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The State Library of NSW last week announced the winners of their Fellowships for 2018.

Commencing in February, the 2018 Fellowships were awarded as follows:

  • 2018 David Scott Mitchell Fellow, Dr James Keating for the project Linda Littlejohn: Australia’s Forgotten Feminist.
  • 2018 Merewether Fellow, Dr Julie McIntyre for the project William Mcarthur, James King and the Australian Agricultural Modernity.
  • 2018 Australian Religious History Fellow, Dr Timothy Stanley for the project Religious Print after the Enlightenment.
  • 2018 CH Currey Fellow, Dr Emma Christopher for the project Sugar and Slavery: An Australian Legacy? (Highly Commended: Dr Ben Silverstein for the project Migration and the Transformation of Work in Early 20th Century NSW).
  • 2018 Nancy Keesing Fellow, Dr Neil James for the project The A&R Century: A History of Angus & Robertson. (Highly Commended: Dr Catie Gilchrist for the project Investigating Death in Colonial Sydney).

The winner of the 2018 Coral Thomas Fellowship was announced at the Inaugural Coral Thomas Lecture held on Thursday, 19 October. State Library staff were pleased to announce that the Coral Thomas Fellow for 2018 is Professor Grace Karskens for her project ‘The Real Secret River: Dyarubbin‘.

Congratulations to all the Fellowship recipients for 2018! The Library’s next round of Fellowships will be open for application in May 2018.