Associate Professor Timothy Allender

BA(Hons)(Monash), DipEd(Monash), MA(Hons)(Sydney), PhD(Sydney)
Affiliate, History Department, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor, History of Education, History Curriculum
History Curriculum Coordinator

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 93516334
Fax +61 2 93514580

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Biographical details

Tim's principal work concerns colonial education focusing on India using post colonial and feminist paradigms. He has published international articles on these topics and his book, Ruling Through Education analyses, in post colonial perspective, colonial education in north India in the late nineteenth century. He is working on an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant concerning the disciplinarity of classroom language and he has published a book on the social history of Western Victoria, Australia. He has been involved in history-syllabus development in NSW, and is particularly interested in developing its Asian perspective. And he is part of the NSW advisory board concerning the development of the National Curriculum K-10.

Tim has developed a course on cross-cultural education which has enabled his students to undertake international fieldwork research in Asia, Canada and Europe. He is also currently using the model of 'knowledge transfer' and gender for two research projects. Tim is working on two research projects with Indian educators in Mumbai and Delhi looking at underprivileged urban education; and gender and Science education. He is currently working on a University of Sydney Social Inclusion project concerning History teachers and another project on ICT in the classroom. As well, he is researching a project concerning Global Education language and its socio-cultural predictions in Australia compared to other countries in Asia.

Research interests

Educational history, sociology and philosophy

  • History of education

Educational systems: administration, management and leadership

  • International and comparative education

Research on teaching and learning

  • Social sciences, including civics
  • Teacher education and professional learning

Keywords: classroom disciplinarity, knowledge transfer, history, postcolonial, history curriculum, feminist history

Current research students

Project title Degree Research student
Transference of educational methods originating in a predominantly Christian culture. (Auxiliary supervisor) PhD Stuart BROOKING
A comparison of the ideals of the western pragmatist, John Dewey, and the neo-confucian, Tu Wei-Ming: the search for a cross cultural global educational methodology. (Auxiliary supervisor) PhD Christine HALE
Rehabilitation of the education system in East Timor during United Nations Transitional Administration, 1999-2002. PhD Trina SUPIT
School Choice in building multi-faceted ideologies: the case of International Schools in Sri Lanka. (Auxiliary supervisor) PhD Virandi WETTEWA

Current projects

  • Currently working as a member of a International Special Working Group (SWG) for ISCHE (Belgium) on the history of the history textbook in schools and the politics of its language. (2008-2010)
  • DP0663300 ARC Discovery (Large) Scheme (AUD $279, 000) Project: "Disciplinarity and classroom practice: Epistemological issues in the analysis and improvement of teaching and learning." (Co-investigators: Professor Peter Freebody, Dr Tim Allender, Dr N Bahr, Dr C Christensen, Dr A Wright).
  • Reference Group: Teaching Teachers for the Future (USyd)
  • Building leadership capacity in undergraduate Science teaching in India and Australia. (A/Prof. Manju Sharma (USyd); Dr Pratibha Jolly (Delhi University); Dr Alexandra Yeung (USyd)
  • Global Education in the HSIE Classroom and its Asian Context, (MS Kate Keeley, Ms Kate Smyth)
  • The socio-cultural predication of Under-privileged Urban Education: Australia and India (Professor Padma Sarangapani, Dr Arathi Sriprakash, Dr Ritesh Khunyakari)
  • Diversity and Difference: History Students and Social Inclusion (Dr Michael McDonnell, Ms Hannah Forsyth)
  • Special Issue: 'Knowledge Transfer and the History of Education' in 'History Education Review' (joint editor with A/Prof. Jenny Collins (Unitec, New Zealand)

Associations

  • Editorial Board of Journal for Educational Media, Memory and Society (Berghahn Press) Georg Eckert Institute, Germany

  • Editorial Board Asian Studies Review (Routledge, Asian Studies Association of Australia)

  • The nominee of the NSW/ACT Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards and Senates consulting with the NSW Board of Studies on the Australian National Curriculum (History).

Awards and honours

  • Thomas T. Roberts Fellowship, 1996(AUD $10,000)

  • Visiting Fellow, University of Winchester, 2005

  • Visiting Fellow, University of London, 2010

  • Ewing Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003 (AUD $16,000)

  • LEO347548 ARC LIEF Grant jointly with Profs. McGuire (UWA); Robin Jeffrey (ANU) 2004 (AUD $150,000)

  • University of Sydney R&D Research Grant, 2006 (AUD $17,000)

  • University of Sydney Research Conference Fund, 2008, (AUD $1,500)

  • DP0663300 ARC Discovery (Large) Scheme Project: “Disciplinarity and classroom practice: Epistemological issues in the analysis and improvement of teaching and learning.” (Co-investigators: Professor Peter Freebody, A/Professor Tim Allender, A/Professor N Bahr, Dr C Christensen, Dr A Wright) 2006-2009, (AUD $279, 000).

