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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Arts/Diploma of Education, University of Sydney
  • Master of Arts Qualifying, Australian National University

Research

Research keywords

  • Aboriginal History
  • Australian History
  • Feminist History

Research expertise

Australian History

Aboriginal History

Feminist History

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
210300Historical Studies50
219999History And Archaeology Not Elsewhere Classified35
160199Anthropology Not Elsewhere Classified15

Memberships

ARC Committee member

  • Member - ARC College of Experts - HCA Panel

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Member - Australian Women's Studies Association
  • Member - Association of Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand
  • Member - International Association of Australian Studies
  • Member - Australian Historical Association

Invitations

How Many? The doctrine of the self-exterminating and its influence on the historical debate about estimating the Aboriginal population in Tasmania in 1803
Riawunna, University of Tasmaia, Hobart Campus, Australia (Distinguished Visitor)
2009
Massacre in Tasmania: How Do We Know?
University of Adelaide, Australia (Distinguished Visitor)
2006
'Risdon Cove: Contested Site in Tasmanian History'
University of Newcastle, Australia (Keynote Address)
2004
'Imagined Republics: Australia in the 21st Century'.
University of Newcastle , Australia (Inaugural Lecture)
1998
'The Struggle for Trukanini'
Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Hobart, Australia (Peter Eldershaw Memorial Lecture)
1997
'The Queensland Government and Aboriginal Policy Making 1859-1984'
Griffith University, Australia (Invited Presenter)
1985

Administrative

Administrative expertise

I was Head of the Women's Studies at Flinders University (1986-1998) and Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Newcastle, Ourimbah Campus (1999-2003). And then I was Director of Research, School of Humanities at the University of Newcastle, Ourimbah Campus (2004-2005).

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Aboriginal History
  • Australian History
  • Australian Studies
  • Women's Studies
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Ryan L, 'The long shadow of remembrance: Remembering the debate about massacre in the Black War in Tasmania', Coolabah, 3 51-59 (2009) [C2]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Ryan L, Tasmanian Aborigines: A History Since 1803, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, 418 (2012) [A1]
2012Dwyer PG, Ryan L, Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History, Berghahn Books, New York, 323 (2012) [A3]

Co-authors: Philip Dwyer

Chapter (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Ryan L, 'Settler massacres on the Australian Colonial Frontier, 1836-1851', Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History, Berghahn Books, New York 94-109 (2012) [B1]
2012Dwyer PG, Ryan L, 'Introduction:The massacre and history', Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History, Berghahn Books, New York xi-xxv (2012) [B1]

Co-authors: Philip Dwyer

2010Ryan L, ''Hard evidence': The debate about massacre in the Black War in Tasmania', Passionate Histories: Myth, Memory and Indigenous Australia, ANU E Press, Canberra 39-50 (2010) [B1]
2008Ryan L, 'Historians, friendly mission and the contest for Robinson and Trukanini', Reading Robinson: Companion Essays to Friendly Mission, Quintus Publishing, Hobart, Tasmania 147-159 (2008) [B1]
2004Ryan L, 'Australian Studies - The Germinal Texts: 1978-1982', Thinking Australian Studies teaching across cultures, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia 42-59 (2004) [B1]
2003Ryan L, 'Waterloo Creek, northern NSW, 1838', Frontier Conflict: The Australian Experience, National Museum of Australia, Canberra 33-43 (2003) [B1]
2003Ryan L, 'Who Is the Fabricator?', Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle's Fabrication of Aboriginal History, Black Inc, Melbourne 230-257 (2003) [B1]
2002Ryan L, 'Remembering the Australian Women's Weekly in the 1950s', Who Was That Woman? The Australian Women's Weekly in the Post War Years., University of New South Wales Press, Sydney 55-66 (2002) [B1]
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Journal article (34 outputs)

