The ‘Australia in War and Peace, 1914-19’ research project is a major collaborative research project between the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies (MCAS), King’s College London and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra, Australia. The ultimate goal of the project is to produce a volume, Documents on Australian Foreign Policy on War and Peace, 1914-19. The publication will follow the model of the previous volume MCAS worked on; Australia and the United Kingdom, 1960-1975, which consisted of painstakingly selected historically significant Australian and British documents. In this podcast Jatinder Mann outlines the main features of the research project and explores the research process.
Jatinder Mann is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ‘Australia in War and Peace, 1914-19’ research project at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London. He is also an Associate Fellow in Canadian Studies at the UCL Institute of the Americas. Jatinder specialises in transnational and comparative history and politics. He was awarded his doctorate in history at The University of Sydney in 2011 for his thesis entitled ‘The search for a new national identity: A comparative study of the rise of multiculturalism in Canada and Australia, 1890s-1970s’. He was also awarded the Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS) by the Australian government and an International Postgraduate Award (IPA) by The University of Sydney.