Dr David Waldron is a lecturer in History and Anthropology at Federation University with a research focus on folklore and community identity. He is the author of Sign of the Witch: Modernity and the Pagan RevivalShock! The Black Dog of Bungay: a Case Study in Local Folklore and Snarls from the Tea-Tree: Victoria’s Big Cat Folklore.

Author email: d.waldron@federation.edu.au

Associate Professor Andrew J May is a historian in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne.

Author email: a.may@unimelb.edu.au

Stephen Banham is a graphic designer, writer, lecturer and founder of the typographic studio Letterbox. He has a particular interest in the social significance of typography.

Christine Eid is a Melbourne-based researcher, curator and artist who runs TOW, an interdisciplinary arts practice.

Hannah Loney is a final year PhD candidate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis explores East Timorese women’s experiences, memories and perceptions of life under Indonesian rule (1975–1999). As well as undertaking research assistant work for the ‘Minutes of Evidence’ project, Hannah lectures in Southeast Asian and Pacific history at Victoria University and the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne.

Patricia Grimshaw is a Professor Emeritus and Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne where she taught Australian history and gender studies for many years. She was co-editor with Elizabeth Nelson and Sandra Smith of Letters from Aboriginal Women of Victoria, 1867–1926, a collection of Aboriginal women’s letters held in the archives of Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives of Australia that was published in 2002.

James Kirby is a PhD candidate in history at La Trobe University in Bundoora. In 2012, he attained a first-class honours result in history, earning an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarship. In 2014, the student completed a research trip to Botswana and the United Kingdom, funded by La Trobe University. The author’s research interests include human rights history, post-colonial studies, African history, and Australian history.

Author email: J.Kirby@latrobe.edu.au

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