Professor Iain McCalman

AO, MA ANU PhD Monash, FRHS, FASSA, FAHA
Professorial Research Fellow

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 5347
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Sydney Environment Institute

Biographical details

Iain McCalman was born in Nyasaland in 1947, schooled in Zimbabwe and did his higher education in Australia. His last book, Darwin’s Armada (Penguin, 2009) won three prizes and was the basis of the TV series, Darwin’s Brave New World. He is a Fellow of three Learned Academies and is a former President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He was Director of the Humanities Research Centre, ANU, from 1995-2002 and won the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Prize at ANU for Teaching Excellence. He is a former Federation Fellow and currently a Research Professor in history at the University of Sydney and co-Director of the Sydney Environment Institute. His new book, The Reef – A Passionate History, from Captain Cook to Climate Change, will be published by Penguin in Australia in November and by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux in the USA in May 2014. He was made Officer of the Order of Australia in 2007 for services to history and the humanities.

Research interests

  • Eighteenth-century and early-nineteenth British and European history
  • Uses of digital media for history
  • Scientific voyaging, ethnography and environmentalism
  • The history of western environmental and cultural crises.

Current projects

  • A history of the Great Barrier Reef from Cook to Climate Change.
  • A social, cultural and environmental history of the underwater world
  • A history of hunting, photography, cinema and conservation in East Africa
  • A personal history of colonialism in Nyasaland (Malawi) from 1947 to 1964.

Exhibitions and Documentary Films

  • Co-curator, ‘Gold. Lost Treasures, Hidden Histories’ at the National Museum of Australia, March 2001
  • Curatorial adviser, ‘Cook and Omai: The Cult of the South Seas’, at the National Library of Australia, March 2001
  • Historical consultant and participant, ‘The Ship’, six-part BBC2 re-enactment series of Cook’s first voyage, Aug 2002 and the History Channel, USA, in Oct 2002. An abbreviated version was screened by the ABC in Australia in 2003
  • Co-curator, ‘A Savage Liberty: Europe and the Exotic’, Queensland Art Gallery, National Library of Australia, Victorian Art Gallery, Oct 2001- Jan 2002
  • Historical consultant, ‘Bandits’, National Museum of Australia Exhibition, 2002-3
  • Historical consultant, ‘Emma Hamilton and Lord Nelson’, BBC Television, 2002-5
  • Historical consultant for a BBC documentary on Omai, April 2003
  • Historical consultant for the ABC for History Detectives, August 2003
  • With Kim McKenzie, Jonathan Lamb and Alex Cook, ‘Scuttlebutt. A Reflection on a Maritime Re-Enactment’, short documentary, 20 mins, CRIO, 2004
  • With Darran Edmundsun and Kim McKenzie, ‘The Eidophusikon, An Eighteenth-Century Movie Show’, multi-media performance at Vizlab, Australian National University and DVD, 2006
  • Co-writer of scripts and presented four short historical films, ‘Norfolk Island: the Polynesians’; ‘Norfolk Island; The First Convict Settlement’; Norfolk Island: The Second Convict Settlement; Norfolk Island: The Pitcairners, Sydney: Look Films, editing still in process

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2013

  • Integrating the Humanities across National Boundaries - Humanities for the Environment and Religion and Secularism, and Political Belonging; McCalman I, Baucom I; Andrew W Mellon Foundation (USA)/Sawyer Seminar Grant.

2012

  • The Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society; McCalman I, Schlosberg D, Bashford A, Probyn E, Allon F, Giles P, Smith V, Marks P, Celermajer D, Mikler J, Chester L, Gurran N, Shrestha K, Lyster R, McManus P, Pritchard W, Neilson J, Byrne M, Wright C, de Berigny Wall C; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2011

  • Cultures of Coast and Sea: maritime environmental, cultural and ethnographic histories of north-east Australia, 1770-2010.; McCalman I, Anderson S, Philp J, Davis M, Erskine N, Crayford M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • LNK: 2011/Round2/ARC LP110200041, Cultures of Coast and Sea: maritime environmental, cultural and et; McCalman I; Australian National Maritime Museum/Project Support.
  • Redeeming the Great Barrier Reef. Science, Romanticism and Indigenous Knowledge in the Cultural and Ecological History of the Reef, c.1850-1950.; McCalman I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Environmental Humanities Group; McCalman I; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2010

