Academic

Books, chapters and anthologies

Nick Dyrenfurth, Heroes and Villains: the Rise and Fall of the Early Australian Labor Party, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Frank Bongiorno, A Little History of the Australian Labor Party, UNSW press, Sydney, 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane (eds), All That’s Left: What Labor Should Stand For, UNSW press, Sydney, 2010.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘William Guthrie Spence: “Father” of the Australian Workers Union’, in Spence, W.G. History of the AWU, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, (2013 [1911]).

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Socialism is … the desire to be mates”: Mateship and the Cultural Politics of the fin de siècle Australian Labour Movement’, in Jürgen Mittag and Berthold Unfried (eds), The Memory of Labour and Social Movements: A Global Perspective, AkademischeVerlagsanstalt, Leipzig, Germany, pp. 121-47.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘It’s the Culture, Stupid!’ in Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane (eds), All That’s Left: What Labor Should Stand For, UNSW press, Sydney, 2010, pp. 15-36.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane, ‘Introduction’ in Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane (eds), All That’s Left: What Labor Should Stand For, UNSW press, Sydney, 2010, pp. 1-14.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane, ‘Postscript’ in Nick Dyrenfurth and Tim Southphommasane (eds), All That’s Left: What Labor Should Stand For, UNSW press, Sydney, 2010 pp. 206-14.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“From a purely working class standpoint”: Labor’s fusion legacy’ in Nick Dyrenfurth and Paul Strangio (eds), Confusion: The Making of the Australian Two-Party System, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Vote down the conspiracy”: Labor’s view of Fusion’, in Nick Dyrenfurth and Paul Strangio (eds), Confusion: The Making of the Australian Two-Party System, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘It’s Our Society, Stupid’, in Emma Dawson and Christian Seibert (eds), Australian Fabians young writers competition for the Race Mathews Award: an anthology of 2006 finalists’ entries, Australian Fabian Society, Melbourne, 2007.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Marian Quartly, ‘“All the World Over”: the transnational labours of early Australian radical cartoonists, 1886-1918’, inMarian Quartly and Richard Scully (eds), Drawing the Line: Using Cartoons as Historical Evidence, Monash University E-press, Melbourne, 2009.

Encyclopaedia Entries

‘Fishermen’s Bend’, ‘Garden City’, ‘Port Melbourne’ and ‘Sandridge’, in Andrew Brown-May and Shurlee Swain (eds), The Encyclopedia of Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2005.

Edited Journals

Nick Dyrenfurth, Mark Hearn and Harry Knowles (eds), ‘TheFisher Labor Government’,Labour History (Special Issue), vol. 102, May 2012.

Jacqui Dickenson, Nick Dyrenfurth and Sean Scalmer (eds), ‘The Rebirth of Political History’, Australian Journal of Politics and History (Special Issue),vol. 56, no. 1, 2010.

Refereed Articles

Nick Dyrenfurth ‘Labor and the Anzac Legend, 1915-1945’, Labour History, vol. 106, May 2014, pp. 163-88.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“A political as well as a propagandist movement”: Cultural Politics and the Rise of Fisher Labor, Labour History, vol.102, May 2012, pp. 11-36.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Conscription is not abhorrent to Laborites and Socialists’: Revisiting the Australian Labour Movement’s Attitude Towards Military Conscription during World War One’, Labour History, vol.103, November 2012, pp. 144-65.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Mark Hearn, ‘Reinterpreting the Second Fisher Government’, Labour History, vol.102, May 2012, pp. 1-10.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Labour and Politics’, Labour History, vol.100, May 2011, pp. 105-26.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Never Hitherto Seen Outside of a Zoo or a Menagerie”: The Language of Australian Politics’, in Jacqui Dickenson, Nick Dyrenfurth and Sean Scalmer (eds), ‘The Rebirth of Political History’, Australian Journal of Politics and History,vol. 56, no. 1, 2010, pp. 38-54.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Truth and Time Against the World’s Wrongs”: Montagu Scott, Jim Case and the Lost World of the Brisbane Workers Cartoonists’, Labour History, vol. 99, November 2010, pp. 115-48.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“A Terrible Monster”: From ‘Employers to Capitalists’ in the 1886 Melbourne Wharf Labourers’ Strike’, Labour History, no. 94, May 2008, pp. 89-112.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Battlers, Refugees and the Republic: John Howard’s Language of Citizenship’, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 84, 2005, pp. 183-196.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘John Howard’s Hegemony of Values: The Politics of ‘Mateship’ in the Howard Decade’, Australian Journal of Political Science (‘Howard Decade’ Special Edition), vol. 42, no. 2, June 2007, pp. 211-230.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Rethinking Labor Tradition’, Labour History, no. 90, May 2006, pp. 175-97.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘The complex colonial: the case of Samuel Lyons’, Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal, vol. 17, no. 2, June 2004, pp. 164-179.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘The Language of Australian Citizenship’, Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 40, no. 1, March 2005, pp. 87-109.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“The spirit of sturdy independence”: Robert Menzies’ Language of Citizenship, 1942-1951’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 52, no. 2, June 2006, pp. 202-223.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Marian Quartly, ‘Fat Man v ‘the People’: Labour Intellectuals and the Making of Oppositional Identities, 1890-1900’, Labour History, no. 92, May 2007, pp. 31-56.

