2014: Dr Michael Davis

Article for publication and reading guide: The Greg Dening papers: using ethnographic history in writing about Aboriginal/European environmental encounters

This project explored the feasibility of applying the theories and methods of Professor Greg Dening (1931–2008), a Melbourne-based academic historian, anthropologist and prominent Pacific Studies scholar, to the research and writing of 19th-century Australian Aboriginal/European environmental histories.

Dr Michael Davis has extensive experience as a consultant historian and policy specialist. He has previously taught Aboriginal Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney.