Henriette von Holleuffer
Henriette von Holleuffer is a historian. She holds a PhD and an M.A. from the University of Hamburg. Her academic research focuses on Australian (Commonwealth) history and the global displacement of refugees. In the past she has worked as a journalist in Sydney, as a research assistant at the University of Hamburg, and as a public relations adviser at the Ministry of Nature and Conservation Kiel. She held a DAAD research scholarship for Australia. Henriette has published work on emigration and Australian history. She is in the executive board of the German Association for Australian Studies. She is editor of the web-published Newsletter of the GAST and co-editor of this journal.
Oliver Haag holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and an M.A. from the University of Vienna. He is Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and Research Fellow at the Austrian Center for Transcultural Studies. His research interests are in the areas of European reception of Indigenous New Zealand and Australian literatures, the history of publishing and critical race and whiteness theory. Oliver Haag has authored numerous articles in journals, such as Continuum, National Identities and Antipodes. He is co-editor of a book on ego-histoire and Indigenous Studies, Ngapartji Ngapartji: In Turn, In Turn (Australian National University Press, 2014).
Technical Editor: Dr Stefanie Affeldt studied Social Economics at the University of Hamburg and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Macquarie University, Sydney. After her post-graduate studies in Cultural and Social History at the University of Essex, she obtained her doctorate in (Historical) Sociology from the University of Hamburg. Her most recent publication, Consuming Whiteness. Australian Racism and the ›White Sugar‹ Campaign, examines the entanglement of the political history of Australian nation building with economic, cultural, and social processes. Currently, she is a Research Fellow at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Transcultural Studies, with a project about multiculturality and racist conflict in north-western Australia: ›Exception or Exemption‹? The Broome Pearling Industry and the White Australia Policy.