Academics at Christmas

John Kaag, John Gilbey, Helen Sword, J. Moran, Jennifer Schnellmann, Tara Brabazon, Nicholas Till

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The Aussie Christmas – academic or otherwise – activates a series of clichés involving backyard barbecues, beer, cricket and Chardonnay. Yet Australian academics are split into two Christmas tribes. The traditional one is tanned, relaxed and hammered. The other one is overwrought, overtired – and increasingly overpopulated.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Specialist publicationTimes Higher Education
PublisherTimes Higher Education
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2017


  • academia
  • Christmas
  • personal accounts
  • reflection
  • Opinions


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