Christina Twomey is Professor of History at Monash University. Her latest book is The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia (NewSouth). She is the author of three other books, including A History of Australia (co-authored with Mark Peel) and Australia’s Forgotten Prisoners: Civilian Internees of the Japanese in the Second World War, which won a NSW Premier’s History Prize. Christina also writes about the history of human rights and humanitarianism, photography and film. In 2012 she was Distinguished Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at the University of Copenhagen.