  • University of Sydney Sesqui R&D grant, 2002 (AUD $9,000)

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Education, University of Sydney, 2000

  • Exchanging Educational Knowledge: towards transformative models of initial teacher education, 2010. (Dr Arathi Sriprakash, A/Professor Tim Allender) Australia India Council Grant (AUD $5,000)

  • Global Education and eLearning Resources (Ms Kate Keeley, A/Professor Tim Allender) AusAID/PTC NSW Global Education (AUD $40,000)

  • (2009) Chair of an ITEC Undergraduate Program Panel, NSW Institute of Teachers

  • (2010- ) History of Education Quarterly (US) editorial team of reviewers.

  • (2011) Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Canada

  • (2010-2012) Nominee of the NSW/ACT Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards and Senates to consult with the NSW Board of Studies on the National Curriculum (K-10 History).

  • (2010- ) Paedagogica Historica (Europe) editorial team of reviewers.

  • (2009) Chair of an ITEC Undergraduate Program Panel, NSW Institute of Teachers

  • (2010- ) Review Committee University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP)

  • (2011- ): 'Social Inclusion in the History Classroom' Divisional Strategic Teaching Enhancement Project Scheme (STEPS) (Dr Michael McDonnell, Ms Hannah Forsyth) ($35,000)

  • (2011- ) International Projects Development Fund: 'Teaching and Learning: the Under-privileged of Australia and India' (Prof. Padma Sarangapani (Mumbai), Dr Arathi Sriprahash (UWA), Dr Ritesh Khunyakari (Mumbai), Ms Kate Keeley (USyd) ($7,000)

  • History Fellowship (one year), Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 2012-2013.

  • Sharma, M., Allender, T., Jolly, P. and Cheung, A. 'Building leadership capacity in undergraduate science teaching in India, (R11-093) ALAF (AusAID) $57,413

  • Co-Chair 'All India Law Teachers' National Congress Conference, Amity Law School, New Delhi (September 1-2, 2012)

  • (2012- ) Journal of Educational Administration and History (UK) editorial team of reviewers.

  • (June-July, 2013) Visiting Research Fellowship at the Georg-Eckert Institute, Braunschweig, Germany

  • (August-October, 2013) Visiting Professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India

Past projects

Selected grants

2012

  • Social Inclusion and the Socio-cultural predications of Teaching and Learning: the Under-privileged of Australia and India; Allender T, Keeley C, Sarangapani P, Khunyakari R, Sriprakash A; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2011

  • Exchanging Education Knowledge: towards transformative models of initial teacher education; Sriprakash A, Allender T; Dept Foreign Affairs & Trade (Australia-India Council)/Australia India Council Grant Program.
  • Exchanging Educational Knowledge; Sriprakash A, Allender T; Australia India Council/Research Support.

2007

  • Disciplinarity and classroom practice: epistemological issues in the analysis and improvement of teaching and learning; Bahr N, Wright A, Wright A, Allender T, Freebody P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Women Educators in Colonial India: Innovative Responses to Changing State Agendas, 1854-1919; Allender T; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.

2003

  • Electronic access to seminal documents: rare, colonial, post-colonial; Allender T, McGuire J, Brasted H, Jeffrey R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Ewing Postdoctoral Fellowship; Allender T; University of Sydney/Ewing Postdoctoral Fellowship.

2001

  • Contextualising an education partnership: A history of Australian/Indian collaboration in education, 1857-1947; Allender T; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Newly Appointed Staff (NAS).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Allender, T. (2006). Ruling through education: the politics of schooling in the colonial Punjab. New Delhi: New Dawn Press.
  • Allender, T., Brennan, D. (1996). Coaches Called Here: A History of Buangor and Surrounding Districts. Adelaide: Advertiser Press.

