Unfinished business

2021 Australian Historical Association conference A wonderful virtual conference this year, with so many sessions to choose from. I was delighted to share a panel on day 2 with James Dunk and Daniel May addressing the theme ‘Big histories’, chaired by Rachel Goldlust. My own paper – ‘On the edge: Towards a more than human … More Unfinished business

Ice memory

Exploring the human and natural histories of Antarctica’s sea ice Presentation by Dr Joy McCann to ANU Research Roadshow, November 2020 I am mesmerised by sea ice. It is neither land nor sea, but something else entirely. Below me, invisible currents stir delicate white crystals of ice, pushing them together until they curl up at … More Ice memory

A few environmental history activities of late

Things have been a bit quieter lately while I’ve been settling into my new life in Tasmania. However, I’ve managed to contribute to a few projects in recent months, including: . Expert contributor to audio guide for State Library of NSW ‘Mapping the Pacific’ exhibition, Sydney, July-October 2021 . N Bax, C Novaglio, KH Maxwell … More A few environmental history activities of late