Fellows Detail

Professor Eric Richards

BA, PhD (Nottingham), FRHistS, FAHA

Elected: 1984

Discipline: History

Specialisation: history, immigration, empire, Britain, Scotland

Date of Passing: 21/09/2018


Professor Eric Richards was a Professor of History at the Flinders University of South Australia in Adelaide. He wrote a history of Australian Immigration since 1900 and worked on a general study of the migration of people from the British Isles since 1600. His other main interest was the Scottish Highlands.


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