Refereed Conference Papers

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘A Terrible Monster’: From ‘Employers to Capitalists’ in the 1886 Melbourne Wharf Labourer’s Strike’, in Ray Markey (ed.), Proceedings of theTrans Tasman Labour History Conference, Auckland University of Technology, 30 January-1 February 2007, pp. 32-42.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Class, Language and Labor tradition: towards the synthesis of discourse and experience’, in Greg Patmore, John Shields and Nicola Balnave (eds.), The Past is Before Us: Proceedings of theNinth National LabourHistoryConference, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Sydney, 2005, pp. 125-134.

Nick Dyrenfurth,“No more fit for use than a wax-work image would be for a gas-stoker”: ‘Scabs’ and the Cultural Politics of late Nineteenth-Century Australian Labourism’, inJulie Kimber, Peter Love and Phillip Deery (eds), Labour Traditions: Proceedings of the tenth national labour history conference, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Melbourne, 2007.

Non-Refereed Conference Papers and Speeches

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘UnAustralian Mateship: A Colonial Romance?’,Russel Ward Annual Lecture, University of New England, Armidale, 26 September 2012.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘William Guthrie Spence: A Reassessment’, Good Times, Hard Times? Making Australian Labour History, Remaking Australian Society, 13th Biennial National Labour History Conference, Sydney, 11-13 July 2013.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Australian Labour and the Politics of Mateship’, Good Times, Hard Times? Making Australian Labour History, Remaking Australian Society, 13th Biennial National Labour History Conference, Sydney, 11-13 July 2013.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Colonial Mateship: An UnAustralian Phenomenon?’,International Australian Studies Association 2012 Biennial Conference, Melbourne, 5-7 December 2012.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Australian Labour History in the Digital Age’, International Association of Labour History Institutions Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 19-21 September 2012.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Antipathy, ambivalence and admiration: ANZAC and the Australian Labor Party, 1916-1946’, Labour and Anzac Conference, ANU, 20-21 September 2012.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘The Culture of Social Democracy’, ‘Is Social Democracy Exhausted? Pathways, Reflections & Dilemmas’, 16-17 February 2012, Flinders University, Adelaide.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“They are a class mostly composed of usurers and London Jews”: anti-Semitism and the early Australian labour movement’, Old New Jews: Jewish Identity in the 21st Century, 12-13 February 2012, Monash University, Australia.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Conscription is not abhorrent to Laborites and Socialists”: Interrogating the Labour Movement’s Fight against Military Conscription during World War One’, Twelfth Biennial Labour History Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 17 September 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Collective Memory and the Politics of Australian Mateship’, International Society for Cultural History ISCH 2011 Annual Conference – History – memory – myth: Re-presenting the past, Oslo, Norway, 6 August 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth ‘“That the workers should rule is a thought that rankles in their hearts”: the Cultural Politics of Australian Class’, New Understandings of Social Class Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 29 May 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘It’s the narrative, stupid!’,Progressive Australia Conference, University of Sydney, 1 May 2011

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Labour and Politics’, Celebrating Labour History’s 100th Issue: Reflection and Renewal Symposium, University of Sydney, 29 April 2011.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Social Democracy’s Death Greatly Exaggerated’, Farewell to Social Democracy? An international symposium hosted by the Sydney Democracy Initiative (SDI) and the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS), University of Sydney, Australia, 3 December 2010.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“One of us must either go back or lie down”: the 1890 Maritime Strike as a turning point for Australian radical cartooning?’, Globalisation and Labour in the Pacific: Re-evaluating the 1890 Maritime Strike Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand, 4 November 2010

Nick Dyrenfurth,‘“Socialism is being mates”: Mateship and the Cultural Politics of the Australian Labour Movement, 1880s-1920’, 46th International Conference of Labour and Social History Linz Conference 2010: The Memory of Labour, Linz, Austria, 12 September 2010.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“A political as well as a propagandist movement”: Cultural Labourism and the Rise and Fall of the Early Australian Labor Party’, The Australian Settlement and the Fisher Government Conference, University of Sydney, Australia, 30 April 2010

