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    Dr Jon Piccini

Jon Piccini is a Post-doctoral teaching/research fellow at The University of Queensland, where he is writing a history of the uses of human rights language by Australian political movements of the post-war era, provisionally titled: "Human Rights: An Australian History" He has previously taught at the University of Southern Queensland and Macquarie University, and completed his PhD thesis at the University of Queensland, entitled "A whole new world: Global revolution and Australian social movements in the long Sixties" in December 2013.

He has recently written a 50 year commemorative history of International House, a multicultural residential college at University of Queensland, and his second book, 'Global Radicals: Transnational Activism and the 1960s in Australia' is contracted with Palgrave Macmillan for 2016.