Publications

Books

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia, Sydney: NewSouth (an imprint of University of New South Wales Press), 2014.

Walker, David and Agnieszka Sobocinska (eds.), Australia’s Asia: from Yellow Peril to Asian Century (Chinese translation, Beijing: Beijing Foreign Studies Press, forthcoming 2017).

Walker, David and Agnieszka Sobocinska (eds.), Australia’s Asia: from Yellow Peril to Asian Century, Crawley: UWA Publishing, 2012.

Journal Articles

Sobocinska, Agnieszka. ‘How to win friends and influence nations: The international history of Development Volunteering’, Journal of Global History, vol. 12, no. 1, 2017, pp. 49-73.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka. ‘Public Opinion Polling and Foreign Affairs: Measuring Australian popular attitudes towards Indonesia over seventy years’, Asian Studies Review, forthcoming 2017.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘A New Kind of Mission: The Volunteer Graduate Scheme and the cultural history of international development’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 61, no. 3, 2016, pp. 369-387.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Following the Hippie Sahibs: colonial cultures of travel and the Hippie Trail’, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, vol. 15, no. 2, Summer 2014

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Overturning the point: Exploring change in Australian-Asian relations’, History Compass, 2014.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Visiting the Neighbours: the political meanings of Australian travel to Cold War Asia’, Australian Historical Studies, vol. 44, no. 3, 2013, pp. 382-404. (Winner of the inaugural Patricia Grimshaw Prize).

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘The Decorative Fringe: An Interview with David Walker,’ Historic Environment, vol. 24, no. 1, 2012, pp. 49-54.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Innocence Lost and Paradise Regained: Tourism to Bali and Australian perceptions of Asia,’ History Australia, vol. 8, no. 2, 2011, pp. 199-222. (Winner of the AHA/CAL Postgraduate Prize)

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘The Language of Scars: Australian prisoners of war and the colonial order,’ History Australia, vol. 7, no. 3, December 2010, pp. 59.1-59.20 (Winner of the Max Kelly Medal, History Council of NSW).

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Travel, Tourism and Diplomacy: Is the Australian Government a ‘Smart Traveller’?’, Australian Policy and History, www.aph.org.au, November 2010.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Prisoners of Opinion: Australians in Asian Captivity, 1942-2006’, Australian Studies (UK), vol. 1, no. 1, December 2009, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/australian-studies/article/view/1561/0

 Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Australian fellow-travellers to China: Devotion and Deceit in the People’s Republic,’ Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 32, no. 3, September 2008, pp. 323-334. (Winner of the John Barrett Award for Australian Studies (Research Higher Degree Category), International Australian Studies Association).

Book Chapters

Sobocinska, Agnieszka. ‘The most potent PR tool ever devised’?: The United States Peace Corps in the early 1960s’, in Michael Lawrence and Rachel Tavernor (eds.), Global Humanitarianism and Media Culture, Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2017.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka and White, Richard. ‘Travel Writing and Tourism’, in Nandini Das and Tim Youngs (eds.), The Cambridge History of Travel Writing, New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka. ‘Travel Diaries in Australia’, in Batsheva Ben-Amos and Dan Ben-Amos, The Diary, Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2017.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘The Expedition’s Afterlives: echoes of empire in travel to Asia’, in Martin Thomas (ed.), Expedition into Empire: How exploratory journeys shaped the modern world’, Routledge Studies in Cultural History, New York: Routledge, 2015.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Travellers’ tales and Australia’s China literacy’, in Chengxin Pan (ed.), Australia and China in the 21st Century: Challenges and Ideas in Cross-Cultural Engagement, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2015.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka and Richard White, ‘Travel and Connections’ in Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre (eds.). The Cambridge History of Australia, vol. 2: The Australian Commonwealth, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp. 472-93.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, ‘Diggin’ on the East: The hippie trail and Australian-Indian relations’, Enriched Relations: Public Diplomacy in Australian-Indian Relations, New Delhi: Readworthy Publications, 2013, pp. 107-120.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka and Walker, David. ‘Introduction: Australia’s Asia,’ in Walker, David and Agnieszka Sobocinska (eds.), Australia’s Asia: from yellow peril to Asian century, Crawley: UWA Publishing, 2012, pp. 1-23.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka. ‘Hearts of Darkness, Hearts of Gold,’ in Walker, David and Agnieszka Sobocinska (eds.), Australia’s Asia: from yellow peril to Asian century, Crawley: UWA Publishing, 2012, pp. 173-197.