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2014Ryan L, 'Grease and Ochre: The Blending of Two Cultures on the Colonial Frontier', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 38 132-134 (2014)
2014Ryan L, 'Roving Mariners Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 38 132-134 (2014)
2013Ryan L, 'Edna Ryan and Leadership: The Womens Trade Union Commission, 1976', LABOUR HISTORY, 119-130 (2013) [C1]
2013Dwyer PG, Ryan L, '┬┐Massacre and its Use in the Old and New European Worlds: 1780-1820┬┐', Journal of Genocide Research, 15 111-115 (2013) [C1]
2013Ryan L, 'The Black Line in Van Diemen's Land: Success or failure?', Journal of Australian Studies, 37 3-18 (2013) [C1]
2013Ryan L, 'Introduction: The Black Line in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), 1830', Journal of Australian Studies, 37 1-2 (2013) [C3]
2011Ryan L, 'William (Bill) Louis Thorpe (11 August 1943-16 November 2009) OBITUARY', JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 35 113-115 (2011) [C3]
2011Ryan L, 'My Father's Daughter: Memories of an Australian Childhood', Labour History, 216-217 (2011) [C3]
2010Ryan L, 'Settler massacres on the Port Phillip frontier, 1836-1851', Journal of Australian Studies, 34 257-273 (2010) [C1]
2009Ryan L, 'The long shadow of remembrance: Remembering the debate about massacre in the Black War in Tasmania', Coolabah, 3 51-59 (2009) [C2]
2009Ryan L, ''The axe had never sounded': Place, people and heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania', Australian Archaeology, - 74-76 (2009) [C3]
2008Ryan L, 'Massacre in the Black War in Tasmania 1823-34: A case study of the Meander River Region, June 1827', Journal of Genocide Research, 10 479-499 (2008) [C1]
2008Ryan L, 'Irynej Skira (1950-2005): A scientific life', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 142 1-12 (2008) [C1]
2008Ryan L, 'List of multiple killings of Aborigines in Tasmania: 1804-1835', Online Encyclopaedia of Mass Violence, 1-8 (2008) [C2]
2008Ryan L, 'Race, nation, history: A conference in honour of Henry Reynolds, Canberra, 29-30 August 2008', Labour History, 95 247-249 (2008) [C3]
2008Ryan L, 'Assimilating Australia', Overland, 193 91-92 (2008) [C3]
2008Ryan L, 'Rediscovering Recherche Bay and The axe had never sounded: Place, people and heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania', Historical Records of Australian Science, 19 104-108 (2008) [C3]
2008Ryan L, 'Forged by War (Book Review)', Overland, 191 83-84 (2008) [C3]
2007Ryan L, 'In quite a state', Overland, 189 89-91 (2007) [C3]
2007Ryan L, 'Genocide and settler society: Frontier violence and stolen indigenous children in Australian history', Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 21 158-161 (2007) [C3]
2006Ryan L, 'Massacre in Tasmania? How can we know?', Australian & New Zealand Law & History E-Journal, 2006 1-21 (2006) [C1]
2006Ryan L, 'Shopping Malls Country: Reading the Central Coast of NSW', Journal of Australian Studies, 153-160 (2006) [C1]
2006Ryan L, 'The French explorers and the aboriginal Australians 1772-1839 (Book review)', Australian Historical Studies, 37 228-229 (2006) [C3]
2005Ryan L, 'Betty Vivian Pybus (1923-2004) - Obituary', Australian Feminist Studies, 20 165-167 (2005) [C3]
2004Ryan L, 'Mother and Daughter Feminists, 1969-1973. Or Why Didn't Edna Ryan Join Women's Liberation?', Australian Feminist Studies, 19 75-85 (2004) [C1]
2004Ryan L, 'Risdon Cove and the massacre of 3 May 1804: Their place in Tasmanian history', Tasmanian Historical Studies, 9 107-123 (2004) [C1]
2003Ryan L, 'The Right Book for the Right Time?', Labour History, 85 202-206 (2003) [C1]
2003Ryan L, 'Reflections by a target of a media witch hunt', History Australia, 1 105-109 (2003) [C2]
2003Ryan L, 'Review of Marilyn Lake's biography of Faith Bandler, Faith Bandler, Gentle Activist', Australian Humanities Review, May 2003 4 (2003) [C3]
2002Ryan L, 'Explorations in Australian Feminist Biography: Notes towards a Biography of my Mother, Edna Ryan (1904-1997)', School of Humanities: Working Papers, Vol 1, 1 117-135 (2002) [C1]
2001Ryan L, 'A Turning Point for the Weekly and a Turning Point for Women? Debate about Women and University in Australian Women's Weekly in 1961', Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, 2 52-65 (2001) [C1]
2001Ryan L, 'Aboriginal History Wars', Australian Historical Association Bulletin, 92 31-37 (2001) [C3]
2001Ryan L, 'Barbara Curthoys - Obituary', AUSTRALIAN FEMINIST STUDIES, 16 9-11 (2001)
1998Ripper M, Ryan L, 'The Role of the 'Withdrawal Method' in the Control of Abortion', Australian Feminist Studies, 13 313-322 (1998) [C3]
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2002Ryan L, 'New Perspectives on the Frontier Wars', Australian Book Review (2002) [D1]