Book Chapters

  • Allender, T. (2014). Transcending the centre-periphery paradigm: Loreto teaching in India, 1842-2010. In B. Bagchi, E. Fuchs & K. Rousmaniere (Eds.), Connecting Histories Of Education: Transnational and Cross-Cultural Exchanges in (Post)Colonial Education, (pp. 227-243). New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Allender, T. (2014). Understanding education and India: New turns in postcolonial scholarship. In Deirdre Raftery and David Crook (Eds.), History of Education: Themes and Perspectives, (pp. 223-230). London: Routledge.
  • Allender, T. (2013). Colonial Anxieties: The State Embodiment of the Female Teacher -'Trainer', 1808-1931. In Deepak Kumar, Joseph Bara, Nandita Khadria, Ch. Radha Gayathri (Eds.), Education in Colonial India: Historical Insights, (pp. 325-350). New Delhi: Manohar Publications.
  • Allender, T. (2013). Knowledge transfer and mission sociology in the colonial Punjab, 1849-1900. In R Kochhar, P Nagpal, Nandita, L Sharma (Eds.), The Making of Modern Punjab: Education, Science and Social Change c. 1850-c. 2000, (pp. 23-36). Chandigarh: Panjab University.
  • Allender, T. (2012). Mary Carpenter and the Polemic of Female Education in Colonial India. In Jane Martin and Joyce Goodman (Eds.), Women and education : major themes on education. Milton Park, Abingdon ; N.Y: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Allender, T. (2011). Historical Analysis: New Approaches to Postcolonial Scholarship and the Subcontinent. In Markauskaite L, Freebody P, Irwin J (Eds.), Methodological Choice and Design: Scholarship, Policy and Practice in Social and Educational Research, (pp. 143-155). New York: Springer.
  • Allender, T. (2009). Girls at Risk: The Female Learning Space in Colonial India, 1818-1919. In Ian Lohmann, Ingrid Mayer, Christine Grosvenor (Eds.), Children and Youth at Risk: Historical and International Perspectives, (pp. 289-308). Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Educational futures: creating a female education space in colonial india, 1854-1934. In A M Vicziany and Robert Cribb (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA): Is this the Asian century?. Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Allender, T. (2007). How the state made and unmade education in the Raj, 1800-1919. In Tolley K (Eds.), Transformations in Schooling: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, (pp. 67-86). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Allender, T. (2006). Borders and Boundaries: The Actor-Network State and the Ethics of Education in Colonial India. In Martyn Lyons (Eds.), History in global perspective. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences, Sydney 2005. Sydney: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales.
  • Allender, T. (2006). Instructing the Women: Changing Stage Agendas in Colonial India, 1854-1924. In Adrian Vickers and Margaret Hanlon (Eds.), Asia Reconstructed: Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) 2006. Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Allender, T. (2004). Cross-cultural educational ethics: How the State made and unmade education in the Raj, 1800-1919. In Robert Cribb (Eds.), Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).

Journals

  • Collins, J., Allender, T. (2013). Knowledge transfer, educational change and the history of education: New theoretical frameworks. History of Education Review, 42(2), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2012). Closing Down an Intellectual Interchange: The Gifting of Text to Colonial India. Comparativ: Leipziger Beitraege zur Universalgeschichte und vergleichenden Gesellschaftsforschung, 22(1), 15-32.
  • Allender, T. (2010). Understanding education and India: new turns in postcolonial scholarship. History of Education, 39(2), 281-288. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2009). Learning abroad: the colonial educational experiment in India,1813-1919. Paedagogica Historica: international journal of the history of education, 45(6), 727-741. [More Information]
  • Allender, T., Spencer, S. (2009). Travelling across national, paradigmatic and archival divides: new work for the historian of education. History of Education, 38(6), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2009). Understanding the nature of work: how historians of education deconstruct its pasts. History of Education Review, 38(2), 3-8.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Bad Language in the Raj: The 'Frightful Encumberance' of Gottleib Leitner, 1865-1888. Paedagogica Historica: international journal of the history of education, 43(3), 383-403. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2007). Imagining Innovation: State Agendas for Women's Education in Colonial India, 1854-1919. History of Education Researcher, 80, 100-112.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Surrendering a Colonial Domain. Educating North India, 1854-1890. History of Education, 36(1), 45-63. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2004). William Arnold and Experimental Education in North India, 1855-1859: An Innovative Model of State Schooling. Historical Studies in Education, 16(1), 63-83.
  • Allender, T. (2003). Anglican evangelism in North India and the Punjabi missionary classroom;the failure to educate 'the masses', 1860-77. History of Education, 32(3), 273-288.
  • Allender, T. (2002). Robert Montgomery and the Daughter Slayers: A Punjabi Educational Imperative, 1855-65. South Asia: Journal of South Asian studies, 25(1), 97-119.

