Articles by Mary Tomsic

Dr Mary Tomsic is an ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate researching visual representations of child refugees at The University of Melbourne. Her book Beyond the Silver Screen: A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia 1920-1990 (MUP) will be published in October this year. Mary's teaching and research interests are in cultural history, film and history; historical representations in popular culture; Australian film culture and understandings of gender & sexuality. She is a co-convener of the Australian Women’s History Network and the Melbourne Feminist History Group.

Voting On The Rights Of Others: A Debate

The postal survey on marriage equality in Australia has opened deep questions about the intersection between human rights and democracy. In this discussion community campaigner Hayley Conway and researcher Mary Tomsic debate what role citizens should play in voting for the rights of others.

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