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Researcher: Wegman, I (Dr Imogen Wegman)

Fields of Research

Australian history
Global and world history
British history
Biography
Heritage, archive and museum studies
Historical studies
Environmental history
Migration history
Impacts of tourism
Human geography
History of empires, imperialism and colonialism
Other history, heritage and archaeology
Heritage collections and interpretations

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Heritage
Understanding Australia's past
Understanding Europe's past
Conserving the historic environment

Career Best Publications

A Belgian farmer moved a rock and accidentally annexed France: the weird and wonderful history of man-made borders
Casual Expansion by Land Grantees in Van Diemen’s Land; Tasmanian Historical Studies
‘A truly sublime appearance’: using GIS to find the traces of pre-colonial landscapes and land use; History Australia

Research Publications

A Belgian farmer moved a rock and accidentally annexed France: the weird and wonderful history of man-made borders
A home for everyone? Property ownership has been about status and wealth since our convict days
A study of 'common-edge drift' in Norfolk
Birthplaces of transported convicts in urban London, 1780-1830
Breakfast ABC Hobart radio: interview with Joel Rheinberger
Casual Expansion by Land Grantees in Van Diemen’s Land; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Colonial maps and land grants: Interview with Chris Wisbey
How early Australian settlers drew maps to erase Indigenous people and push ideas of colonial superiority
How To… Be a Tour Guide
Land Grants in Early Colonial Van Diemen's Land
Life Matters with Hilary Harper and Michael Mackenzie
Love it? Hate it? It’s still Tasmania’s history; Public History Weekly
On paper, on screen, on site: family history in the 21st century
Profitable and Unprofitable Acres: Patterns of European expansion across Van Diemen’s Land, 1803-35
Public History in Tasmania
Radio Interview
Radio interview
Radio interview
Radio interview
Radio interview
So you want to be a genealogist: Interview with Traces
Surviving the conference marathon
The causes of common-edge drift: a Norfolk study; Norfolk Archaeology
The latest on tools & methods from the Digital HASS Champions
The map and the land: hidden Tasmanian histories; Cartographies of Change : Then, Now and Tomorrow
The road to here: rivers were the highways of Australia’s colonial history
The Van Diemen Anthology 2019; Forty South Publishing
Tour guiding and Tasmanian history: Interview with Louise Grimmer
Understanding colonial maps
Van Diemen's Land-Scapes; GESP symposium
Water wise: How rivers shaped a colony; Tasmanian Historical Research Association. Papers and Proceedings
‘A truly sublime appearance’: using GIS to find the traces of pre-colonial landscapes and land use; History Australia

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision