Ship’s Biscuits: Fuelling Empire, if not Diplomacy
Ship’s biscuits, later known as hard tack, fuelled European naval exploration and expansion. Yet their role as a gift in encounters with First Nations peoples left a lot to be desired.
Two PhD scholarships available through Global Encounters
Are you, or would someone you know be, interested in working on the Global Encounters project?
Monash University celebrates the launch of Global Encounters and First Nations Peoples: 1000 Years of Australian History
'Bagi-La-M Bargan' as a Primary Source
A personal reflection on using contemporary Hip Hop to counter Eurocentrism in historical texts.
Now available: Webinar recording of Dr Shino Konishi: French Encounters in New Holland, 1801-1826
Watch the first Global Encounters Network seminar for the year which was held on 18 February 2021. Dr Shino Konishi spoke on French encounters in New Holland 1801-1826, and in conversation with Professor Lynette Russell.
Global Encounters researchers launch dynamic monthly seminar series interrogating Australian history
Socially Distanced, Culturally Connected
How Yolngu and Indonesian Artists created a cross-cultural virtual encounter through comic video and art tour projects