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Researcher: Lehman, GP (Dr Greg Lehman)

Fields of Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sociology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Art history
Australian history
Fine arts
Biography
Natural resource management
Archival, repository and related studies
Heritage and cultural conservation
Social geography
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
Visual cultures
Art criticism
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's past
Understanding the past of the Americas
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
The creative arts
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Music
Nga wahi taonga (Maori places of significance)
Conserving collections and movable cultural heritage
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Benjamin Duterrau: The art of conciliation; Journal of War and Culture Studies
Telling us true; Whitewash : on Keith Windschuttle's fabrication of Aboriginal history
Turning back the clock: fire, biodiversity, and Indigenous community development in Tasmania; Working on Country: Contemporary Indigenous Management of Australia's Lands and Coastal Regions

Research Publications

#7: A Constance of Presence
(Dis)regarding the Savages: terra nullius in Tasmanian colonial art; Colonialism and its Narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia conference
(dis)Regarding the Savages: a short history of published images of Tasmanian Aborigines; Graphic Encounters
2 000 Generations of place-making; Senses of place: exploring concepts and expressions of place
A burned country: Aboriginal fire in art; Creating Countries
A Constance of Presence (Greg Lehman on Unspoken Rule
A Curious Absence; Hadley’s Art Prize
A desire for uncertainty; Island
A desire for uncertainty (Millennium essay); Island
A fascinating ruin: conciliations in Tasmania; The Sixth Biennial Conference of the European Association for Studies on Australia Reconciliations: 100 years of Australian Federation
A finger of wilderness: interpreting the Indigenous culture of Mt Wellington
A museum of Southern memory; The South Project
A Place in our heritage: the role and scope of the Australian Heritage Commission's National Estate Grants Program - Tasmanian Aboriginal priorities and perspectives
A short history of Aborigines in Tasmanian colonial art; Allport Talks
A Short History of Cook; Place Matters
A Short History of Cook
A snake and a seal; Heartsick for Country: Stories of Love, Spirit and Creation
A Tasmanian Requiem - an oratorio for voice, brass and percussion
A Tasmanian requiem: the exile of history; Island
Aboriginal interpretation of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area : a strategy for interpreting Palawa culture and heritage
Aboriginal Interpretation Strategy for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Aboriginal management in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Aboriginal Management Strategy for the Wilderness World Heritage Area
Alternative histories: resisting a discourse of deficit; 2015 History Teacher’s Association of Australia National Conference (HTAA) National Conference: Racing Into History?
An age-old question of burning
An artist’s sardonic take on a Quixotic tragedy
An infamous absence: Tasmanian Aborigines and the European eye; 13th Biennial GASt Conference in Stuttgart: Visualizing Australia: Images, Icons and Imaginations - Representing the Continent at Home and Abroad
An infamous absence: Tasmanian Aborigines and the European eye; Interdisciplinary Indigenous History
Art in a Time of Colony by Carroll Khadija von Zinnenburg (Ashgate 2014); Australian Aboriginal Studies
Artwork sparks heartache
As A Small Boy
Australia, you have unfinished business. It’s time to let our 'fire people' care for this land
Australian Aboriginal Art; Oxford University Press
Australian Indigenous weather knowledge; Thirteenth Symposium on Education
Authentic and essential: a review of Anita M Heiss’ Dhuuluu-Yala (To Talk Straight): publishing Indigenous literature; Australian Humanities Review
Back to Cape Barren; Tasmania Aboriginal Centre
Battle for our heritage
Being Black
Being here: authenticity and presence in Tasmanian Aboriginal art; Keeping Culture: Aboriginal Tasmania
