Dr Simone Battiston
PhD, La Trobe University, Australia
- Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
- School of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
- Department of Social Sciences
Simone Battiston is the Course Director of the Bachelor of Arts and the Languages Discipline Convenor in the School of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. He is also the Cassamarca Senior Lecturer of Italian Studies and History at Swinburne. This position is partly sponsored by the Cassamarca Foundation (Italy). His research interests include migration history, transnational politics and labour and artisan history. His current research focuses on the history of Italian immigrant workers and entrepreneurs in the building and construction industry in Australia, with a particular attention to terrazzo and mosaic artisans, external voting behaviour, and history and memory of radical migrants. He is a member of the Australian History Association (AHA) and of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH).
Italian politics, Italian-Australian community (history of), Multiculturalism, Expatriate voting
Fields of Research
- Historical Studies - 210300
Also published as: Battiston, Simone; Battiston, S.
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- 2017-10-11: Languages face funding hit - The Australian
- 2016-11-25: Referendum costituzionale: all'estero è tempo di votare - SBS Radio (Italian Program)
- 2008-11-23: Italian Job Interview - Radio Nationals Background Briefing program.
- 2008-04-14: Italian elections: Expat backlash and disinterest from Australia - Radio Nationals Perspectives program
- 2008-04-12: Luigi ready for the half-world stage - The Australian
- 2008-04-12: The forum lies distant, but Australias Italian politicos fight the good fight - The Age