Edited Journals

  • Allender, T., Collins, J. (2013). Special issue: Knowledge transfer and the history of education. History of Education Review, 42(2).
  • Allender, T., Spencer, S. (2009). Special issue: Fruitful Labour: Work and the Historian of Education. History of Education, 38(6).
  • Allender, T. (2009). Special issue: Work! Work! Work! : Work and the History of Education. History of Education Review, 38(2).
  • Allender, T. (2004). Asian Studies Review (Editor for South, West and Central Asia). Asian Studies Review, 28(1-4).

Conferences

  • Allender, T. (2012). Authorising Femininity: Race and the Law in the Colonial Classroom. All India Law Teachers' National Congress Conference, Amity Law School, Delhi, 1-2 September.
  • Allender, T. (2012). Brown Ladies: Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1800-1920. 'Rising to the Challenge' Canadian History of Education Conference (CHEA), Vancouver, Canada, 18-21 October.
  • Allender, T. (2012). Worlds Apart, Worlds Reconfigured: The Paradigm of Piety and Knowledge Transfer, 1860-1900. 'Rising to the Challenge' Canadian History of Education Conference (CHEA), Vancouver, Canada, 18-21 October.
  • Sriprakash, A., Keeley, C., Allender, T. (2011). Globalising educational knowledge? Schooling and citizenship in India and Australia. Knowledge / Culture / Social Change International Conference, UWS, Sydney, 7-9 November: Centre for Cultural Research, UWS.
  • Allender, T. (2010). Loreto Learning in the Raj: Reconfiguring Global Female Teacher Imperatives in a Failing Colonial Domain, 1870-1930 (workshop). Learning in the Past, Research Agendas for the Future: Connecting Histories of Education, 1700-2000', University of Calcutta, Alipore Campus, Kolkata, India. 3-5 February.
  • Allender, T. (2010). The Curious Case of Women Religious in India: Transcending Partition and Working with Street Children. 'Centre and Periphery in History of Education' ANZHES conference, Wagga, Australia, 6-9 December.
  • Wright, T., Freebody, P., Bahr, N., Allender, T., Van Bergen, P. (2009). Exploring the Disciplines: Perspectives from Physics, Biology, History and Music in the Classroom. 40th Annual Australasian Science Education Research Association Conference ASERA 2009, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, 1-4 July: Australasian Science Education Research Association Ltd.
  • Allender, T. (2009). Transnational Teachers or Servants of the State?: Loreto’s Mandate in India, 1880-1920. 'Consecrated Women; Crossing Boundaries' University of London Conference, Bar Convent, York, UK, 16 September.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Geographers in the Village: Power plays and Pedagogues, ‘Schooling’ in North India, 1854-1860. 'Work, Work, Work and the History of Education’, joint ANZHES/HES conference, University of Sydney, Australia, 8-11 December.
  • Freebody, P., Wright, T., Allender, T., Barton, G., Van Bergen, P., Christensen, C. (2008). Knowledge Communication and Disciplinarity in Senior Schooling. 3rd Practice Based and Practitioner Research Conference, Bergen, Norway, October.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Print media in comparative perspective: The school text in colonial India. 30th Session of ISCHE ‘Education and Inequality’, Rutgers University, Newark, USA, July.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Teacher Teachers or Servants of the Poor? : Loreto’s Dual Mandate in India. 'Work, Work, Work and the History of Education’, joint ANZHES/HES conference, University of Sydney, Australia, 8-11 December.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Teaching race and class: Embodying female professionalism in colonial India, 1750-2001. 30th Session of ISCHE ‘Education and Inequality’, Rutgers University, Newark, USA, July.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Girls at Risk: The Female Learning Space in Colonial India, 1820-1919. XXIX ISCHE ‘Children at Risk’ Conference, Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Learning Abroad: The Colonial Educational Experiment in India, 1813-1919. XIX ISCHE Symposium ‘Empires at Home: Empires Abroad', Hamburg University, Germany, July.
  • Allender, T. (2005). Actor Network Theory and Women Educators in India. Women's Education Centre, Winchester University, UK, (October, 2005).
  • Allender, T. (2005). Borders and Boundaries: The Actor-Network State and the Ethics of Education in India. 27th session of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education ISCHE, Sydney, (July, 2005).
  • Allender, T. (2005). Education Innovation in India: Gottlieb Leitner and Translation in India. ‘Education for All’ Conference, History of Education Society, 2005, University of Birmingham, UK, December.
  • Allender, T. (2004). Education in India Today. India Strategy Forum 2004 (hosted by the Department of Education and Training, Canberra), Canberra.
  • Allender, T. (2004). India and the Globalised World. 'India Education Forum' DEST Canberra, (November, 2004).
  • Allender, T. (2003). Colonial Educational Dynamics in Raj India, 1780-1919. 2003 ANZHES Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, December.
  • Allender, T. (2002). Talking Textbooks in India. History of Education Conference 2002, Adelaide. December.
  • Allender, T. (2000). Anglican evangelism in North India and the Punjabi missionary classroom; the failure to educate 'the masses', 1860-77. Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) Conference, 2000, University of Melbourne, Australia, December.
  • Allender, T. (2000). Robert Montgomery and the Koree Mar (Daughter Slayers): A Punjabi Educational Imperative, 1855-65. 'Whose Millennium?' 13th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), University of Melbourne, Australia, July.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Allender, T. (2006). The Colonial Mindset Hangs On: What History Says About Making New Connections With India. Australian Financial Review (Christmas edition), December 22-26, 2006.

