Dr Fiona Allon
Dr Fiona Allon is ARC Future Fellow, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney.
Cultures of 'home' and everyday life
Space, place and identity
Suburban and urban cultures
Popular culture; mobility, travel and the cultural dimensions of globalisation
Gender, Communities and Difference
Sport, Media and Gendered Cultures
Place and Identity
NSW Representative, Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA).
Executive Committee Member, Markets and Society Research Network, The University of Sydney.
Allon, F 2008. Renovation Nation: Australia's Obsession with Home, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
Allon, F 2012, 'The Ladies Stand', in Kim Toffoletti and Peter Mewett (eds), Sport and its Female Fans, London & New York: Routledge.
Allon, F 2011, 'Space, Place and Identity', in Bruce Cohen (ed), Being Cultural (in progress)
Allon, F 2011, 'The Ladies Stand', in Kim Toffoletti and Peter Mewett (eds), Sport and its Female Fans, London & New York: Routledge. (forthcoming)
Allon, F 2010, 'Ethical Consumption Begins at Home: Green Renovations, Eco-Homes and Sustainable Home Improvement', in Tania Lewis and Emily Potter (eds), Ethical Consumption: An Introduction, London & New York: Routledge. (in press)
Allon, F 2007, 'We will decide who comes to this country: Inclusion, Exclusion and the National Imaginary', Schwarz, A and West-Pavlov, R (eds.), Multicultural Societies and Discourse: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Australia and Germany, Rodopi, Amsterdam.
Allon, F 2005, 'The Tyranny of Proximity: Australia in the Era of Globalisation', in West-Pavlov, R (ed.), Who's Australia?-Whose Australia?: Politics, Society and Culture in Contemporary Australia, WVT, Trier.
Allon, F 2004, 'An Ontology of Everyday Control', in Couldry, N and McCarthy, A (eds), Media/Space: Place, Scale and Culture in a Media Age, Routledge, London and New York.
Allon, F 2002, 'Translated Spaces/Translated Identities: the Production of Place, Culture and Memory in an Australian Suburb', Jumping the Queue University of Queensland Press, pp. 101-110.
Allon, F 1998, 'Geographic Promiscuity: Mobility and the "Problem of Home"', in C Houston et al. (eds.) Imagined Places: The Politics of Making Space, La Trobe University Press, Melbourne, pp. 207-214.
Allon, F 1994, 'The Nuclear Dream: Everyday Life in the Atomic Age', Chris Healey et al. (eds.) Beasts of Suburbia: Reinterpreting Cultures in Australian Suburbs, Melbourne University Press, pp. 35-52.
Allon, F and Redden G 2012. 'The Global Financial Crisis and the Culture of Continual Growth', Journal of Cultural Economy
Allon, F 2012. 'Home Economics: The Management of the Household as an Enterprise', Journal of Australian Political Economy, no. 68.
Allon, F (in progress) 'Where others hold on tight, there I swim around: dramas of citizenship in the liquid city', Space & Culture
Allon, F and Anderson, K 2010. 'Intimate Encounters: the embodied transnationalism of backpackers and independent travellers', Population, Space and Place 11, 11-22
Allon, F, Anderson, K and Bushell, R 2010, 'Mutant Mobilities: Backpacker Tourism in "Global" Sydney', Mobilities 3, 1
Allon, F 2009. 'The Futility of Extrapolation: Reflections on crisis, continuity and culture in the 'Great Recession', Ephemera, vol. 9, no. 4
Allon, F 2006, 'Between Sydney and Hong Kong: Doing Cultural Research Without Guarantees', in Allon, F and Morris, M (eds), Engagements, Special Issue of Cultural Studies Review, vol. 12, no. 2
Allon, F and Sofoulis, Z 2006, 'Everyday Water: Cultures in Transition', in Waitt, G, Head, L and Gill, N (eds), Applied Natures: Cultural Engagements with Australian Environmental Management, Special Issue of Australian Geographer, vol. 37, no. 1, pp 45-55
Allon, F 2006, 'Dams, Plants, Pipes and Flows: From Big Water to Everyday Water', in Coe, J S and Howard, W S (eds), Water: Resources and Discourses, Special Issue of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, vol. 6, no. 3
Allon, F 2006, 'Suburbs for Sale: Buying and Selling the Great Australian Dream', in Anderson, K, Dobson, R, Allon, F and Neilson, B (eds), After Sprawl: Post-Suburban Sydney. E-Proceedings of 'Post-Suburban Sydney: The City in Transformation' Conference, UWS, Sydney.
Allon, F 2004 'Backpacker Heaven: the Consumption and Construction of Tourist Spaces and Landscapes in Sydney', Space and Culture vol. 7.1.
Allon, F 2004, 'Bali as Icon: Death, Tourism and the Pleasure Periphery', in Thomas, M and Ganguly, D (eds), Cultural Politics and Iconography, Special Issue of Humanities Research, vol. XI, no. 1
Allon, F 2004, 'From Visiting Cultures to Travelling Cultures', Tourism: an International Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 52, no. 1
Allon, F 2002, 'Boundary Anxieties: Between Borders and Belongings', in Watson, I, Allon, F, Nicholl, F and Neilson, B (eds), On What Grounds?: Sovereignties, Territorialities and Indigenous Rights Special Issue of Borderlands e-journal, vol. 1, no. 2
Allon, F 2002, 'Altitude Anxiety: Acclimatising in Manang, a Traveller’s Tale', Cultural Studies Review, November, pp. 85-103.
Allon, F 2001, 'Living and Working in the "Smart House"', Southern Review, vol. 34.3, pp. 8-21.
Allon, F 2000, 'Nostalgia Unbound: Illegibility and the Synthetic Excess of Place', Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, vol. 14, no.3, pp. 275-287.
Allon, F 1997, 'Home as Cultural Translation: John Howard’s Earlwood', Communal/Plural, no. 5, pp. 1-25.
Co-curator 2003, Flannelette: An Australian Story. Held at the Liverpool Regional Museum. April-June.