  • The Environmental Humanities Group; McCalman I, Bashford A, White S, McCreery C, Gibbs M, Schlosberg D, Celermajer D, Philp J, Robertson S, Fitzmaurice A, Giles P, Marks P, Hardie M, Smith V, Alt C, Race K, Allon F; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2008

  • Seeing Change: Science, Culture and Technology in the Antipodes from the age of Darwin - a multi media research collaboration; McCalman I, Chappell J, Coleman D, Hyland P, Erskine N; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2007

  • Spectacle and multimedia in late eighteenth century Europe: a programme of written and multimedia histories; McCalman I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Federation Fellowship (FF).
  • TBA; McCalman I; DVC Research/Professional Research Fellowship.

2005

  • Promoting Scholarly Writing in the Public Sphere; Garton S, Darian-Smith K, McPhee H, Harris M, Modjeska D, McCalman I, Macintyre S, Byron J, Donaldson I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects (LASP).

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • McCalman, I. (2013). The Reef: A Passionate History. Melbourne: Penguin Books.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Darwin's Armada. Camberwell, Vic, Australia: Penguin Books.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). The Last Alchemist : Count Cagliostro, master of magic in the age of reason. New York: HarperCollins.

Edited Books

  • McCalman, I., Pickering, P. (2010). Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., Erskine, N. (2009). In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin. Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Davis, M., McCalman, I., Parolin, C. (2005). Newgate in Revolution: An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution. London: Continuum.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Jones, P., Knellwolf, C., McCalman, I. (2004). The Enlightenment World. Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • McCalman, I., McGrath, A. (2003). Proof & Truth The Humanist as Expert. Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Book Chapters

  • Frawley, J., McCalman, I. (2014). Invasion ecologies: the nature/culture challenge. In Jodi Frawley and Iain McCalman (Eds.), Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities, (pp. 3-14). Oxon: Routledge.
  • McCalman, I. (2013). Conquering Academy and Marketplace: Philippe de Loutherbourg's Channel Crossing. In Sarah Monks, John Barrell, Mark Hallett (Eds.), Living with the Royal Academy: Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England, 1768-1848, (pp. 75-88). Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate.
  • McCalman, I. (2012). Antipodean Experiments: Charles Darwin's South Seas Voyages, 1835-36. In Kate Fullagar (Eds.), The Atlantic World in the Antipodes: Effects and Transformations since the Eighteenth Century, (pp. 52-67). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • McCalman, I. (2012). Uncharted waters? Reflections on new formats for picturing evolution. In Mark Finnane and Ian Donaldson (Eds.), Taking Stock: The Humanities in Australia, (pp. 272-278). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • McCalman, I. (2011). Alfred Wallace's Conversion: Plebeian Radicalism and the Spiritual Evolution of the Mind. In Deirdre Coleman, Hilary Fraser (Eds.), Minds, Bodies, Machines, 1770-1930, (pp. 124-139). Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., Pickering, P. (2010). From Realism to the Affective Turn: An Agenda. In Iain McCalman and Paul A Pickering (Eds.), Historical Re-Enactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn, (pp. 1-17). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I. (2010). Loutherbourg's Simulations: Reenactment and Realism in Late-Georgian Britain. In Iain McCalman and Paul A Pickering (Eds.), Historical Re-Enactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn, (pp. 200-217). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Failing with Livingston: A Voyage of Reenactment on Lake Nyassa. In Daniel Spoth, Vanessa Agnew & Jonathan Lamb (Eds.), Settler and Creole Reenactment, (pp. 156-168). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., Erskine, N. (2009). Introduction. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 9-13). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Relying on the locals: Alfred Wallace and indigenous sailing craft. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 138-155). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Well salted in early life: Darwin, Hooker and Huxley - scientists at sea. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 56-73). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2007). The East African Middle Passage: David Livingstone, the Zambezi Expedition and Lake Nyassa 1858-1866. In Emma Christopher, Cassandra Pybus & Marcus Rediker (Eds.), Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World, (pp. 39-51). Berkeley, LA, London: University of California Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Teddy Roosevelt's Trophy: History and Nostalgia. In Marylin Lake (Eds.), Memory, monuments and museums : the past in the present, (pp. 58-75). Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Mystagogues of Revolution: Cagliostro, Loutherbourg and Romantic London. In James Chandler & Kevin Gilmartin (Eds.), Romantic Metropolis: The Urban Scene of British Culture, 1780 – 1840, (pp. 177-203). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Davis, M., McCalman, I., Parolin, C. (2005). Patriots in Prison: Newgate Radicalism in the Age of Revolution. In Michael T Davis, Iain McCalman, Christina Parolina (Eds.), Newgate in Revolution An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution, (pp. IX-XXV). London: Continuum.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). Flirting With Fiction. In Stuart Macintyre (Eds.), The Historian's Conscience, (pp. 151-161). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). Genre-bending: From Crossover History to Autobiographical Travel. In Brian Matthews (Eds.), Readers, writers, publishers : essays and poems, (pp. 87-96). Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Making of a Libertine Queen: Jeanne de La Motte and Marie-Antoinette. In Lisa O'Connell and Peter Cryle (Eds.), Libertine Enlightenment: Sex, Liberty and License in the Eighteenth-Century, (pp. 112-144). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., McGrath, A. (2003). Introduction. In Iain McCalman, Ann McGrath (Eds.), Proof & Truth The Humanist as Expert, (pp. 1-12). Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • McCalman, I., Mee, J. (2003). Introduction and Notes in Barnaby Rudge. In Clive Hurst (Eds.), Charles Dickens "Barnaby Rudge" with the Original Illustrations, (pp. VII-XXV). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2002). Global Perspectives. In Glen Tomasetti (Eds.), Manning Clark: By Some Of His Students, (pp. 59-62). Canberra: Manning Clark House Inc.

