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 Kay Saunders
Professor in History
University of Queensland

Research Projects
2002-4 Australian Research Council Award, large grant.
1999 National Archives of Australia Grant
1998 Russell Ward Memorial Lecture, University of New England, Australia
1994-1996 National Australia Day Council Grant - Official Federation History
1994-1994 Australian Research Council Grant (major)
1992 Nomination of Gender Relations in Australia for National Human Rights Award (short listed)
1988 -1990 University of Queensland Foundation Grant
1990 British Academy Grant
1979- 81 Australian Research Grants Scheme Award (large grant).
Significant Contributions to this research
Current Major Research Projects:
  • Constitutional History:
  • Pauline Hanson, Globalization and the Race Debate.
  • The Miss Australia Quest
  • Internment and national minorities during war.
  • Sir Robert Menzies's analysis of the rule of law and central powers of the Constitution.

2001 The World's First Labor Government, Brisbane, RQHS, (co-editor).

2000 Alien Justice: Internment in Twentieth Century North America and Australia (with Roger Daniels). St. Lucia, The University of Queensland Press.

Book chapters 2003 “Sir Charles Powers” in Queensland Judges of the High Court eds. Michael White QC and Aladin Rahemtula Brisbane Queensland Supreme Court, pp.188-197.

2002 "The Men behind Pauline Hanson" in Manning the Millennium: Studies in Masculinities, ed. S. Pearce and V. Muller, Perth, Black Swan Press, pp. 225-237.

2001 'By Chance and Divine Intervention: D.B.Waterson's Contribution to Federation Studies', in Paul Ashton and Bridget Griffen- Foley, (Eds.) From the frontier: Essays in honour of Duncan Waterson, St. Lucia, UQP, pp.29-36.

2001 ' " A New Race, Bred of the Soil and Sun": Conceptualising Race and Labour, 1890-1914', in Mark Hearn and Greg Patmore, Working the Nation: Working Life and Federation, 1890-1914, Sydney, Pluto Press, pp.78- 94.

2001 'Reconciling our Mothers' Lives: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Women coming together', (co-author), in P. Grimshaw, et al (Eds.) Women's Rights, Human Rights: International Perspectives, Basingstoke, Palgrave, pp.88- 104.

2001 ' "the Freest Spirit of Australasian Democracy": The 1899 Constitution Bill Referenda Campaigns in New South Wales and Queensland' in Patricia Clarke (ed.) Steps to Federation, Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, pp103- 128.

2000 'The Lifesaver as National Icon', in R. Nile (Ed), Australian Legend and its Discontents, St Lucia, UQP, pp 221-233

2000 'Reconciling our Mothers' Lives' co-authored with Jackie Huggins and Isabel Tarrago in Race, Colour and Identity in Australia and New Zealand (Eds. J. Docker and G. Fischer), Sydney, University of New South Wales, pp. 37-58.

1999 'Women, Food and the War Effort in Brisbane" in Robert Dare (Ed), Food, Power and Community (Wakefield Press), pp. 91-99.

1999 “The World was Black”: Initial Australian Reactions to the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki” in Peter Dennis (ed.), 1945. War and Peace in the Pacific Canberra, Australian War Memorial, pp. 142-154, 1999

1999 "Sir Samuel Griffith and the Constitution. Australian Democrat and Welsh Aristocrat" in D. Headon and John Williams (Eds.) A Series of Miracles: Writing the Constitution, Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, pp.33 - 43.

Journal Articles

2000 ' " The Question of the Day": The Maintenance of Racial Rhetoric in Queensland, Australia: William Lane and Pauline Hanson as racial ideologues', Immigrants and Minorities, vol.19, no.3, pp. 45 - 66.

2000. "'The Freest Spirit of Australasian Democracy;'" The 1899 Constitutional Bill Referenda Campaigns in New South Wales and Queensland, Canberra Historical Journal, no. 45, pp. 2-14.

1999 "The North comes In! The 1899 Referendum Campaign in North Queensland', The New Federalist, no 4, pp. 7-13.

1999 'Visionaries and Planners: Washington DC and Canberra: Pierre L'Enfant's and Walter Burley Griffiths Visions' Canberra Historical Journal no. 43, pp. 9-19.

1999 "'With Characteristic Big Vision" Walter Burley Griffith and the Design of Canberra' The New Federalist, no. 3, pp. 81-87.

Ten career-best publications 2001 The World's First Labor Government, Brisbane, RQHS, (co-editor).

2000 Alien Justice: Internment in Twentieth Century North America and Australia (with Roger Daniels). St. Lucia, The University of Queensland Press.

1998 Paul Hasluck: His Place in Australian History (co-edited with C. T. Stannage and Richard Nile, St Lucia, The University of Queensland Press.

1998 Australian Masculinities, University of Queensland Press (co-editor).

1997 1901: Our Future's Past: Documenting Australia's Federation Sydney, Macmillan (co-author)

1995 Aboriginal Workers (co-editor Ann McGrath with Jackie Huggins) Special Issue of Labour History, Sydney, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History.

1993 War on the Homefront: State Intervention in Queensland 1938-1948, St. Lucia, The University of Queensland Press.

1992 Gender Relations in Australian History: Domination and Negotiation (co-editor with Raymond Evans), Sydney, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

1992 Australia's Frontline: Remembering the Second World War 1939-45 (co-author) St. Lucia, The University of Queensland Press.

1984 Indentured Labour in the British Empire 1834-1920, London, Croom Helm. (Editor)


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