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The Delicate Unthreading Of Misogyny From Sri Lankan Politics

By Brianne Perera Introduction: As the first woman in the world to be appointed to be at the head of her government, Sri Lanka’s Sirimavo Bandaranaike was representative of the arrival of a powerful female voice in international politics in 1960. Although many powerful female politicians, such as Bandaranaike, have …

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Pastoral Leases and the Australian Landscape

By Claire Angelica In the 1800s, the British Crown was faced with the problem of governing a surge in squatting in Australia. Squatters were settlers who squatted in what was called the Crown’s “waste lands” (which meant outside the colony boundaries). They would graze cattle and sheep and with the …

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