January 5, 2021

2.4 Innovative Research in Australia: Convicts and Quarantine in Colonial Australia

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Prof. Eleanor Casella, University of Tasmania






Casella, E. C. 2002. Archaeology of the Ross Female Factory: Female Incarceration in Van Diemen's Land, Australia. Launceston, Tasmania : Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.

Casella, E. C. 2016. 'Horizons beyond the Perimeter Wall: Relational Materiality, Institutional Confinement, and the Archaeology of Being Global', Historical Archaeology 50(3) 127-143.


Dr. Peta Longhurst, University of Sydney Alumna.




Longhurst, P. 2018. 'Contagious objects: artefacts of disease transmission and control at North Head Quarantine Station, Australia', World Archaeology, 50:3, 512-529.



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