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Martinez, Julia T. Associate Professor

School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

  • Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Top Publications


Research Overview


  •         Julia T. Martínez is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong and a previous Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2013-17). She explores histories of transcolonial mobilities across the Asia Pacific region, and themes of labour, trade and gender. Her books are The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous encounters in Australia’s northern trading network (with Adrian Vickers, 2015); Colonialism and Male Domestic Service Across the Asia Pacific (with Claire Lowrie, Frances Steel & Victoria Haskins, 2019) and Locating Chinese Women: Historical mobility between China and Australia (Kate Bagnall & Martínez eds, 2021). Her current ARC Discovery grant (with Lowrie and Benton) surveys Chinese indentured migration post 1919.

     

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • I am available to supervise students in the field of history, particularly concerning the period from 1880 to 1960. Topics of interest include colonialism, migration, labour, gender, Indigenous histories and Australia-Asia-Pacific relations.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy A history of artists' depictions of heritage sites in the Hawkesbury from 1794 Roberts, Carol
    Doctor of Philosophy The New Cultural Movement and the Chinese Diaspora in Australia, 1910s to 1930s Zhang, Renzhe
    Doctor of Philosophy J. T Beckett first Chief Inspector of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and Australian Settler Colonialism Tan, Leonie

Education And Training


  • Ph.D. in History, University of Wollongong, School of History and Politics, Plural Australia: Aboriginal and Asia Labour in Tropical White Australia, Darwin, 1911-40. 1996 - 2000

Teaching Overview


  • HIST204: Trafficking and Slavery in Global History
    AUST102: Locating Australia: International Perspectives

Keywords


  • Asia Pacific history
  • Gender History
  • Historical Studies
  • Labour Migration

Full Name


  • Assoc. Prof. Julia Teresa Martinez

Mailing Address


  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Building 19

    Northfields Avenue

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  •         Julia T. Martínez is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong and a previous Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2013-17). She explores histories of transcolonial mobilities across the Asia Pacific region, and themes of labour, trade and gender. Her books are The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous encounters in Australia’s northern trading network (with Adrian Vickers, 2015); Colonialism and Male Domestic Service Across the Asia Pacific (with Claire Lowrie, Frances Steel & Victoria Haskins, 2019) and Locating Chinese Women: Historical mobility between China and Australia (Kate Bagnall & Martínez eds, 2021). Her current ARC Discovery grant (with Lowrie and Benton) surveys Chinese indentured migration post 1919.

     

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • I am available to supervise students in the field of history, particularly concerning the period from 1880 to 1960. Topics of interest include colonialism, migration, labour, gender, Indigenous histories and Australia-Asia-Pacific relations.

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy A history of artists' depictions of heritage sites in the Hawkesbury from 1794 Roberts, Carol
    Doctor of Philosophy The New Cultural Movement and the Chinese Diaspora in Australia, 1910s to 1930s Zhang, Renzhe
    Doctor of Philosophy J. T Beckett first Chief Inspector of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and Australian Settler Colonialism Tan, Leonie

Education And Training


  • Ph.D. in History, University of Wollongong, School of History and Politics, Plural Australia: Aboriginal and Asia Labour in Tropical White Australia, Darwin, 1911-40. 1996 - 2000

Teaching Overview


  • HIST204: Trafficking and Slavery in Global History
    AUST102: Locating Australia: International Perspectives

Keywords


  • Asia Pacific history
  • Gender History
  • Historical Studies
  • Labour Migration

Full Name


  • Assoc. Prof. Julia Teresa Martinez

Mailing Address


  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Building 19

    Northfields Avenue

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Research Areas

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