Professor Clive Moore

Emeritus Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Emeritus Prof Moore’s research interests include: history of Australia, Queensland, Pacific Islands, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands,.

Emeritus Prof Moore holds a BA and PhD from James Cook University. His teaching at UQ covered Australia, Queensland, and the Pacific Islands, colonial and race relations history, and the history of gender and sexuality. He was Head of the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics from 2008 to 2013.

Emeritus Prof Moore held the McCaughey Chair in History. He has been a member of the Board of the Journal of Pacific History since 1998. In 1999 he headed the Queensland team for the National Archives Founding Documents Webpage. During 2000-01 he served on a Panel of Enquiry into the restructure of the University of PNG and authored a UNESCO report on higher distance education in UPNG. In 2005 he was awarded a Cross of Solomon Islands for his work on Solomon Islands history. He was President of the Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies from 2006 to 2010 and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academic of the Humanities in 2011.

He has contunued to research and publish on Solomon Islands and Queensland.

Qualifications

  • Fellow of Australian Academy of the Humanities
  • Doctor of Philosophy, James Cook University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), James Cook University

Publications

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Publications

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Book Chapter

  • Moore, Clive (2017). Clubs: the art of war. Solomon Islands: re-enchantment and the colonial shadow. (pp. 20-23) edited by .St Lucia, QLD, Australia: UQ Anthropology Museum.

  • Moore, Clive (2017). Labour circulation and cultural change. Solomon Islands: re-enchantment and the colonial shadow. (pp. 12-17) edited by .St Lucia, QLD, Australia: UQ Anthropology Museum.

  • Moore, Clive (2015). Australian South Sea Islanders' narratives of belonging. Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islands. (pp. 155-176) edited by Gounder, Farzana.Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins Publishing. doi:10.1075/sin.21.08moo

  • Moore, Clive (2015). Solomon Islands' biography. Political life writing in the Pacific: reflections on practice. (pp. 129-144) edited by Jack Corbett and Brij V. Lal.Acton, ACT, Australia: ANU Press.

  • Moore, Clive (2014). Asian investment and diplomacy in Solomon Islands. Pacific-Asia partnerships in resource development. (pp. 153-167) edited by Paul D'Arcy, Patrick Matbob and Linda Crowl.Madang, Papua New Guinea: Divine Word University Press.

  • Moore, Clive (2014). Empires of the Coral Sea. The Routledge History of Western Empires. (pp. 151-164) edited by Robert Aldrich and Kirsten McKenzie.Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

  • Moore, Clive (2014). Looking beyond RAMSI: concluding remarks. Looking Beyond RAMSI: Solomon Islanders' Perspectives on Their Future. Proceedings of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands: 10th Anniversary Seminar. (pp. 71-76) edited by Clive Moore.Honiara, Solomon Islands: Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).

  • Moore, Clive (2014). Select Bibliography on Solomon Islands, 2003-2013. Looking Beyond RAMSI: Solomon Islanders' Perspectives on Their Future. Proceedings of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands: 10th Anniversary Seminar. (pp. 83-102) edited by Clive Moore.Honiara, Solomon Islands: Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).

  • Moore, Clive (2013). The visual heritage of Australian South Sea Islanders. Lectures in Queensland history: selected lectures on Queensland history from the Lectures in Queensland history series : 30 November 2009 - 27 February 2012. (pp. 7-31) edited by Annette Burns.Townsville, Qld: Townsville City Council.

  • Moore, Clive (2011). Introduction: pacific studies at The University of Queensland, 1990–2011. Pacific studies at The University of Queensland 1990-2011. (pp. 5-7) edited by .St Lucia, QLD, Australia: The University of Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive and Sandgren, Håkan (2011). Publications by The University of Queensland staff and postgraduates, 1990-2011. Pacific studies at The University of Queensland 1990-2011. (pp. 8-49) edited by .St Lucia, QLD, Australia: The University of Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive R. (2008). Biography of a Nation: Compiling a Historical Dictionary of the Solomon Islands. Telling Pacific Lives: prisms of process. (pp. 277-292) edited by Luker, Vicki and Lal, Brij.Canberra ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Moore, Clive R. and Yorick Smaal (2008). Homophobia in Fin de Siecle Colonial Queensland. Homophobia: An Australian History. (pp. 63-85) edited by Robinson, Shirleene.Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.

