Dr Binoy Kampmark

Position

Lecturer

School /
Work Unit

Global, Urban and Social Studies

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 2174

binoy.kampmark@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 37
Level: 2
Room: 24

City Campus

College/Portfolio

Design & Social Context


 

Key activities

Dr. Binoy Kampmark teaches core legal courses within the Legal and Dispute Studies program for the Bachelor of Social Science at RMIT University. He has research interests in the institution of war, diplomacy, international relations, 20th century history and law. He has written extensively on these topics in both refereed journals and more popular media.

Qualifications

BA(Hons), LLB(Hons), MPhil, UQ, PhD, Cambridge

Binoy holds a PhD in history from the University of Cambridge. He also holds a Masters degree in history and honours degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Queensland.

Professional interests and links to industry

Binoy is a member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, the American Historical Association and the British Association for American Studies.

Media experience

Binoy does interviews for the media. He has been interviewed for National Public Radio in the United States, Radio National in Australia, and radio stations in South Africa. He also writes regularly for an assortment of magazines: CounterPunch (US); Scoop (NZ); Online Opinion and Eureka Street (Australia).

Binoy was also commissioned by the UK History Channel in December 2007 to January 2008 to write package descriptions and for the American Civil War, and in March 2006 to write a package on World War II: The War in the West, 1943-1945.

Accomplishments and achievements

  • 2013Academic Media Star of the Year, RMIT University, Melbourne (for public presence, media commentary on day’s issues)
  • 2012Academic Media Star of the Year, RMIT University, Melbourne (for public presence, media commentary on day’s issues)
  • 2011Academic Media Star of the Year, RMIT University, Melbourne (for public presence, media commentary on day’s issues)
  • 2010Academic Media Star of the Year, RMIT University, Melbourne (for public presence, media commentary on day’s issues)
  • 2007 – Lisa Gilad Prize from the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration for best article by a young scholar in the field of migration studies, Journal of Refugee Studies (Oxford)
  • 2005 – Iain Brash Prize for best article in Limina, History Department, University of Western Australia
  • 2005 – Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust
  • 2004-2005 – Corfield Scholarship, Selwyn College, Cambridge
  • 2004 – Winner of the United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship
  • 2002 – Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2001 – University medallist at the University of Queensland
  • 2001 – Warden’s Medal for Academic Excellence, St. John’s College, University of Queensland

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