Robin Gerster

Professor

19972018
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Research Output 1997 2018

2018

Pacific Exposures: Photography and the Australia-Japan Relationship

Miles, M. & Gerster, R., 2018, Acton, ACT, Australia: The Australian National University. 266 p. (Asian Studies Series Monograph 11)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Take two: photography and the reconstruction of the post-war Australia/Japan relationship

Gerster, R. C., 2 Jan 2018, In : History Australia. 15, 1, p. 23-45 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017

On rereading Bean's official history

Gerster, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : Meanjin. 76, 3, p. 166-175 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

War by photography: Shooting Japanese in Australia's Pacific War

Gerster, R. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : History of Photography. 40, 4, p. 432-452 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2015

Bomb sights in Japan: Photographing Australian-occupied Hiroshima

Gerster, R. C., 2015, In : Meanjin. 74, 4, p. 88 - 103 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Capturing Japan: Australian photography of the postwar military occupation

Gerster, R. C., 2015, In : History of Photography. 39, 3, p. 279 - 299 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Our Ground Zero: Future wars and the imagined destruction of Australia's cities

Gerster, R. C., 2015, In : Southerly. 75, 3, p. 11 - 32 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2014

Anzac, New Mexico: placing Australia in the nuclear empire

Gerster, R., 2014, In : Meanjin. 73, 1, p. 52 - 65 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exile on uranium street: the Australian nuclear blues

Gerster, R., 2014, In : Southerly. 74, 1, p. 55 - 70 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2013

Doomtown, Australia: nuclear apocalypse and the urban imagination

Gerster, R. C., 2013, Apocalypse: Imagining the End. Hernandez, A. A. (ed.). Oxford UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press, p. 97 - 106 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Down the yellowcake road: The minefield of Australian uranium

Gerster, R. C., 2013, In : Journal of Australian Studies. 37, 4, p. 438 - 450 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The bomb in the museum: Nuclear technology and the human element

Gerster, R. C., 2013, In : Museum & Society. 11, 3, p. 207 - 218 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Touring "Vietnam": A cultural and political map of the Australian war

Gerster, R. C., 2012, In : Journal of Australian Studies. 36, 4, p. 487 - 497 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011

CONTACT! Cultural impacts of the Australian post-war occupation of Japan

Gerster, R., 2011, Outside Asia: Japanese and Australian Identities and Encounters in Flux. Alomes, S., Eckersall, P., Mouer, R. & Tokita, A. (eds.). Clayton Vic Australia: Japanese Studies Centre Monash University, p. 86 - 98 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Hiroshima & Here: "The bomb" in the Australian imagination

Gerster, R., 2011, Groteske Moderne - Moderne Groteske. Festschrift fuer Philip Thomson / Festschrift for Philip Thomson. Deiters, F-J., Fliethmann, A. & Weller, C. (eds.). Germany: Rohrig Universitats Verlag, p. 227 - 245 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2010

Citing Hiroshima: nuclear amnesia and atomic bomb testimony

Gerster, R., 2010, Philosophy After Hiroshima. Demenchonok, E. (ed.). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 121 - 140 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2009

Introduction

Gerster, R. C. & de Matos, C., 2009, Occupying the "Other" Australia and Military Occupations from Japan to Iraq. de Matos, C. & Gerster, R. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

"Legends of the terrible, laughing men": the Australian literature of war

Gerster, R. C., 2009, Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader. Sarwal, A. & Sarwal, R. (eds.). New Delhi, India: SSS Publications, p. 339 - 348 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Representations of Asia

Gerster, R. C., 2009, The Cambridge History of Australian Literature. Pierce, P. (ed.). Port Melbourne Vic, Australia: Cambridge University Press, p. 303 - 322 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

"Travelling is Victory": Australian military tourism and the occupation of Japan

Gerster, R. C., 2009, Occupying the "Other" Australia and Military Occupations from Japan to Iraq. de Matos, C. & Gerster, R. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 107 - 122 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Travels in Atomic Sunshine