Journals

  • McCalman, I. (2012). Turtle War: Captain Cook's environmental crisis on the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Circle, 34(2), 7-18.
  • McCalman, I. (2010). A Laboratory of Islands: Charles Darwin’s Pacific Project. Humanities Australia, 1(2010), 15-22.
  • McCalman, I. (2007). The virtual infernal: Philippe de Loutherbourg, William Beckford and the spectacle of the sublime. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, 46, 1-14.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Spectres of Quackery: The Fragile Career of Philippe de Loutherbourg. Cultural and Social History, 3(3), 341-354.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Making Culture Bloom. Cultural Studies Review, 11(1), 175-182.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Little Ship of Horrors: Reenacting Extreme History. Criticism: a quarterly for literature and the arts, 46(3 (Special Issue: History and Re-enactment)), 477-486.
  • Knellwolf, C., McCalman, I. (2002). Introduction. Eighteenth-Century Life, 26(3), 1-9.

Conferences

  • McCalman, I. (2012). Turtle Power. Captain Cook's Environmental Crisis on the Great Barrier Reef. Cook's Treasures Seminar, Canberra, ACT: National Library of Australia.

Original Creative Work

  • McCalman, I. (2005). Magic, Spectacle and the Art of de Loutherbourg's Eidophusikon. Sensation and Sensibility: viewing Gainsborough's Cottage Door, illustrated, (pp. 181 - 197). California, United Kingdom: Yale University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Endeavouring Reality. illustrated, (pp. 33 - 39). Melbourne, Australia: Meanjin Company Limited.

Recorded / Rendered

  • McCalman, I., McKenzie, K., Edmundsun, D. (2006). The Eidophusikon, An Eighteenth-Century Movie Show, DVD, Canberra, Australia: Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Norfolk Island and Arthur's Vale Historic Area: Our Heritage, Sydney, Australia: Look Films.
  • McKenzie, K., McCalman, I. (2005). Fragments of the owl's egg, video, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University.
  • McCalman, I., McKenzie, K., Lamb, J., Cook, A. (2004). Scuttlebutt. A Reflection on a Maritime Re-Enactment, film, Canberra, Australia: CRIO (Consortium for Research and Information Outreach).

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • McCalman, I. (2007). Past not just the present dressed in funny clothes. The Sydney Morning Herald.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). A vision for the nation's future. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). History Comes to Life Through 18th Century "movie" simulation. Discovery.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Latitude for the Popularisers. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Making Culture Bloom. Equity, 2005.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). The Humanities and the Innovation Agenda. Business/Higher Education Round Table.
  • McCalman, I., Byron, J. (2004). Humanities runs rings around science. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Empty Chador. The New York Times.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Runaway Author. Australian Reader's Digest, October 2004.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Grant Artistic Licence for Success. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Javert's Hunt Comes to an End. The New York Times.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Tall tales and true: the selling of historic endeavour. The Australian.

