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'Yves is a David Myers Research Fellow in History at La Trobe University. They are a historian of Australia in the world, with particular interests in gender, modernity, mobility and whiteness. Their current research examines Australian women's transpacific careering and the impact of United States interwar immigration restriction upon white British subjects. Yves is also working on the history of the Australian economic profession and economic thought.' (

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  • This author uses they/their pronouns.

Personal Awards

2021 recipient Varuna Fellowships Varuna Residential Fellowships for ‘All About Yves: Notes from a Transition’
winner for 'Reading the Mess Backwards'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Reading the Mess Backwards Southbank : Australian Book Review, Inc. , 2020 19498808 2020 single work essay

'When I’m ten or so, my brother appears shirtless at the dinner table. Ever the eager disciple, I follow his example without a second thought. It is a sweltering January day, and our bodies are salt-crusted from the beach. Clothing seems cruel in these conditions.' (Introduction)

2020 winner The Calibre Prize
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