Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia. Her books include The Flash of Recognition: Photography and the emergence of Indigenous rights (NewSouth, 2012), the co-edited (with Lyndall Ryan) Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre (NewSouth, 2018), and edited Visualising Human Rights (UWA Publishing, 2018) . She leads the new research project 'Western Australian Legacies of British Slavery', funded by the Australian Research Council. Her book 'No Slavery in a Free Land? Anti-slavery and Australia' will be published by Routledge in 2021.