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Places and their names can be very meaningful to the people connected to them. But what happens when some in a community are uncomfortable with a historical figure or association a place is named for, or feel that different aspects of history should be honoured? Many communities around Australia, and the world, are grappling with this right now. Listeners and experts share their thoughts on …
The Conversation Friday Essay: Beyond ‘statue shaming’ — grappling with Australia’s legacies of slavery
A new series on slavery's Australian legacies was launched on July 9 with Jane Lydon and Zoe Laidlaw's Friday essay "Beyond 'statue shaming' — grappling with Australia's legacies of slavery". This initiates a new series in The Conversation to run over the next few years.