Being talked over: administration of identity in Tasmania; 4th Indigenous Researcher’s Forum: Yarning About Research
Benjamin Duterrau: a grand contradiction
Benjamin Duterrau: The art of conciliation; Journal of War and Culture Studies
Black Man’s Houses
Black Man’s Houses: a cultural documentation; International Conference on Higher Education and Indigenous People
Bugle call to the fallen
Building a better dome
Building Tasmanian Aboriginal protocols for digitisation and use of G.A. Robinson's Tasmanian papers; Digital History Workshop
Bushland Management Strategy
Coming to terms with Tasmania’s forgotten war
Containment dreaming
Creating the wilderness we cherish
Crystal Bone; A Published Event
Curating the colonial: reflections on ‘The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania’s Black War’; Colonialism and its narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia conference
Dark MOFO Festival 2017
Despite heartbreak and failures to close the gap, there is hope
Disappearing
Discursive Journeys: visual identities from 19th century Tasmania; Third International Conference on The Future of Emotions: Conversations Without Borders
Educational Package for Visiting Aboriginal Places
Facing the past a rite of passage
Fate of a Free People’ by Henry Reynolds (Penguin 1995); Island
Fearing Truganini
Fearing Truganini; Artlink: Australian Contemporary Art Quarterly
First voice
Forgotten War by Henry Reynolds (NewSouth Books 2013), and Van Diemen's Land: an Aboriginal History’ by Murray Johnson and Ian McFarlane (NewSouth Books 2015)
Friendly Mission: The Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829–1834, by N. J. B. Plomley (Quintus 2008),; Australian Aboriginal Studies
In the Shadow of the Mountain: The Power and Influence of Landscape in Tasmania
Indigenous contexts in science; Indigenous Research Hui
Indigenous engagement with science: towards deeper understandings
Indigenous people and the colonial eye; The Colonial Eye
Indigenous reconciliation in the museums and galleries sector; Museums Australia National Conference 2015: Medium & Message - Contested Places
Introduction; European Vision and the South Pacific
It’s time we face up to atrocities in our backyard
John Glover; Australia 1770-1861/Frontier Wars
kanalaritja: an unbroken string - TMAG touring exhibition; Artlink: Australian Contemporary Art Quarterly
Kunanyi: the Mountain
Life's quiet companion; Island
Life's quiet companion; The Penguin Book of Death
Lola Greeno and Lenna Newson
Looking for a long-lost hero
Losing our home
Losing our home
Make Places for the Young
Making nature
Matriarchs of Survival
Money can’t buy soul of the nation
Museum Redevelopment – Indigenous culture
Ningher Canoe: The story behind building a traditional Tasmanian Aboriginal canoe – Dark Mofo 2014
Nurturing Palawa at the University of Tasmania; 4th World Indigenous People’s Conference on Education
Oath signed in oil on canvas
Our Land, Our Sites
Patalinya, Our Oyster Cove; Tasmania Aboriginal Centre
Patriot Games
Pinnacle Interpretation Design and Production
Pleading Robinson
Poets and Painters: The Big Punchbowl
Pride Against Prejudice: reminiscences of a Tasmanian Aborigine by Ida West (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra 1987)
Protecting Indigenous knowledge; National Indigenous Higher Education Conference
Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art by Ian McLean; ab-Origina: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations and First Peoples’ Cultures
Reclaiming Robinson: building Tasmanian Aboriginal protocols for digitisation and use of the journals of G.A. Robinson in the SLNSW
Recognising the Ancient Skill of Cultural Burning; Continent Aflame: Responses to an Australian Catastrophe
Reconciling ruin; Historic Environment
Reconciling ruin; Islands of Vanishment: Exploration, Conservation and Interpretation of Heritage Places
Report and Recommendations - King River Archaeological study
Report on issues underlying Aboriginal over-representation in the criminal justice system
Rev. of Sarah Madison, Beyond White Guilt, by Greg Lehman (Sarah Maddison. Beyond White Guilt: the real challenge for Black-White relations in Australia. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2011); The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia (JEASA)