Other

  • Allender, T. (2013), Learning Femininity: girls and women at the periphery reconfiguring race and class in the raj, 1825-1931 (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 12 September 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Surrendering a Colonial Domain: Western epistemologies and bureaucratic procedures in the Punjab, 1855-1900 (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 25 September 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Whose History and Whose National Story?: the ontology of contemporary Western teaching praxis, learning constituencies and what counts as knowledge (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 19 September 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Whose past now? : Lively learners and disciplinary teaching in the History classroom (Guest Lecture, Georg-Eckert Institute, Braunschweig, Germany, 10 July 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Best Practice History Teaching in Australia: The Disciplinary Discourse (Lecture, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 12 September, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Brown Ladies: Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1800-1920 (Lecture, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi, 30 November 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Female Education in Colonial India, 1800-1930 (Keynote, Miranda House, University of Delhi, 5 September, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Missionary Piety, the State and Knowledge Transfer in Colonial India, 1800-1900 (Lecture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 29 November, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), The Missionary Precursors of St Stephen's College (Address, St Stephen's College, University of Delhi, 6 September, 2012).
  • McDonnell, M., Allender, T. (2012), Thinking Inclusively about History at University: Recent Research and Developments in the Sydney History Department (Seminar, St Paul's College, University of Sydney, 1 August 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Worlds Apart, Worlds Reconfigured: The Paradigm of Piety and Knowledge Transfer in Colonial India, 1860-1900 (Lecture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 29 November 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Critical Literacy in the History Classroom (Workshop, OISE, University of Toronto, Canada, 28 October, 2011).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Feminist Imaginaries Abroad: Western Female Professionalism and the Colonial State in India, 1850-1930 (Lecture, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Knowledge Transfer: Global Context or Historical Precursors? (Workshop, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Researching Best Practice Teachers: Developing the Knowledge of Teaching (Workshop, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).
  • Allender, T. (2010), 'New turns in postcolonialism: feminism and teaching "abroad" in India, 1880-1920' (Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, 7 January, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010), Knowledge Transfer and the Asian Contribution: Contesting Western Hegemony (Research Symposium, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand. 13 July, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010), Teaching Across the Disciplines: The Classroom Language of Best Practice Teaching in Comparative Perspective (Seminar, University of Winchester, 20 January 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010), Understanding Gender and Transnational Intellectual Transfer on the Subcontinent (Lecture, Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 24 January, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2009), Loreto in India: More Than Just One ‘T’, 1845-1920 (Lecture, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 23 January, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2009), New Historical Approaches to Postcolonial Scholarship (Faculty of Education Methodology Series Symposium. University of Sydney. May 28, 2009).
  • Allender, T. (2005), Understanding Education in Colonial India (History of Education Lecture Series. Senate House, University of London, UK, September, 2005).

2014

  • Allender, T. (2014). Transcending the centre-periphery paradigm: Loreto teaching in India, 1842-2010. In B. Bagchi, E. Fuchs & K. Rousmaniere (Eds.), Connecting Histories Of Education: Transnational and Cross-Cultural Exchanges in (Post)Colonial Education, (pp. 227-243). New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Allender, T. (2014). Understanding education and India: New turns in postcolonial scholarship. In Deirdre Raftery and David Crook (Eds.), History of Education: Themes and Perspectives, (pp. 223-230). London: Routledge.

