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Dr Margie Borschke

Centre for Media History (CMH), Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies


Phone: +61 2 9850 2159

Margie Borschke is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media and the Associate Head the Department of Media, Music Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University.She is the author of This is Not a Remix: Piracy, Authenticity and Popular Music (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017). Borschke's research addresses reproduction, circulation and distribution...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Malcolm Choat

Professor
Department of Ancient History, Faculty of Arts


Phone: +61 2 9850 7561

Malcolm Choat is Professor of Ancient History in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. His current research interests centre on discourses of authenticity, debates over cultural heritage, and the reception of the ancient world. He is interested in the way the ancient world is experienced today, and our interactions...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Rachel Yuen-Collingridge

Department of Ancient History, Department of Ancient History


Stream Members

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Javier Alvarez-Mon

Professor
Department of Ancient History


Javier Álvarez-Mon holds degrees in ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology from the École du Louvre (Paris) and the University of California at Berkeley respectively. A 2003 Fulbright-Hays Fellow, he is presently Associate Professor in Near Eastern Archaeology and Art at Macquarie University (Australia) and 2014-18 Future Fellow (Australian Research Council)....View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Tom Baudinette

Department of International Studies Languages and Cultures


Phone: +61 2 9850 8813

Thomas is Lecturer in Japanese Studies and the Department MRes Director. Thomas is the Faculty Representative for the ECR Network. Thomas joined the Department of International Studies in 2017. He holds a PhD and a BA(Hons, first class) in Japanese Studies from Monash University. Research To date, Thomas' research has utilized the...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Ms Theresa M. Senft

Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies


Phone: +61 2 9850 2118

Theresa (Terri) Senft has a BA (Hons) in Political Science (SUNY Albany USA 1983) and a PhD in Performance Studies (New York University  2004). Her research centers on the performance of self via digital media, with a focus on the visual display of identity via photo, video, and streaming technologies....View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Mio Bryce

Department of International Studies Languages and Cultures


Phone: +61 2 9850 7064

Mio Bryce is Head of Japanese Studies and has been developing and teaching a diverse range of units including Japanese language (from Introductory to Advanced), literature, manga/anime and popular culture, as well as a PACE unit, aimed at capturing and magnifying students' passion for Japanese culture and language....View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Julian Droogan

Department of Security Studies and Criminology


Phone: 1425

Dr. Julian Droogan is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University where he is the Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (Routledge). Julian’s academic background encompasses the anthropology and history of religions. His research interests include countering violent extremism,...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Tanya Evans

Associate Professor
Centre for Applied History, Centre for Media History (CMH), Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations


Phone: +61 2 9850 8875

I am a public historian who specializes in the history of the family, motherhood and poverty. I am passionate about researching ordinary people and places in the past and co-creating historical knowledge with diverse communities. My first three books were about the history of 'illegitimacy', poverty and philanthropy. My third...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Marcelle Freiman

Associate Professor
Department of English


Phone: +61 2 9850 6892

Marcelle Freiman is a published poet whose research focus is on Creative Writing and its practice, theory and pedgagogy. She has published articles on the practice and theory of Creative Writing, with a current  interest in cognition, creativity and theories of extended and distributed cognition in writing process. She also...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Ulrike Garde

Associate Professor
Department of International Studies Languages and Cultures


Phone: +61 2 9850 7051

Ulrike Garde’s research interests range across Intercultural German Studies, in particular German theatre, performing arts, literature and film. She explores how we create and perceive cultural identities in theatre, literature and film. Her current project investigates 'Multilingualism on the Berlin Stage'. Past research projects and publications have included studies on:...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Robert Ross

Department of Philosophy


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Dr Stephanie Russo

Department of English


Stephanie Russo specialises in early modern and eighteenth-century women's writing. Her work has focused on exploring representations of politics, monarchy, power, and revolution. She has published widely on a range of female novelists of the eighteenth century, including Jane Austen, Mary Robinson, Frances Burney,  Charlotte Smith, Sarah Fielding, Mary Wollstonecraft,...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Hsu-Ming Teo

Associate Professor
Department of English


Phone: +61 2 9850 7018

Hsu-Ming Teo is a literary novelist and cultural historian based in the English Department at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Her first novel Love and Vertigo (2000) won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award and was shortlisted for several other awards. It has been translated into Chinese, Thai, German and Italian. Her second...View full profile in our Researcher's database

External Associates and Collaborators

Dr. Rodney Ast

Institute for Papyrology, University of Heidelberg

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Email: ast@uni-heidelberg.de

Phone:+49 6221 542334

Rodney Ast is a Senior Research and Teaching Associate in the Institute for Papyrology at the University of Heidelberg. His research interests are methods of authentication and the production of writing in antiquity; ancient literacy; Graeco-Roman social history, archaeology, and cultural heritage; digital papyrology and scholarly communication. Current projects include the study of written artifacts from the Red Sea area; Latin everyday texts from North Africa; literary agency in Roman Egypt; and scholarly assumptions about purported forgeries.

Dr. Meg Mumford

Senior Lecturer, Theatre and Performance Studies, UNSW

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Email: m.mumford@unsw.edu.au

Phone: +61 2 9385 4865

Dr. Meg Mumford is a Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at UNSW. Her specialisation is in modern and contemporary German theatre, with a focus on the way the writing, staging, and viewing of theatre responds to socio-historical contexts, ideologies and habitual modes of perception. Meg’s research aims at advancing the understanding of theatre’s capacities and strategies for engaging with social inequity and difference.

Associate Professor Ilona Hongisto

Associate Professor

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Email: ilona.hongisto@ntnu.no

Phone: +47 73559348

Formerly a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies (now Honorary Senior Lecturer), Associate Professor Ilona Hongisto now holds positions at the University of Turku, Finland, Aalto University, Helsinki, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. Her work broadly focuses on experimental film and video art, documentary theory and practice, and the idea of Europe in transition.

Associate Professor Lucas Lixinski

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UNSW

Associate Professor Lucas Lixinski

Email: l.lixinski@unsw.edu.au

Phone: +61 2 9385 6685

Lucas Lixinski is an Associate Professor at the UNSW Faculty of Law. While he researches and teaches in a wide range of international law topics, his primary area of interest is international cultural heritage law and international human rights law. He is currently a member of the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Heritage Studies, the Australian Journal of Human Rights, the Santander Art and Culture Law Review, and the European Court of Human Rights Law Review.

HDR Students

Lauren Dundler

PhD Candidate, Department of Ancient History

Lauren Dundler is a PhD candidate at Macquarie University, co-convener of the Markers of Authenticity Seminar series, and member of the Forging Antiquities project. Her research is concerned with the illicit antiquities trade, art crime and cultural heritage law; the ethics of cultural heritage, provenance and academic practice; cultural heritage policy development and implementation; and provenance research. Her PhD is being supervised by Prof. Malcolm Choat and Dr. Shireen Daft (Macquarie Law School).

Email: lauren.dundler@mq.edu.au

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