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First Name
Julie
Last Name
Kimber
Affiliation
Swinburne University
Website URL
https://www.swinburne.edu.au/health-arts-design/staff/profile/index.php?id=jkimber
Keywords
Labour and political history; biography; Vagrancy laws; histories of policing and punishment.
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About Me

Julie teaches history and politics, and convenes the history major at Swinburne University of Technology. She is federal secretary of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History and edits the triannual newsletter, Recorder, for the Melbourne Branch, as well as its website. Before joining Swinburne, Julie taught at several universities in NSW and Victoria: UNSW, Sydney, Newcastle, Monash and Deakin. A co-editor (with Dr Maggie Nolan) of the Journal of Australian Studies (journal of the International Australian Studies Association) from 2013 to 2020, and book review editor of Labour History: a journal of labour and social history from 2002 to 2015, she has edited collections on Australian political and labour history, and is currently working on a study of Evdokia Petrov with Phillip Deery.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
2020-06-23: The Ferry Plot - ABC The History Lesson
Country Focus
Australia
Expertise by Geography
Australia, British Isles, North America, United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Colonialism, Gender, Labor, Law, Local & Regional, Politics, Public History, Race, Urban History, Women, World War I, World War II