Associate Professor Carol Liston

Associate Professor Carol Liston

ACADEMIC COURSE ADVISOR Bachelor of Arts (Bankstown and Penrith),
Arts (SoHCA)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
Arts (SoHCA)

Biography

Carol Liston is an Australian historian who specialises in the history of early New South Wales (1788-1860). Her research covers early colonial history with interests in people (convict, colonial born and free immigrant and their family histories), local history, heritage and the built environment. Her particular interest is the colonial development of the County of Cumberland (Greater Western Sydney), using land records, family history and surviving buildings to document the past.

She is co-editor of the Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Liston.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Sydney
  • BA University of Sydney

Interests

  • 19th Century Australian history
  • Family History and genealogy
  • Heritage and the built environment
  • Local History
  • NSW Land History

UWS Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Arts (SoHCA)
  • Arts (SoHCA)

Contact

Email: C.Liston@uws.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 358
Mobile:
Location: C.G.27
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

PLEASE NOTE: obtaining information from this Directory must be for the legitimate purposes of doing business with and within the University of Western Sydney (UWS), and must not be used for unsolicited bulk e-mailing (spamming) or similar purposes.

Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 100001 Keeping the Past, 2012

Publications

Books

  • Liston, C. (2009), 'Pictorial History Liverpool and District', : Kingsclear Books 9780908272976.

Chapters in Books

  • Liston, C. (2009), 'Brisbane, Sir Thomas', The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, Federation Press 9781862877436.

Journal Articles

  • Liston, C. (2012), 'Sir Thomas Brisbane : a man of scientific method', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol 145, no 445 & 446 , pp 136 - 145.
  • Liston, C. (2010), 'Bellfield and Rossmore : forgotten associations from Thomas Shepherd to Hardy Wilson', Australian Garden History, vol 22, no 1 , pp 4 - 10.

Conference Papers

  • Liston, C. (2011), 'Female Convicts and their children NSW 1820-1840', Islands of History. Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Conference Professional Historians Association (NSW), Norfolk Island.

Other Publications

  • 2008, 'Women Transported. Life in Australia's convict female factories', Published Work

Research

Previous Projects

Title: Parramatta Archaeological Historical Landscape Study
Years: 2000-08-07 - 2001-12-31
ID: P0013134
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Heritage Office New South Wales
Title: Female Orphan School Building History
Years: 1999-02-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0013166
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Australian Heritage Commission
Title: Supplement Funding - Collingwood House
Years: 2001-01-01 - 2006-12-31
ID: P0011264
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Academic Unit Research Support Scheme - School of Cultural Histories and Futures
Years: 1998-07-27 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0012804
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Historical research, ADI site, St Marys
Years: 2001-03-14 - 2001-05-16
ID: P0012268
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Casey & Lowe Associates, Archaeology and Heritage Consultants
Title: Historic Houses Trust of NSW - Historical advice regarding ARC Partnership project with University of Sydney
Years: 2001-07-20 - 2002-07-02
ID: P0012420
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales (old)
Title: History of Castlereagh
Years: 1997-07-16 - 1998-12-31
ID: P0012452
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Penrith Lakes Development Corporation Ltd
Title: Collingwood House
Years: 2001-01-31 - 2009-01-30
ID: P0011890
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Liverpool City Council
Title: Comparative Analysis of the Psychiatric Hospital
Years: 2000-07-01 - 2001-12-31
ID: P0011282
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • NSW Department of Health
Title: Comparative Analysis of the Roman Catholic Orphan School Parramatta
Years: 2000-07-08 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0013132
UWS Researchers: Carol Liston
Funding:
  • Department of Public Works and Services

Supervision

Associate Professor Liston is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: When it's not the Main Game: Art in Hospitals
Field of Research:
Title: Independent Voices - John Lucas and his Contemporaries in NSW Colonial Politics
Field of Research:
Title: Sydney's 'Paris Exhibition': An Account of the 1854 Exhibition of the Natural and Industrial Products of NSW
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Title: "That den of infamy" - the no. 2 Stockade, Cox's River: a study of the convict experience
Field of Research: HISTORY
Thesis: "THAT DEN OF INFAMY, THE NO. 2 STOCKADE COX'S RIVER." AN HISTORICAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE CONSTRUCTION, IN THE 1830's, OF THE WESTERN ROAD FROM MT VICTORIA TO BATHURST BY A CONVICT WORKFORCE
Title: Hyde Park Asylum for Infirm and Destitute Women, 1862-1886: An Historical Study of Government Welfare for Women in need of Residential Care in New South Wales
Field of Research: HISTORY
Thesis: HYDE PARK ASYLUM FOR INFIRM AND DESTITUTE WOMEN, 1862-1886: AN HISTORICAL STUDY OF GOVERNMENT WELFARE FOR WOMEN IN NEED OF RESIDENTIAL CARE IN NEW SOUTH WALES
Title: Deserted and Despised Innocent Sufferers: The immigration of free families of convicts to New South Wales, 1788-1852
Field of Research: HISTORY
Thesis: Deserted and Despised Innocent Sufferers: The immigration of free families of convicts to New South Wales, 1788-1852
Title: 'Sometimes a Little Injustice must be Suffered for the Public Good'. How the National Security (Aliens Control) Regulations 1939 (Cth) affected the lives of German, Italian, Japanese and Australian born women living in Australia during the Second World War.
Field of Research: STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY
Thesis: 'Sometimes a Little Injustice must be Suffered for the Public Good'. How the National Security (Aliens Control) Regulations 1939 (Cth) affected the lives of German, Italian, Japanese and Australian born women living in Australia during the Second World War.
Title: The Tottenham Rebels: Radical Labour Politics in a Small Mining Town during the Great War
Field of Research: HISTORY
Thesis: The Tottenham Rebels: Radical Labour Politics in a Small Mining Town during the Great War

University of Western Sydney

Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751

Tel: +61 2 9852 5222

ABN 53 014 069 881
CRICOS Provider No: 00917k

Visit our mobile site