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Matilda Keynes Academic, LTLT

Matilda is a doctoral candidate in history researching the uses of history education in retrospective practices, particularly historical justice and reconciliation.

Matilda is currently an Australian Endeavour Postgraduate Research Scholar at Umeå University in the Educational History and History Education Research Group. Her doctoral research project explores the role and uses of historical discourses and knowledge in historical justice and reconciliation. It focuses particularly on education, seeking to gain insight into how history education might contribute to the key aims of historical justice concentrating on its limitations and potentialities.

Matilda has lectured in history, education and interdisciplinary studies at La Trobe University and the Australian Catholic University. Her work is forthcoming in 2018 in the International Journal of Transitional Justice and Springer International Handbook in Historical Studies and Education.


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