Two publications by the outgoing Director of the HGRC, Professor Regina Ganter, are being launched at the Australian Historical Association Conference in Canberra on 3 July 2018. Tim Rowse will launch Ganter’s new book, The Contest for Aboriginal Souls: European Missionary Agendas in Australia and Jane Carey will launch Indigenous Mobilities, a volume edited by Rachel Standfield in which Ganter has a chapter. Peter Read hosts the double launch on behalf of Aboriginal History which published both books through ANU Press and both are available for download free of charge at and