2013

  • Allender, T. (2013). Colonial Anxieties: The State Embodiment of the Female Teacher -'Trainer', 1808-1931. In Deepak Kumar, Joseph Bara, Nandita Khadria, Ch. Radha Gayathri (Eds.), Education in Colonial India: Historical Insights, (pp. 325-350). New Delhi: Manohar Publications.
  • Allender, T. (2013). Knowledge transfer and mission sociology in the colonial Punjab, 1849-1900. In R Kochhar, P Nagpal, Nandita, L Sharma (Eds.), The Making of Modern Punjab: Education, Science and Social Change c. 1850-c. 2000, (pp. 23-36). Chandigarh: Panjab University.
  • Collins, J., Allender, T. (2013). Knowledge transfer, educational change and the history of education: New theoretical frameworks. History of Education Review, 42(2), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2013), Learning Femininity: girls and women at the periphery reconfiguring race and class in the raj, 1825-1931 (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 12 September 2013).
  • Allender, T., Collins, J. (2013). Special issue: Knowledge transfer and the history of education. History of Education Review, 42(2).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Surrendering a Colonial Domain: Western epistemologies and bureaucratic procedures in the Punjab, 1855-1900 (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 25 September 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Whose History and Whose National Story?: the ontology of contemporary Western teaching praxis, learning constituencies and what counts as knowledge (Professorial Lecture and Q&A, Institute of Advanced Studies, (IIAS), Shimla, India, 19 September 2013).
  • Allender, T. (2013), Whose past now? : Lively learners and disciplinary teaching in the History classroom (Guest Lecture, Georg-Eckert Institute, Braunschweig, Germany, 10 July 2013).

2012

  • Allender, T. (2012). Authorising Femininity: Race and the Law in the Colonial Classroom. All India Law Teachers' National Congress Conference, Amity Law School, Delhi, 1-2 September.
  • Allender, T. (2012), Best Practice History Teaching in Australia: The Disciplinary Discourse (Lecture, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 12 September, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012). Brown Ladies: Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1800-1920. 'Rising to the Challenge' Canadian History of Education Conference (CHEA), Vancouver, Canada, 18-21 October.
  • Allender, T. (2012), Brown Ladies: Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1800-1920 (Lecture, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi, 30 November 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012). Closing Down an Intellectual Interchange: The Gifting of Text to Colonial India. Comparativ: Leipziger Beitraege zur Universalgeschichte und vergleichenden Gesellschaftsforschung, 22(1), 15-32.
  • Allender, T. (2012), Female Education in Colonial India, 1800-1930 (Keynote, Miranda House, University of Delhi, 5 September, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012). Mary Carpenter and the Polemic of Female Education in Colonial India. In Jane Martin and Joyce Goodman (Eds.), Women and education : major themes on education. Milton Park, Abingdon ; N.Y: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Allender, T. (2012), Missionary Piety, the State and Knowledge Transfer in Colonial India, 1800-1900 (Lecture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 29 November, 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), The Missionary Precursors of St Stephen's College (Address, St Stephen's College, University of Delhi, 6 September, 2012).
  • McDonnell, M., Allender, T. (2012), Thinking Inclusively about History at University: Recent Research and Developments in the Sydney History Department (Seminar, St Paul's College, University of Sydney, 1 August 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012), Worlds Apart, Worlds Reconfigured: The Paradigm of Piety and Knowledge Transfer in Colonial India, 1860-1900 (Lecture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 29 November 2012).
  • Allender, T. (2012). Worlds Apart, Worlds Reconfigured: The Paradigm of Piety and Knowledge Transfer, 1860-1900. 'Rising to the Challenge' Canadian History of Education Conference (CHEA), Vancouver, Canada, 18-21 October.

2011

  • Allender, T. (2011), Critical Literacy in the History Classroom (Workshop, OISE, University of Toronto, Canada, 28 October, 2011).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Feminist Imaginaries Abroad: Western Female Professionalism and the Colonial State in India, 1850-1930 (Lecture, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).
  • Sriprakash, A., Keeley, C., Allender, T. (2011). Globalising educational knowledge? Schooling and citizenship in India and Australia. Knowledge / Culture / Social Change International Conference, UWS, Sydney, 7-9 November: Centre for Cultural Research, UWS.
  • Allender, T. (2011). Historical Analysis: New Approaches to Postcolonial Scholarship and the Subcontinent. In Markauskaite L, Freebody P, Irwin J (Eds.), Methodological Choice and Design: Scholarship, Policy and Practice in Social and Educational Research, (pp. 143-155). New York: Springer.
  • Allender, T. (2011), Knowledge Transfer: Global Context or Historical Precursors? (Workshop, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).
  • Allender, T. (2011), Researching Best Practice Teachers: Developing the Knowledge of Teaching (Workshop, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India).

