This episode is a collaboration with Darebin’s FUSE festival. Due to COVID, this year’s spring festival is being conducted online, which means everyone can get in on the action! Our guest is award-winning writer, historian and podcaster Dr Yves Rees.
At present, Yves is a Lecturer in History at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.
A settler Australian living and working on unceded Wurundjeri land, Yves has published widely across Australian gender, transnational and economic history.
They are the recipient of the 2020 Calibre Essay Prize, awarded for their essay ‘Reading the Mess Backwards.’ Yves is the co-host (with Clare Wright) of the history podcast Archive Fever and they are a regular contributor to ABC radio. Their writing has featured in Guardian Australia, Overland, Inside Story, ABC Online, Archer, The Conversation and the Australian Book Review.