Conference (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2001Ryan L, 'Edna Ryan's Struggles for Equal Pay in the 1960s', Work Organisation Struggle, ANU, Canberra (2001) [E1]
2001Ryan L, 'Too Close for Clarity? The Dilemma of a daughter biographer'', Proceedings from Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Conference, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah (2001) [E2]
2001Ryan L, 'Sydney Women's Liberation Movement 1969-1972', Social Movements in Australia 1965-1975., University of Sydney (2001) [E2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$550,509

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2014 (1 grants)

Violence on the Australian Colonial Frontier, 1788-1960. $289,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Lyndall Ryan, Dr Jonathan Richards
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$289,00020142016
GNo:G1300143

2013 (1 grants)

A history of Australia's live animal export trade$9,120
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Philip Dwyer, Professor Lyndall Ryan, Doctor Bidda Jones
SchemeRole
Linkage Pilot Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,12020132013
GNo:G1301097

2011 (1 grants)

Massacre and Colonization, 1780-1820$240,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Philip Dwyer, Professor Lyndall Ryan, Dr Barbara Mann, Associate Professor Nigel Penn
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$240,00020112013
GNo:G1000022

2004 (2 grants)

Mother and daughter feminists 1958-1985: A daughter's memoir of Edna Ryan$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Lyndall Ryan
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020042004
GNo:G0183449

British Australian Studies Association, 2-5 September 2004, UK$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Lyndall Ryan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020042004
GNo:G0184426

2002 (1 grants)

The Pasts and Futures of Australian Studies, from 11 October 2002 to 12 October 2002$2,737
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Lyndall Ryan
SchemeRole
Conference Establishment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,73720022002
GNo:G0182576

2000 (1 grants)

British Australian Studies Association.$2,252
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Lyndall Ryan
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,25220002000
GNo:G0180241
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Humanities)Sole SupervisorRepresentations of Aborigines in Australian Documentary Film 1901 - 2009
2008PhD (History)Co-SupervisorValue to Vermin: The Donkey in Australia
2006PhD (Fine Art)Co-SupervisorThe Impact of Detention on Iraqi Artists in Australia and the Use of Art Practice as a Method of Healing
2005PhD (Humanities)Principal SupervisorTestimonio: Witnessing my Mother's Life: Race and Identity in Twentieth Century Australia
2004PhD (Humanities)Sole SupervisorBeing Hula: The appropriation of Christianity in Irupara village, Papua New Guinea
2003M Social Sc (Humanities) [R]Principal SupervisorA Knowledge of Body - Feminist Transformative Action Re-search on Body Image Dissatisfaction in Women Using Narrative Therapy Techniques
2003PhD (History)Co-SupervisorDesire for Social Justice: Equal Pay, the International Labour Organisation, and Australian Government Policy, 1919-1975
PhD (Humanities)Co-SupervisorEmerging Literacy in New South Wales Rural and Urban Indigenous Families
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Professor Lyndall Ryan

Work Phone(02) 49216692
Email
PositionsConjoint Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaHistory
Office
GP 1.38 ,
General Purpose Building ,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/