2010

  • Allender, T. (2010), 'New turns in postcolonialism: feminism and teaching "abroad" in India, 1880-1920' (Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, 7 January, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010), Knowledge Transfer and the Asian Contribution: Contesting Western Hegemony (Research Symposium, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand. 13 July, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010). Loreto Learning in the Raj: Reconfiguring Global Female Teacher Imperatives in a Failing Colonial Domain, 1870-1930 (workshop). Learning in the Past, Research Agendas for the Future: Connecting Histories of Education, 1700-2000', University of Calcutta, Alipore Campus, Kolkata, India. 3-5 February.
  • Allender, T. (2010), Teaching Across the Disciplines: The Classroom Language of Best Practice Teaching in Comparative Perspective (Seminar, University of Winchester, 20 January 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2010). The Curious Case of Women Religious in India: Transcending Partition and Working with Street Children. 'Centre and Periphery in History of Education' ANZHES conference, Wagga, Australia, 6-9 December.
  • Allender, T. (2010). Understanding education and India: new turns in postcolonial scholarship. History of Education, 39(2), 281-288. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2010), Understanding Gender and Transnational Intellectual Transfer on the Subcontinent (Lecture, Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 24 January, 2010).

2009

  • Wright, T., Freebody, P., Bahr, N., Allender, T., Van Bergen, P. (2009). Exploring the Disciplines: Perspectives from Physics, Biology, History and Music in the Classroom. 40th Annual Australasian Science Education Research Association Conference ASERA 2009, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, 1-4 July: Australasian Science Education Research Association Ltd.
  • Allender, T. (2009). Girls at Risk: The Female Learning Space in Colonial India, 1818-1919. In Ian Lohmann, Ingrid Mayer, Christine Grosvenor (Eds.), Children and Youth at Risk: Historical and International Perspectives, (pp. 289-308). Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Allender, T. (2009). Learning abroad: the colonial educational experiment in India,1813-1919. Paedagogica Historica: international journal of the history of education, 45(6), 727-741. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2009), Loreto in India: More Than Just One ‘T’, 1845-1920 (Lecture, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 23 January, 2010).
  • Allender, T. (2009), New Historical Approaches to Postcolonial Scholarship (Faculty of Education Methodology Series Symposium. University of Sydney. May 28, 2009).
  • Allender, T., Spencer, S. (2009). Special issue: Fruitful Labour: Work and the Historian of Education. History of Education, 38(6).
  • Allender, T. (2009). Special issue: Work! Work! Work! : Work and the History of Education. History of Education Review, 38(2).
  • Allender, T. (2009). Transnational Teachers or Servants of the State?: Loreto’s Mandate in India, 1880-1920. 'Consecrated Women; Crossing Boundaries' University of London Conference, Bar Convent, York, UK, 16 September.
  • Allender, T., Spencer, S. (2009). Travelling across national, paradigmatic and archival divides: new work for the historian of education. History of Education, 38(6), 721-727. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2009). Understanding the nature of work: how historians of education deconstruct its pasts. History of Education Review, 38(2), 3-8.

2008

  • Allender, T. (2008). Educational futures: creating a female education space in colonial india, 1854-1934. In A M Vicziany and Robert Cribb (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA): Is this the Asian century?. Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Allender, T. (2008). Geographers in the Village: Power plays and Pedagogues, ‘Schooling’ in North India, 1854-1860. 'Work, Work, Work and the History of Education’, joint ANZHES/HES conference, University of Sydney, Australia, 8-11 December.
  • Freebody, P., Wright, T., Allender, T., Barton, G., Van Bergen, P., Christensen, C. (2008). Knowledge Communication and Disciplinarity in Senior Schooling. 3rd Practice Based and Practitioner Research Conference, Bergen, Norway, October.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Print media in comparative perspective: The school text in colonial India. 30th Session of ISCHE ‘Education and Inequality’, Rutgers University, Newark, USA, July.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Teacher Teachers or Servants of the Poor? : Loreto’s Dual Mandate in India. 'Work, Work, Work and the History of Education’, joint ANZHES/HES conference, University of Sydney, Australia, 8-11 December.
  • Allender, T. (2008). Teaching race and class: Embodying female professionalism in colonial India, 1750-2001. 30th Session of ISCHE ‘Education and Inequality’, Rutgers University, Newark, USA, July.