Report

  • McCalman, I., Burry, M., Fraillon, N., George, H., Gillies, M., Hearn, G., Laws, A., Rose, H. (2005). Imagine Australia: Creativity and the Innovation Economy.

Other

  • McCalman, I. (2007), Published Lecture: Historical Re-enactments. Should we take them seriously?.
  • McCalman, I. (2004), Making Culture Bloom.

2014

  • Frawley, J., McCalman, I. (2014). Invasion ecologies: the nature/culture challenge. In Jodi Frawley and Iain McCalman (Eds.), Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities, (pp. 3-14). Oxon: Routledge.

2013

  • McCalman, I. (2013). Conquering Academy and Marketplace: Philippe de Loutherbourg's Channel Crossing. In Sarah Monks, John Barrell, Mark Hallett (Eds.), Living with the Royal Academy: Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England, 1768-1848, (pp. 75-88). Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate.
  • McCalman, I. (2013). The Reef: A Passionate History. Melbourne: Penguin Books.

2012

  • McCalman, I. (2012). Antipodean Experiments: Charles Darwin's South Seas Voyages, 1835-36. In Kate Fullagar (Eds.), The Atlantic World in the Antipodes: Effects and Transformations since the Eighteenth Century, (pp. 52-67). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • McCalman, I. (2012). Turtle Power. Captain Cook's Environmental Crisis on the Great Barrier Reef. Cook's Treasures Seminar, Canberra, ACT: National Library of Australia.
  • McCalman, I. (2012). Turtle War: Captain Cook's environmental crisis on the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Circle, 34(2), 7-18.
  • McCalman, I. (2012). Uncharted waters? Reflections on new formats for picturing evolution. In Mark Finnane and Ian Donaldson (Eds.), Taking Stock: The Humanities in Australia, (pp. 272-278). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.

2011

  • McCalman, I. (2011). Alfred Wallace's Conversion: Plebeian Radicalism and the Spiritual Evolution of the Mind. In Deirdre Coleman, Hilary Fraser (Eds.), Minds, Bodies, Machines, 1770-1930, (pp. 124-139). Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

2010

  • McCalman, I. (2010). A Laboratory of Islands: Charles Darwin’s Pacific Project. Humanities Australia, 1(2010), 15-22.
  • McCalman, I., Pickering, P. (2010). From Realism to the Affective Turn: An Agenda. In Iain McCalman and Paul A Pickering (Eds.), Historical Re-Enactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn, (pp. 1-17). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., Pickering, P. (2010). Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I. (2010). Loutherbourg's Simulations: Reenactment and Realism in Late-Georgian Britain. In Iain McCalman and Paul A Pickering (Eds.), Historical Re-Enactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn, (pp. 200-217). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

2009

  • McCalman, I. (2009). Darwin's Armada. Camberwell, Vic, Australia: Penguin Books.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Failing with Livingston: A Voyage of Reenactment on Lake Nyassa. In Daniel Spoth, Vanessa Agnew & Jonathan Lamb (Eds.), Settler and Creole Reenactment, (pp. 156-168). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I., Erskine, N. (2009). In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin. Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I., Erskine, N. (2009). Introduction. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 9-13). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Relying on the locals: Alfred Wallace and indigenous sailing craft. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 138-155). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2009). Well salted in early life: Darwin, Hooker and Huxley - scientists at sea. In Iain McCalman, Nigel Erskine, (Eds.), In the Wake of the Beagle: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin, (pp. 56-73). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.

2007

  • McCalman, I. (2007). Past not just the present dressed in funny clothes. The Sydney Morning Herald.
  • McCalman, I. (2007), Published Lecture: Historical Re-enactments. Should we take them seriously?.
  • McCalman, I. (2007). The East African Middle Passage: David Livingstone, the Zambezi Expedition and Lake Nyassa 1858-1866. In Emma Christopher, Cassandra Pybus & Marcus Rediker (Eds.), Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World, (pp. 39-51). Berkeley, LA, London: University of California Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2007). The virtual infernal: Philippe de Loutherbourg, William Beckford and the spectacle of the sublime. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, 46, 1-14.

2006

  • McCalman, I., McKenzie, K., Edmundsun, D. (2006). The Eidophusikon, An Eighteenth-Century Movie Show, DVD, Canberra, Australia: Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Norfolk Island and Arthur's Vale Historic Area: Our Heritage, Sydney, Australia: Look Films.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). A vision for the nation's future. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). History Comes to Life Through 18th Century "movie" simulation. Discovery.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Latitude for the Popularisers. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Spectres of Quackery: The Fragile Career of Philippe de Loutherbourg. Cultural and Social History, 3(3), 341-354.
  • McCalman, I. (2006). Teddy Roosevelt's Trophy: History and Nostalgia. In Marylin Lake (Eds.), Memory, monuments and museums : the past in the present, (pp. 58-75). Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press.

