on the Cape Barren Island Reserve Act, 1912; The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History

Research Publications

'A definite feeling of antagonism': Rising tensions over clothing at the Featherston Prisoner-of-War Camp in World War Two; Journal of New Zealand Studies
'Doing a grand job”: Tasmanian Girl Guides and Their Service Across Two World Wars; Tasmanian Historical Studies
'Some dozen raupo whares and a few tents': Remembering raupo houses in colonial New Zealand; Journal of New Zealand Studies
'The Art of Cutting Stone': Aboriginal convict labour in nineteenth-century New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land; Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies II: Historical engagements and current enterprises
'The Same Measure of Justice': Aboriginal Convicts in the Australian Penal Colonies; Australian Studies
2014 Kay Daniels Award
A Highly Nuanced Reading of Cross-Cultural Encounters’, Tony Ballantyne, Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body
Aboriginal ANZAC Research
Aboriginal Anzacs
Aboriginal Convicts
Aboriginal Convicts
Aboriginal Convicts
Aboriginal Convicts
Aboriginal Convicts
Aboriginal Convicts wins Kay Daniels Award
Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan and Maori Exiles; UNSW Press
Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khosian, and Maori Exiles
Aboriginal Convicts: Race, Law and Transportation in Colonial New South Wales
Aboriginal deaths in custody in colonial Australia 1805-1860; Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney, and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History
Balanced portrayal of a difficult history
Black Peter the Bushranger; Island 130: Tasmania Now
Bodies in Context: Review of The Aboriginal Male in the Enlightenment World by Shino Konishi, Pickering & Chatto, London, 2012
Cleansing the Colony: Transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land; Otago University Press
Dancing on the Edge of Empire: A Transformative Tale of Pauline Melikoff: Hobart Girl and Russian Princess; Victoria Rigney
Dark tourism, Aboriginal imprisonment and the ‘prison tree’ that wasn’t
Hōhepa Te Umuroa’s invented ‘wife’ Te Rai: Crossing the line between historical fiction and fact; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Henry Reynolds, Forgotten War,
Hohepa Te Umuroa
Impossible to detain without chains? The use of restraints on Aboriginal people in policing and prisons; History Australia
In conversation with Professor Henry Reynolds
Indigenous convicts: Khoisan, Maori and Aboriginal exiles Hindsight
Indigenous Intermediaries: New Perspectives on Exploration Archives and Brokers & Boundaries: Colonial Exploration
Innovations in coordinating undergraduate students' oral tutorial presentations; Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice
Into the Heart of Tasmania: A Search for Human Antiquity
Inventing a colonial dark tourism site: The Derby Boab ‘Prison Tree; Handbook of Prison Tourism
Liaisons and Legacies
Lives twisted out of shape! Tasmanian Aboriginal soldiers and the aftermath of the First World War; Aboriginal History
Liz Conor, Skin Deep: Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women
Making Shift: Mary Ann Hodgkinson and Hybrid Domesticity in Early Colonial New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of History
Multiple Subjectivities: Writing Duall's Life as Social Biography; Indigenous Biography and Autobiography
Oyster Cove Aboriginal Station
Protecting Tasmanian Aborigines: American and Queensland influences on the Cape Barren Island Reserve Act, 1912; The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
Recovering the History of Aboriginal Convicts
Review: Ian McFarlane, Beyond Awakening: The Aboriginal Tribes of North West Tasmania
Send in the Sydney Natives! Deploying Mainlanders Against Tasmanian Aborigines; Tasmanian Historical Studies
The Last Man: A British Genocide in Tasmania
The Rin Tin Tin Plaque: A Man, his Dog, and a Japanese Prisoner of War; The Lives of Colonial Objects
The Surprising Story of Aboriginal Convicts in Australia
‘The families were … too poor to send them parcels’: The provision of comforts to Aboriginal soldiers in the AIF in the Second World War; Aboriginal History

Research Projects

'Centre and Periphery': New Zealand Historical Association Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
'Stepping Bravely Ashore': Mary Ann Hodgkinson in Early Colonial New Zealand; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Colonial Objects Conference - Dunedin, NZ (Feb 2013); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
History of the Oyster Cove Aboriginal Station; Plomley Foundation (PF)
The Deeper Meaning of Embodiment for Knowledge Creation at UTAS; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Contextualising the Cape Barren Island Reserve Act 1912

Research Candidate Supervision

Indigenous Soldiers From Tasmania Who Served in WWI
International Influences on the Establishment and Evolution of Aboriginal Political Activism 1900 - 1940
Screening Australian Literature- A Silver Celebration (1988-2013)