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 Bruce Scates
Associate Professor in History
University of New South Wales

Research Activities
2004 FRCP Grant to research a history of the Anzac relationship. This is a collaborative grant shared with Rae Frances . $9,786.

2005 ARC Linkage Grant to research a history of the 1998 Maritime Dispute. This is a collaborative grant shared with Chris Shiels, Rae Frances and Peter Love. Our industry partners are the ACTU and MUA. Dr Chris Shiels (Senior Research Fellow on the project) has taken charge of both writing and research. $130,000.

2002 Large ARC Grant as sole Chief Investigator to write a history of Commemoration, Pilgrimage and the Great War. $130,000.

2000 Seeding Grant to establish a Pilgrimage Web Site and survey the response of young Australian's to the Cemeteries of the Great War. Department of Veterans' Affairs, $4,000.

2000 Seeding Grant to survey nurses those involved in the dedication of a National Memorial to Australian Service Nurses, Dept. of Defence, Army Research Scheme, $5,600.

1999 New South Wales History Fellowship: $20,000 to write a biography of Mary Booth.

1996 Large ARC Grant as first chief investigator on unemployment in Australasia in the 1890s, $104,000. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Rae Frances.

1996 John Treloar Grant-in-Aid, Australian War Memorial, $5,000, for 'Remembrance: Loss, Commemoration and the Politics of Anzac'.

1994 John Treloar Grant-in-Aid, Australian War Memorial, $5,000 for a project on Australian women during the Great War.

1993 Committee for the Advancement of University Teaching, $10,000 teaching development grant to development a new subject on the history of work.

1992/3 Small ARC Grant, UNSW, $12,000 for 'The Politics of Gender: the Great Strike in Australia and New Zealand'.

1990/1 University of Auckland Research Grant, $3,000, for a project on women at work in Australia.

1991 University of Auckland Teaching Development Grant, $1,000, to development teaching resources for Australian race relations history.

1988 Small ARC Grant, Murdoch University, for a community history/heritage project involving the Bidgedanga people's experience of contact with Europeans.
List of Publications

1. Scates, B. (1997) A New Australia: Citizenship, Radicalism and Labour's First Republic, Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

2. Scates, B. (50%) and Frances, R. (50%) (1997), Women and the Great War, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

3. Frances, R.(50%) and Scates, B., (50%) (1994), Women at Work from the Gold Rushes to World War Two, Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1993.

4. Frances, R.(50%) and Scates, B. (50%) (eds), (1991), Women, Work and the Labour Movement in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, (Special Issue of Labour History, November) Sydney, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 1991.

5. Frances, R. (50%)and Scates, B. (50%)(eds), (1989), The Murdoch Ethos, Murdoch, Murdoch University, 1989.

Journal Articles

1. Scates, B. (2003), Walking with History: Children, Pilgrimage and War's 'Restless Memory', Australian Cultural History, No. 22, December 2003, pp. 83-105.

2. Scates, B. (2003), The Price of War: Labour Historians Confront Military History, Labour History, No. 84, May 2003, pp. 133- 43.

3. Scates, B. (2002), In Gallipoli's Shadow: Pilgrimage, Memory, Mourning and the Great War, Australian Historical Studies, No. 118, April 2002, pp. 1-24.

4. Scates, B. (2002), My Brilliant Career and Radicalism, Australian Literary Studies,Vol. 20, no. 4, October 2002, pp. 370-379.

5. Scates, B. (2001), The Forgotten Sock Knitter: Voluntary Work, Emotional Labour, Bereavement and the Great War, Labour History, 81, November, pp. 29-51 .

6. B. Scates, (1997), Mobilising Manhood: Gender and the Great Strike of 1890 in Australia and New Zealand, Gender and History (Cambridge, Mass.), vol. 9, no. 2, August, pp 285-310.

7. B. Scates, (1997), Challenging the Pioneer Myth in Australia, Australian Studies, (London), no. 11, April, pp. 52-62.

8. B.Scates, (1999), “Knowledge is Power”: Radical literary culture and the experience of reading, Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, vol. 21, no. 21, pp.26-47.

9. B.Scates, (1997), “We are not ...[A]boriginal ... we are Australian: William Lane, Racism and the Construction of Aboriginality, Labour History, no. 72, May, pp. 35-49.

10. B. Scates, (1994), Remaking Our History, Labour History, no. 67, November, pp.

11. Frances, R. (50%)and Scates, B.(50%), (1993) Is labour history dead?, Australian Historical Studies, no. 100, April, pp. 470-482.

12. Scates, B., (1991), Gender, Household and Community Politics: the 1890 Maritime Strike in Australia and New Zealand, Labour History, No.61, November, pp.70-87.

13. Scates, B.,(1991), Socialism and Manhood: a Rejoinder, Labour History, No. 60, May, pp.121-4.

14. Scates, B.,(1990), Socialism and Feminism, the Case of William Lane: A Reply to Marilyn Lake, in Labour History, No.59, November, pp.72-94.

15. Scates, B., (1990), A Struggle for Survival: Unemployment and the Unemployed Agitation in Late Nineteenth Century Melbourne, Australian Historical Studies, No.94, April, pp.41-63.

16. Frances, R. and Scates, B., (1989)Honouring the Aboriginal Dead, Arena, No.86, Autumn, pp.32-51.

17. Scates, B., (1989), A Monument to Murder: Celebrating the Conquest of Aboriginal Australia, Studies in Western Australian History, Vol.10, April, pp.21-31.

