Dr Yves Rees is an award-winning writer and historian living on unceded Wurundjeri land. At present, Yves is a Lecturer in History at La Trobe University and co-host of the history podcast Archive Fever. Yves has published widely across Australian gender, transnational and economic history, and also writes on transgender identity and politics. Yves is a regular contributor to ABC radio and The Conversation, and their work has appeared in the Australian Book Review, Overland, Guardian Australia, Inside Story and Archer Magazine. Yves is passionate about bringing history and historians into conversation with the climate crisis. To this end, they recently co-edited a History Australia forum on ‘History in Urgent Times’ and co-authored a ‘Working paper on sustainable history: the responsibilities of academic historians in a climate-impacted world’.
Dr Alex Roginski is a historian and writer who works on the unceded land of the Kulin Nations (Melbourne). She is a research fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, and specialises in Australian history, intercultural history, cultural heritage and the history of science. Her contributions to the area of the repatriation of Indigenous ancestral remains includes her 2015 book, The Hanged Man and the Body Thief: Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery. With a research interest in how people make place and create a sense of belonging through the past, Alex is a member of the Australian Centre for Environmental History. She has also contributed to publications including the Times Literary Supplement, The Age newspaper, the Australian Book Review, and Inside Story, and to the public programmes of the Australian National Portrait Gallery and Museum Victoria.