  • Moore, C. R. (2008). No more walkabout long Chinatown: Asian involvement in the economic and political process. Politics and State Building in Solomon Islands. (pp. 64-95) edited by Dinnen, S. and Firth, S..Australia: ANU E Press, Asia Pacific Press.

  • Moore, Clive R. (2008). The Kanaka Generation: The Visual Heritage of Melanesians in Australia. La restitution du patrimoine materiel et immateriel: Regards croises Canada / Melanesie. (pp. 79-113) edited by Dupré, Florence, Laugrand, Florence and Maranda, Pierre.Quebec, Canada: Éditions du CIÉRA.

  • Moore, C. (2007). External Intervention: The Solomon Islands beyond RAMSI. Security and Development in the Pacific Islands: Social Resilience in Emerging States. (pp. 169-196) edited by Anne M. Brown.Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

  • Moore, C R (2006). From Beats to Cybersex: Australian Gay Male Appropriation of Public Spaces. boundary writing: An exploration of race, culture, and gender binaries in contempory Australia. (pp. 18-42) edited by L Russell.Hawai'i: University of Hawai'i Press.

  • Moore, C. R. (2006). States of Mind: Federation and the Problematic Constitution. The Great Mistakes of Australian History. (pp. 170-185) edited by M. Crotty and D. A. Roberts.Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

  • Moore, Clive R. (2005). Colonial manhood and masculinity. Australian Studies Centre 25th anniversary collection. (pp. 109 & 329-127 & 332) edited by David Carter and Martin Crotty.St. Lucia, Qld. Australia: Australian Studies Centre, The University of Queensland.

  • Moore, C. R. (2004). Foreword. A photographic record of colonial Queensland: The work of John Henry Mills Professional Photographer 1851-1919. (pp. iv-v) edited by L. Ford.Freshwater, Queensland: Taipan Press.

  • Moore, Clive (2004). Rakwane. Pacific Places, Pacific Histories. (pp. 135-152) edited by B. V. Lal.Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press.

  • Moore, Clive (2001). Foreword. Below These Mountains: The Adventures of John Henry Mills, Pioneer Photographer and Gold Miner. (pp. i-ii) edited by .Freshwater, QLD, Australia: Taipan Press.

  • Moore, Clive (2001). Foreword. Poorhouse to Paradise: The Adventures of a Pioneering Family in a North Queensland Country Town. (pp. vii-ix) edited by .Freshwater, QLD, Australia: Taipan Press.

  • Moore, C. R. (2001). Solomon Islands history: Writing with and about Malaitans at home and abroad. Pacific Lives, Pacific Places: Changing Boundaries in Pacific History. (pp. 117-130) edited by B. V. Lal and P. Hempenstall.Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History.

  • Moore, C. R. (2001). The South Sea Islanders of Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Endangered Peoples of Oceania: Struggles to survive and thrive. (pp. 167-181) edited by J. M. Fitzpatrick.Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.

  • Moore, C. R. (2000). Coming out, ready or not: Gay liberation politics in Queensland, 1970s-1980s. Australia's homosexual histories. (pp. 85-95) edited by David L. Phillips and Graham Willett.Sydney: Australian Centre for Lesbian & Gay Research.

  • Moore, C. R. (1999). Queensland's gay/lesbian/queer culture in the late 1990s. Q21C Queer in the 21st century: Perspectives on assimilation and integration. (pp. 45-65) edited by John Argus and Stephen Cox.Brisbane: Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association (Qld).

  • Moore, Clive (1998). Papua and New Guinea's political development to 1967. A Papua New Guinea Political Chronicle: 1967-1991. (pp. xv-xxxiv) edited by Clive Moore and Mary Kooyman.Bathurst, NSW, Australia: Crawford House.

  • Moore, Clive (1998). Pink elephants and drunken police: Bohemian Brisbane in the 1940s. Studies in Australian Culture. (pp. 132-163) edited by Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon.Sydney, NSW, Australia: Australian Centre for Gay and Lesbian Research; and the Department of Economic History, University of Sydney.

