Award for Baker’s Flat thesis

Susan Arthure has won the R Ian Jack Award for Best Honours or Masters Thesis, which is a national award presented by the Australian Society for Historical Archaeology, for her paper The Occupation of Baker’s Flat: A Study of Irishness and Power in Nineteenth Century South Australia.

Completed as part of her Master of Archaeology degree, the paper examines Irish social identity in the nineteenth century, centring on a substantial and long-lived Irish settlement known as Baker’s Flat, in the mid-north of South Australia.

Nominations were judged on the basis of timeliness and significance of the research aims, appropriateness and effectiveness of methodology, accuracy of information, presentation, and general contribution to the field of historical archaeology.

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