A/Prof Tracey Banivanua Mar
Associate Professor  Tracey Banivanua Mar i s an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at La Trobe University. Her research is concerned with the shared and entwined histories of colonialism experienced by the indigenous peoples of Australia and the Pacific, and she has published variously on themes of colonial violence and governance, forced labour regimes and indigenous networks and diaspora. She is the author of Violence and Colonial Dialogue: the Australian-Pacific Indentured Labour Trade (Honolulu: UHP, 2007) and the forthcoming Decolonisation and the Pacific: Indigenous Globalisation and the Ends of Empire , (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). She is also co-editor of Making Settler Colonial Space: perspectives on race, place and identity , (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) with Penny Edmonds.
Chief Investigator
Dr Nadia Rhook
Nadia Rhook worked as a research assistant on the project between 2014 ad 2015. She is an historian at La Trobe University. Her PhD thesis, supervised by A/Prof. Tracey Banivanua Mar, explored the nexus between language, race and law in colonial Melbourne. On it she has published in Postcolonial Studies, the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, and Transfers journal of mobility. She has a background in ESL teaching and linguistics and an interest in race, urban space, and British and French settler colonialism(s). For correspondence email: N.Rhook@latrobe.edu.au
Research Associate, 2014-2015
Lucy Davies
Research Associate, 2016