Principal Investigator

Dr. Jatinder Mann is an Assistant Professor in History at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is British and of South Asian descent, specifically from the Punjab. Jatinder has also lived and worked in Australia, Canada, and Aotearoa New Zealand. He is currently working on a new research project on the ‘Transnational Identities of the Global South Asian Diaspora in Australia, Canada, Aotearoa New Zealand, and South Africa, 1900s-1940s’. Jatinder is also the author of two books. The most recent is Redefining Citizenship in Australia, Canada, and Aotearoa New Zealand (2019). He is sole editor of Citizenship in Transnational Perspective: Australia, Canada, and New Zealand (2017). Jatinder is also a co-editor of a special issue of the British Journal of Canadian Studies on ‘Canada 150’, published in 2018 by Liverpool University Press. He has published numerous articles in front-ranking and emerging interdisciplinary journals. Jatinder is also a co-editor in the forthcoming Revisiting the British World: New Voices and Perspectives with Peter Lang Publishing and Documents on Australian Foreign Policy: Australia in War and Peace, 1914-1919 with UNSW Press. He is the editor for a book series on ‘Studies in Transnationalism’ with Peter Lang Publishing, New York. Jatinder is also the Creator and Manager of the Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN). He is the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies (JACANZS). Jatinder was also awarded the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Alberta in 2014. He was the recipient of the highly competitive Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship for his doctoral research at the University of Sydney. Jatinder has also held visiting fellowships at King’s College London, the Australian National University, Carleton University, and Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington.

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