Dr Nonja Peters
Director of History of Migration Experiences (HOME) Centre at Curtin University.
Nonja is an historian, anthropologist, museum curator and social researcher with a special interest in the preservation of immigrants' cultural heritage, in particular Dutch maritime, military, migration and mercantile connections with Australia since 1606; the migration experience and immigrant entrepreneurship.
Nonja has also published widely on issues relating to migration and her book Milk and Honey but no Gold: Postwar Migration to Western Australia from 1945-1964, was short-listed for the WA Premier's 2001 Literary Awards, the Queensland Premier's 2002 Literary (best history) Award for History and the NSW State Records John and Patricia Ward History Prize.
Nonja was formerly the Director of the Migration, Ethnicity, Refugees & Citizenship Research Unit.
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