2005

  • McKenzie, K., McCalman, I. (2005). Fragments of the owl's egg, video, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University.
  • McCalman, I., Burry, M., Fraillon, N., George, H., Gillies, M., Hearn, G., Laws, A., Rose, H. (2005). Imagine Australia: Creativity and the Innovation Economy.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Magic, Spectacle and the Art of de Loutherbourg's Eidophusikon. Sensation and Sensibility: viewing Gainsborough's Cottage Door, illustrated, (pp. 181 - 197). California, United Kingdom: Yale University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Making Culture Bloom. Equity, 2005.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Making Culture Bloom. Cultural Studies Review, 11(1), 175-182.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). Mystagogues of Revolution: Cagliostro, Loutherbourg and Romantic London. In James Chandler & Kevin Gilmartin (Eds.), Romantic Metropolis: The Urban Scene of British Culture, 1780 – 1840, (pp. 177-203). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Davis, M., McCalman, I., Parolin, C. (2005). Newgate in Revolution: An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution. London: Continuum.
  • Davis, M., McCalman, I., Parolin, C. (2005). Patriots in Prison: Newgate Radicalism in the Age of Revolution. In Michael T Davis, Iain McCalman, Christina Parolina (Eds.), Newgate in Revolution An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution, (pp. IX-XXV). London: Continuum.
  • McCalman, I. (2005). The Humanities and the Innovation Agenda. Business/Higher Education Round Table.

2004

  • McCalman, I., McKenzie, K., Lamb, J., Cook, A. (2004). Scuttlebutt. A Reflection on a Maritime Re-Enactment, film, Canberra, Australia: CRIO (Consortium for Research and Information Outreach).
  • McCalman, I. (2004). Flirting With Fiction. In Stuart Macintyre (Eds.), The Historian's Conscience, (pp. 151-161). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). Genre-bending: From Crossover History to Autobiographical Travel. In Brian Matthews (Eds.), Readers, writers, publishers : essays and poems, (pp. 87-96). Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • McCalman, I., Byron, J. (2004). Humanities runs rings around science. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2004), Making Culture Bloom.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Empty Chador. The New York Times.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Jones, P., Knellwolf, C., McCalman, I. (2004). The Enlightenment World. Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Little Ship of Horrors: Reenacting Extreme History. Criticism: a quarterly for literature and the arts, 46(3 (Special Issue: History and Re-enactment)), 477-486.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Making of a Libertine Queen: Jeanne de La Motte and Marie-Antoinette. In Lisa O'Connell and Peter Cryle (Eds.), Libertine Enlightenment: Sex, Liberty and License in the Eighteenth-Century, (pp. 112-144). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McCalman, I. (2004). The Runaway Author. Australian Reader's Digest, October 2004.

2003

  • McCalman, I. (2003). Endeavouring Reality. illustrated, (pp. 33 - 39). Melbourne, Australia: Meanjin Company Limited.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Grant Artistic Licence for Success. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I., McGrath, A. (2003). Introduction. In Iain McCalman, Ann McGrath (Eds.), Proof & Truth The Humanist as Expert, (pp. 1-12). Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • McCalman, I., Mee, J. (2003). Introduction and Notes in Barnaby Rudge. In Clive Hurst (Eds.), Charles Dickens "Barnaby Rudge" with the Original Illustrations, (pp. VII-XXV). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Javert's Hunt Comes to an End. The New York Times.
  • McCalman, I., McGrath, A. (2003). Proof & Truth The Humanist as Expert. Canberra: The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). Tall tales and true: the selling of historic endeavour. The Australian.
  • McCalman, I. (2003). The Last Alchemist : Count Cagliostro, master of magic in the age of reason. New York: HarperCollins.

2002

  • McCalman, I. (2002). Global Perspectives. In Glen Tomasetti (Eds.), Manning Clark: By Some Of His Students, (pp. 59-62). Canberra: Manning Clark House Inc.
  • Knellwolf, C., McCalman, I. (2002). Introduction. Eighteenth-Century Life, 26(3), 1-9.

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