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Mateship in Australian History’, Speech given to the Sydney Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, NSW Trades Hall, Sydney, March 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“They were really one crowd all the time”: the Australian Labor Party and the 1909 anti-Labor ‘Fusion’, 11th National Labour History Conference: Labour History in the New Century, Perth, Australia, 10 July 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Jim Case, Montagu Scott and the Queensland Cartooning Tradition’, 11th National Labour History Conference: Labour History in the New Century, Perth, Australia, 10 July 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Keen satire instruction on all the vital questions”: the Golden Age of Australian Labour Movement Cartooning, 1880s-1920’, 2009 Australian Historical Association’s Regional Conference: Constructing the past, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, 3 July 2009.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘A Hegemony of Values? John Howard’s ‘Mateship’, ‘Mateship: Trust and Exclusion in Australian History’, Victorian Trades Hall, Melbourne, 16-17 February, 2006.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘“Filled with snobbish fury”: Cultural Politics and the Rise of the Australian Labor Party’, presented to the 2008 Australasian Political Science Association Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane,6-9 July 2008 and ‘Locating History’, Australian Historical Association 14th Biennial National Conference, The University of Melbourne, 7-10 July, 2008.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Howard’s Hegemony of Values: ‘Mates’ and the End of the Fair Go’, ‘John Howard’s Decade Conference’, ANU, Canberra, 2-4 March 2006.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Making the Fat Man’, The Hancock Society Lecture Series, 5 September 2006.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘True Australianism’: National Character, Cultural Politics and the Rise of the Australian Labor Party, 1901-1913’, 2007 Australian Historical Association Regional Conference, 23-26 September 2007.

Nick Dyrenfurth and Marian Quartly, ‘“All the World Over”: the transnational labours of early Australian radical cartoonists, 1886-1918’, ‘A World of Labour: Transnational and Comparative Histories’, International Conference of the Society for the Study of Labour History, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK, 1-3 September 2008.

This paper was also presented by myself at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria ‘New Historians’ lecture series, 12 August 2008, and is available as a ‘podcast’ at http://www.historyvictoria.org.au/podcastlecture3.htm

Nick Dyrenfurth and Marian Quartly, ‘Fat vs. the People’, ‘Relaxed and Comfortable? John Howard’s Decade Conference’, Victorian Trades Hall, Melbourne, 10-11 March, 2006.

Other Non-Refereed Publications

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Ditch the Deference’, Australian Fabian News, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2011, pp. 8-12, viewable online at http://www.fabian.org.au/files/Fabian51-2-11F%28web%29.pdf

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Between Extremes: Rebuilding Mainstream Progressive Politics’, Progressive Australia Blog,2 April 2011, viewable online at http://progressiveaustralia.org.au/2011/between-extremes-2/.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Howard, Hegemony and Values: the Left and the problem of Mateship’, Arena Magazine, no. 79, October-November 2005, pp. 14-16.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Labor in Vain? Losing and Lament in Howard’s Decade’ (review article), Overland, Autumn 2006, pp. 85-8.

Nick Dyrenfurth, ‘Mining Mateship’, Arena Magazine, June-July 2006, pp. 7-8.

Book Reviews

Paul Clarke, Writer and Director, Whitlam: The Power and the Passion, History Australia, no. 11, no. 2, 2014.

Neville Kirk, Labour and the Politics of Empire: Britain and Australia, 1900 to the Present, Comparativ: Journal of Global History and Comparative Social Research, forthcoming.

Troy Bramston, Looking for the Light on the Hill: Modern Labor’s Challenges, Australian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 47, No. 2, June 2012.

Jamie Glazov, United in Hate: the Left’s Romance With Tyranny and Terror, Australian Journal of Jewish Studies, Vol. 25, March 2012.

Peter Golding, They Called Him Old Smoothie: John Joseph Cahill, ‘Worksite: Issues in Industrial Relations’, February 2011.

Robin Archer, ‘Why is there No Labor Party in the United States?’,Australian Journal of Politics and History¸ September 2008.

Peter Bastian, Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man, Labour History, no. 97, 2009.

Edward W. Humphreys, Andrew Fisher: The Forgotten Man, Labour History, no. 97, 2009.

Judith Brett, ‘Australian Liberals and the moral middle class: from Alfred Deakin to John Howard’, History Australia, vol. 2, no. 2, June 2005.

Graeme Davison with Sheryl Yelland, ‘Car Wars: How the car won our hearts and conquered our cities’, ERAS, no. 6, November 2004, www.arts.monash.edu.au

Marion Maddox, ‘God Under Howard: the rise of the religious right in Australian Politics’, ERAS, no. 7, November 2005.

Conference Report (with Kate Murphy and Marian Quartly): ‘Mateship: Trust and Exclusion in Australian History’, Victorian Trades Hall, Melbourne, 16-17th February, 2006, Labour History, no. 90, May 2006.