Colin Tatz (1934–2019)


Colin Tatz was a leading authority in the fields of comparative race politics, Aboriginal affairs, Jewish studies, migration studies, youth suicide, genocide and the Holocaust, and sports history.

He held chairs of politics at the University of New England and Macquarie University, and was the director of the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Seven of the twenty-three books he published were on sport.



Transient triumphalism

EssayMUCH OF MY life is spent writing about race politics, suicide and genocide. For relief, I write about sport – but that doesn’t always work. The love affair with sport has been a long one, from mediocre junior athletic days...

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