Reviving an ancient tradition: the Ningher Canoes of Aboriginal Tasmania
Shared Journeys to Meenamatta Land
Speculating the past; Picturing the Wilderness: Natural Environment and Wilderness Symposium, Uni
St Helens and Bicheno Townscape Plans - Aboriginal Heritage
St Helen’s History Museum Redevelopment – Indigenous culture
Talking Point: Mona’s vision for Macquarie Point must be founded on reality
Tantima, Our Rocky Cape; Tasmania Aboriginal Centre
Tarner the Kangaroo: a source of Palawa spirituality
Tasmania Aborygenow [Aboriginal Tasmanians]; Spoza raju : Australia, Tasmania, Nowa Zelandia
Tasmania's Black War: undermining the foundations of terra nullius; Artlink: Australian Contemporary Art Quarterly
Tasmanian gothic; Griffith Review
Tasmania’s deep history
Te Papa: Reinventing New Zealand’s national museum 1998-2018, by Conal McCarthy, Wellington, Te Papa Press, 2018, 256 pp., $NZ45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0- 9941362-6-8; Museum History Journal
Telling us true; Whitewash : on Keith Windschuttle's fabrication of Aboriginal history
Tense Past - Narratives of gaps and silences
Tense Pasts
The Art of genocide: Benjamin Duterrau’s The Conciliation; Art, War and Truth Conference
The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania by Nicholas Clements 268 pp., University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2014, ISBN 9780702250064, $34.95; Aboriginal History
The conciliation: a Gothic tale; Tarraleah 2012: Imaging Nature II
The Devil We Know
The First Tasmanians: Our Story
The genocide memorial and Tasmania; The Aboriginal Memorial - 30th Anniversary Annual Lecture & Symposium
The Jerry snake; Yarning Strong Identity Anthology Theme : Identity
The Killing at Risdon Cove by W. F. Refshauge (Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016)
The Mountain
The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania's Black War; National Gallery of Australia
The National Picture: the art of Tasmania’s Black War
The National Picture: the art of Tasmania’s Black War
The noble savage in Tasmania; Antipodean Perspective : Selected Writings of Bernard Smith
The Other Side; Place Matters
The Other Side
The Palawa of Tasmania
The Palawa Voice
The picturesque colonial archive: a visual terra nullius?; Supreme and Federal Court Judges Conference
The rear view mirror: visual representaton of Aborigines in Tasmania; National Indigenous Studies Conference
The Role and Scope of the National Estate Program: Aboriginal Priorities and Perspectives
The sequel to Lyndall Ryan’s seminal history - Tasmanian Aborigines: A History Since 1803 by Lyndall Ryan Allen & Unwin, $35 pb, 445 pp, 9781742370682
The trouble with paradise; Imaging Nature: Environment, Media and Tourism 2004
The trouble with paradise; Imaging Nature: Environment, Media and Tourism: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Too Many Cooks
Training for Rangers in Aboriginal Heritage Management
Tropes of Palawa Representation: absence and the noble Savage in Tasmania; Arts Research Seminar
Truganani, bushranger
Trukanini: an identity transformed
Turning back the clock; Native Solutions: Indigenous Knowledge and Today’s Fire Management
Turning back the clock: fire, biodiversity and Indigenous community development in Tasmania; Cultures and Biodiversity Congress
Turning back the clock: fire, biodiversity, and Indigenous community development in Tasmania; Working on Country: Contemporary Indigenous Management of Australia's Lands and Coastal Regions
Two thousand generations of place-making; Making Sense of Place: Exploring the Concepts and Expressions of Place Though Different Senses
Tyerelore Culture
Uluru Katatjuta National Park Visitor Centre Interpretation Redevelopment
Walk With Me: Aboriginal Hobart
What would you do?
Where Contradictions Collide; Alasdair Doyle
With Fire the Country is Cleaned Up
Writing Our Lives
Writing truth into our history
Your Indigenous Tasmanian History

Research Projects

'Too Many Cooks' catalogue; Gordon Darling Foundation (GDF)
A Biography of Woretemoeteyenner; Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
Heritage and Reconciliation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Beyond Black Man’s Houses

Research Candidate Supervision