  • Moore, Clive (1998). Tooree: The dynamics of early contact and trade in Torres Strait, Cape York and the Trans-Fly to 1890. Lasting Fascinations: Essays on Indonesia and the Southwest Pacific to honour Bob Hering. (pp. 257-279) edited by Harry Albert Poeze and Antoinette Liem.Stein, Netherlands: Yayasan Kabar Seberang.

  • Moore, Clive (1996). The frontier makes strange bedfellows: Masculinity, mateship and homosexuality in Colonial Queensland. Essays in Australian culture. (pp. 17-44) edited by Garry Wotherspoon.Sydney, NSW, Australia: Australian Centre for Gay and Lesbian Research; and the Department of Economic History, University of Sydney.

  • Moore, Clive (1993). Labour Recruiting and Indenture. Culture Contact in the Pacific. (pp. 87-99) edited by Quanchi, Max and Adams, Ron.Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

  • Moore, Clive (1993). Methods of response: Melanesian society at Mackay, Queensland in the Nineteenth Century. Race relations in north Queensland. (pp. 181-207) edited by Henry Reynolds.Townsville, Australia: Department of History and Politics, James Cook University of North Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive (1993). Restraining their savage propensities: Aboriginal-European relations in the south Kennedy and north Leichhardt districts of Queensland in the 1860s and 1870s. Race relations in north Queensland. (pp. 83-114) edited by Henry Reynolds.Townsville, Australia: Department of History and Politics, James Cook University of North Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive (1993). That Abominable Crime: First Steps in the Social History of Male Homosexuals in Colonial Queensland, 1859-1900. Gay Perspectives II: More Essays in Australian Gay Culture. (pp. 115-148) edited by Aldrich, Robert.Sydney: Department of Economic History, University of Sydney.

  • Moore, Clive (1993). The Counterculture of Survival: Melanesians in the Mackay District of Queensland, 1865-1906. Plantation Workers: Resistance and Accommodation. (pp. 69-99) edited by Lal, Brij V., Munro, Doug and Beechert, Edward D..Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

  • Moore, Clive and Mercer, Patricia M. (1993). The forgotten immigrants: Australia’s South Sea Islanders, 1906-1991. Race relations in north Queensland. (pp. 208-242) edited by Henry Reynolds.Townsville, Australia: Department of History and Politics, James Cook University of North Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive (1992). A Precious Few: Melanesian and Asian Women in Northern Australia. Gender Relations in Australia: Domination and Negotiation. (pp. 59-81) edited by Saunders, Kay and Evans, Raymond.Sydney: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

  • Moore, Clive (1992). Labour, Indenture and Historiography in the Pacific. Pacific Islands History: Journeys and Transformations. (pp. 129-148) edited by Lal, Brij V..Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History.

  • Moore, Clive (1991). “Me Blind Drunk”: Alcohol and Melanesians in the Mackay District, Queensland, 1867-1907. Health and Healing in Tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea. (pp. 103-122) edited by McLeod, Roy and Denoon, Donald.Townsville: Department of History and Politics, James Cook University of North Queensland.

  • Moore, Clive (1990). The Southern Sugar Coast. Journeys into History: Australia’s Foremost Historical Writers Reflect on the Landscape of our Past. (pp. 182-195) edited by Davison, Graeme.Sydney: Weldon Russell.

  • Moore, Clive (1990). Workers in Colonial Papua New Guinea, 1884-1975. Labour in the South Pacific. (pp. 30-46) edited by Moore, Clive, Leckie, Jacqueline and Munro, Doug.Townsville: Department of History and Politics, and the Melanesian Studies Centre, James Cook University of North Queensland.

  • Moore, C. R. (1978). The Mackay Racecourse Riot of 1883. Lectures on North Queensland History : Third series. (pp. 181-196) edited by .Townsville, Qld: James Cook University, History Dept..

  • Moore, C. R. (1975). Whips and rum swizzles. Lectures on north Queensland history. Second series. (pp. 119-134) edited by .Townsville: James Cook University.

  • Moore, C. R. (1974). Queensland sugar industry from 1860 to 1900. Lectures on North Queensland history. (pp. 29-48) edited by .Townsville: James Cook University.

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Note for students: Professor Clive Moore is not currently available to take on new students.

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