The French Australian Review – No 75 Australian Summer 2023-2024

Special Conference Issue ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print) Purchase the whole issue in PDF format AUD $11 inc GST where applicable You can purchase single peer-reviewed articles below   JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword   ELIZABETH RECHNIEWSKI & ALEXIS BERGANTZ, New perspectives in French-Australian Studies: Introduction to this Special Conference Issue This introduction […]

The French Australian Review – No 74 Australian Winter 2023

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print) Purchase the whole issue in PDF format AUD $11 inc GST where applicable You can purchase single peer-reviewed articles below   JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword   OPINION PIECE ERIC BERTI, The Vagaries of French-Australian Relations Seen Through French Eyes Eric Berti was Consul-General of France in Sydney […]

The French Australian Review – No 73 Australian Summer 2022-2023

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print)     JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword Vale Colin Nettelbeck Colin Nettelbeck was a co-founder of ISFAR and its journal Explorations (now The French Australian Review). He served in various roles (including president) in ISFAR from 1985 to 2000 and returned as president from 2011 to 2018. A […]

The French Australian Review – No 72 Australian Winter 2022

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print) Foreword   KERRY MULLAN, Preface   IVAN BARKO, Tribute to Colin Nettelbeck   ALEXIS BERGANTZ AND ELIZABETH RECHNIEWSKI, ISFAR@35: Australia and France in a Regional Global Context: Past Engagements and Future Research Directions The authors review the work of ISFAR, The French Australian Review and The ISFAR Research Committee […]

The French Australian Review – No 71 Australian Summer 2021-2022

ISSN 2981-894X (Online), ISSN 2203-5362 (Print) JANE GILMOUR & ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword   PATRICIA CLARKE, Australian Connections with the Franco-Prussian War 1870 and the Commune of Paris 1871 WINNER OF THE 2022 IVAN BARKO AWARD In 1870 the Sydney Morning Herald published reports of the fast-moving Franco-Prussian war from its Paris correspondent Anna Blackwell culminating […]

The French Australian Review – No 70 Australian Winter 2021

ELAINE LEWIS, JANE GILMOUR, Foreword   ROBERT ALDRICH, Keynote Speech: ISFAR 2021 35th Anniversary Symposium, From the French East Indies Company to the French in the “Indo-Pacific” Robert Aldrich gives a concise overview of four centuries of the French presence in the Indo-Pacific region. The political and commercial idea of an ‘Indo-Pacific’, it seems, came […]

The French Australian Review – No 69 Australian Summer 2020-2021

JANE GILMOUR, ELAINE LEWIS, Foreword CAROLINE WINTER, Com-Memoration of the Great War: Tourists and remembrance on the Western Front Social memory changes in response to the characteristics and needs of each generation, thus it can often present a somewhat more favourable perspective on past events, compared with historical reality. In the lead up to the […]

The French Australian Review – No 68 Australian Winter 2020

ELAINE LEWIS, JANE GILMOUR, Foreword IRENE ROGERS, ‘A Gift for France’: the Australian Bluebird nurses of the Great War WINNER OF THE 2020 IVAN BARKO AWARD In July 1916, a group of twenty one Australian trained nurses known as the Bluebirds left Australia for the Western Front. They were under contract with The New South Wales […]

The French Australian Review – No 67 Australian Summer 2019-2020

JOHN WEST-SOOBY, Foreword ANGELA GIOVANANGELI, Communal Luxury and the Universal Republic in the Designs and Pedagogy of Lucien Henry WINNER OF THE 2019 IVAN BARKO AWARD Lucien Henry, Paris Communard and Australian artist, has been described by art historians as the most productive and influential artist working in Sydney from 1879 to 1891. He was […]

The French Australian Review – No 66 Australian Winter 2019

JANE GILMOUR, Foreword MICHAEL TYQUIN, Revisiting the French Campaign in the Dardanelles, 1915 The article begins with a brief discussion of the commemoration and memory of Gallipoli in France, before proceeding to the reasons behind sending a French force there in 1915. Then follows an analysis of this campaign with a focus of the Corps […]