18. Scates, B., (1986), Millennium or Pandemonium: Radicalism in the Labour Movement, Sydney 1887-1898, Labour History, No.50, May, pp.72-94. (This was a special commemorative issue of the journal devoted to the 'new social history'.)

19. Scates, B., (1984), “Wobblers”: Single Taxers in the Labour Movement, Melbourne, 1889-1899, Historical Studies, No.83, October, pp.174-196.

20. Frances, R.(33%), M.Roper (33%)and Scates, B.(33%), (1984)What Rough Beast? A Review Article, Journal of Australian Studies, No. 15, November, pp.72-79.

Book Chapters

1. Scates, B. (2002) The Case of Clarinna Stringer: Strategic Options and the Household Economy in Late Nineteenth Century Australia, Rebellious Families: From Household Strategies to Collective Action, Oxford, Berghahn 2002, pp. 58-77.

2. Scates, B. (2002) Imagining Anzac: Children's Responses to the Killing Fields of the Great War, in James Marten (ed) Children and War: An Anthology, New York, New York University Press, 2002, pp. 50-63.

3. Scates, B. (2001) Radical Bookshops in Martyn Lyons and John Arnold (eds) A History of the Book in Australia: a National Culture in a Colonial Market, St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press, 2001, pp. 146-149.

4. Scates, B. (2001) Andrew Fisher: A Political Testament, in Marian Simms (ed) 1901, St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press, 2001, pp. 81-95.

5. Scates, B. (1998) Unemployment, in Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart Macintyre (eds) The Oxford Companion to Australian History, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1998, pp. 655-6.

6. Frances, R.,(40%) Scates, B. (40%) and McGrath, A.,(20%) (1994) Broken Silences? Aboriginal Workers and Labour Historians, in T.Irving (ed.) Challenges to Labour History, Kensington, UNSW Press, 1994, pp. 189-211.

7. Scates, B., (1993) “Knocking Out a Living”: Survival Strategies and Popular Protest in the 1890s Depression, in S.Magarey, S.Sheridan and S.Rowley (eds), Debutante Nation: Feminism Contests the 1890s, Sydney, George Allen and Unwin, 1993, pp. 47-64.

8. Scates, B., (1992) Gender, Household and Community Politics: the Maritime Strike in Australia and New Zealand, in J.Hagan and A.Wells (eds), The Maritime Strike: A Centennial Retrospective. Essays in Honour of E.C.Fry, Five Islands Press, Sydney, 1992, pp. 37-59.

9. Frances, R. (50%)and Scates, B.,(50%) (1991) Editorial, in Frances, R. and Scates, B. (eds), Women, Work and the Labour Movement in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sydney, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 1991, pp.vii-x.

10. Scates, B., (1990) William Arthur Trenwith: Trade Unionist and Politician, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1990.

11. Scates, B., (1990) Joseph Winter: Trade Unionist and Politician, in J.Ritchie (ed), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1990.

12. Frances, R.(50%) and Scates, B., (50%)(1989) Editorial, in Frances, R. and Scates, B. (eds), The Murdoch Ethos, Murdoch, Murdoch University, 1989, pp.2-8.

13. Frances, R. (50%) and Scates, B., (50%) (1989)Unmasking the Monument:: the Other Side of the Pioneer Myth, in Frances, R. and Scates, B. (eds), The Murdoch Ethos, Murdoch, Murdoch University, 1989, pp.221-245.

14. Scates, B. (50%) and C.Fox, (50%) (1988) The Beat of Weary Feet: Right to Work Movements in the 1890s and 1930s, in V.Burgmann and J.Lee (eds), Staining the Wattle: A People's History of Australia, Melbourne, McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988, pp.205-220

Other published articles

Scates, B. (2002) 'Journeys into History', in E.Q. Australia, Autumn, 2002, In Print.

Scates, B. (2001) A Testament of Youth: Journeys to Gallipoli, in Show Cause, no. 6, October, pp. 6-13.

Scates, B. (1999) “From a brown land far away”: Australian pilgrimages to the cemeteries of the Great War, in Locality, November, 1999, pp. 6-13.

Scates, B. (1999) War, Memory and Commemoration, Locality, November 1999, pp. 3-5.

Scates, B.,(1983) Utopians, Royal Historical Society of Victoria Journal, Vol.54, No.4 (December 1983), pp.19-26.
1999: NSW History Fellowship

1998: Women and the Great War awarded NSW Premiers' History Prize.
Editing of Journals, Academic Refereeing
From 1996 Reviews Editor of Labour History.

From 1993: Associate Editor, Labour History.

1990-1: Editorial Adviser, Labour History.

1992-5: Member of the Board of the Modern History Series, University of New South Wales Press.

1989 Guest editor (with Rae Frances) of a special issue of Labour History entitled Women Work and the Labour Movement in Australia and Aoteroa/New Zealand.

From 1989: I have examined MA and/or Ph.D. theses for the University of Auckland, University of Christchurch, the University of Sydney, Murdoch University and the University of Queensland.

From 1986: I have refereed articles for the following journals : Australian Historical Studies, Public History Review, Labour History, Journal of Australian Studies, Journal of Industrial Relations, Studies in Western Australian History and the British journal Australian Studies.

From 1991: Regular referee for Large ARC Research Grants and Fellowships.

From 1992: Assessor for Cambridge University Press and UNSW Press.

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