2007

  • Allender, T. (2007). Bad Language in the Raj: The 'Frightful Encumberance' of Gottleib Leitner, 1865-1888. Paedagogica Historica: international journal of the history of education, 43(3), 383-403. [More Information]
  • Allender, T. (2007). Girls at Risk: The Female Learning Space in Colonial India, 1820-1919. XXIX ISCHE ‘Children at Risk’ Conference, Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Allender, T. (2007). How the state made and unmade education in the Raj, 1800-1919. In Tolley K (Eds.), Transformations in Schooling: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, (pp. 67-86). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Imagining Innovation: State Agendas for Women's Education in Colonial India, 1854-1919. History of Education Researcher, 80, 100-112.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Learning Abroad: The Colonial Educational Experiment in India, 1813-1919. XIX ISCHE Symposium ‘Empires at Home: Empires Abroad', Hamburg University, Germany, July.
  • Allender, T. (2007). Surrendering a Colonial Domain. Educating North India, 1854-1890. History of Education, 36(1), 45-63. [More Information]

2006

  • Allender, T. (2006). Borders and Boundaries: The Actor-Network State and the Ethics of Education in Colonial India. In Martyn Lyons (Eds.), History in global perspective. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences, Sydney 2005. Sydney: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales.
  • Allender, T. (2006). Instructing the Women: Changing Stage Agendas in Colonial India, 1854-1924. In Adrian Vickers and Margaret Hanlon (Eds.), Asia Reconstructed: Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) 2006. Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Allender, T. (2006). Ruling through education: the politics of schooling in the colonial Punjab. New Delhi: New Dawn Press.
  • Allender, T. (2006). The Colonial Mindset Hangs On: What History Says About Making New Connections With India. Australian Financial Review (Christmas edition), December 22-26, 2006.

2005

  • Allender, T. (2005). Actor Network Theory and Women Educators in India. Women's Education Centre, Winchester University, UK, (October, 2005).
  • Allender, T. (2005). Borders and Boundaries: The Actor-Network State and the Ethics of Education in India. 27th session of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education ISCHE, Sydney, (July, 2005).
  • Allender, T. (2005). Education Innovation in India: Gottlieb Leitner and Translation in India. ‘Education for All’ Conference, History of Education Society, 2005, University of Birmingham, UK, December.
  • Allender, T. (2005), Understanding Education in Colonial India (History of Education Lecture Series. Senate House, University of London, UK, September, 2005).

2004

  • Allender, T. (2004). Asian Studies Review (Editor for South, West and Central Asia). Asian Studies Review, 28(1-4).
  • Allender, T. (2004). Cross-cultural educational ethics: How the State made and unmade education in the Raj, 1800-1919. In Robert Cribb (Eds.), Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Published online: Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA).
  • Allender, T. (2004). Education in India Today. India Strategy Forum 2004 (hosted by the Department of Education and Training, Canberra), Canberra.
  • Allender, T. (2004). India and the Globalised World. 'India Education Forum' DEST Canberra, (November, 2004).
  • Allender, T. (2004). William Arnold and Experimental Education in North India, 1855-1859: An Innovative Model of State Schooling. Historical Studies in Education, 16(1), 63-83.

2003

  • Allender, T. (2003). Anglican evangelism in North India and the Punjabi missionary classroom;the failure to educate 'the masses', 1860-77. History of Education, 32(3), 273-288.
  • Allender, T. (2003). Colonial Educational Dynamics in Raj India, 1780-1919. 2003 ANZHES Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, December.

2002

  • Allender, T. (2002). Robert Montgomery and the Daughter Slayers: A Punjabi Educational Imperative, 1855-65. South Asia: Journal of South Asian studies, 25(1), 97-119.
  • Allender, T. (2002). Talking Textbooks in India. History of Education Conference 2002, Adelaide. December.

2000

  • Allender, T. (2000). Anglican evangelism in North India and the Punjabi missionary classroom; the failure to educate 'the masses', 1860-77. Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) Conference, 2000, University of Melbourne, Australia, December.
  • Allender, T. (2000). Robert Montgomery and the Koree Mar (Daughter Slayers): A Punjabi Educational Imperative, 1855-65. 'Whose Millennium?' 13th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), University of Melbourne, Australia, July.

1996

  • Allender, T., Brennan, D. (1996). Coaches Called Here: A History of Buangor and Surrounding Districts. Adelaide: Advertiser Press.

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