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German-Australian Cultural Relations Since 1945

Proceedings of the Conference held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, from September 20 - 23, 1994


Manfred Jurgensen

These essays and papers constitute a first comprehensive and authoritative stock-taking of German-Australian relations since the end of the Second World War. Studies by scholars, diplomats, artists and public servants address themselves to a wide range of subjects, including German-Australian Political Relations, Foreign Policy Perspectives on the Australia-Germany Partnership, German Migration to Australia, German-born Artists and Academics on the Fifth Continent, The Reception of Aboriginal Art in Germany, German-Australian Academic Relations, Comparisons of the Political Economies of Germany and Australia, German Business and Business German in Australia, Images of Australia in German Cinema and a Critical Review of the Role and Future of Germanistik at Australian Universities.
Contents: The anthology is a collection of Proceedings from the International Conference held from September 20 - September 23, 1994 at the University of Queensland's Department of German Studies. It was staged by the Department's Research Unit German Australian Relations.