Gerster, R. C., 2008, 1 ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: Scribe Publications. 327 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

2007

Noel Rowe and Vivian Smith (eds) Windchimes: Asia in Australian Poetry

Gerster, R. C., 2007, In : Southerly. 67, 3, p. 231 - 234 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Prisoners of the Japanese: Literary Imagination and the Prisoner-of-War Experience

Gerster, R. C., 2007, In : Australian Historical Studies. 38, 130, p. 379 - 380 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Six Inch Rule: Revisiting the Australian Occupation of Japan

Gerster, R. C., 2007, In : History Australia. 4, 2, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2005

Coming to terms: fear, loathing, revenge & reconciliation in Australian Stories of Japanese Occupation

Hack, K. (ed.), Gerster, R. C. & Blackburn, K. (ed.), 2005, p. 133 - 146. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOther

No man is a naked island: the Australian POW story

Gerster, R. C., 2005, In : Southerly. 65, 2, p. 44 - 59 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The past as a foreign country: nostalgia and nationalism in contemporary Japanese tourism

Gerster, R. C., 2005, In : Tourism Review International. 9, 3, p. 293 - 301 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2004

Hiroshima no more: forgetting 'the bomb'

Gerster, R. C., 2004, In : War & Society. 22, 1, p. 59 - 68 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

On the Warpath

Gerster, R. C. & Pierce, P., 2004, 1st ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: Melbourne University Press. 350 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

2003

Oh Japan! Coming to terms with the bogeyman

Gerster, R. C., 2003, In : Ritsumeika Journal of Asia Pacific Studies. 11, March, p. 129 - 135 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2002

(Dis)orientating Japan: confessions of a literary traveller

Gerster, R., 2002, In : Southerly. 62, 1, p. 137 - 148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Geographies of the imagination

Gerster, R. C., 2002, In : The Lancet. 359, 9301, p. 178 - 178 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Hiroshima and all that: revisiting the bomb

Gerster, R. C., 2002, In : REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts. 2, 2, p. 6 - 16 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Missing the zeitgeist

Gerster, R. C., 2002, In : Australian Book Review. 243, p. 61 - 61 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Singapore fling

Gerster, R. C., 2002, In : The Lancet. 359, 9315, p. 1443 - 1443 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

2001

Homeward bound: Australian literary travels in Asia

Gerster, R. C., 2001, Crossings: Travel, Art, Literature, Politics. Teeuwen, R. (ed.). 1 ed. Taipei Taiwan: Bookman Books, Ltd, p. 121 - 132 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Memoir from a vanished Sydney

Gerster, R. C., 2001, In : Australian Book Review. 235, p. 26 - 27 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

The Ned Kelly myth and Australian identity

Gerster, R. C., 2001, In : The Lancet. 357, 9253, p. 401 - 401 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

1999

A Hermeneutical Problem

Gerster, R., 1999, In : Australian Book Review. p. 15 - 15 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Fu Manchu Days

Gerster, R., 1999, In : Australian Book Review. p. 19 - 20 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Future Shock

Gerster, R., 1999, In : The Bulletin. p. 119 - 119 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Inside the Dead Heart

Gerster, R., 1999, In : The Bulletin. p. 75 - 75 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Legless in Ginze: Orientating Japan

Gerster, R., 1999, Melbourne Vic Australia: Melbourne University Press. 245 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOther

Revolutionaries

Gerster, R., 1999, In : Australian Book Review. p. 17 - 17 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

The Land of Vicaria

Gerster, R., 1999, In : Australian Book Review. p. 32 - 32 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

The Theoretical Tourist

Gerster, R., 1999, In : The Australians Review of Books. p. 5 - 6-27 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

1998

Fault Lines: Australian Inscriptions of Japan

Gerster, R., 1998, In : Meanjin. p. 473 - 485 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1997

Australians in Asia: A Letter of Introduction

Gerster, R., 1997, In : Odysseus. p. 21 - 36 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Brian Castro: Stepper

Gerster, R., 1997, In : The Bulletin. p. 74 - 75 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther