West Australian/Dutch historian, anthropologist, museum curator and social researcher Nonja Peters has been inducted into the 2022 WA Women’s Hall of Fame.
Dr Nonja Peters is an historian, anthropologist, museum curator and social researcher whose expertise is transnational migration (forced and voluntary) and resettlement in Australia. She is the author of several books, museum exhibitions, journal articles, TV documentaries, and government reports. Her achievements and dedication towards raising awareness of the post-war migration experience from 1945 and preserving migrant’s cultural heritage, have earnt her wide acclaim.Nonja is passionate about her work and promoting the experiences of the peoples and groups she researches in a respectful manner, to give them a platform from which to tell their story – and be heard.
She is currently working on Mutual Heritage between Australia and the Netherlands, liaising with the Dutch Embassy in Canberra, and the Australian Embassy in The Netherlands Hague.http://www.wawomenshalloffame.com.au/…/2022-inductee…/