‘‘They do not go as strangers’: Academic connections between Australia and Britain, 1880-1939
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- Journal Article
- Australian Studies, 2013, 5 pp. 1 - 13
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This article examines academic connections between Australian and Britain in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. It contends that, beginning in the 1880s, Australian universities looked for ways to make new sorts of connection with British scholarship. They established travelling scholarship schemes, leave of absence programmes and appointments practices designed to forge ties that bound academics in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide with their colleagues in the United Kingdom.
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